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Databases: Nursing

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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.

Alt HealthWatch **:
This alternative health database provides full text for 180 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990.

America's News (formerly NewsBank) **:
Find information on topics related to business, communications, education, government, history, nursing, politics and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, videos and web-only content. Subscription includes access to the Advocate, Times-Picayune and USA Today.

Cabell's Directories:
Cabell's covers directories in Business, Education, Psychology, Computer Science and Health. Journals can be searched by topic, acceptance rate, type of review, number of reviewers and publishers and classification index. The site also lists call for papers and a comparison of institutional publishing activity.

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.

Cochrane Collection Plus (formerly Cochrane Library) **:
The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration. The six databases are: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Methodology Register, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, Health Technology Assessment Database, NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

Counseling and Therapy in Video **:
CTIV provides videos for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. It includes reenactments and footage of actual therapy sessions, as well as contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops filmed at conferences and seminars worldwide.

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.)

FilmsOnDemand: Master Academic Collection:
Contains video segments relevant to a wide range of academic studies. The videos can be searched by segments, by title or by transcript. Featured producers include BBC, Cengage Learning, Cambridge Educational, Nova and Ken Burns.

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.

Lexi-PALS Drug Guide:
A database of Patient Advisory Leaflets from Lexi-Comp that provides vital education on medications for patients. The approach for each pamphlet is to present each medication in an easy to follow and understand question-and-answer format. The database consists of over 1,450 medication and natural product leaflets, with an additional 600 Spanish language leaflets representing the most subscribed and commonly used medications. The database is updated monthly.

MedicLatina **:
MedicLatina is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. This unique database provides access to full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals.

MEDLINE Complete **:
MEDLINE Complete is the largest companion to the MEDLINE index. It provides full text access to more than 2,400 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.

Project Muse **:
Provides full-text, online access to humanities and social sciences journals. Dupré Library subscribes to the Standard Collection.

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.

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.

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

SocINDEX with Full Text **:
SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text **:
SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for 550 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index - with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature. Subscription allows for 4 simultaneous users.

Statistical Abstract of the United States **:
The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive collection of statistics covering the social, political, and economic environment of the United States.

UpToDate **:
UpToDate is an evidence-based knowledge system authored by physicians to help clinicians make the right decisions at the point of care. All UpToDate content is written and edited by a global community of 4,800 physicians, world-renowned experts in their specialties. Supported by UpToDate's 45 in-house physician editors, these authors follow a rigorous editorial process, continually reviewing the content to ensure it is of the highest quality, and based on the latest evidence.