EBSCO Research Library

What is EBSCO Research Library?
Quantum University offers EBSCO Information Services as an online library resource to assist students during the Dissertation Research phase of their program(s).

What is the Alt-HealthWatch Database?
Alt-HealthWatch is the EBSCO research library database that provides access to articles on the topic of complementary, alternative, holistic, and integrative approaches to healthcare and wellness. QU students now have access to full-text articles from more than 190 international and peer-reviewed journals and reports, updated quarterly, plus hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. This provides in-depth coverage of more than two hundred therapies, modalities and perspectives on Alternative Medicine including: Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Body Work, Childbirth, Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Creative Therapies, Cross-cultural Therapies, Energy Medicine, Herbalism, Homeopathy, Mind-Body Medicine, Naturopathy, Nutrition, and Osteopathy.

How Do I Access the Alt-HealthWatch Database on EBSCO?
The first step is to add EBSCO Research Library to the list of courses on your Student Coursesite:
  1. Go to https://lms.iquim.org/login/index.php
  2. Login to your Coursesite using your Username & Password
  3. Navigate to ID-900 Dissertation Methodology and pass exam
  4. Under 6 Access EBSCO Research Library, a new link and Access Key will appear.  Click ‘Access - EBSCO Research Library’ link 
  5. Enter Access Key
  6. Click ‘Enroll’ - The page will refresh with link to EBSCO Research Library and a YouTube Video Tutorial
  7. Click ‘Click Here to Enter - EBSCO Research Library’ opening EBSCOhost website and begin searching for resources
Now a link to the EBSCO Research Library will be available on your course list - simply scroll down to find it and click on it as you would a course.

NOTE: You can only access Alt-HealthWatch through your Quantum University Coursesite; not the regular EBSCO website.

How Do I Conduct a Basic Search Using EBSCOHost?
Click here to watch a tutorial video. 
  • Search for Full Article
  • Choose Peer Reviewed
  • Begin searching
  • Refine your results 
  • For best results, search using keywords rather than sentences or long phrases. 


How can I Get Help Using Alt HealthWatch?
For more information, visit the EBSCO Help Site
For more EBSCOhost Research Database Tutorials 

What Other Resources Are Available for Research Materials?
ID-900 - Academic and Research Resources