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Health Information Management: Research Databases

This guide is designed for health information management students and faculty. The resources provided by the PGCC Library have been listed here under the following categories: books, databases, e-books, multimedia resources, and online resources.

Off-Campus Access

To access the resources off-campus (remotely) you need the following information:

Students: enter your Owl Link user ID & password.

Faculty & staff: use your network login & password.

Any problems regarding this procedure are to be directed to:

Technology Help Desk


Search Summon for articles, books, streaming videos, and more.

Health & Medicine

Health & Medicine (ProQuest) provides coverage to the clinical research titles and consumer and health administration titles. This database also provides in-depth coverage to pharmacy and allied health.


Nursing@Ovid offers streamlined access to premium nursing and allied health full-text resources. It features the Ovid Nursing Subject Thesaurus and Ovid Nursing Database. 

Nursing & Allied Health Collection

Nursing & Allied Health Collection covers all aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Nursing & Allied Health Source

Nursing & Allied Health Source (ProQuest) provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing and allied health. Publications included in this coverage are journals, evidence-based resources, video reviews, dissertations, reference books, and more.

Nursing Resource Center

Nursing Resource Center provides a wide array of content useful for research papers and basic nursing theory. This database coverage includes access to diseases and conditions, assessments, care plans, diagnostics, drugs, interventions, multimedia content, full text reference books, citations to journals and more. Users can search content from textbook publications in the field as well as animated depictions of human anatomy.