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Databases: Communicative Disorders

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Academic Search Complete **:
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

CINAHL Complete **:
CINAHL Complete provides indexing for 5,400 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. CINAHL Complete also contains searchable cited references for more than 1,460 journals and provides full text for hundreds of journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1937 are also included.

Communication & Mass Media Complete **:
Provides research in areas related to communication and mass media. Includes indexing and abstracting for more than 770 journals, with full text for 450-plus titles. Also features 5,400 author profiles.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5) **:
DSM-5 is used by health professionals, social workers,and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders by concise and explicit criteria.

DSM-5 Clinical Cases **:
Cases exemplify and are cross-referenced with the mental disorders categorized in the DSM-5™ in order to aid understanding of diagnostic concepts, including symptoms, severity, comorbidities, age of onset and development, dimensionality across disorders, and gender and cultural implications.

DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis **:
Differential Diagnosis provides a variety of approaches to diagnosis, including a six-step diagnostic framework, 29 bottom-up “decision trees”, and 66 differential diagnosis tables.

eBooks on EBSCOhost **:
Provides access to an extensive collection of e-book titles online. (Uses free versions of Adobe Digital Editions. Due to privacy and security issues with Adobe Digital Editions 4.0, the library currently recommends Adobe Digital Editions 3.0.)

ERIC:
ERIC, the U.S. Department of Education Educational Resource Information Center database, contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests.

ERIC Website **:
Provides free access to over 107,000 full-text non-journal documents via the ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) website.

Health e-Links:
Funded by grants from the National Library of Medicine and the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Health e-Links provides directory information and links to health related sites in Louisiana and nation wide.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition **:
This database provides nearly 600 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis.

MEDLINE Complete **:
MEDLINE Complete is the largest companion to the MEDLINE index. It provides more than 2,400 full text articles from medical journals. Many of the most-used journals are available with no embargo, allowing users to access the information as soon as it is published.

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source **:
Offers full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection **:
This database provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

PsycINFO **:
PsycINFO (R) contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law.

PubMed:
PubMed is a service of the National Library of Medicine that includes over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

Science and Technology Collection **:
The Science & Technology Collection contains over 800 leading full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications.

Science Citation Index:
A comprehensive index of the top scholarly research journals in the sciences accessed through Web of Science.

ScienceDirect Freedom Collection **:
ScienceDirect Freedom Collection provides full-text scientific journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 journals and almost 20,000 books.

Web of Science (formerly Web of Knowledge):
A comprehensive index to over 8,000 of the top scientific and scholarly research journals in the world.
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