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CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher - info
Provides in-depth explorations of current topics from a well-known Washington publisher, "Congressional Quarterly". For a given topic, look for:

  • good articles
  • a Chronology of relevant events for the topic
  • lists of stakeholders and their web sites
  • a pro and con feature
  • bibliographies of further reading.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic - info
This database provides full-text articles from 600 scholarly journals, including more than 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.

PubMed (MEDLINE) - info   
The National Library of Medicine's authoritative source for information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. 
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ProQuest Research Library: Health & Medicine  - info
Search journal articles, trade publications and consumer publications for topics in:

  • Medical Science
  • Nursing
  • Allied Health
  • Public Health
  • Pharmacology

BioMed Central - info   
Open-access, online, peer-reviewed BMC journals that encompasses all the major biological and medical disciplines. In addition, the medical journals publish Case Reports, Debates and Study Protocols, and the biology journals publish Methodology articles. Title list by subject. 

LexisNexis: Health & Medical Care - info
Povides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 5,000 sources, most of them available in full text.  News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.
      Click the checkboxes to access:

  • Medline Abstracts
  • Medical Journals
  • Law Review Healthcare Articles
  • Healthcare Law Newsletters
  • Healthcare in the News
  • Medical & Health Blogs 

Safetylit
Source for current and past scholarly research about all aspects of injury prevention and safety promotion. The database contains current and backfile articles from 8357 active scholarly journals and from the backfiles of 2936 "inactive" journals, including articles from over 5,000 journals that are not included in PubMed/Medline.

The following include articles and content on healthcare:

Academic Search Premier - info
Thousands of scholarly journals in all disciplines, many of them full text.

Annual Reviews - info
Comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 30 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences.

Highwire Press
Over 1000 leading journals available from the journals' own sites. Includes articles published online ahead of print; plus all of Medline -- with links. Title list by subject.  

ProQuest Research Library
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Searches periodicals on health subjects such as medical conditions, substance abuse, insurance, health policy, and more. 

Web of Science -   info
The Science Citation Index Expanded™ from Web of Science is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes 5,900 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines—that's 2,100 more journals than the print and CD-ROM versions of the SCI. The Science Citation Index Expanded includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.

Specialized  topics relating to Healthcare:

Firearms Research Digest
A database of social science, criminology, law reviews, medical and public health research concerning firearms. With the new availability of gun violence data and research, one of the primary goals of the website is to help those in law enforcement, public health and government develop best practices and smarter approaches to curbing gun crime and violence.The site will eventually be expanded to include research from 1988 to the present.   It currently covers 2002-2009.


Health Source: Nursing/Academic - info
This database provides full-text articles from 600 scholarly journals, including more than 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.

PubMed (MEDLINE) - info   
The National Library of Medicine's authoritative source for information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. 
PubMed® Online Training

ProQuest Research Library: Health & Medicine  - info
Search journal articles, trade publications and consumer publications for topics in:

  • Medical Science
  • Nursing
  • Allied Health
  • Public Health
  • Pharmacology

BioMed Central - info   
Open-access, online, peer-reviewed BMC journals that encompasses all the major biological and medical disciplines. In addition, the medical journals publish Case Reports, Debates and Study Protocols, and the biology journals publish Methodology articles. Title list by subject. 

LexisNexis: Health & Medical Care - info
Povides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 5,000 sources, most of them available in full text.  News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.
      Click the checkboxes to access:

  • Medline Abstracts
  • Medical Journals
  • Law Review Healthcare Articles
  • Healthcare Law Newsletters
  • Healthcare in the News
  • Medical & Health Blogs 

Safetylit
Source for current and past scholarly research about all aspects of injury prevention and safety promotion. The database contains current and backfile articles from 8357 active scholarly journals and from the backfiles of 2936 "inactive" journals, including articles from over 5,000 journals that are not included in PubMed/Medline.

The following include articles and content on healthcare:

Academic Search Premier - info
Thousands of scholarly journals in all disciplines, many of them full text.

Annual Reviews - info
Comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 30 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences.

Highwire Press
Over 1000 leading journals available from the journals' own sites. Includes articles published online ahead of print; plus all of Medline -- with links. Title list by subject.  

ProQuest Research Library
- info
Searches periodicals on health subjects such as medical conditions, substance abuse, insurance, health policy, and more. 

Web of Science -   info
The Science Citation Index Expanded™ from Web of Science is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes 5,900 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines—that's 2,100 more journals than the print and CD-ROM versions of the SCI. The Science Citation Index Expanded includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.

Specialized  topics relating to Healthcare:

Firearms Research Digest
A database of social science, criminology, law reviews, medical and public health research concerning firearms. With the new availability of gun violence data and research, one of the primary goals of the website is to help those in law enforcement, public health and government develop best practices and smarter approaches to curbing gun crime and violence.The site will eventually be expanded to include research from 1988 to the present.   It currently covers 2002-2009.

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