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Gale Health Reference Center Academic- Gale CENGAGE Learning NOVELNY
  is a comprehensive resource for libraries, schools, and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.
Medline - EBSCO
  includes  Medscape, Charts, Mobile, Logician and CBS-Healthwatch) and is designed to give healthcare professionals and consumers the healthcare information and digital data they need.... Medscape provides a  digital health record and online healthcare information in a variety of formats.
Ovid NURSING E-Books
  Ovid Nursing Ebooks include:
Cardiovascular Nursing: Scopes and Standards of Practice
Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements
Corrections Nursing: Scopes and Standards of Practice
Faith Community Nursing: Developing a Quality Practice
Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Forensic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
New England Journal of Medicine
Gale Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection- Gale CENGAGE Learning NOVELNY
DSM 5 (Psychiatry Online)
  instant access to classic resources such as DSM Library, Journals, Textbooks, American Psyhiatric Association Practice Guidelines,  Self Assessment tools, clinical and research news from Psychiatric News, and medicaiton information handouts.
Academic Search Complete- Ebsco  
  A multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals.
Gale Expanded Academic ASAP- Gale CENGAGE Learning NOVELNY
Gale Academic OneFile- Gale CENGAGE Learning NOVELNY
  Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

  Offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.
Pub Med Central
  is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
  includes  Medscape, Charts, Mobile, Logician and CBS-Healthwatch) and is designed to give healthcare professionals and consumers the healthcare information and digital data they need.... Medscape provides a  digital health record and online healthcare information in a variety of formats.
BioMed Central
  free web database is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.  All the original research articles in journals published by BioMed Central are immediately and permanently available online without charge or any other barriers to access.
Free Medical Journals
  was created to promote the free availability of full text medical journals on the Internet.
Health on the Net: MedHunt
  free web database guides lay persons or non-medical users and medical practitioners to useful and reliable online medical and health information.  
Highwire Press
  is one of the two largest archives of free full-text science and are assisting in the online publication of 141,609 free full-text articles and 638,945 total articles.
NLM Gateway
  allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).
PLOS Public Library of Science
  The PLoS journals are run by professional editors, trained scientists, and physicians, in close collaboration with editorial boards. Papers published in these journals are peer reviewed using a uniquely consultative process between editors and experts in their field, and are produced to the highest editorial and production standards. Under the open access model, PLoS makes all published works immediately available online, with no charges for access and no restrictions on subsequent redistribution or use.

SAGE Publications
  SAGE Publications publishes over 485 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine

Nursing Databases

Nursing Reference Center
A comprehensive reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals, directly at the point-of-care.
  Gale Nursing and Allied Health Collection- Gale CENGAGE Learning NOVELNY
CINAHL with Full Text - EBSCO
  provides indexing for over 1200 nursing, allied health and health sciences journals. CINAHL Information Systems assembles this database. Latest update file 7/20/01.
The Cochran Collection (Nursing)  Ebsco
Cochran Central Register of Controlled Trials  Ebsco
Cochran Central Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects  Ebsco
Cochran Database of Systematic Reviews Ebsco
Cochran Economic Evaluation Database Ebsco
Cochran Health Technologies Assessment Ebsco
Cochran Methodologies Register Ebsco
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - EBSCO
  full text provides nearly 520 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 550 journals.
Gale Common Menu - Gale CENGAGE Learning NOVELNY
  Contains all CENGAGE Learning Novel Databases covering a wide range of subjects.

Newspaper Databases

Gale National Newspaper Index- Gale CENGAGE Learning NOVELNY
Gale Newsstand- Gale CENGAGE Learning NOVELNY
Gale®, part of Cengage Learning, is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses. Best known for its accurate and authoritative reference content as well as its intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, the company creates and maintains more than 600 databases that are published online, in print, as eBooks and in microform.
Gale New York State Newspapers- Gale CENGAGE Learning NOVELNY
Full text access to the papers from Binghamton, Buffalo, New York City, Rochester, Syracuse and Westchester County, New York. Full text coverage is 365 days  for the New York Times. 
Newspaper Source - EBSCO
Full text for a total of 174 full text newspapers and other sources.

Encyclopedia Databases

The Encyclopedia Britannica
  the complete encyclopedia, with related Internet sites and more including Britannica's Internet Guide and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.

Grolier Online
  Grolier Online is published by Scholastic Library Publishing, Inc., a division of Scholastic Inc. It includes seven encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia America, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science.

You may also find the following databases useful:


Credo General Reference A completely customizable online reference solution for learners and librarians offering 530 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers. Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference.
DOAJ:  Directory of Open Access Journals
  Covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals and aims to cover all subjects and languages.
Google Scholar
  From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles.
Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context- Gale CENGAGE Learning NOVELNY
  Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center brings together all the information that’s needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more!

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