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Subject Specific Databases
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) reviews of articles on many topics. This resource searches multiple sources simultaneously:
- ACP Journal Club
- Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
- Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
- Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
- Cochrane Methodology Register
- Health Technology Assessment
- NHS Economic Evaluation Database
Journals@Ovid Full Text Some full-text, 1980s - present
Scholarly articles from scientific, technical, and medical journals. Developed by an international network of researchers, health care professionals and institutions.
MDConsult Full-text, 1995 – present
80 medical journals and 50 medical reference books. Also includes patient handouts and practice guidelines.
PubMed Some full-text, 1950s – present
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles dating back to the 1950’s. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals, including links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
Web of Science citations only, 1989 - present
- Science Citation Index
- Social Sciences Citation Index
- Arts and Humanities Citation Index
The premier database for literature searches in many fields. Includes citations and abstractions from 23,000 journals.
YourJournals@Ovid Full-text, 1985-present
Scholarly articles from scientific, technical, and medical journals. Developed by an international network of researchers, healthcare professionals and institutions.
The database contains reviews prepared, maintained and updated by Collaborative Review Groups, as well as background, methods, objectives and expected date of completion for review currently being prepared. Developed by an international network of researchers, healthcare professionals and institutions whose aim is to help people make well-informed health care decisions by promoting accessibility of systematic reviews on healthcare topics.
This database is “focused primarily on systematic reviews that evaluate the effects of health care interventions and the delivery and organisation of health services.” For a more detailed description, go to http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/CRDWeb/AboutDare.asp
OMNISelect Full-text, 1980s - present
Contains all the same journals as Wilson Select Plus, but with a different search interface. 2,700 journals from many fields, including: business, education, social sciences, science.
ScienceDirect Some full-text
Scholarly articles from scientific, technical, and medical journals. A product of the publisher Elsevier.
WorldCat contains over 54 million records for books and other materials found in libraries across the U.S. and worldwide.
A list of select Physical Therapy journals and passwords for the few that need them.
Physical Therapy Websites
PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)
“Free database of over 15,500 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.” Quickly identify “trials that are more likely to be valid and to contain sufficient information to guide clinical practice.”
Physical Therapy E-books
Des Jardins TR. 4th ed. Albany: Delmar Thomson Learning; 2002.
Lippert LS. 4th ed. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis; 2006.
Rizzo DC. 2nd ed. Clifton Park, N.Y.: Thomson Delmar Learning; 2006.
American Physical Therapy Association, 2003.
Levangie P. 4th ed. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis; 2005.
Michlovitz S. 4th ed. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis; 2005.
This is not a complete list of ebooks. Search the catalog in Advanced mode (click the Advanced button) for other titles. Select Item Type: E-Book.