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Subject Specific Databases
Sixty medical textbooks, including Harrison’s Online, Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, and Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine. Also includes patient education handouts.
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.
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 Physician Assistant journals and passwords for the few that need them.
Physician Assistant Websites
News and full-text case studies.
“Articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries”
Provides “clinicians and other healthcare professionals with the most timely comprehensive and relevant clinical information.”
Full-text of the print work.