Learning Resource Center

The electronic Learning Resource Center is a compiled listing of free educational resource databases to serve faculty and students in their educational needs while at Caris College. 

Provides open-access research from more than 290 peer-reviewed journals in the fields of biology, clinical medicine, and health. You can browse these journals by subject or title, or you can search all articles for your required keyword.

The Education Resource Information Center is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the United States Department of Education.

When searching, be sure to check the ‘Full text available on ERIC’ box to find results with the full text.

A freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

INSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library, and is a collection of online academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents. To log in, use the following account information:

Username: CarisCollege
Password: student2780!

The Journal of the American Medical Association is a peer-reviewed medical journal published 48 times a year by the American Medical Association. It publishes original research, reviews, and editorials covering all aspects of biomedicine.

When searching, be sure to check the ‘Free and Open Access’ filter boxes to find results with the full text.

Doctor-produced health and medical information.

Provides access to medical information for clinicians and continuing education for physicians and health professionals. Medscape references medical journal articles, CME, a version of the National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE database, medical news, and drug information.

Most content will require a Medscape account for full access. Faculty and students can sign up for a free membership/account for complete content accessibility.

PLOS One is a peer-reviewed open-access scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science covering primarily research from any discipline within science and medicine.

PubMed is of the National Center for Biotechnology Information is a very well-known research platform in the fields of science and medicine. It offers access to “more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.” You can filter your search to view free full texts only.