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COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE THERAPY RESOURCES



Information on Complemenatry and Alternative Therapies is available from several places on the Library Web Site.



  • CATALOG
  • To find materials that the Library owns related to complementary and alternative medicine, perform a subject search using the term "Alternative Medicine". To search for alternative therapies for specific conditions, perform a keyword search combining the condition you are searching for and the term "Alternative Medicine."

  • PUBMED
  • If you are searching for a particular alternative therapy, perform a search using that term. (Some alternative therapies are not MeSH terms so you may need to do a keyword search). If you are looking for how alternative medicine is applied to a particular topic, perform a search on that topic and select the option to limit the search. From the pull-down menu labeled "Journal Subset (Subjects)", select "Alternative/Complementary Therapies".

  • CINAHL Suite
  • If you are searching for a particular alternative therapy, perform a search using that term. (Some alternative therapies are not CINAHL headings so you may need to do a keyword search). If you are looking for how alternative medicine is applied to a particular topic, perform a search on that topic and select the option for "Alternative/Complementary Therapies" from the pull-down menu labeled "Journal Subset".

  • HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER
  • Find alternative medicine-focused magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy, Herbal remedies, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, health assessment sites & government databases.

  • NATURAL STANDARD
  • Natural Standard was founded by clinicians and researchers to provide high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.

  • BOOKS
  • Nursing Herbal Medicine Handbook [OVID]


  • JOURNALS
  • Acupuncture in Medicine (EBSCOHOST: 2003 - )
  • Alternative Medicine Review (EBSCOHOST: 2003 - )
  • Chiropractic History (EBSCOHOST: 2004 - )
  • Chiropractic Journal (EBSCOHOST: 1990 - 2000)
  • Complementary Therapies in Medicine (SCIENCEDIRECT: 1995 - )
  • Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery (SCIENCEDIRECT: 2000 - 2004)
  • Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice (SCIENCEDIRECT: 2005 - )
  • Homoeopathy (SCIENCEDIRECT: 1998 - )
  • Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (EBSCOHOST: 1998 - )       NOTE: The publisher of this journal has instituted a 3-month delay on current issues. The most recent issue available electronically is at least 3 months old.
  • Journal of Chinese Medicine (EBSCOHOST: 2005 - )
  • Vegetarian Times (EBSCOHOST: 1996 - )


  • INTERNET RESOURCES