What you’ll find here: Full text for nursing and allied health journals indexed in CINAHL Plus. Also access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more. Covers a wide range of topics including nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. How to search this database:Look at the EBSCOhost help page.
What you’ll find here: Health-related magazine, newspaper, and journal articles along with pamphlets and books. Other topics include professional health care and nutrition. Clinical Reference Systems and Stedman’s Medical Dictionary are part of the database. Includes 580 full-text journals and indexing/abstracts for more than 615 publications. How to search this database:Look at the EBSCOhost help page.
What you’ll find here: Journal articles dealing with life sciences and biomedicine. It is authoritative in that it is product of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. How to search this database:Look at the EBSCOhost help page.
What you’ll find here: EDS is our largest and most comprehensive database, with information from a large variety of sources and content in all disciplines. It covers materials contained in most of our other article databases, as well as books in the library catalog. If you don;t know where to start, this is the best choice. How to search this database:Look at the EBSCOhost help page.
What you’ll find here: Books, book chapters, dissertations, and journal articles focusing on behavioral and mental health. This database adds to PsycARTICLES with other media and journal articles outside the American Psychological Association's publishing circle. How to search this database:Look at the EBSCOhost help page.
What you’ll find here: a Geographic Information System allowing users to create custom demographic maps, tables, and reports. Available data includes demographics, home sale statistics, health data, mortgage trends, school performance scores, labor data such as unemployment, and crime statistics, such as city crime rates. We have recently upgraded the library's license to include Community Health Reports. How to search this database:Visit the PolicyMap Tutorial Page.
What you’ll find here: Articles from Baltimore’s main daily newspaper from 1990 to the present. This is the best source for local coverage. For more current newspaper issues, see National Newspapers. How to search this database:Look at the ProQuest help page.
What you'll find here: Articles from recent issues of The New York Times, one of the most prominent and respected daily newspapers in the U.S. For full page views of older issues, see The New York Times [Historical] below. How to search this database:Look at the ProQuest help page.
What you'll find here: Articles from one of the most widely read and respected daily newspapers from 1984 to the present. Although its articles touch on a wide variety of topics, the paper's focus is on national and international economic news. How to search this database:Look at the ProQuest help page.
What you'll find here: Articles from Washington, D.C.'s largest daily newspaper from 1996 to the present. Its coverage of the U.S. federal government also makes a good resource for national news. For older issues of The Washington Post, see The Washington Post [Historical] below. How to search this database:Look at the ProQuest help page.
This database has replaced LexisNexis Academic, with the same access to: Magazine, newspaper, and journal articles and information on various people, businesses, and countries. It also contains federal and state codes and case law. It features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents. How to search this database:Visit the Nexis Uni help page.
What you'll find here: Emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Over 1,000 short reference videos, nearly 300,000 high-resolution art images, and thousands of additional images across all subject areas. Subject coverage is especially diverse and equipped to address all key disciplines. How to search this database:Look at the Credo Video Tutorials help page.
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