This page will help you to identify key starting points for your research and course work in the Bachelor of Health Sciences program. Health Sciences Librarians are available for research consultation and can help you design research strategies, access key databases, effectively use the information resources of Queen's University Library and beyond, and stay current in your field. We are available to answer quick questions and to meet with individuals or groups for consultations. We support and partner with faculty members in their teaching and research activities.
Bachelor of Health Sciences
Publication coverage: 1947 - presentEmbase (Excerpta Medica Database) is a biomedical and pharmacological database produced by Elsevier B.V., containing more than 30 million records including articles from more than 8,500 journals published world-wide. It contains bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals, and is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research, pharmacology and toxicology.
Publication coverage: 1946 –PubMed is a free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health–both globally and personally. The PubMed database contains more than 33 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. It does not include full text journal articles; however, links to the full text are often present when available from other sources, such as the publisher's website or PubMed Central (PMC).
Publication coverage: Science Citation Index: 1900 - present ; Social Sciences Citation Index: 1956 - present ; Arts and Humanities: 1975 - presentA large, multidisciplinary database, Web of Science provides access to bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references from scholarly journals and conference proceedings. A cited reference search enables you to find articles that cite a previously published work.
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During the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce was honoured as an early whistleblower on the horrific conditions and abuse Indigenous children were being subjected to in Canadian residential schools.