Health Sciences - Articles,
Biological Sciences, and
- Indexes to Journals and Books:
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.
- Online Encyclopedias and Books:
Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (Ebsco)
- Provides 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets - written in lay language
for consumers and covering more than 4,700 brand names - from AHFS Consumer Medication Information.
It also includes the full text of nearly 550 scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines, along
with abstracts and indexing for an additional 850, with the coverage of nursing and allied health being
- Drug information from six modules that cover: drug interactions,
with the capability to review a comprehensive list and to analyze an individual
profile - drug identification based on imprint, dosage form, shape, or color - a medical
calculations application covering infusions, conversions, and more - i.v. compatibility
information from the King Guide to Parenteral Admixtures - patient education
materials on medications, diseases, conditions, and procedures - web links to qualified
healthcare web sites. Updated daily.
and Controlled Substances: Information for Students
(GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- (See database page for description)
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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