Library Catalogs and Federated Search Tools

The HSLS home page search box performs searches for books, book chapters, and journal articles. Watch the short video to learn how to take advantage of all it has to offer.

Suggested Databases for HPM

Access these databases from the HSLS homepage Resources List


  • Primarily used to find journal articles on biomedical, health, and health administration topics.  Produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) which is part of NIH, the database is free to anyone.  There are links to full text articles, access to the articles varies depending on  your library's journals subscriptions.

Medline (Ovid)

  • Use as an alternative to PubMed if you like a more structured search interface, or if you need to use adjacency operators. 
  • Access from the OVID link on the HSLS homepage. 

APA PsycInfo

  • From the American Psychological Association, use for searches covering topics related to psychology and behavioral health sciences.
  • Includes articles, books, and dissertations. 
  • Access from the OVID link on the HSLS homepage. 

Access these databases from the HSLS Databases A to Z list

CINAHL: Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature

  • Use to find nursing and allied health literature

Web of Science

  • Web of Science (WoS) covers the life sciences, health sciences, social sciences, and physical sciences literature. 
  • This makes it great for finding articles on health policy and management.  Also useful for finding out who has cited a paper.

These links go to Guides from the University Library System (ULS) on topics of interest to HPM.  Each Guide lists multiple databases that include content on their topic.