Biomedical And Health

  • Ageline (EbscoHost) (Current NU Only)
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    AgeLine focuses on those aged 50+ and issues of aging. Useful for searching for the literature of social gerontology and includes aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. AgeLine indexes over 600 journals, books, book chapters, reports, dissertations, consumer guides, and educational videos.
  • Agricola (Free web resource)
    The US National Agriculture Library's catalog of books and articles relating to agriculture.
  • Alt-HealthWatch (EbscoHost) (Current NU Only)
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    Offers full text articles for nearly 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports on omplementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
  • Annual Reviews (Current NU plus alumni)
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    Founded in 1932, Annual Reviews provides researchers, professors, and scientific professionals with a definitive academic resource in 37 scientific disciplines. Excellent for finding literature reviews.
  • BioMed Central (Open Access)
    An independent online publishing house; provides immediate free access to the peer-reviewed biological and medical research. Northeastern's membership reduces article-processing charges for Northeastern-affiliated authors who publish with BMC journals. [More Info]
  • BioOne Abstracts and Indexes (Proquest) (Current NU Only)
    Abstracts developed by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), the University of Kansas, the Greater Western Library Alliance and Allen Press. It provides a unique aggregation of nearly 100 high-impact bioscience research journals from around 70 publishers.
  • BIOSIS Previews (1969- present) (Current NU Only)
    Biological abstracts, the premier database of research in Biology and related disciplines. International coverage of scholarly articles, books and book chapters, meetings and conferences, patents and software. 1969-present, updated weekly.
  • Books@Ovid (Current NU Only)
    Hundreds of medical texts and handbooks from Lippincott for students and researchers in the health care professions.
  • Cambridge Univ. Press Journals On Line (Current NU plus alumni)
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  • CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) Full-Text (Current NU Only)
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    The world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 600 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index from 1981 to the most current issues. [More Info]
  • Cochrane Library (Current NU Only)
    The Cochrane Library contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more. Full text.
  • ComDisDome (CSA) (Current NU Only )
    is an indexing and abstracting tool covering the communications disorders literature, with focus on speech-language pathology and audiology. In one convenient location, the database will quickly identify and connect you to reliable information from multiple sources in your field, including journal articles and books, along with access to profiles of researchers working in this area.
  • Communications and Mass Media Complete (Current NU Only)
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    For research in areas related to communication and mass media. Significant full text is available. [More Info]
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, DSM IV (StatRef) (Current NU Only)
    The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in searchable full text. 4th edition. (DSM-IV-TR™, 2000)
  • Encyclopedia of Genetics (Current NU Only)
    Complete and authoritative coverage of genetics compiled into a single, comprehensive source, containing a clear presentation of cutting-edge knowledge. A reference work for everyone from the academic researcher to the educated layperson.
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  • Encyclopedia of Gerontology, 2nd edition (Elsevier) (Current NU Only)
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    Contains articles with summaries about what is known about the many processes of aging. Published in 2007.
  • Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, 2nd edition (Elsevier) (Current NU Only)
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    Designed to illuminate the concepts and interrelationships between nutrient needs, dietary intake and health outcomes. An effective tool for the nutrition scientist seeking to “fill the void” of information in areas beyond his/her field of expertise. Published in 2006.
  • Faculty of 1000 (Current NU Only)
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    Identifies and evaluates the most important articles in biology and medical research publications. The selection process comprises a peer-nominated global 'Faculty' of the world's leading scientists and clinicians who rate the best of the articles they read and explain their importance. On average, 1500 new evaluations are published each month; this corresponds to approximately the top 2% of all published articles in the biological and medical sciences. [More Info]
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine (Current NU Only)
    Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer (Current NU Only)
    Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. In-depth coverage of specific cancer types, diagnostic procedures, treatments, cancer side effects, and cancer drugs. Published in 2006.
  • HAPI (Health and Psychosocial Instruments) (Current NU Only)
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    Information about behavioral measurement instruments, abstracted from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences. [More Info]
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center (Gale) (Current NU Only)
    Note: Courtesy of the Boston Regional Library System.
    Access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. Includes periodical articles, pamphlets, news and multimedia content, and the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine.
  • Health Reference Center Academic (Gale) (Current NU Only)
    Note: Available courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Comissioners.
    Nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information to researchers, including nursing and allied health students.
  • Henry Stewart Talks:Biomedical and Life Sciences (Current NU Only)
    Online seminars on biomedical topics, including audio lectures and supplemental materials such as slide and notes, by faculty members and researchers from around the world.
  • International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (EbscoHost) (Current NU Only)
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    A comprehensive index to worldwide pharmaceutical literature, with abstracts from over 750 health journals, major pharmacy meetings, and all U.S. state pharmacy journals. Covers biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics, new drug delivery systems, pharmacist liability, and legal, political, and ethical issues.
  • LexisNexis Academic (Current NU Only)
    Up-to-date business and legal information is the strength of the LexisNexis Academic service. It allows you to search for newspapers, periodicals, public records, and legal documents, often within 24 hours of publication, and in some cases going back 20 years. Most documents are available in full text. [More Info]
  • Lippincott Williams and Williams Journals @ Ovid (Current NU Only)
    Full text access to over 270 medical, nursing, and pharmacology journals from Lippencott Williams and Williams, along with backfiles from additional publishers. Updated daily.
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  • Medline (Ebscohost) (Current NU Only)
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    Authoritative information on biomedicine and health, also including some nursing, dentistry, veterinary, health policy, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. The majority of the publications covered are scholarly journals, a small number of newspapers, magazines and newsletters are also included. Created by the National Library of Medicine, and the equivalent of PubMed. This Ebscohost version includes links to NU's full text journals, and can be searched with CINAHL and PsycInfo. [More Info]
  • Medline (ISI Web of Knowledge) (Current NU Only)
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    Authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, it is the equivalent of PubMed. This version includes links to NU's full text journals, and can be searched with Web of Science. Includes EndNoteWeb.
    Covers 1950-present.
  • MedlinePlus (Free web resource)
    MedlinePlus is the U.S. National Institutes of Health's Web site for authoritative and current consumer health information. Locate information on 800+ diseases and health conditions, prescriptions and OTC drugs, herbs and supplements. Link out to related anatomy and surgery videos, journal articles, clinical trials and patient education handouts. Includes a medical dictionary and an encyclopedia. Directories are available to use in locating hospitals, doctors, organizations, and more. Interactive tutorials, calculators, quizzes and games provide fun ways to learn about health issues and wellness. Produced by the National Library of Medicine. Spanish language version available.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook (EbscoHost) (Current NU Only)
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    Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Allows for evaluation of test products in psychology, education, business, and leadership. This online service covers from Volume 9 to the present.
  • Metapress (Current NU Only)
    Selected articles from a variety of academic publishers and scholarly societies.
  • Natural Standard (Current NU Only)
    High quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.
  • NU Journals @ Ovid (Current NU Only)
    Full text access to over 400 core medical, nursing, pharmacology journals from a variety of publishers including Lippencott Williams and Williams. Coverage begins as early as 1993 for some titles. Updated daily.
    View a complete list of the journal titles.
  • Oxford University Press Journals Online (Current NU Only)
    Note: Selected titles only
  • PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (Proquest) (Current NU Only)
    PILOTS is a bibliographic database produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont, and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events. Includes journals, books, book chapters, pamphlets, technical reports, and materials in all languages.
  • PsycArticles (EbscoHost) (Current NU Only, no walk-in use)
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    Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. Includes over 100,000 articles from 59 journals - 48 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EbscoHost) (Current NU Only)
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    A select collection of full-text articles in psychology from chiefly peer-reviewed journals.
  • PsycINFO (EbscoHost) (Current NU Only, no walk-in use)
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    The American Psychological Association's flagship database of 2.4 million articles, books and other international documents in psychology going back over a century. 98% peer-reviewed! [More Info]
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS) (Open Access)
    PLoS is an independent foundation that publishes, and makes freely available, peer-reviewed journals in the biomedical sciences. [More Info]
  • PubMed (Open Access)
    Open-access version of Medline, the health information clearinghouse from the National Library of Medicine. Includes links to full text for authorized NU affiliates.
  • R2 Library (Current NU Only)
    Collection of full text reference books and textbooks in pharmacy, nursing, and pharmaceutical sciences from key health science publishers. Fully searchable and includes A-Z drug and topic indexes. NU subscription currently includes eight selected titles.
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  • Sage Premier Journals Online (Current NU Only)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI) (Current NU Only)
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    Science and technology citation and abstract information including original research articles, reviews, editorials, chronologies from over 7,000 journals. Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work, measure the influence of someone's work, and navigate forward, backward and through the literature of your discipline. Linked to EndNoteWeb.
    Covers 1993 - present
  • ScienceDirect (Elsevier) (Current NU Only)
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    Science Direct is the web site for selected journal titles from the scholarly publisher Elsevier and its affiliates.
  • SciFinder Scholar (CAS) (Current NU Only)
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    NOW AVAILABLE ONE OF TWO WAYS: ON THE WEB OR WITH CLIENT SOFTWARE. Provides searching of Chemical Abstracts, Medline is also available. Links to full text. Covers 1907 - present [More Info]
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    A web search engine focusing on scientific information, including web sites, digital archives, and scholarly peer-reviewed journal citations. Supported by Elsevier. [More Info]
  • Social Sciences Citation Index: SSCI (ISI) (Current NU Only)
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    Citations and abstracts in anthropology, sociology, urban studies, business and communication, criminology, penology, law, nursing, rehabilitation, and library sciences. Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work, measure the influence of someone's work, and navigate forward, backward and through the literature of your discipline. Linked to EndNoteWeb.
    Covers 1993-present
  • Sport Discus with Full Text (Current NU Only)
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    SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985.
  • Springer LINK online journals (Current NU Only)
    Note: Selected titles only
  • STAT!Ref (Current NU Only)
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    A library of health care information, including DSM-IV-TR, Merck 19th ed, and hundreds of other eBooks, handbooks and journals.
  • Web of Science (ISI) (Current NU Only)
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    Citation information and analysis, as well as author abstracts, are available in this multidisciplinary database covering 8,500 high impact research journals. Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work, measure the influence of someone's work, and navigate forward, backward and through the literature of your discipline. Linked to EndNoteWeb.
    Covers 1975-present.
  • WebMD (Free web resource)
    WebMD is a leading ad-supported publisher of credible and timely health information for consumers. Experts in medicine, journalism and health communications provide news and information on health conditions with links to related articles, news, videos, blogs, slideshows, quizzes, discussions and supportive communities. Other features include drug and supplement information, first aid treatments, health, wellness and nutrition guides and many engaging interactive calculators and tools. One-time registration required to access some features.
  • Wiley Online Library (Current NU Only)
    Selected journals available in full text, along with the Cochrane Library. Terms and Conditions
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