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AcademicIndex.net - Academic Index.net is a scholarly academic search engine accessing only websites previously selected by librarians, teachers, and library and educational consortia. Includes a link to EasyBib to cite your reference sources and create a bibliography of works cited.

Academic Search Complete TUTORIAL - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that offers indexing and abstracts for 13,797 journals and a total of 862 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Featuring full text for 7,871 academic journals, 963 magazines, and 163 trade publications. This scholarly collection offers unmatched coverage of information spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields.

Alt HealthWatch TUTORIAL - Provides full text for 60 academic journals, 3 books, and 132 magazines. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, and book excerpts. Subject coverage includes acupuncture, aromatherapy, body work, childbirth, Chinese medicine, chiropractic, creative therapies, cross-cultural therapies, energy medicine, herbalism, homeopathy, mind-body medicine, naturopathy, nutrition, and osteopathy, dating back to 1990.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text TUTORIAL - CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for 569 academic journals, 141 magazines, and 20 trade publications indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index - with no embargo. This database also provides full text for 17 books/monographs, 14 health reports, and 2 newspapers. With full text coverage dating back to 1937, CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.

Health Reference Center Academic TUTORIAL - A multi-source database that provides access to the full text of 12,037 nursing and allied health journals, 283 newsletters, 62 pamphlets, 77 reports, 600 videos, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources.

Health Source: Consumer Edition TUTORIAL - Provides full-text access to 16 academic journals, 55 magazines, 110 books and monographs, 55 health reports, 86 pamphlets, and 8 trade publications. Covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc., and includes the AHFS Consumer Medication Information database.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic TUTORIAL - Provides full text for 288 academic journals, 1 book, and 22 trade publications focusing on many medical disciplines. This database also features abstracts and indexing for 750 academic journals, 61 magazines, 2 books, and 22 trade publications. In addition, this database includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names and the AHFS Consumer Medication Information database.

Medcom-Trainex: Nursing Education in Video Collection - "Nursing Education in Video" is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS.

MedicLatina - This database is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. Provides access to full text for 190 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish, 1 book, and 10 magazines. A wide range of topics are covered: including biomedicine, cancer research, cardiology, clinical pathology, clinical research, hematology, human reproduction, nephrology, neuroscience, and pediatrics.

MEDLINE with MESH USER GUIDE - 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, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheading, and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,600 current biomedical journals. Provides over 19 million references to journal articles with coverage from 1946 to the present. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and HealthSTAR.

MedlinePlus - MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Merck Manual Home Edition - Explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they are diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; also provides information about prognosis. Covers diet and nutrition, vitamins and supplements, substance use, exercise and sleep, infections, injuries and general safety, mental health, and health care.

National Center for Biotechnology Information (TOOLS AND TRAINING) - The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. The collective research components of NIH make up the largest biomedical research facility in the world. Includes literature databases, entrez databases, nucleotide databases, genome-specific resources, and more.

Natural & Alternative Treatments TUTORIALS - A complementary and alternative medicine database designed specifically for the consumer health researcher. Updated weekly, this database provides current information that will satisfy an ever-growing demand for accurate, unbiased information on natural health. This database cites more than 12,000 clinical research studies across 700 evidence-based articles covering medical conditions, acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Western herbal medicine, reflexology, alternative therapies, cranial-sacral therapy, functional foods, drug interactions, and homeopathy. The articles contained in this database are based on double-blind, placebo-controlled studies and other forms of meaningful scientific evidence.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region YouTube Channel - The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is dedicated to making the world's biomedical information available throughout the U.S.

PubMed Central - 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).

Salud en Espanol USER GUIDE - Salud en Español provides comprehensive evidence-based reports and fact sheets in Spanish on all aspects of consumer health and wellness. Topic specific reports covering all aspects of health offer valuable overviews on diseases, conditions, procedures, and various treatments. The content found in this database includes a diverse collection of health related themes: arthritis, asthma, cancer, depression, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, pregnancy, aging and wellness, alternative medicine, first aid, and infant/child care and illness.

SIRS Issues Researcher TRAINING VIDEO - Provides the best article selections from more than 2,100 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on nearly 100 of the most researched social issues; World Almanac excerpts; "Focus on Terrorism"; Maps of the World; Suggested Research Topics; "Spotlight of the Month" and "ChallengeQuests"; and "Top New Stories of the Day."

STAT!Ref® (Online tutorial for STAT!Ref)- is the premier healthcare e-source. A pioneer in software as a service (SaaS), STAT!Ref includes cross-searchable, full-text, top- tier titles in a breadth of healthcare disciplines from a wide variety of reputable authors, publishers and societies.

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