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StarBest Bet Databases in Health & Medicine > Nursing

Current Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature includes journal articles and other material on nursing and allied health fields, 1982-present.
Also known as: Current Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
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Nursing Journals@Ovid Star
A searchable full-text collection of articles from 55 scholarly nursing journals. Coverage varies by journal, but most is from the mid-90's to present.
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PubMed Star
National Library of Medicine's comprehensive database of citations to medical journal articles, with links to UMass-subscribed full text, 1966-present. Public access version.
Also known as: MEDLINE
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Web of Science Star
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Provides a search by cited reference, topic, author, and more for articles in almost all important English-language journals. Arts and Humanities covers 1975-present; Social Sciences 1900-present; and Science 1900-present.
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UpToDate Star
Evidence-based, physician-authored healthcare guidelines for point-of-care decisions.
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Additional Databases in Health & Medicine > Nursing

Cochrane Library
Evidence-based information about medical treatments and therapies, designed for medical caregivers and patients.
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CogNet Library
Journal articles, books, and conference materials on the cognitive sciences, in full text, 1998-present.
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CQ Researcher
Well-documented full text overviews of current issues, including bibliographies and chronologies. Produced by Congressional Quarterly, 1923-present.
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DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
Thousands of open access scholarly journals, most published by academic departments of universities worldwide. Coverage varies; mostly recent.
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Education Journals
Articles from 550 periodicals in the field of primary, secondary and higher education, 1988-present.
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Education journal articles (EJ references) and ERIC documents (ED references), 1967-present. EDs before 1997 are in Microforms, Floor 3. Public access version.
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Google Scholar
Use within UMassí IP range to access many UMass online journal subscriptions. In Scholar Preferences, you can choose to export citations to RefWorks bibliographic manager.
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Health and Psychosocial Instruments
Citations to articles which discuss or (occasionally) reprint tests and measures in the social sciences and various health fields, 1985-present
Also known as: HAPI (Health and Psychosocial Instruments)
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Nursing Resource Center
Articles from encyclopedias, journals and handbooks, for nursing students.
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PAIS International
Articles, government documents, reports in the fields of public and social policy, political science, international relations 1915-.
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PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress
Citations to articles, books and papers on post traumatic stress syndromes and disorders.
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Citations and abstracts for psychology journal articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations, 1800ís-present.
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PubMed Central
National Library of Medicine's archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. Coverage varies; earliest journal is 1937-present; most are 2001-present.
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ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst
A repository for the research and scholarly output of members of the UMass Amherst community. Call Marilyn Billings at 545-6891 for information.
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A site that organizes access to agriculture, computer, health, energy and other scientific information from U.S. government agencies. Current.
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