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** Guide to Health and Fitness (for PE students)

A library guide to researching topics in health and fitness.

Academic OneFile (GALE)

Access to thousands of articles in scholarly journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, and literature. (from NOVELny))

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Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (NIH.gov)

Portal created by he National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)  to support researchers and practitioners searching for information related to alcohol research. Includes links to a number of databases, journals, and Web sites focused on alcohol research and related topics. Also included is a link to the archived Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH), produced by NIAAA from 1972 through December 2003.

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CINAHL (EBSCO)

The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature with links to full text.

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Ebook Collection from Ebscohost

Access to thousands of commercially published electronic books in various disciplines, including recently-published titles in criminal justice. (Formerly Netlibary)

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Ebrary (ProQuest)

A constantly expanding collection of thousands of ebooks on a broad variety of disciplines.

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Films on Demand (Infobase Learning)

Over 7,000 documentaries, dramas, and newsreels from the world

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Purchased with the Student Technology Fee
Health and Safety Science Abstracts (ProQuest)

In association with the Univ. of Southern California Inst. of Safety and Systems Mgmt., provides access to articles in public health, occupational safety, emergency management, toxicology, fire safety, and security. Coverage from 1981 to the present.

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Health Reference Center Academic (GALE)

Access to nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines. (from NOVELny)

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Health Sciences Full Text Collection (SAGE)

Searchable collection of Sage Journals in social studies of health, public policy, health services & administration, health education, and community/public health nursing. Coverage from 1894 to the present.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)

Access to articles in scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also includes AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

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Medline via PubMed (NIH.gov)

National Library of Medicine's database (via PubMed interface) of millions of references to articles published in licensed or freely available biomedical journals.

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Medline with Full Text (EBSCO)

Provides many of the materials indexed in Medline. Covers medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.

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Provides access to authoritative consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine and other organizations as well as drug information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.

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NCBI Bookshelf

A growing collection of searchable biomedical books hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, which advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.

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Oxford Reference Online Premium

Over 200 reference books from Oxford University Press, including language dictionaries, and reference works in art, science, classics, business, history, law, literature, medicine, geography, performing arts, philosophy, and social science.

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PILOTS (ProQuest)

Bibliographic database covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) and other mental-health conditions resulting from traumatic events. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and produced by the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  

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Pubmed (NIH.gov)

Searches citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Some are free or available via a John Jay subscription. Some are for sale.

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Science Citation Index (Web of Science) (Thomson)

Multidisciplinary index to research journals in the sciences, including medicine, mathematics and statistics. 1997 to present.

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SCOPUS

Access to peer-reviewed journal titles from international publishers in science, technology, social science and medicine. Results can be refined by author affiliation, funding source, and more. Coverage from the 1960's to the present.

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TOXNET (NIH.gov)

Indexes journal articles, books, and reports (written for scientists) on the toxicological, pharmacological, biochemical and physiological effects of drugs and other chemicals. Coverage from 1965 to the present.

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USP-NA (U.S. Pharmacopeia)

A guide through the pharmaceutical process. A source for FDA-enforceable quality standards for drugs, dietary supplements, excipients, testing procedures, assays, analytical methods and more.

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Web of Science (Thomson)

Searching and Citation checking through the use of Science Citation Index (from 1997), Social Science Citation Index (from 1900), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (from 1975).

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World Health Organization Statistical Information System

A guide to health and health-related statistical information from the World Health Organization. Includes statistics on AIDS/HIV and other diseases.

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