Health & Wellness (Gale)
Provides citations, abstracts, and selected full text to articles about all aspects of health. Includes articles from newspapers, magazines, journals, and pamphlets as well as the following encyclopedias: * Clinical Reference Systems * Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood and Adolescence * Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine * PDR Family Guide to Nutrition and Health
Health & Medicine E-book Collection
This collection of e-books contains full text coverage of medical encyclopedias, disease/disorder fact books, and other reference materials.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context)
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context) provides full-text articles and reference material on a wide range of social issues.
Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center contains issue overviews and controversial essays on multiple sides of current issues.
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.
Combined Search helps find articles, books, and videos from the library collection.
Note: Combined Search currently only shows content that is accessible online. The Library's physical collection is temporarily unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nursing & Allied Health Databases
Full list of Normandale Library's Nursing and Allied Heath Databases
- Spend time thinking about your topic and brainstorming related words and synonyms.
- Research is a process. You probably won’t find everything you need on the first try. You may have to try several of these databases and search options mentioned above to find all the information you need.
- If you can’t find much on your topic, try different keywords or a new database.
- If you have questions about keywords or which databases to use, ask a librarian!
Picking Your Topic IS Research
Choosing and Using Keywords
In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted. Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.
A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.
APA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue)
APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.