CINAHL - Full text
References to and full text of sources in nursing and allied health disciplines,
such as diet, nutrition, physical and occupational therapies.
Health Source: Academic/Nursing -
Some full text
Citations and some full-text articles form journals in many
medical disciplines, especially nursing and allied health.
Journals (Proquest) - Some full text
400 nursing journals and related publications (mostly full-text,
coverage varies from 1988 to present).
Nursing Library - Citations only
Information and abstracts from over 13,000 studies.
MEDLINE - Citations only
Health and medical citations and abstracts (1990-present).
- Citations only
PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's search service
to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE (with links to
participating online journals) and other related databases.
LexisNexis Academic - Full text
Full-text of national and regional newspapers, business publications,
federal and state codes, case law and reference information
TOXLINE - Citations only
References to sources on chemicals, pharmaceuticals, pollutants,
and related substances (1994-present)
Science Citation Index Expanded - Citations
Bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references
from 5,800 science and technical journals (1980-present).
BasicBIOSIS - Some full text
Contains basic information about biology and other life sciences.
Kluwer Online (SpringerLink) - Full text
Includes complete contents of about 700 Kluwer journals in subjects
science, technology, humanities and law.
Social Services Abstracts - Some full
Includes citations of articles in many fields relating to the
social sciences (1983-present).
PsycINFO - Some full text
Includes citations, abstracts and articles from professional and academic
literature in psychology and related disciplines, including medicine,
psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology,
PsycBooks - Full-text
Contains chapters from over 1,000 books published by APA and other publishers. Includes most scholarly titles published by APA from 1953 - 2005 as well as more than 400 books of historical significance in psychology.
Sage Publications - Full-text
SAGE publishes more than 485 journals, including those of more than 245 learned societies and institutions. Many scientific, nursing and medical journals are represented.
Provides links to Web sites of interest to nurses and allied
health professionals. Information for each site includes hyperlinked
URLs, organization and website descriptions.
Med Web (http://www.medweb.emory.edu/medweb/)
This is a catalog of biomedical and health related web sites
maintained by the Health Sciences Center Library at Emory University.
It contains a collection of hundreds of online medical sites,
including medical journals and newsletters, as well as some
popular health publications. Many of these have full text that
can be downloaded.
Nursing Center (http://www.nursingcenter.com)
Provides access to articles from more than 20 nursing journals,
continuing education activities, career information and discussion
Meta Directory: Nursing (http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/md/nurs.html)
Provides a number of links to nursing resources for a wide array
of topics, such as practice guidelines and conferences.
This site contains links to high-quality, peer-reviewed information.
Registration is free and registrants can get updates via e-mail.
MEDLINE, TOXLINE, AIDSLINE, and a drug information database
can be searched without leaving the site.
This well-maintained website is the largest medical and bioscience resource
directory on the Internet. Contains a wealth of well-organized information for
students and health professionals at all levels. The leading journals in over
80 specialties are identified, and breaking news can be readily accessed by specialty.
This site is a collaborative project of over twenty health sciences libraries and is supported by the
National Library of Medicine. It provides an easy to use online directory and resource guide.
Keyword searching is available for its 69 main sections and many subsections. Most sections are
further sorted by resource type such as government, educational, associations, conferences/events,
reference, and electronic journals and texts.
Government Information National Library of Medicine
This is the world's largest medical library, collecting materials
in all areas of the health sciences. NLM gives access to health
related links and provides a 24-hour MEDLINE search service.
National Institutes of Health
This agency is responsible for government medical research and
its site provides links to health information covered by NIH-sponsored
research. Also included are links to all the Institutes and
Offices that comprise the NIH, and grants and research training
supplied by NIH.
Health Statistics (http://www.fedstats.gov/programs/health.html)
This site is a compilation of federal government agencies, most
of which are large aggregators of health-related statistics.
Please do not confuse this site with MEDLINE. It allows the
researcher to search MEDLINE, but also provides access to health
and medical dictionaries, directories, libraries, and a classified
list of health topics.
A site of the National Cancer Institute that provides information
about cancer, clinical trials, statistics, research programs,
and research funding.
World Health Organization (http://who.int/en)
A United Nations agency which provides information on international
health activities and health services of many nations.
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
this site covers a wide range of information from over 550 other
Web sites. It also provides over 500 online documents, including
health publications and technical literature. It also features
databases, which can be searched by topic.
Centers for Disease Control and
An agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, the
CDC provides current information about health topics and statistics. This is the
first place to go for travelers' health, immunizations, and infectious
Use this site to answer many questions about Medicare, including information on drug
Prescription Drug Price Finder (Maryland)
(http://www.oag.state.md.us/drugprices/) Provides information on price comparisons for the
twenty-five most prescribed drugs in Maryland. The website is interactive and allows you
to perform a variety of searches to obtain information based on particular drugs, pharmacies,
or a geographic location.
Professional Organizations Note: The following is a select list. Yahoo's
Nursing Organizations Page (http://dir.yahoo.com/Health/Nursing/Organizations/)
provides an extensive list of organizations.
American Nurses Association
ANA is the the professional organization that represents the
nation's entire registered nurse population.
Maryland Board of Nursing
Provides information on nursing practice and regulations, licensure
and certification, and educational opportunities in Maryland.
Sigma Theta Tau
This is the site of the Honor Society of Nursing. It provides
information on continuing education, community service projects,
research grants, networking, publications, meetings and conferences.
Center for the
Study of the History of Nursing (http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/history)
The Center was founded in 1985 at the University of Pennsylvania
School of Nursing to collect, preserve and make accessible primary
sources which document nursing's history.
Encyclopedia of Public Health - Full-text
Topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology,
nutrition, demographics, and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions,
and biographical entries.
Encyclopedia of Aging - Full-text
Articles cover topics such as biology, medicine, economics, law, psychology,
sociology, and history as they relate to aging.
Tests in Print
Produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, TIP is a bibliography of commercially available tests and it includes information on the test purpose, publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and author(s).