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|CINAHL Plus with Full-Text (Ebsco)||info||some||some|
|This database provides access to health science literature related to nursing and allied health disciplines. In addition, it includes standards of practice and evidence-based care guidelines.|
The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides access to journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, and books.
PsycINFO, produced by the American Psychological Association, provides access to journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, reports, and other documents from all over the world in both English and foreign languages in the field of psychology and related disciplines such as education, criminology, psychiatry, social work, medicine, and law, back to 1887.
|SPORTDiscus with Full Text||info||some||some|
|Covers journals, popular sources, book chapters, books, dissertations, theses, and conference proceedings in sport and fitness literature as well as related disciplines like sport and exercise science; physical education; occupational and recreational therapy; human movement studies; sport management and medicine; sport and exercise psychology; biomechanics; sport law; training; and coaching. Some coverage dates back to 1800 and many sources include full text.|
|Use this database to find peer-reviewed and professional journal articles about complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.|
|BIOSIS Previews covers all areas of the life sciences. Search for articles, patents, meetings, and books. Use the citation maps feature to find out who has been citing an article. 1926-present.|
|This portal allows users to search several databases containing evidence-based medical resources: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness, ACP Journal Club, and Cochrane central Register of Controlled Trials.|
|ERIC via U.S. Dept. of Education||info||some||some|
|The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides access to journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, and books. Please note that this version of ERIC does NOT provide document delivery, links to other GVSU databases, or to the library catalog.|
|Educational Testing Services develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually, including the Tests in Microfiche (TIM) held by GVSU on the 4th floor of Zumberge Library, Allendale. TIM includes research and unpublished instruments.|
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Education Abstracts provides access to a vast range of historical education magazines, peer-reviewed journals, and yearbooks. Articles and information about articles written between 1929 and 1983 are found in this database, as well as articles written since 1995.
|Education Research Complete||info||some||some|
|Education Research Complete is the most comprehensive resource for education research. Find articles (including full text and scholarly articles), books, and conference papers in all areas of education. Includes information about books and articles written in the last 100 years.|
|Films On Demand||info||n/a||all|
Films On Demand provides access to more than 11,000 online streaming videos from the Films Media Group.
|HAPI (Health & Psychosocial Instruments)||info||n/a||n/a|
HAPI (Health and Psychosocial Instruments) includes information on tools for clinicians and where to find them. It covers such tools as questionnaires, interview schedules, tests, checklists, rating and other scales, coding schemes, and projective techniques in the areas of health sciences, psychology and social sciences. There are ten concurrent users for this database.
|Health & Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module||info||some||some|
|This database provides background resources for health related topics. In addition to journal article content, it contains a medical encyclopedia and dictionary, drug information, and links to much more.|
|Health Reference Center - Academic (InfoTrac)||info||some||some|
|Use this database to find full text articles from nursing, allied health, and medical journals as well as consumer health sources.|
an index to quality journals in medicine, science, and technology
|Covers over 6,000 news, business and legal sources, including federal and state cases and codes.|
|MEDLINE is the premier database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It contains over 12 million records of journal articles in all areas of the life sciences.|
|Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print||info||n/a||all|
Contains full-text information about and reviews of over 2,000 commercially available English-language tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. All entries contain descriptive information (e.g., test purpose, publisher, pricing) and edited review(s) written by leading content area experts." Coverage is from 1985 (Volume 9) to the present.
|National Library of Medicine databases||info||some||some|
|The National Library of Medicine provides a wide variety of resources related to the biomedical and health sciences in the form of databases, databanks, bibliographic citations, full-text, and images. Among them are Entrez, a molecular biology database system; Cancer Information; AIDSInfo; Medline Plus, a patient health information database; PubMed Central, an open-access database of full-text articles in the health and biological sciences; and TOXNET, a network of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.|
|OT SEARCH makes it possible to search the contents of the Wilma L. West Library for the American Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, thus operating as a national clearing house of occupational therapy information.|
|OTseeker is a database of evidence-based systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. Trials have been critically appraised and rated to assist in evaluating their validity and interpretability. In order to find full-text of the trail, links or information is provided.|
|PEDro is a database of evidence-based randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews in the field of physiotherapy. Most trials on the database have been rated using a scale for those trials which are the most valid and those which are not. In order to find full-text of the trial, links or information is provided.|
|Physical Education Index||info||some||none|
Subjects covered include: coaching and training, dance, fitness tests, health education, kinesiology, motor learning, physical education curricula, physical therapy, recreation, sports equipment, sports law, sports medicine, and sport sociology/psychology. Although not a full-text database, the Get it a GVSU button links smoothly to other databases when full text is available. Coverage ranges from 1970 to present and includes peer-reviewed journals, popular and trade magazines, reports, and conference proceedings.
|ProQuest Medical Library||info||some||some|
Use this database to find medical literature covering major healthcare specialties, including nursing and allied health disciplines.
|ProQuest Psychology Journals||info||some||some|
ProQuest Psychology Journals™ provides abstracts and indexing for more than 710 titles, with over 570 titles available in full text. Users get access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to psychological research. Additionally, ProQuest Psychology Journals includes 4,000 full text dissertations representing a range of psychology disciplines including behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, personality, physiological, psychobiology, psychometrics and social psychology.
Search the full-text of leading sociology journals. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts.
PsycARTICLES helps you to find full-text, peer-reviewed articles in journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations. It covers general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology back to 1894. You may also search PsycInfo for these articles, as all information from PsycArticles is duplicated there.
|PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, is a publicly available online database of biomedical and medical journal records. It includes MEDLINE content.|
REHABDATA is a literature database on disability and rehabilitation produced by the National Rehabilitation Information Center. It covers physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities. The types of documents described in REHABDATA include research reports, books, journal articles, and audiovisual materials.
|Safety and Industrial Hygiene (see also Knovel)||info||n/a||some|
The Knovel Safety & Industrial Hygiene collection provides full text access to over 200 core titles in the areas of fire safety, industrial safety, industrial hygiene, radiation, and toxic substances. This collection is keyword searchable and contains interactive tables, graphs and equations.
|Find articles, books, and reference materials in all areas of science, technology and medicine. 1823-present.|
|Scirus is the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Works similarly to Google, but searches for articles, scientist’s homepages, patent information and information from scientific websites.|
|SocINDEX with Full Text||info||some||some|
|Covers sociology and other aspects of the social sciences and may be useful in locating information in related areas like anthropology; criminology; and ethnic, racial, and gender studies. Author Profiles support identifying areas of expertise or focus of authors. Coverage dates back to 1895 for some journals and full text is available for a large percentage of sources.|
|Social Sciences Abstracts||info||some||some|
|Social Sciences Full Text provides references to English-language articles, interviews, obituaries, biographies, and book reviews in anthropology, economics, geography, law, political science, psychology, sociology, and other social sciences back to 1983, with summaries of documents back to 1994.|
|Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science)||info||most||none|
|Find journal articles in the social sciences. Over 50 different subject areas covered including: anthropology, history, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, and social work. Use the citation maps feature to find out who has been citing an article. 1956-present.|
|Social Services Abstracts||info||some||none|
Features research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Includes records for journal articles, dissertations, and citations to book reviews from 1980 to present.
Provides access to the latest findings in theoretical and applied sociology, social science, and political science. Includes references to journal articles; dissertations; book , chapter, and association paper abstracts as well as citations from books, films, and software. Coverage dates back to 1963.
SpringerLink allows Grand Valley users full-text access to over 1700 journals in subjects including science, technology, humanities and law. Search the entire database or within subject collections or by publication type (which includes journal articles, reference entries, and books.)
|STAT!Ref contains medical reference e-books covering all aspects of medicine and allied health. It includes key references for evidence-based medicine, pharmacology, anatomy, coding and classification, diagnosis, definitions, and calculations which can all be searched simultaneously.|
|UpToDate is a comprehensive database of clinical information for practitioners. It provides symptoms, tests, diagnosis, and therapy for illnesses and conditions including evidence and opinions for the most recommended path.|
|Wiley Online Library||info||some||some|
|find full text articles and other information about various topics, especially medicine, science, and technology|