Welcome to the SCNM Library



A quick and brief overview of basic SCNM Library operations, resources, and services.

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News & Information

SCNM News & Information

SCNM updates, news, information, response, etc., related to COVID-19.


COVID-19 Updates & Information by EBSCO

Comprehensive Website pulling together thousands of web pages by the U.S. Government, CDC, State and local governments and agencies, etc., with announcements, updates, news, information, maps, travel advisories, and much more. A search engine is included.


World Health Organization (WHO)

Webpage by WHO dedicated to the Coronavirus.


Handbook on COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment

Link to a resource provided by the Chinese American Library Association. It is a Free Downloadable 68 page PDF book in English; other languages pending.





Coronavirus: Natural Health Research Review, by Ronald Steriti, ND, PhD

  • This course describes Coronavirus 2019 and natural therapies based on published research.
  • It is brief and written for the primary care physician in a private practice setting, which is often where people seek answers and preventive therapies.



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Library Account Format

The following is the standard SCNM Library Account format in order to Login to use the SCNM Library resources from home:

Username:  SCNM Email (entire SCNM Email address)

Password:  SCNM ID # + last four digits of your phone number (as one long string of numbers)
          Example:  j.doe@scnm.edu   and  xxxxx1234

Library Hours

Library Staffing and Book Room Access
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Not staffed Saturday, Sunday, Major Holidays
Badge into library during non-staffed building hours.
Follow building hours for closures.


Contact Information

Email: library@scnm.edu
Call: 480-222-9247
Visit: 2nd Floor Community Commons Building

Follow Us on Facebook




The SCNM Library is very excited to announce the Launch of our very own Facebook Page.



Welcome to the Facebook page of the Library of the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM). We are very excited to launch this new page with the beginning of the Summer 2019 Quarter (8 July 2019).

 We invite all members of the SCNM Community to "Like" our page, from students, faculty and physicians, to staff, Alum, and patients. The Library is here to help you succeed, whether helping you in understanding health and medicine as a student, improving your teaching knowledge, or conducting more research to better assist patients with their health needs, and more. We have a wealth of resources that can help you.

 So "Like" our page and learn about our many resources and services. We are here to help. Come by and visit, or contact us.     https://www.facebook.com/scnmlibrary/

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A to Z List of Library Resources

For an alphabetical listing of the Library's databases and resources, as well as organized listings by category, please visit the Library Resources / Databases / Holdings page.

Trial Databases

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The SCNM Library is very excited to announce a 60-day trial for the following four Databases provided by EBSCO. You can click on the links to search in each one separately. Additionally, these databases are now incorporated into the SCNM Library's iSearch search-engine. Please try them out and let us know what you think.


CINAHL Complete

Research tool for nursing and allied health professionals with fast and easy full-text access to top journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and more. 


Cochrane Collection Plus

Essential source of high-quality healthcare data for providers and patients, as well as for researching, teaching, funding and administration at all levels of the medical profession.



Clinician-focused tool designed to facilitate efficient and evidence-based patient care.


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law, and more.




New Databases

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The SCNM Library is very excited to announce the addition of two new Journals Databases. You can click on the links to search in each one separately. Additionally, these databases are now incorporated into the SCNM Library's iSearch search-engine.

Health Business Elite

This database provides comprehensive journal content detailing all aspects of healthcare administration and other non-clinical aspects of healthcare institution management. Updated daily, it is an indispensable resource for both healthcare professionals and researchers. It has more than 600 full-text journals, healthcare company profiles, and a rich collection of images, including photographs, illustrations, charts, diagrams, maps and graphs. Additionally, there are journals representing computer technology, facilities management, hospital administration, and hospital management.


Business Source Complete

With premium full-text content and peer-reviewed business journals, this database is an essential tool for business students. It covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance and more. There are more than 2,000 active full-text journals and magazines, with more than 1,200 active, full-text, peer-reviewed journals, 760 active, full-text, peer-reviewed journals with no embargo, and 830 active full-text journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus.




Final Exams have been postponed, and when administered will be Online. Please watch for SCNM announcements regarding exams, and check with your instructors regarding exam times, procedures, etc.


Meanwhile, you will be required to download and install a software program called Respondus LockDown Browser. Information regarding this software, with a link to download it, is provided by SCNM’s I.T. Department on a new MySCNM page. Click here to get to the Online Exams / LockDown Browser page; you must be logged in to MySCNM to view this page. Contact the I.T. Department for any technical assistance.