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Ovid Databases and Journals

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Provider: Ovid (Wolters-Kluwer)
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Descriptions: This is the menu of all Ovid resources available to our users.  For journals, to search only what the library provides, use the "Your Journals at Ovid" link.  Resources include:

  • Books @ Ovid
  • Journals @ Ovid / Your Journals @ Ovid
  • PsycArticles and PsycInfo
  • Health and Psychosocial Instruments
  • Medline

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HighWire Press: Free Online Full-Text Articles

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Provider: HighWire Press and Publishers
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Descriptions: HighWire Press is the online platform provider to a number of publishers of peer-reviewed scientific journals. By its own report, as of October 2013, HighWire assists in the online publication of 2,269,483 free full-text articles and 7,131,685 total articles. There are 36 sites with free trial periods, 84 completely free sites and 278 sites with free back issues. Click this record's title link to see the list of journals showing specific date ranges of open-access content available in each. Embargo periods vary.
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Profiles in Science

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Provider: National Library of Medicine
Descriptions: This collection from the National Library of Medicine provides biographical, career and bibliographic information on a selection of scientists in the medical and biomedical fields.
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National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

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Provider: NIGMS - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Descriptions: "The mission of [NIGMS] is to support research that increases understanding of life processes and lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention." NIGMS provides training and career grants, including a grants and opportunities program for minorities. This website is a gold mine for educators, providing scientist interviews, short films on special topics, an image database, posters, fact sheets, even interactive games. One can access or sign up for Biomedical Beat, the free NIGMS online newsletter, as well as order many other free publications. For researchers there is a blog, NIGMS Feedback Loop, that keeps one up to date on funding opportunities and future plans.
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MedPix Medical Image Database

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Provider: Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Informatics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD
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MedPix® is a free open-access online database of medical images, teaching cases, and clinical topics, integrating images and textual metadata including over 12,000 patient case scenarios, 9,000 topics, and nearly 59,000 images. Our primary target audience includes physicians and nurses, allied health professionals, medical students, nursing students and others interested in medical knowledge.
 
The content material is organized by disease location (organ system); pathology category; patient profiles; and, by image classification and image captions. The collection is searchable by patient symptoms and signs, diagnosis, organ system, image modality and image description, keywords, contributing authors, and many other search options.
 
In addition to searching and browsing images and cases, the MedPix® website provides free AMA Category 1 CME credits online. Earn up to 30 minutes of CME with each completed case.

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Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)

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Provider: Ovid
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Descriptions: HAPI provides access to information on measurement instruments (questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/manuals, rating scales, projecting techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psycho-social sciences, organizational behavioral science and library and information science. Use HAPI to identify measures needed for research studies, grant proposals, client/patient assessment, class papers and projects, theses and dissertations, and program evaluation. For a brief guide to searching any Ovid database, access the full list of available databases by clicking "Change Databases," and click the "i" (information) logo next to its title.
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