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Allied Health / Medicine
Complete list of subscription databases • http://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest. This content is updated monthly.
Alt Health Watch
Focuses on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Provides full text for articles from more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals, reports and proceedings, as well as association and consumer newsletters. Includes hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. There is in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. The majority of the full text titles are available in (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color.
• Biomedical Engineering • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/bioeng
• Biophysics • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/biophys
• Genetics • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/genet/
• Genomics and Human Genetics • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/genom/
• Immunology • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/immunol/
• Medicine • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/med/
• Neuroscience • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/neuro/
• Nutrition • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/nutr
• Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/pathmechdis/
• Pharmacology and Toxicology • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/pharmtox
• Physiology • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/physiol/
• Phytopathology • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/phyto
• Public Health • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/publhealth
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Provides full text for more than 560 journals indexed in CINAHL. Of those, nearly 400 have cover-to-cover indexing in CINAHL, and of those, more than 230 are not available with full text from any other EBSCO database. Also, there is no embargo. With more than 600,000 full-text articles dating back to 1937.
All areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing; 9584 titles; 1966 to present (Corresponds to the print indexes Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index: clinical medicine, dentistry, education, experimental medicine, health services administration, nursing, nutrition, pathology, psychiatry, toxicology, veterinary medicine.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medial disciplines. This database also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals; updated on a daily basis. Full text information dates as far back as 1975.
JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, and III Interdisciplinary Collections
Archive of over 394 journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Each of the three core Arts & Sciences Collections introduces new academic disciplines into the archive. The Arts & Sciences Complement enables institutions to build upon these core collections, adding new journals in existing disciplines and cross-disciplinary fields over time. There are no overlaps (titles included in more than one collection) among the Arts & Sciences Collections. The Biological Sciences Collection is an interdisciplinary archive of journals covering the life sciences. The Biological Sciences Collection has minimal overlap with the Arts & Sciences I Collection and is JSTOR's first multidisciplinary collection branching out into the natural and applied sciences.
Provides medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical services, and more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE allows users to search abstracts from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
Articles from medical & health news sources covering healthcare; Medical Journals: Articles from medical & health journals covering a wide range of medical topics; Abstracts: The National Library of Medicine's Medline
Proquest Dissertations and Theses - A&I
With more than 2 million entries, PQD&T is a resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Titles available as native or image PDF formats include free twenty-four page previews. UMI offers over 1.8 million titles for purchase in microform, paper or electronic formats.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, evidence-based resources, video, dissertations, reference books and more.
Follow specific instructions at http://research.centenary.edu/scifinder.html to access.
A FEW RECOMMENDED RESOURCES:
Allied Health / Medicine Subject Guide
Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, stacks call numbers, and periodicals. Also provided are web sites, electronic journals, electronic texts, and online associations to further research in each area.
Healthelinks is a service of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport Library that connects to consumer health information.
Kaiser Family Foundation
The nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation is "dedicated to filling the need for trusted, independent information on the major health issues" of the US. Its free website is an excellent source of information and analysis for a wide range of readers, from policy makers and health care practitioners to journalists and the general public. Resources include white papers, fact sheets, and sophisticated policy research, along with interactive quizzes, maps, and presentations. The site also serves as a clearinghouse for important heath policy news and information from other sources, with new items featured on the home page.
MEDLINEplus. Specific diseases and conditions. Also links to consumer health information from the National Institutes of Health, dictionaries, etc.
MEDLINEplus Medical Encyclopedia
Designed for health questions. Easy to navigate.
NLM Gateway Search
U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The current Gateway searches MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, AIDS Meetings, Health Services Research Meetings, HSRProj, MEDLINEplus and DIRLINE."
PubMed search system provides access to the MEDLINE and PREMEDLINE databases. MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's primary bibliographic database covering medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. It indexes approximately 4000 journals. PREMEDLINE provides basic citation information before full records are added to MEDLINE. PubMed also provides links to protein, nucleotide, structure and genome data. . Many PubMed citations contain links to full text articles which are freely available, often in the PubMed Central digital library.
PubMed Central (PMC)
PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).