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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 GlobalSearch 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.
AgeLineProvides 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.
Counseling and Therapy in VideoProvides 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.
EmbaseA 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 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 ScholarA 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 PressCollection 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)Provides 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 EditionProvides 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 WebA 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.
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.
PsycINFOThe 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.
ScopusLarge multi-disciplinary citation database, which offers sophisticated tools to track, analyze, and visualize research patterns.
Social Services AbstractsIndexes 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 Science[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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