Health Sciences Databases -- Articles
Food and Nutrition,
Health Sciences - Reference Books,
Nursing and Allied Health,
Psychology and Psychiatry, and
[Online Books & Video]
- Indexes to Journals and Books -- General:
Reference Center-Academic (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Full text from reference books and periodical
articles as well as citations
to additional articles on
fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition,
diseases, public health, occupational health & safety,
alcohol and drug abuse,
HMOs, prescription drugs, etc.
The material contained in
this database is intended
for informational purposes only.
- Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE
provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry,
veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much
more from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Included are citations
from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature,
HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE,
- Made available to the public for free by the
National Center for Biotechnology Information,
the PubMed version of Medline is a service of the National Library of Medicine and includes
over 14 million citations for biomedical articles dating back to the 1950's.
These citations are from Medline and additional life science
journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text
articles and other related resources.
PubMed Central is a digital
archive of life sciences journal literature. Integrated into the Entrez retrieval
system, PMC provides free and unrestricted access to the full text of over 100 life sciences
journals, with more to come (No password needed for PMC).
- Citations to medical journals dating back to 1966
from the National Library of Medicine. Also contains OLDMEDLINE references dated from
1950 through 1965 and a small number of documents with pre-1950
publishing dates. Can be searched by tree numbers.
on the Web:
- The online public access catalog of Long Island University's
six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.
- Is a full-text database of periodicals,
academic and professional publications, magazines,
consumer newsletters and
newspapers, research reports, and association
newsletters focused on complementary,
alternative, and integrated approaches to health
care and wellness across the full
spectrum of more than two hundred therapies,
modalities and perspectives addressed by
Library (Wiley InterScience)
- Designed to facilitate the decisions that doctors, patients, policy makers, and others
face in health care, this provides access to over 2000 independent literature reviews
that combine the results of the world's medical research on the effects of healthcare
interventions, exploring the evidence for and against the effectiveness and appropriateness
of treatments (medications, surgery, education, etc.) in specific circumstances. It includes
the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews of healthcare interventions, the
Cochrane Methodology Register of the ways in which health care can be evaluated, the
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), the Cochrane Central Register of
Controlled Trials, the Health Technology Assessment Database, the NHS Economic
Evaluation Database, and more. Each review contains such information as: plain language
summaries, background, objectives, descriptions of studies, results, discussion, reviewers'
conclusions, potential conflicts of interest, references, comments, criticisms, and more.
Health and Medical Care (LexisNexis)
- Provides the full text of articles in medical journals, newsletters,
trade publications, and blogs, as well as health related articles from law
journals and law newsletters.
- Indexes to Journals and Books -- Specialized:
Research Library (Georgetown University)
- Provides interdisciplinary coverage of ethical issues related to health care,
biomedical research, biotechnology, and the environment. Includes
with citations to literature on bioethics and professional ethics;
citations to literature on ethics and public policy issues in genetics;
Islamic Medical and Scientific Ethics
with citations to literature on Islamic medical and scientific ethics covering attitudes and
practices on ethical issues within the Muslim world;
International Bioethics Organizations
with information on the resources and programs of organizations focusing primarily on
ethics in medicine and scientific research;
with descriptions of bioethics syllabi for semester-length classes, seminars, and continuing
education courses from high school through graduate education; and
Thesaurus for Bioethics
which lists the keywords used to index the bioethics literature.
Search: The Occupational Therapy Bibliographic System (AOTF)
- Produced by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, this indexes
occupational therapy and related subject areas,
such as rehabilitation, education, psychiatry, psychology, health
care delivery, and health administration. Also covers the related allied
health, biomedical and psychosocial literature. Includes journals,
monographs, dissertations, theses, conference proceedings, and
Health Management (Proquest)
- Full-text information from leading scholarly journals, trade publications,
magazines, newspapers, and dissertations covering all aspects of health administration,
including public health & safety, hospitals, finance, personnel management, insurance,
population studies, labor relations, and law.
(See Using ProQuest Databases for searching tips)
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
NOVEL (New York Online Virtual
Electronic Library) is a statewide virtual library provided free to
the public by the New York State Library.
It is currently a pilot project funded through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)
grant to the NY State Library by the Federal Institute of
Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
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