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Access Medicine
McGraw-Hill

Access Medicine is a compendium of more than 150 medical titles, full length drug monographs, and self-assessment tools that provide wide coverage of medical information. Access Medicine also features a unique collection of  examination and procedural videos, patient safety modules, audio files, animations, and case studies.

AMA Manual of Style
American Medical Association

The online version of the AMA Manual of Style, including rules for citing references. Contains both the 10th edition and the newly updated 11th edition.

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination
Wolters Kluwer

Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content.

CINAHL
Ebscohost

CINAHL is an authoritative resource for nursing and allied health articles. It searches a collection of nearly 3 million articles from more than 3000 journals covering nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, rehabilitation, radiography, sonography, and more. Includes the ability to limit searches to articles written by a nurse.

Cochrane Collection Plus
Ebscohost

A collection of evidence-based medicine resources that includes journal articles, clinical trials, and systematic reviews. Allows searching of Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Database of Abstracts of Reviews and Effects, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, the NHS Economic Evaluation Database, the Health Technology Assessments, and the Cochrane Methodology Register.

Drug Information Portal
National Library of Medicine

The NLM Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and other key U.S. Government agencies. Search more than 56,000 drugs by trade and generic name.

Health & Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)
Ebscohost

A comprehensive bibliographical database which provides access to over 15,000 behavioral measurement instruments such as questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists and coding schemes in the field of health and psychosocial sciences.

Health Reference Center
Infobase

Health Reference Center includes comprehensive, in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures, as well as health and nutrition information specific to men, women, children, teens, and seniors. The information is a mix of articles and videos.

Natural Medicines
Natural Medicines

A comprehensive source of information on complementary and alternative therapies.

Nursing & Allied Health Database
ProQuest

Healthcare information from full-text nursing and health journals and dissertations.

Ovid Ebook Collection
Ovid

Search or browse the library's collection of ebooks on the Ovid platform. Includes 100s of titles on topics in the health sciences.

PubMed Central
National Library of Medicine

PMC is a free digital archive of full-text biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences College Edition
Elsevier

Access an index of millions of journal articles covering a broad range of topics in science, technology, and medicine.

UpToDate
Wolters Kluwer

UpToDate is a clinical decision support tool of evidence-based information on drugs, medical specialties, and treatment recommendations.

General Databases

Academic Search Premier
Ebscohost

Provides full-text access to more than 4,000 journals covering most areas of study.

Academic Writer
American Psychological Association

Academic Writer (formally known as APA Style Central) is a learning, writing, research, and publishing platform from the American Psychological Association. Academic Writer incorporates the rules of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and simplifies the process of using APA Style. Use the platform to learn about APA style, write papers and create references formatted in APA Style, collaborate with other authors, and prepare your papers for publication.

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
Wolters Kluwer

Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy delivers more than 300 narrated videos of real cadaver specimens, accessible anytime, anywhere from your computer, smartphone, or tablet.  The Video Atlas is productive and time efficient as a preview, as an adjunct to dissection, and as a review tool. It provides a close view of the real human body and a direct understanding of the mechanics of body movement.

Complete Anatomy
3D4Medical

Transform your anatomical learning with Complete Anatomy. Download the app for free to access the full 3D model for your own exploration. Featuring 12 body systems, structure-specific features including innervation and arterial supply, and fully interactive muscle movement, plus a suite of powerful tools and an extensive library of anatomical content, you have everything you need to pass your exams. Create reference material to share and collaborate with your classmates. Screens allow you to set up the model position with custom edits or to record a brief overview of an area, complete with voiceover, and share it to your study group. Or test your friends’ knowledge by creating a quiz.

Complete Anatomy is available to all students. Register following the download instructions to have access to the AHU subscription. Connecting to the AHU campus network is no longer required.

CultureVision
Cook Ross

CultureVision provides on-the-spot access to information that can assist you in providing culturally competent care for your patients at every point of contact. CultureVision provides background information on the factors that may affect a patient's health, condition, treatment, communication, decision-making, and cultural/spiritual beliefs and practices.
Select an ethnic group, religious group, or special community to get started.

Films On Demand Health & Medicine Collection
Infobase

Documentaries on the full spectrum of diseases and disorders; titles on human anatomy and physiology; investigations into public health issues; programming on nutrition and wellness; instructional films on health care and treatment; primers on careers in health and medicine; and nursing titles covering foundations, skills, patient care interventions, and more--this comprehensive collection of titles covers the wide range of topics relevant to anyone studying health and medicine.

Google Scholar
Google

Google Scholar provides one way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Various forms of scholarly literature are indexed: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles. If accessed through the Library website, Google Scholar will include links to full-text articles owned by the Library.

HathiTrust Digital Library
HathiTrust

The HathiTrust Digital Library is a searchable repository of public domain and copyrighted works. The full-text of public domain works is available to read and download as well as search. Copyrighted works are search only.

Health and Society in Video
Alexander Street Press

Health and Society in Video defines and explores today's latest medical progress in health and wellness issues and their impact on society--with hundreds of premium documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews.

Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) EBP Database
Ovid

This database covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties and includes a unique suite of information that's been analyzed, appraised, and prepared by expert reviewers at JBI, as well as tools to help healthcare professionals implement an effective evidence-based practice program.

MEDLINE
Ovid

Search the National Librarian of Medicine database of biomedical and health sciences journals using the OVID SP search interface.

MEDLINE In Process
Ovid

Search citations for articles not yet officially added to the National Librarian of Medicine database of biomedical and health sciences journals using the OVID SP search interface.

MedPix
National Library of Medicine

MedPix® is a free open-access online database of medical images, teaching cases, and clinical topics, integrating images and textual metadata including over 12,000 patient case scenarios, 9,000 topics, and nearly 59,000 images. Imaging modalities include x-ray, CT, MRI, and ultrasound.

Ovid AHU Journals
Ovid

Search full-text medical and nursing journals available from Ovid.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
ProQuest

Dissertations & Theses Global provides a single access point to an extensive, trusted collection of 1.7 million full-text graduate works. It indexes and abstracts another 2.1 million graduate works not available full text.

PubMed
National Library of Medicine

Search the National Librarian of Medicine database of biomedical and health sciences journals through the publicly available NLM search interface.

R2 Digital Library
Rittenhouse

Search the library's collection of ebooks in the R2 Digital Library, made up of 100s of health sciences titles.

RefWorks
ProQuest

RefWorks is a citation manager. It will compile citations/references you find from multiple places and put them in one place. You can then create bibliographies as needed. It also enables reading, annotating, and collaborating on collections of full text documents in a seamless way. 

Ulrich's Periodical Directory
ProQuest

A listing of more than 300,000 journals with bibliographic information such as publisher, journal type, and whether or not a journal is peer reviewed. Also includes listings for databases and other electronic sources.

WorldCat
OCLC

An index of bibliographic records from libraries throughout the United States, along with information about which libraries own each title.

New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly added or are being evaluated for future subscription.

New    Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
Wolters Kluwer

Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy delivers more than 300 narrated videos of real cadaver specimens, accessible anytime, anywhere from your computer, smartphone, or tablet.  The Video Atlas is productive and time efficient as a preview, as an adjunct to dissection, and as a review tool. It provides a close view of the real human body and a direct understanding of the mechanics of body movement.

New    FMG Nursing Video Collection
Films Media Group

This video collection features more than 900 nursing titles covering foundations, skills, patient care interventions, and other topics.

New    Health Reference Center
Infobase

Health Reference Center includes comprehensive, in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures, as well as health and nutrition information specific to men, women, children, teens, and seniors. The information is a mix of articles and videos.

New    Joanna Briggs Institute SUMARI Tool
Ovid

The System for the Unified Management, Assessment and Review of Information (SUMARI) is the Joanna Briggs Institute's premier software for the systematic review of literature.

It is designed to assist researchers and practitioners in fields such as health, social sciences and humanities to conduct systematic reviews. SUMARI supports 10 review types: reviews of effectiveness, qualitative research, economic evaluations, prevalence/incidence, aetiology/risk, mixed methods, umbrella/overviews, text/opinion, diagnostic test accuracy, and scoping reviews.

It facilitates the entire review process, from protocol development, team management, study selection, critical appraisal, data extraction, data synthesis and writing your systematic review report. Essentially, it is a word processor, reference management program, statistical and qualitative data analysis program all in one easy to use web application.

To access SUMARI, log in with your free Ovid Personal Account (if you don't have an account, you can create one). Then click on the green EBP Netwok/Ovid Button.

Trial    LWW Health Library for Occupational Therapy
Wolters Kluwer

LWW Health Library for Occupational Therapy offers a core collection of content for occupational therapist in a user-friendly online portal. Users can quickly access gold-standard content and save chapters in PDF format for offline reading. Extensive video and Q&A further support teaching and learning needs.

New    MedPix
National Library of Medicine

MedPix® is a free open-access online database of medical images, teaching cases, and clinical topics, integrating images and textual metadata including over 12,000 patient case scenarios, 9,000 topics, and nearly 59,000 images. Imaging modalities include x-ray, CT, MRI, and ultrasound.

New    Sacred Texts
Infobase

More than one hundred complete sacred texts from the world’s major religions. From the Bible and the Quran, to the Tibetan Book of the Dead and Daodejing, to Popol Vuh and the Táin bó Cuailnge, some of the most influential religious writings and collections of mythology.

New    Tech-Talk
Tech-Talk

Tech-Talk is a premier collection of articles and videos, written each week by top training experts for busy professionals and aspiring students. It helps people stay up-to-date in using technology and become better communicators in the workplace.

New    USDA Food Composition Databases
United States Department of Agriculture

Search the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference and USDA Branded Food Products Database to find nutrient information for food items. The databases support search by food item, food group, or manufacturer's name. You can also generate lists of foods sorted by nutrient content.