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About this Page

This page includes a comprehensive list of databases the HBF Library has available for students, faculty and staff. Searching the literature on any topic will give you access to journal articles and newsletters. Successful research will often entail exploring more than one database.

Search results will often produce a a mixture of summarized and full-text materials. If you find an article that you cannot access in full-text, please contact the librarian for assistance! (To contact the librarian, you can use the "Library Assistance" page located under the HBF Online Library drop down menu.)

On this page, you will:

  • be shown how to access full-text articles

  • have access to commonly used databases

Accessing Full-text Articles

The document below will step you through how to search all the library databases, which will allow you to receive access to multiple databases at once. 


Search ALL Library Databases

Simultaneously search PsycARTICLES, the Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection, Academic Search Premier, EBSCO MegaFILE, and other EBSCO databases. Use the "Email me the full-text of this article" link option if a full-text PDF/HTML copy of the article you want to access isn't immediately available.

Full-text, peer-reviewed articles from 110 journals published by the American Psychological Association, Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is an essential full-text database for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students. It provides hundreds of full-text psychology journals, including many indexed in PsycINFO. It offers particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and counseling.

Academic Search Premier

Found in many academic settings worldwide; supports multidisciplinary academic disciplines; indexes journals,magazines, and other resources; includes mostly full-text articles, with a smaller number of records bibliographic only; is not specific to the topic of substance use and misuse.

NOTICE: A password will be required on the PsycARTICLES, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences, and Academic Search Premier sites

  • See the file "Library Databases User ID and Password" in Populi (shared files)

  • The password will be updated regularly

For a larger version of this video click this Academic Search Premier video link.

CORK Database

CORK was developed for the Dartmouth Medical School by Virginia Rolett and Jean Kinney. CORK indexes resources about alcohol, other drugs, and behavioral addictions from the years 1970 to 2015 (with selected records prior to 1970). The database is bibliographic, including mostly abstracted journal articles, but also some books, book chapters, reports, and conference papers. (Approximately 121,000 records).

Speciality Addiction Databases on HBF Research Library
Links to  databases whose topics complement addiction databases.


ETOH Database
Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (1960’s to 2003).

ETOH was developed in 1971 by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).  ETOH became the premier alcohol database—comprehensive, multidisciplinary, indexed with the AOD Thesaurus terminology, and including a wide variety of materials. It was the major alcohol bibliographic resource for alcohol researchers, clinicians, and policy makers around the world.  (Approximately 130,000 records).

International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD)
Covers research on beverage alcohol from biomedical, social, behavioral, prevention, treatment, policy, and regulatory research fields; in year 2015 it contains approximately 60,000 citations going back to 2003; includes only citations from peer-reviewed research journals; full citations and abstracts where available are included; full text of articles is not available; is specific to the topic of alcohol use and misuse.

PubMed Database

Comprises comprehensive indexing (over 25 million citations) of biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books; citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering; is a free resource developed and maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine; records are bibliographic, with a small number of records linking to full-text; is not specific to the topic of substance use and misuse.

For a larger version of this video click this Using PubMed video link.

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