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Nursing Databases

  • CINAHL Complete (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)  
    CINAHL Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing & allied health literature and supports nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers.
  • Cochrane Library
    Databases that focus on the effects of health care and evidence based medical practice.
    NHS Economic Evaluation Database, Health Technology Assessments, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, Cochrane Methodology Register
  • Medline from EBSCO
    Created by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine,nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
  • Medline from Web of Science
    This option is available if you want to use citation mapping.
  • Ovid Nursing Database & Ovid Full Text Journals
    Indexes over 400 nursing and allied health journals from all over the world;
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
    Contains over 250 full text nursing and allied health journals. Full text begins in the early to mid 1990's, but indexing goes back to the early 1980's.
  • PubMed (with links to UMass Boston holdings)
    The major gateway to the medical research literature; developed by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI); includes Medline, the National Library of Medicine's medical database, as well as new citations which are not yet included in the Medline database.

Other Health and Biomedical Databases

  • BioMed Central  Icon
    Free registration. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings.
  • DSM Library from the American Psychiatric Association
    The new PsychiatryOnline creates a one stop resource for information on diagnosis, treatment guidelines, the latest research, and breaking news from the field. From a single location, you can access all APA journals, Psychiatric News, the DSM Library and bestselling textbooks, as well as APA Practice Guidelines, self assessments, and continuing medical education.

    For training on use of this database, view the Video Tutorials.
  • Health and Psychosocial Instruments from EBSCO Publishing
    Offers information about measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, tests) in health and behavioral fields.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
    A mix of medical resources including encyclopedias and a dictionary, health and medical journal articles, informational pamphlets, trusted web-sites, and health videos.
  • Health Reference Center Academic
    Covers medical, nutrition, and public health topics; includes a mixture of scholarly journals and popular magazines as well as some reference books, news articles, and multi-media resources.
  • JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)
    The Journal of Visualized Experiments, JoVE, is dedicated to accelerating biological, medical, chemical and physical research by elucidating techniques through a combination of peer reviewed video and text.
  • ScienceDirect
    ScienceDirect provides full text online access to over 900 Elsevier journals. The Backfiles program offers the ability to search a historical archive of over 6.75 million articles. This set of journals is a key component of Healey Library's online scholarly journal collection

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