Databases


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AHFS Consumer Medication Information

AHFS Consumer Medication Information provides drug information monographs (English and Spanish) written in lay language for consumers.

AltHealthWatch

AltHealthWatch focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers full text articles, reports, pamphlets, and book excerpts.

ArchiveGrid

ArchiveGrid provides access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.

ArticleFirst

ArticleFirst indexes the table of contents of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Each record includes a link to a list of libraries which own the item. * Fulltext of articles is not available from this database

Bigchalk eLibrary

Bigchalk eLibrary provides access to a wide variety of source material, including: magazine, journal, and newspaper articles; wire service stories; television and radio transcripts; photographs; maps; and reference books (almanacs, dictionaries, subject encyclopedias, etc.).

Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank contains biographical information about more than 600,000 individuals.

CAMIO

CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online) contains high-quality art images from around the world contributed and described by leading museums.

CINAHL: Cumulative Index of Nursing & Allied Health Literature

CINAHL: Cumulative Index of Nursing & Allied Health Literature covers all aspects of nursing and allied health disciplines with substantial full text content.

COCHRANE

COCHRANE is an open Access outlet for searching Cochrane databases. NOTE: full text is not available from this site however the Cochrane Document number can then be used within Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews to obtain full text.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews includes protocols and reviews prepared and updated by the Cochrane Collaboration review groups on the effects of health care. Reviews are available in both HTML and PDF formats. NOTE: single user site license means only one person can use this database at a time. Always remember to log-off when finished.

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials is a database of controlled trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration and other experts, as part of an international effort to hand search the world's journals and create an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews. It includes reports published in conference proceedings and in many other sources not currently listed in MEDLINE or other bibliographic databases.

 

Cochrane Methodology Register

Cochrane Methodology Register is a bibliography of research and other articles that report on the science of research synthesis and other methodologies used in the conduct of controlled trials.

 

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects includes structured abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effectiveness of health interventions around the world. It compliments the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews by providing access to quality reviews in subjects for which a Cochrane review may not exist.

Electronic Collections Online

Electronic Collections Online indexes scholarly journals in a variety of subject areas.

 

ERIC

ERIC indexes and abstracts both published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics. All levels and types of education are covered. Some full text is available.

Global Library of Women's Medicine

Global Library of Women's Medicine is a new open-access database designed to support clinicians with the latest therapeutic options in women's health care.

GPO Monthly Catalog

GPO Monthly Catalog includes records published by the Government Printing Office (GPO) since July 1976. It includes references to congressional committee reports and hearings, debates, and documents from executive departments.

Health Business Elite

Health Business Elite provides comprehensive journal content for over 600 journals detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include Hospital Management, Hospital Administration, Marketing, Human Resources, Computer Technology, Facilities Management and Insurance.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source: Consumer Edition provides full text articles, pamphlets, and book chapters on nutrition, exercise, medical self-care, drugs, alcohol, and more. Information provided in this consumer health database should not be viewed as a means of self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice.

  • Clinical Reference Systems provides over 7,000 reports, in every-day language, describing symptoms, treatments, risks, and after-effects of a vast array of medical topics and conditions. Spanish records have been added. It is part of Health Source: Consumer Edition.

Health Technology Assessments

Health Technology Assessments provides details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical and economic implications of health care interventions) from around the world. The aim of the database is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care. In addition to systematic reviews, HTA contains ongoing and completed research based on trials, questionnaires, and economic evaluations and is produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York, UK in collaboration with INAHTA Secretariat, based at SBU, Sweden.

 

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts offers indexing and abstracts for 80 core information science and technology titles.





MEDLINE

MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's index to more than 5,000 biomedical journals, covering clinical medicine, dentistry, health care administration, nursing, nutrition, pathology, psychiatry, toxicology, and veterinary medicine. MEDLINE also indexes the pre-clinical sciences such as biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, anatomy, and physiology. Coverage dates from the 1950s to present and is international in scope.

 

 

MEDLINEplus

MEDLINEplus is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer health information in English and Spanish. Content is provided for health topics, interactive health tutorials, drug information, current health news, dictionaries, directories, organizations, libraries, and databases.

National Guidelines Clearinghouse

National Guidelines Clearinghouse is a comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents designed to provide health care professionals a mechanism for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation and use. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Natural Standard

Natural Standard is an international research collaboration that aggregates and synthesizes scientific data to provide reliable, evidence-based information about  complementary and alternative therapies.

NHS Economic Evaluation Database

NHS Economic Evaluation Database assists health care decision-makers by providing information on the costs and effects of drugs, treatments, and procedures. Cost-benefit analyses are systematically identified, described, and appraised for quality while their relative strengths and weaknesses are explored and highlighted. NHS EED is produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York, UK.

 

OAIster

OAIster is a union catalog of more than 19 million digital resources from over 1,000 organizations developed by the University of Michigan.

PapersFirst

PapersFirst provides access to individual papers presented at conferences, congresses, symposia, expositions, workshops, and meetings worldwide.

ProceedingsFirst

ProceedingsFirst indexes worldwide meetings, conferences, expositions, workshops, congresses, and symposia. Each record describes one event and includes a list of papers presented at the event.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source indexes and offers full text content for nursing and allied health disciplines. This database also provides selected e-book content, nursing dissertations, multicultural reports from CultureGrams, and Medcom training videos.

ProQuest Research Library

ProQuest Research Library is a multidisciplinary academic database with full text content.

PsycINFO

PsycINFO indexes a variety of materials, from 1887 to the present, in the field of psychology or dealing with the psychological aspects of medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law.


PubMed

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's search interface for the MEDLINE database.

PubMed Central (PMC)

PubMed Central (PMC) is a free digital database of full-text scientific literature in biomedical and life sciences.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select is a full text-only database that contains a wealth of essential material for learning and research across the disciplines. Full-text articles are available from approximately 2,700 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed.


WorldCat

WorldCat contains records describing books, manuscripts, videos, sound recordings, periodicals, maps, newspapers, musical scores, and computer programs. Each record includes a link to a list of libraries which own the item.

Your Journals@Ovid

Your Journals@Ovid offers full text access to the 61 titles that comprise the LWW Nursing and Health Professions Premier Collection (Ovid) and the 21 titles within the Ovid Nursing I Collection. Full text content is searchable word for word, cover to cover.