Health Reference Center Academic
This multi-source database integrates the full text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books. Most of these sources provide the full text of the article/chapter. Find articles on: fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, prescription drugs, etc. Coverage: 1980 – present.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
One of the richest collections of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing access to nearly 300 full text consumer health periodicals. It also includes searchable full text for more than 1,000 health-related pamphlets and 129 health reference books. Additionally, Health Source: Consumer Edition contains more than 4,500 Clinical Reference Systems reports; Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to 1,100 drug monograph entries and 2,700 patient education fact sheets; and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.
Magill’s Medical Guide
The Guide includes over 1,000 essays, ranging in length from 500 to 3,500 words each. There are more than 400 photographs and drawings plus 644 sidebars and tables. The new edition introduces particularly current subject areas such as facial transplantation and Avian influenza (bird flu). Plus, the Guide includes 44 "In the News" sidebars that evaluate recent media stories about ongoing research and experimental treatments.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE allows users to search citations and abstracts from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
This database provides indexing for over 2,818 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, including nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Full text material includes more than 70 journals plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. Also offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Coverage: 1982 – present.
Credo Reference: Psychology
Full text database of books with articles covering pschology.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full text database providing 23 subject specific dictionaries, encyclopedias and general reference books as well as the online version of the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. Subjects include contemporary fashion, poets and novelists, film, alternative medicine, popular culture, small business and more. Includes two children’s visual reference books on the U.S. and the world.
Expanded Academic ASAP (1984-Present)
Index to scholarly articles in art and related disciplines (social science journals, humanities journals, science and technology journals, national news periodicals, general interest magazines and The New York Times (indexed only). Offers balanced coverage of every academic concentration — from advertising and microbiology to history and women’s studies.
InfoTrac OneFile (1980-Present)
is a single electronic resource that provides instant access to an unprecedented number of periodicals. Rely on for access to periodical and news content and indexing from a variety of mainstream and specialized sources — from The New York Times to refereed academic journals.
Academic Search Premier (1975-Present)
This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Academic Search Premier is an enormous collection of the most valuable peer-reviewed full text journals, offering critical information from many sources unique to this database. A search for the term art will give results that include academic journals, magazines, newspapers, books/monographs, and educational reports. A search can also be conducted on images, as well as indexes.
From the Boston Public Library
Click above to find out how you can access the resources available from the Boston Public Library. Once you have your BPL library card, click below to gain access to the articles available in the databases. This will take you directly to the page for Psychology.
The databases available from the Boston Public Library are listed on this page by subject, and include access to images and periodical indexes.
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Google Scholar (Coverage Varies)
Multi-disciplinary index to peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature. Includes the full-text of publications freely available on the web and citations for materials published by commercial publishers. Stronger coverage in the sciences. Results are ranked by Google's determination of relevance.