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Nursing Journal and Newspaper Databases

Database/Vendor Subjects Contents Coverage Dates/Updates
CINAHL Plus With Full Text
EBSCO
Nursing and allied health
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
1100+ journals and publications
  • 1982+

  • Monthly
Clin-Alert
Sage Publications
Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
Summaries of adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and market withdrawals from over 100 key medical and research journals from around the world. Searchable.
  • August 2001-

  • 24 issues per year
Current Contents/All Editions
Ovid
All subjects
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
7500+ journals
  • 1993+

  • Weekly
FIRST Consult
Elsevier
Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
  • Images
Findings from journals and health references organized into a highly accessible format for point-of-care use via the desktop or handhelds, with tools for differential diagnosis, evaluation and management of medical conditions, patient education and procedure skills review.
  • Varies

  • Daily
Health Source:
Consumer Edition

EBSCO
General health, nutrition, and professional health care
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • 190+ journals
  • 1000+ pamphlets
  • 20+ reference books
  • Medical dictionary
  • 1990+

  • Journals daily
  • Books annually
Health Source:
Nursing/Academic Edition

EBSCO
Nursing and allied health
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
600+ journals in full text
  • 1984+

  • Daily
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPAB)
Ovid
Pharmacology and health sciences
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
Worldwide coverage of pharmaceutical science and health-related literature
  • 1970-

  • Monthly
MD Consult
Elsevier
Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
  • Images
A family of online medical information sites serving medical professionals' content needs, integrating books, practice guidelines, patient education materials, drug information and peer-reviewed journals from 50+ publishers, medical societies, and government agencies.
  • Varies

  • Daily
Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
The Medical Letter, Inc.
Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
Unbiased, critical evaluations of drugs. Appraises drugs in terms of their effectiveness, toxicity, cost, and possible alternatives. Includes access to the Antimicrobial Therapy Handbook, Adverse Drug Interactions Program, and patient brochures. Searchable.
  • January 1, 1988 -

  • Biweekly
MEDLINE
OCLC
All areas of medicine
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
9500+ sources from 70+ countries
  • 1965+

  • Daily
MEDLINE - Ovid MEDLINE
Ovid
Medicine, nursing, dentistry, allied health, biology, chemistry and biophysics
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
Electronic counterpart of Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and the International Nursing Index
  • 1950 -

  • Daily
Pharmacist's Letter
Therapeutic Research
Registration Required

Medicine and health sciences

  • Text

Online journal including "Detail-Documents" on every topic covered, charts and patient handouts and updates on newly-approved drugs

  • 1996

  • Monthly
PLoS
Public Library of Science
Biology, medicine and health sciences
  • Text
  • Images

Contains full-text of the following open-access, peer-reviewed journals: PLoS Biology, PLoS Medicine, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Geneticsand PLoS Pathogens

  • Varies by title

  • Monthly
PubMed
National Library of Medicine
Medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, healthcare systems, and preclinical sciences
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
4,500 biomedical journals, magazines, newspapers, and newsletters
  • 1966+

  • Tuesday and Saturday
ScienceDirect
Elsevier
All subjects
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
1700+ journals with 870+ in full text
  • 1995+

  • Daily
SpringerLink
Springer-Kluwer
Sciences, medicine, social sciences and education
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
  • Links
380+ journals in full text
  • Varies by title
Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter
The Medical Letter, Inc.
Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
Review articles of drug classes for treatment of common disorders. Recommends first choice and alternative drugs. Includes access to the Antimicrobial Therapy Handbooks, Adverse Drug Interactions Program, and patient brochures. Searchable.
  • September 1, 2002 -

  • Monthly
USP-NF Online
The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc. |
Login Required
Please ask at Information Desk.

Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
  • Images
Contains standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, medical devices, and dietary supplements.
  • Latest edition

  • Annual update plus two supplements per year