Top-notch Educational And Research Resources
The VHCC Library’s mission is to provide top-notch educational and research resources for both VHCC students and community members. The Library is located on the first floor of the LRC Building. With comfortable group and private study spaces, computer labs with free printing, and expert staff to help with research, it’s the perfect place to knock out some homework!
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Does the VHCC library not carry the book or article you need? No problem! Request books or articles not available in VHCC collections.
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- Databases A to Z (find articles and other e-resources)
- Databases by Subject (find articles and other e-resources)
- Quick Search (find books, audio, video including articles from several popular databases)
- Find E-Journals (browse by journal name)
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This valuable resource provides full text for over 550 of nursing and allied health journals indexed in the CINAHL database, many of which contain no embargo. Nurses, allied health professionals, researchers, nurse educators and students consider this database an essential research tool providing full-text coverage dating back to 1981. (EBSCO)
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names. (EBSCOhost)
Full-text collection of 15 nursing, pharmacology, and clinical medicine e-books published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. (EBSCOHost)
Provides consumer health information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines. (EBSCOhost)
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Features: drug information written in lay language for consumers; Spanish version translated by experienced human health and medical translators (not by computer programs); monthly updates; “How To” monographs for administering different types of medications such as eye drops and inhalers; identifies medications that have the potential for adverse events when used by elderly patients. (EBSCO)