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AIDSearch AIDSDRUGS (dictionary), AIDSTRIAL (trial information), and AIDSLINE (journal, report, and book citations) 1980+ / Monthly
Books@Ovid 50+ electronic books on various health-related topics Latest editions / Varies by title
CareNotes System Customizable patient education documents in English and Spanish Latest edition / Quarterly
CINAHL 1100+ journals and publications in nursing and allied health 1982+ / Monthly
Clin-Alert Summaries of adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and market withdrawals from 100+ key medical and research journals from around he world 1963+ / 24 issues per year
Clinical Pharmacology Up-to-date, peer-reviewed information on all U.S. prescription, over-the-counter, new and investigational drugs, as well as off-label uses and dosage, herbal supplements, and nutritional information Latest edition / Daily
Compounding Today Contains literature references, resources, databases and electronic tools for pharmacists preparing individualized medications Varies / Weekly
Course Reserves SIUE course reserve lists, including links to online documents Daily
CREDO Reference 150+ electronic books (all subjects) 2005+
Current Contents/ All Editions 7500+ journals on all subjects 1993+ / Weekly
Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Technology 200+ articles, written by experts in every specialty encompassed by pharmaceutical technology Latest edition / Quarterly
Evidence Based Medical Reviews Multifile database allowing simultaneous searching of the 4 EBMR databases: ACP Journal Club; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews ; and Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects 1991+ / Varies
Facts & Comparisons 4.0 A variety of tools and resources describing drugs, natural products, therapies and patient information Latest editions / Daily
FIRST Consult 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
Free Books4Doctors 650+ free online full-text medical texts in multiple languages and browsable by
specialty or title.
Varies by title / Varies
Health and Psychosocial Instruments Wide variety of evalution and measurement tools for health and psychosocial studies 1985+ / Quarterly
Health Source: Consumer Edition 190+ journals, 1000+ pamphlets, 20+ reference books on general health, nutrition, and professional health care 1990+ / Journals daily, Books annually
Health Source:
Nursing/Academic Edition
600+ journals on nursing and allied health 1984+ / Daily
Healthcare Series Online Comparative drug summaries, drug interaction capabilities; multi-level therapeutic class tree; drug identification images; critical emergency, acute care, and disease data; customizable patient education materials; alternative medicine information Latest edition / Daily
Ident-A-Drug Drug products identified by imprinted codes, color and shape Latest edition / Varies
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding Standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, medical devices, and dietary supplements Latest edition / Annually with two supplements
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPAB) Worldwide coverage of pharmaceutical science and health-related literature 1970+ / Monthly
King Guide to Parenteral Admixtures 400+ drug IV monographs. Fully referenced with primary sources. Select multiple drugs to view compatibility and stability information Latest edition / Quarterly
Lexi-Comp ONLINE A system of 13 integrated drug information databases providing point-of-care drug and clinical information through the following modules: interactions, drug identification, patient care, calculations, IV compatibility and web search Varies / Daily
Liebert Online 50+ authoritative journals in the life and health sciences, medicine, engineering, and law Varies by title/ Monthly
MDConsult 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 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 1988+ / Biweekly
MEDLINE 10500+ sources from 70+ countries 1965+ / Daily
MEDLINE - Ovid MEDLINE Electronic counterpart of Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and the International Nursing Index 1950+ / Daily
Micromedex CareNotes System: customizable patient education documents in English and Spanish Latest edition / Quarterly
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Evidence-based information on natural and herbal medicines and dietary supplements Latest edition / Varies
netLibrary 7,000+ electronic books Varies by title / Daily
Pharmacist's Letter Online journal including "detail-documents" on every topic covered, charts and patient handouts and updates on newly-approved drugs 1996 / Monthly
PLoS Contains full-text of the following open-access, peer-reviewed journals: PLoS Biology, PLoS Medicine, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Genetics and PLoS Pathogens Varies by title / Monthly
PsycINFO Academic research and practice literature in psychology 1872+ / Quarterly
PubMed 4,500+ biomedical journals, magazines, newspapers, and newsletters 1966+ / Biweekly
ScienceDirect 1700+ journals with 850+ in full text 1995+/ Daily
SILC: Illinois Catalog 62+ million items in the catalogs of 2,665 Illinois libraries, with the ability to limit by library type and determine item availability Varies by title / Varies by title
SpringerLink 350+ journals in full text Varies by title
SIUE Catalog Lovejoy Library, 40+ other Illinois academic libraries, and the State Library Daily
STAT!Ref Electronic books on health-related topics Latest editions / Varies by title
Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter Review articles of drug classes for treatment of common disorders. Recommends first choice and alternative drugs. Includes access to the Antimicrobial Therapy handbook, Adverse Drug Interactions Program , and patient brochures 2002+ / Monthly
USP-NF Online : Login Required. Ask at the Information Desk Contains standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, medical devices, and dietary supplements Latest edition / Annually
Wiley InterScience 650+ journals in full text Most titles from 1997+ / Daily
WorldCat Holdings of almost 44,000 libraries in 86 countries 1200 A.D.+ / Daily
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