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A compilation of web sites and databases for accessing government information and publications.
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A gateway to resources for all health sciences disciplines, including research databases, clinical tools, and reference resources.
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Find resources for Health Policy, Health Economics, Health Management, and Health Statistics
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- CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Major Nursing and Allied Health database
- Cochrane Library
Independent medical evidence on which to base clinical treatment decisions.
- EMBASE : Excerpta Medica Database
"The European PubMed." A good alternative to PubMed. From 1974 to present.
- GIDEON - Global Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Network
Clinical tool used for diagnosis and reference in the fields of tropical and infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. This resource was partially acquired with funding from the Library/IT Assessment.
- Global Health
Information on international health, biomedical life sciences, non-communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene, etc.
- Google Scholar
- MEDLINE via Ovid
The MEDLINE UIC Library Subscribes To.
- National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)
Searchable database of information about research datasets, instruments/indices and software.
Database on reproductive health, population, family planning, and related health issues.
Major psychology and psychiatry database.
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's to present.
Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with tools that track, analyze and visualize research.
- Social Services Abstracts
Provides current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.
- Social Work Abstracts
Covers social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more. 1977 to present.
- Sociological Abstracts
Major sociology database.
TOXNET is a publicly available portal to materials on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and biohazards.
- Urban Studies: A SAGE Full-text Collection
This database includes the full text of 12 journals published by SAGE and participating societies
- Urban Studies Abstract
Bibliographic citations to articles on urban affairs, community development, urban history and more.
- Water Resources Abstracts
Technical and scientific literature on water-related topics: conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources.
- Web of Science
A good resource for finding cited references
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