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AccessMedicine

Provider: McGraw-Hill Medical
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Descriptions: AccessMedicine is an integrated database, updated daily, that draws on the more than 60 essential clinical and academic medical texts included, as well as a drug index, a differential diagnostic tool (called "Diagnosaurus") and an extensive library of images and videos. Also provided is a large selection of .pdf patient handouts. Note: The Self-Assessment and Case Files features are accessible once you establish a personal login.  Once you have a personal "MyAccess" account, you will be able to use AccessMedicine from any location.  
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AccessSurgery

Provider: McGraw-Hill Medical
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Descriptions: An integrated database of surgical texts and other resources, written and visual, that provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing surgeons with quick answers from trusted sources. Organized around the ACGME's (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) mandate for a core curriculum, AccessSurgery delivers content in context.
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Books@Ovid

Provider: Ovid
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Descriptions: This e-book collection includes Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins nursing texts and the Oxford Textbook of Medicine.
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CINAHL Plus with Full Text (1937-present)

Provider: EBSCO
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Descriptions: CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the standard, essential comprehensive index to nursing articles, containing cover-to-cover current full text of more than 400 of the top journals it indexes. It covers alternative and occupational therapy as well. CINAHL also includes some e-books and short monographs, as well as providing more than half a million historical full-text articles dating back to 1937. CINAHL uses a controlled subject vocabulary for better search results. Evidence-based Care Sheets, Quick Lessons, and Continuing Education Units augment the student experience. A tutorial for Advanced Search in CINAHL is available here.  Click here for mobile access.
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ClinicalKey

Provider: Elsevier
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Descriptions: Clinical Key provides access to: approximately 666 Elsevier medical journals (154 of which are unique to Clinical Key), 1,000+ medical reference books, more than 17,000 medical and surgical videos, 300+ Procedures Consult videos and articles, over 2.2 million images, Gold Standard drug monographs, and 50+ Clinics of North America. From the publishers: “Clinical Key is a clinical insight engine that addresses the key [information] requirements of physicians, medical librarians and health professionals. It is comprehensive, trustworthy and fast. Clinical Key draws answers from Elsevier’s vast online portfolio covering every medical and surgical specialty.”  
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Ebook Central

Provider: ProQuest
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Descriptions: A collection of approximately 30,000 e-books in disciplines, including science, technology, medicine, and life sciences, with over 80,000 Spanish e-books from the elibro Premium collection. Link to a quick guide and a training video from the Ebook Central home page. For access to EBookCentral on mobile devices, download the BlueFire reader for iOS and Android. Users will need to create a free Adobe ID and log into to BlueFire before downloading any e-book content.  For laptops, use Adobe Digital Editions.
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eBook Collection – EBSCOHost (EBooks on EBSCOHost)

Provider: EBSCO
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Descriptions: An expanding collection with more than 100,000 titles in trade, reference, science, technology, medicine and literature. Some content is out of copyright, free with subscription; some is licensed by th

e Texas State Library for TexShare; and some is provided by the University of Texas at Austin.  
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Frontiers

Provider: Frontiers
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Descriptions: Frontiers was launched in 2007 by scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of  Technology in a grassroots initiative.  Frontiers is an open-access, scholarly, primarily scientific publisher, producing 26 community-driven journals with growing impact factors, and with more than 25,000 high-impact researchers on its editorial boards. Frontiers is notable for a democratic system of peer review, the details of which can be examined under the "About" section. Authors with accepted articles who demonstrably cannot bear the cost of publication can apply to the Frontiers Research Foundation for a grant to waive some or all author fees. Waivers are dependent on the World Bank economic status of the author's country. Many video lectures are posted in a keyword-searchable, subject-browse interface. Read abstracts of about 180 downloadable e-books, which can be purchased for a negligible fee. The Frontiers Community part of the site is home to an image bank, an international conference/events schedule, a blogging platform with numerous active blogs, and a jobs board. Authors, editors and reviewers come from prestigious institutions worldwide, many of them from the Texas Medical Center. To participate in the networking components, Frontiers Research Network and Frontiers Community, complete the free online registration form. Maintain contact and receive alerts via almost any social networking tool or via RSS feed. Many TMC researchers participate.
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Gale InfoTrac Databases

Provider: Gale
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Descriptions: A list of all the Gale Infotrac databases available to our users.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Provider: Gale/UT System Digital Library
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Descriptions: Gale Virtual Reference Library offers access to a wide spectrum of disciplines in multi-volume encyclopedias and other reference books, each focusing on an aspect of arts and humanities, medicine, social and "hard" sciences. These are over 3,400 works published by Gale and other well-known publishers, such as Wiley, Cambridge University Press and MacMillan. A Merriam-Webster dictionary is also provided.
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Google Scholar

Provider: Google.com
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Descriptions: Sources of information in many diverse disciplines are retrievable with Google Scholar. A search can return citations to articles, theses, books, patents, abstracts and court opinions from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and the Web itself. Scholar ranks your search results according to the full text of each document, its place of publication, its author, and the frequency/currency of its citation by others. With an individual  Google Scholar registration one can set persistent preferences, among them the convenient option to display  TMC Library's holdings at title level (and/or those of other libraries.) In either case, the "Advanced Scholar Search" page allows restriction of your search results to a particular date range, subject area, author or journal.  
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IEEE Xplore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

Provider: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
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Descriptions: IEEE Xplore contains full-text access to the technical literature of electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. Includes full text documents from IEEE's journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers) publications from 1988, with select content going back to 1952. The content comprises more than: 160 journals, 1,200 conference proceedings, 3,800 technical standards, 1,000 eBooks and 300 educational courses. Updated monthly.
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Just Free Books

Provider: Just Free Books
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Descriptions: This is a search interface that covers about 700 websites to locate free online books by title, author or keyword. A useful tab marked "Conversion" links the user to sources of applications that reformat text file types for use with other e-readers. Some books are still available in text formats like .pdf, html and plain text. Search for a book by genre
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Karger Books and Journals

Provider: Karger AG
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Descriptions: TMC Library's collection of Karger e-books and journals
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LearningExpress Library (TexShare)

Provider: LearningExpress LLC
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Descriptions: LearningExpress Library is a suite of diverse resources for catching up on skills, exploring career options, or preparing for high school equivalency and college entrance exams. Sections that might be of interest include the Computer Skills Center where there are tutorials on various Microsoft Office programs, and the Adult Learning Center, which contains tutorials that aid in preparing one for US citizenship (Spanish version available) and aids to better writing and reading skills that may be of help to non-native speakers learning English. Free individual registration is required to access the course material.
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MerckMedicus

Provider: Merck
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Descriptions: From the mission statement: "MerckMedicus is an advertising-free medical portal designed specifically for U.S. healthcare providers. MerckMedicus provides breaking medical news, a wide variety of scientific learning resources, and cutting-edge diagnostic tools...  Merck launched MerckMedicus in 2001 as part of its century-long commitment to providing unbiased health information as a public service to consumers and health care professionals..." Free registration is required for access to the resources provided here, which include: full text content from books and journals (Springer journals, recent JAMA articles, and "latest updates" from The Lancet), patient handouts, news, a PDR drug database, an image/media library, and audio files.
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Ovid Databases and Journals

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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ProQuest Databases

Provider: ProQuest
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Descriptions: This is the menu of all ProQuest offerings that TMC Library provides: Academic Video Online, E-book Central, Nursing & Allied Health Database, PAIS International, the American and British periodicals indexes, Periodicals Archive Online, the Historical New York Times, the SciTech Premium Collection, Digital National Security Archives, and more.  Also included are links into the full text of older papers posted in ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database, authored by UTHealth graduates in public health and nursing.

PsychiatryOnline™

Provider: American Psychiatric Association
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Descriptions: PsychiatryOnline™ (POL) offers access to American Psychiatric Association textbooks, journals, patient guides and professional development tools. It provides psychiatrists and mental health professionals with key resources for diagnosis, treatment, and research. PsychiatryOnline™ contains the DSM Library, comprised of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th ed. (DSM 5®) and its accompanying handbooks and clinical cases; APA's Practice Guidelines; four APA journals (excluding FOCUS) with access to their historical issues; and a list of e-books, to which new titles are added periodically. Under the "International" tab, the Spanish-language edition of American Journal of Psychiatry is available. As a bonus, each month a free, downloadable book is posted. The journal FOCUS and CME credits are available by individual subscription only. For a price list of available CME resources, including study guides and tests, please go to this page.
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Scientific American Medicine (TexShare- Stat!Ref)

Provider: WebMD & The American College of Physicians via STAT!Ref
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Descriptions: Scientific American Medicine is a peer-reviewed, evidence-based guide to clinical decision-making, covering 11 sub-specialties of internal medicine. Chapters on Clinical Essentials, Cardiovascular Medicine, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Immunology/Allergy, Infectious Disease, Interdisciplinary Medicine, Metabolism, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Respiratory Medicine, Rheumatology and Women's Health. Includes CME opportunities. In Stat!Ref, click the Texas Consortium link at upper left to be routed to SAM.
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Springer Protocols (in Springer Nature Experiments)

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Descriptions: Springer Protocols is a comprehensive, trusted online database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the biomedical and life sciences. Taken from the series Methods in Molecular Biology and numerous other sources, this collection offers researchers access to decades of step-by-step protocols. With an emphasis on clarity, each one is organized in an easily-reproduced, recipe format. Protocols are written by experts in the field, and reviewed first by distinguished editors with the specific expertise, then by Springer's editorial staff. Contains some open-access protocols.
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Stat!Ref

Provider: Teton Data Systems
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Descriptions: Stat!Ref is a cross-searchable reference database of core full-text medical, pharmacology and nursing books, drug information from AHFS, evidence-based resources from ACP, and tools like ICD 9 and 10, Calculators, Stedman's and the National Guideline Clearinghouse. This subscription for educational institutions, provided via the Texas State Library, includes the latest editions of more than eighty standard texts and other respected medical and nursing titles. Stat!Ref also provides a customizable Evidence Alerts feed. Create a My STAT!Ref “Preferences” account to receive these alerts at regular intervals you specify. To do this,

  • Access STAT!Ref
  • Go to “Preferences” (located just under the search box)
  • Sign up for preferences
  • Select disciplines and a time interval.
Stat!Ref provides Mobile Access for IPhone, IPad,Blackberry and Android. See http://www.statref.com/products/srMobile.html for details. You can activate mobile access via your "Preferences" account. Once in your individual account, click "Temporary Log-in Account," and follow directions. Please note that for security reasons, your mobile access must be renewed every 90 days. Once your account is established, you will not need to log in with TMC Library to use mobile Stat!Ref. For a video tutorial on setting up mobile access, see this link .
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Taylor & Francis Online

Provider: Taylor & Francis
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Descriptions: E-journal collections in medicine and health care, as well as a broad range of other disciplines.

Wiley Online Library

Provider: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Descriptions: This is the interface for hundreds of Wiley e-journals and e-books. NOTE: The TMC Library subscribes to the Current Protocols in... Immunology; Molecular Biology; NeurologyProtein Science; and Stem Cell Biology.
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