Carleen Health Institute

of South Florida

Carleen Health Institute

of South Florida

Contact Information:

Phone: (954) 476-9090


Librarian Hours:
Mondays & Tuesdays: 9:00am-11:30am

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

To the Carleen Health Instiute Campuses:

I look forward to working with all faculty and students throughout each semester! Most of all, please feel free to contact me anytime for assistance via email.

~Your Librarian,

Desiree Roland


Health and Wellness Resource Center (GALE)
Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials from 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to Cengage Gale reference titles.

Health Reference Center (GALE)
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection (GALE)
Including nearly 400 titles covering all aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Psychology Collection (GALE)
This set of over 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions, and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time.

PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Health & Medical Databases Available Through LIRN

Receive guidance on how to structure, format, and cite your paper using APA style.

APA Writing Help

Computer Sessions

These sessions will provide you with demonstrations of computer basics and software training. If you need help using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or any program, please see the librarian.

These sessions provide “hands-on” training on how to use the library’s databases and can be tailored to the subject or class assignment for individual students.

Instructional Sessions

Welcome to the Carleen Health Institute of South Florida Learning Resource Center!


You now have online access to ebooks, journals, news, articles, research, medical studies, and more on any health-related topic at These also include information on business, education, law, marketing, information systems, and more!

To access the database:

       1. Go to

       2. Click “Login” at the top.

       3. Type the number 71118 in the box and click submit.

       4. Choose a database, type in a subject, and start searching


The Carleen Health Institute's Library offers a wide variety of online resources and services in many formats to support your assignments, research, and information literacy needs through the Library Information Resources Network (LIRN). Below, you will find information about the resources and services.