PubMed provides access to bibliographic information that includes MEDLINE, OLDMEDLINE, as well as: out-of-scope citations (e.g., articles on plate tectonics or astrophysics) from certain MEDLINE journals, primarily general science and chemistry journals, for which the life sciences articles are indexed for MEDLINE.
Multi-source database provides access to full text and images of many respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books.
This collection covers all aspects of the nursing profession from direct patient care to health care administration and brings together information found in more than 1,000 journals, with a strong emphasis on full text titles cited in CINAHL.
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues, the latest treatments, information on drugs or supplements, medical videos, and illustrations.
Micromedex provides referenced information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine. Also access IBM CareNotes which includes patient education handouts, conditions, and diagnoses.
Content is provided by a faculty of 4,400 expert clinicians. This resource covers over 8,500 topics in 17 medical specialties and includes a calculator and drug interaction feature. For Pharmacy and Nursing students and faculty ONLY
Natural Standard provides high quality, evidence-based information on dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), functional foods, diets, complementary practices (modalities), exercises, and medical conditions. Clients include, but are not limited to: corporations, manufacturers, retail pharmacies, hospitals, universities, organizations and private professional practices.
SciFinder-n is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more!
The Social Work Abstracts database contains more than 45,000 records from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more.
Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, indexes and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and more than 13,200 publications. It covers a range of disciplines such as science, engineering, psychology, religion, and many others.
With more than 1.6 million articles, researchers can stay current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas.
Wilson Web OmniFile is a full text database that contains articles from approximately 2,700 publications beginning in 1994 that cover Art, Agriculture, Applied Science, Business, Education, Science, Humanities, Law, Library Science, Social Sciences, Technology, and more.
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Material on unpublished information-gathering tools for clinicians in medical and nursing areas as well as psychology, social work, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech & hearing therapy.