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PubMed, provided by the National Library of Medicine, contains over 17 million citations covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.
ABI/INFORM GlobalThis link opens in a new windowSearch nearly 2,8900 premier worldwide business periodicals for information on business conditions, management techniques, business trends, management practice and theory, corporate strategy and tactics, and competitive landscape.
AgeLineThis link opens in a new windowProvides coverage of social gerontology. Also covered are the delivery of health care to the older population and its associated costs and policies, and consumer, employment, and public policy issues.
Business Source CompleteThis link opens in a new windowCoverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business.
Counseling and Therapy in VideoThis link opens in a new windowProvides the online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling--400 hours and more than 330 videos on completion.
EmbaseThis link opens in a new windowA large database contains records with abstracts from 1974-present. Compared with PubMed, it contains expanded coverage of international journals. Sometimes called the “European MEDLINE,” it is an important resource for supporting evidence-based medicine, the creation of systematic reviews, and, particularly, pharmacology-related information.
ERIC (EBSCOhost version)This link opens in a new windowERIC focuses on journal and non-journal education-related topics.
ERIC subject descriptors are listed in the Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, available at the public service desks in the Hardin Library for the Health Sciencesand the Main Library as well as electronically through EBSCOhost or ProQuest. Full-text of ERIC documents from 1993 to the present is available from the ERIC website free. NOTE: There is a choice of interface based on user preference.
Google ScholarThis link opens in a new windowA great beginning research tool: it is a broad multi disciplinary search engine that will likely find many scholarly works, including journal articles, theses and books from academic publishers, repositories, academic institutions. Advanced search tool is recommended to improve precision and relevance or results.
Healthcare Videos from Alexander Street PressThis link opens in a new windowCollection of videos, including documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews designed for use by students, instructors, and the general population to better understand the realities of illness, wellness, and the modern healthcare system.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)This link opens in a new windowProvides access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/manuals, rating scales, and tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, and organizational behavior.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic EditionThis link opens in a new windowProvides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Compared with CINAHL, this database has more coverage of trade publications.
Journal Citation Reports or JCR WebThis link opens in a new windowA comprehensive resource for journal evaluation, ISI's Journal Citation Reports uses citation data drawn from over 7,600 scholarly and technical journals worldwide. Journal impact factors can be found here.
Native Health Research DatabaseThis database contains bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global (PQDT Global)This link opens in a new windowProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. The Database offers researchers unlimited access to digital copies from their own institutions as well as affordable copies from others.
PsycINFOThis link opens in a new windowThe PsycINFO database covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas.
SafetyLitFreely available database containing summaries of "scholarly" reports and journal articles (over 100,000 items) about injury occurrence and risk factors.
ScopusThis link opens in a new windowLarge multi-disciplinary citation database, which offers sophisticated tools to track, analyze, and visualize research patterns.
Social Services AbstractsThis link opens in a new windowIndexes and abstracts current research (articles are from 1980 to the present) in social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Major areas of coverage include community and mental health services; crisis intervention; evaluation research; the family and social welfare; gerontology; policy, planning and forecasting; poverty and homelessness; professional issues in social work; social development; social work education; support groups/networks; violence, abuse and neglect; and welfare services. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
Web of ScienceThis link opens in a new window[Help Searching Web of Science]A citation reference that includes Science Citation Index (1900-present), Social Science Citation Index (1900-present), Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present), Book Citation Index- Science (2005-present), Book Citation Index- Social Sciences & Humanities (2005-present), and Medline, and links to Journal Citation Reports and EndNote web version.
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EBP Learning Resources
Evidence-Based Practice TutorialCreated by University of Minnesota Library system, this is an interactive web based tutorial that aims toenhance understanding of formulating appropriate questions, selecting appropriate resources, and applying evidence.
JAMAevidenceThis link opens in a new windowIncludes text of two books, education guides, glossary, calculators, worksheets, question wizards, weekly RSS feed of featured JAMA articles, compiled clinical scenarios, podcasts, more.