Medicine and Health Science Databases

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Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 4,600 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,500 journals and a total of more than 10,000 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for nearly 1,000 journals .

Provides comprehensive, multi-disciplinary coverage of the fields of virology, immunology, and oncology. This comprehensive index allows combined searching of the primary sources summarized and indexed in Virology and  AIDS Abstracts, Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts, and Immunology Abstracts.

Committed to keeping the field of psychiatry vibrant and relevant by publishing the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. The findings presented in this journal explore the full spectrum of issues related to mental health diagnoses and treatment. Original articles include new developments in diagnosis, treatment, neuroscience, and patient populations.

Bibliographic data and some full text articles from literature published in the Annual Reviews series: Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Biomedical Sciences.

EBSCO's AP News provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press on a continuous basis. This content is monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches in EBSCOhost. This collection includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government and 50 State Reports. End users can immediately access the full text of the NewsMonitor-delivered web content, by following the link in the record. The index to the full text content in AP News is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests.

Interdisciplinary database offering abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, ecology and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. It provides access to literature from over 6000 sources including serials, conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents.

Bibliographic data on biotechnology research, developments, and patents in the fields of medicine, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, the environment, and marine biology.

Full-text collection of nursing books published by Lippincott & Wilkins.

The authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,960 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains  more than 2,000,000 records dating back to 1981.shed by Lippincott & Wilkins.

Early in the last century, suffragette Alice Gram Robinson realized that discerning students of the legislative process had few places to turn to for, in her words, “an impartial view of controversial issues.” With the launch of Congressional Digest in 1921, Robinson pioneered what was to become an enduring publication format: the even- handed presentation of opposing views on contentious national questions, Pro & Con. Alice Gram Robinson’s vision of neutral analysis of current controversies is as essential to elevating policy debates in the era of 24/7 cable chatter as trusted, independent journalism was to offsetting a sensationalistic and censored press in the early twentieth century. Today, under the Congressional Digest banner, students, teachers, librarians, policymakers, and other concerned citizens still have a time-honored, impartial source for information on controversial topics – with no agenda beyond the promotion of independent thought and a well-informed electorate.

Is often the first source that librarians recommend when researchers are seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press, a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. The consistent, reader-friendly organization provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.

Is made up of over 6000 online books that span over 40 disciplines. In addition to e-books published under the imprint of CRC Press, CRCnetBASE also includes online reference from Auerback and Chapman & Hall. The powerful research platform has been adopted throughout the world at academic and corporate institutions.

A comprehensive list of all of the EBSCO databases available to students at Southside Virginia Community College

Includes information that ranges from medical, scientific and industrial applications in electronics to new technologies in communications. Theoretical and applied research summaries are provided as well as business and marketing aspects.

This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer  health magazines.

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

Internet imprint of the Stanford University Libraries and provides access to 921 journals in the sciences and medicine. Each journal must be searched separately. It hosts the largest repository of free, full-text, peer-reviewed content of 264 journals.

American Physiological Society’s online journal.

Publishes papers based on original research that are judged to make a novel and important contribution to understanding the molecular and cellular basis of biological processes.

Is an international peer-reviewed journal owned by The Rockefeller University and published by The Rockefeller University Press.

Database is an aggregate of hundreds of scientific, technical, and medical journals from over 50 publishers and societies and provides access to the full-text of nursing journals, including the American Journal of Nursing, Psychology Articles, as well as citations to hundreds of other journals. Limiting searches to only full-text journals is available through YOUR JOURNALS@Ovid.

Index, abstracts, and full text covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more. Designed for a general (as opposed to academic) audience.

A unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.

Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine.

Full text to 134 periodicals in all academic disciplines including the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. The full-text of these online journals is generally available for the past several years, through abstracts of articles date back additional years. Articles are available in PDF and/or HTML formats.

Search this database to find full-text psychology journal articles in subject areas such as applied psychology, health, theory, research, social/personality, and more. Here you can find full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group.

Search this database to find full-text books published by APA, classic psychology books from the 19th and 20th centuries, and entries from the Encyclopedia of Psychology. View the list of books. Searching this database allows you to find chapters from a variety of books. For example, if you’re looking for information about obsessive-compulsive disorders, you will find not only entire books on the subject, but also individual chapters with obsessive-compulsive disorder as the subject matter.

Provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.

Search this database to find citations and abstracts from a wide range of scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. PsycINFO includes journals, books, reviews, and dissertations. Select this database to find literature from a broad array of topics in a number of formats from hundreds of publishers. For example, you can find a journal article about hearing in rats or a review of a book on memory

APA PsycNET is a search interface designed to search PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS, and PsycINFO, with all searchable fields mapped to APA products. Features include basic and advanced search modes, a searchable thesaurus, and the Citation Finder.

Offers comprehensive, timely information across the fields of public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Cited studies are geared to help researchers identify, evaluate, and eliminate or control risks and hazards from environmental and occupational situations.

Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. Includes: full text from more than 560 consumer health related periodicals as well as full text of the UPI (United Press International) English-Language Health Newswire; full text for more than 200 health reference books and encyclopedias; 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names from Lexi-PAL Drug Guide; more than 550 full-text consumer health pamphlets and leaflets; thousands of full text evidence-based,health reports; more than 700 physician-generated videos (with audio narration); and more than 200 animations (with audio narration).

Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, this curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.

A reference database, classroom tool and home learning resource. Today's Science bridges the gap between textbooks and what's happening in science today. In a language and format designed specifically for students, it presents the latest scientific discoveries and the fundamental concepts that underlie them. Drawing on major scientific journals, magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad, Today's Science covers all the topics that today's students study: health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society.

Extensive collection of online bibliographic information since 1965 covering the biochemical, pharmacological,physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. More than 2.5 million bibliographic citations and abstracts from journal articles and related reports have been drawn from the files of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Wiley offers articles from 1,500 journals, including peer-reviewed primary research and survey journals in all subject areas.

Aggregate database of about 280 full text medical, nursing, psychological, and scientific journals, including Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Total Access Collection.