Articles & Databases : Health SciencesSee also
Medline with Full Text
The U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database of literature on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health-care system, and pre-clinical sciences.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Provides full-text to journals in the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. Includes access to health care books, nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, Evidence-Based Care Sheets, legal cases, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. Subject coverage includes nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.
Provides information on international health, biomedical life sciences, non-communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene, and more. Contains more than 1.4 million records dating back to 1973.
Comprises over 27 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. Provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) molecular biology resources.
[National Library of Medicine]
Features full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data.
Abstracts in Social Gerontology
Bibliographic database covering essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, and society and the elderly.
Online medical resource that provides a spectrum of knowledge in medicine. Resource offers access to thousands of photos and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to download content to a mobile device. Note: Self-assessment and Case Files require users to set up a personal MyAccess login/password.
[McGraw - Hill]
This bibliographic database, produced by the National Agricultural Library, consists of literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture and related fields.
Full-text and image database focusing on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness.
3D computer-generated models of human anatomy. Users may manipulate the images by rotating, zooming, and peeling away layers, while viewing accompanying text. For best results, use Google Chrome.
Consists of six databases that contain different types of independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.
DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments
Provides access to information on measurement instruments (i.e. questionnaires, checklists, rating scales, tests) in the health fields (including nursing), psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.
Note: Updated quarterly
Health Sciences Video Collection
The collection presents an extensive and unique assemblage of videos from practitioners, teachers, and researchers in a wide array of medical fields. Subjects include dentistry, nursing, rehabilitation therapy, sports medicine and exercise science, and veterinary science.
[Alexander Street Press]
Uses Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) to help decision makers identify the best available evidence by providing guides to the systematic consideration of the validity, importance, and applicability of claims about the assessment of health problems and the outcomes of health care.
Kaiser Family Foundation
Global and domestic health data, policy analyses, and in depth policy news coverage maintained by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. See “Our Work” to access and search state and global health facts databases covering HIV/AIDS and other diseases, as well as key health and socio-economic indicators. Infographics, interactive data, video and additional formats included.
[Kaiser Family Foundation]
Covers medical research and investigative journals published by Latin American and Spanish medical publishers; provides access to full-text of peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. Topics include neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology.
Explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; also provides information about prognosis and additional resources. Choose the Professional Version for advanced content or Consumer Version for content easier to understand.
Nursing & Allied Health Database
Offers comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and more; covers journals, video, dissertations, and reference books.
Pharmaceutical News Index
Facilitates access to information on medical technology, research, and legislative developments. Contains bibliographic information and indexing for 22 key U.S. and international pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology, medical device, and cosmetic industry newsletters.
PsychiatryOnline Premium Collection
Features DSM-5th and the American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of an online collection of psychiatric references, including textbooks, journals, self-assessment tools and APA practice guidelines. Search across the collection or within an individual title. A-Z index also available. Seamless access to current and older journal content.
[American Psychiatric Association ]
Covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. Includes more than 3.7 million records.
[American Psychological Association (APA)]
Coverage: varies widely from 1800s to present
Free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM); repository for articles deposited by participating publishers as well as author manuscripts.
Salud en Español
Spanish version of Consumer Health Complete. Patient information covering all areas of health and wellness, including topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, and children’s, men’s and women’s health.
Covers recreation; exercise physiology; sports medicine; coaching; physical fitness; the psychology, history and sociology of sport; training; and conditioning. Consists primarily of periodical articles and monographs from 1800 onward; also contains dissertations and theses.
National Library of Medicine's Toxicology Data Network. Includes databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
Virology and AIDS Abstracts
Coverage: 1982 to present
Provides access to the literature on virology in humans, animals, and plants with topics ranging from replication cycles to oncology to AIDS.
Web of Science: Core Collection
Contains citations and searchable author abstracts, covering scholarly literature in journals, books and conference proceedings. Includes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Book Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index, Current Chemical Reactions, Index Chemicus, and Emerging Sources Citation Index. Additional resources available by selecting from the dropdown list next to the Core Collection heading.
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