A favorite for the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, medicine, and education, ASP indexes 8,200 periodicals. Full-text articles from 3,750 peer-reviewed, scholarly journals are found here, plus a number of popular sources.
CINAHL is the professional source for full-text articles from over 580 journals in nursing and allied health. It also has citations and abstracts for many additional journals. Other publication types included are relevant legal cases, clinical innovations and trials, and citations to dissertations in nursing. CINAHL Headings help define search terms. Video tutorials for this database can be accessed here. The print indexes (vol. 1-21) cover the years 1965-1975 and are not duplicated in the online database. They can be found in DML 2nd floor Reference RT1 .C8
Considered the “gold standard” for evidence-based practice, Cochrane Library is a collection of databases including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (“Reviews”), which has full-text evidence-based reviews of health care practices and treatments. Additional databases that are not full-text: abstracts of systematic reviews, technology assessments, economic evaluations, and citations to clinical trials.
The academic side of Google is here, retrieving articles, chapters, books, and reports from university presses and other sources. Books out of copyright are here in full text. From the Settings, select "Library Links" to add Regis and see “Full Text @ My Library” among your search results.
The largest index of medical literature, MEDLINE has citations and abstracts from more than 5,400 journals worldwide. The citations link to full-text in our other databases, where available. The MeSH subject headings help in selecting the best search terms.
PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's search service that provides access to over 10 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, and other related databases, with links to participating online journals. See PubMed User Guide for more information.
The world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 350 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. The content also consists of multi-disciplinary, international references from journal and magazine articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings and more. Provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre.
Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. As well as research evidence, Trip also contains other content types including images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news.
This indexes 12,500 periodicals in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts, Physical Sciences, Medicine and Education, with 5,400 titles in full-text. The sources are a mix of academic, professional, and popular periodicals and newspapers.
This source provides indexing and abstracts for 6,000 sources in biomedicine, biotechnology, toxicology, zoology, ecology and agriculture. Companion indexes include Biology Digest, Medline 1999-present and Toxline in a rolling 5-year index.
Clinical Pharmacology provides information on U.S. prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, herbs, and supplements. Drug identification information, monographs, patient information, and MedGuides are included.
A clinical reference tool for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care, with clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics. Mobile access is available, see instructions here.
This is a great place to begin for research in humanities, social sciences, health, education, religion, business, biography, art, or law. GVRL has the multi-volume Dictionary of American History, Business Plans Handbook, and complete encyclopedias of Education, Sociology, Mental Health, Philosophy, Religion, Judaism and Catholicism.
Provides information about behavioral measurement instruments. Information in the database is abstracted from hundreds of journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences. Instruments from Industrial/Organizational Behavior and Education are also included.
This combines consumer health tools such as a drug finder, medical encyclopedia, dictionary, pamphlets, and information on alternative medicine with an article index. The articles come from both scholarly periodicals and consumer health magazines, 1,168 titles in all.
Designed for nurses, health professionals, students, and consumers, this source covers more than 2,000 periodicals and has full text articles from more than 1,300. Many multimedia files enhance the content.
A medical-reference tool intended for clinicians. It includes information on drugs, toxicology, interactions, diseases, acute care, patient education and alternative medicine. Information on downloading and accessing their mobile apps is available from the Download Mobile Apps link or go to the Google Play store for Android and the App store for Apple. NOTE: Micromedex 2.0 is not compatible with Firefox 4.0 or higher. It is optimized for Internet Explorer 7 or 8.
This collection includes the full-text for over 1,600 Elsevier journals in the areas of science, technology and medicine. Over 6.5 million articles are available from all fields of science. Full-text is available from 1995 for most journals, however, a full-text for a sub-set of the titles begins in 1993.
Google is undoubtedly the most used search engine in the world and definitely has its place in quick information look-ups. However, what about when it comes to finding scholarly literature for your assignments? Does Google Scholar do a good job at that? Or, do you really need an authoritative and reliable resource. That is where a database comes in like we have here through the library. From Ebscohost to Lexis you will find what you need in one of our multitude of resources. Searching may take a little practice, but once you know how to use these powerful research tools you will be glad you did.