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Abstracts in Social Gerontology

This bibliographic database makes essential age-related content readily available to researchers of gerontology. Those interested in the field of geriatrics will benefit from this resource, which includes records covering psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas relevant to geriatric studies.

Academic Search Ultimate

Academic Search Ultimate offers an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.

With thousands of English-language and native-language full-text journals from Asia, Oceania, Europe and Latin America, Academic Search Ultimate provides an enormous advantage to students seeking a broader, more global perspective in their research.

Academic Search Ultimate includes more than 67,000 videos from the Associated Press, which appear in a carousel in the result list. Updated monthly, this collection of videos from the world’s leading news agency includes footage from 1930 to the present and helps round out student research.


AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill Medical is a comprehensive online medical resource that provides a complete spectrum of knowledge from the best minds in medicine, with essential information accessible anywhere. It provides access to medical textbooks including Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, and Goodman and Gilman's Pharmacological Basic of Therapeutics. It also provides access to practice guidelines, diagnostic tests, and has a variety of self-assessment tools including LANGE textbooks.


AccessPharmacy provides online access to 29 titles for pharmacy education. It includes lab tests, calculators, and organ system quizzes. Users can select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks or search across online references.


AccessPhysiotherapy (APT) is devoted exclusively to the study, instruction, and practice of physical therapy. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online physiotherapy resource integrates leading physical therapy textbooks, procedure and exercise videos, image galleries, self-assessment tools, and a unique cadaver dissection tool.

ACM Digital Library

The ACM Digital Library provides full text of every article ever published by ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and bibliographic citations from major publishers in computing.


Produced by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), this database contains citations and abstracts to books, journals, research reports, consumer guides and book chapters.

The references in AgeLine come from the gerontology collection of AARP's Research Information Center, as well as selected articles from 300 magazines and journals, aging-related dissertations from UMI's Dissertations Abstracts database, and descriptions of videos. It covers topics such as government-sponsored programs for elders, healthcare costs and policy, elder care, financial and retirement planning, and fitness.

1962 to present. Updated weekly.


AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.

The Journal Article Citation Index covers information from 1979-present.

AHFS DI (American Hospital Formulary Service Drug Information)

Written and published by pharmacists and reviewed by over 500 experts, AHFS DI is the most comprehensive evidence-based source of drug information complete with therapeutic guidelines and off-label uses. Lexi-Comp ONLINE gives you the ability to search AHFS DI, as well as link to this information directly from a Lexi-Comp or AHFS Essentials drug monograph.

AHRQ EPC Reports

AHRQ EPC Reports offer comprehensive, science-based information on common costly medical conditions and new health care technologies and strategies. Search results cover complete titles of released evidence reports, comparative effectiveness reviews, technical briefs, Technology Assessment Program reports, and U.S. Preventive Services Task Force evidence syntheses.

AMA Manual of Style

The AMA Manual of Style is a must-have guide for anyone involved in medical and scientific publishing. The site has relaunched with a brand new look and feel and enhanced functionality. Our aim is to ensure the site continues to deliver the highest quality content, in an easy-to-use way, helping you find the information you need to produce well-organized and authoritative articles and research papers.

Archives of Sexuality and Gender

The Archives of Sexuality and Gender program provides a robust and significant collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. With material dating back to the sixteenth century, researchers and scholars can examine how sexual norms have changed over time, health and hygiene, the development of sex education, the rise of sexology, changing gender roles, social movements and activism, erotica, and many other interesting topical areas. This growing archival program offers rich research opportunities across a wide span of human history.

ASHP Basic Skills
ASHP Injectable Drug Information
BioMed Central

BioMed Central provides immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. Includes the group of online MBC journals, which cover the whole of biology and medicine, as well as many other online or online/print journals, including Journal of Biology, Genome Biology & Arthritis Research & Therapy.


BuildingGreen combines information with insight, convening conversations and generating knowledge to help building-industry professionals and policy makers improve the environmental performance, and reduce the adverse impacts, of buildings.

Business Source Complete

With premium full-text content and peer-reviewed business journals, this database is an essential tool for business students. It covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance and more.

Business Source Complete offers access to video content from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency. Videos relevant to the search terms will appear in a carousel in the result list. With footage from 1930 to the present and updated monthly, this collection of more than 67,000 videos covers a wide variety of topics.

The Company View component of Business Source Complete provides detailed company information for more than 1.1 million of the world’s largest public and private companies. Data includes financials, subsidiaries, products, employees, industry information and more.

With the Company View Content in Context feature, users gain a broader and deeper approach to investigating a company through contextual access to related information including:

Case studies
Industry profiles
SWOT analyses
Articles from business journals, magazines and trade publications
Market research reports
Product reviews
News articles
Country reports

Cardiosource Plus

CardioSource Plus is a facility-wide subscription to virtually all of ACC’s online educational resources. For one flat fee, you can provide everyone at your facility with access to: Board prep activities in general cardiology, interventional cardiology, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology Thousands of high quality self-assessment questions Hundreds of points toward Part II of the ABIM’s MOC program Hundreds of hours of CME credit, A library of heart murmurs (Heart Songs) Yearly highlights from ACC’s annual scientific session Your subscription unlocks the power of the single most authoritative and comprehensive professional resource on cardiovascular medicine 

Note: All users need to create individual logins whether using the portal onsite or remotely.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

This comprehensive research database provides full text for nursing and allied health journals indexed in CINAHL Plus. Additional materials include full-text evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and continuing education modules.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text includes publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association. Many of the most popular full-text journals are available with no embargo. In addition, this resource offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers a wide range of topics including nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. is a Web-based resource that provides patients, their family members, health care professionals, researchers, and the public with easy access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions. The Web site is maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases in medicine and other healthcare specialties provided by the Cochrane Collaboration and other organizations. At its core is the collection of Cochrane Reviews, a database of systematic reviews and meta-analyses which summarize and interpret the results of medical research.

The Cochrane Library consists of the following databases: the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Cochrane Reviews), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL),  and the Cochrane Methodology Register (Methodology Register.

Common Chemistry (CAS)

Common Chemistry™ from Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) contains CAS Registry Numbers for approximately 7,900 chemicals of widespread general public interest. Common Chemistry is helpful to non-chemists who know either a name or CAS Registry Number® of a common chemical and want to pair both pieces of information. CAS has collaborated with Wikipedia in developing this resource and encourages you to use the Wikipedia link (when available) or other sources of general information on chemistry, to learn more about these chemicals.

Coronavirus Research Database (ProQuest)
Counseling and Therapy in Video

Counseling and Therapy in Video provides an online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.

Covid-19: Global Literature on Coronavirus Disease [WHO]
CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Our reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.

Current Index to Statistics (CIS)

The Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics, probability, and related fields. The on-line CIS Extended Database indexes the entire contents of over 160 "core journals", in most cases from 1975 (or first issue if later) to the current end year, and pre-1975 coverage for some, selected articles with statistical content since 1975 from about 1200 additional journals (cumulatively) in related fields, and about 11,000 books in statistics published since 1975.

Directory of Open Access Journals

The Directory of Open Access Journals was launched in 2003 at Lund University, Sweden, with 300 open access journals and today contains more than 10000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.

Dissertations and Theses

ProQuest Dissertation & Theses Global (PQDT Global) simplifies searching for dissertations and theses via a single access point to explore an extensive, trusted collection of 3.8 million graduate works, with 1.7 million in full text. Designated as an official offsite repository for the U.S. Library of Congress, PQDT Global offers comprehensive historic and ongoing coverage for North American works and significant and growing international coverage from a multiyear program of expanding partnerships with international universities and national associations. 

EBSCOhost Database List

EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference system accessible via the Internet. It offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers.

The comprehensive databases range from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases for public, academic, medical, corporate and school libraries.


Embase is a valuable resource for discovering biomedical evidence within published, peer-reviewed literature, in-press publications and conference abstracts. A search in Embase delivers the most relevant abstracts from the biomedical literature based on deep, full-text indexing of drug, disease and medical device information. The Embase database covers over 25 million indexed records and more than 7,600 currently indexed peer-reviewed journals from the most important international biomedical literature from 1947 to the present day. All MEDLINE records produced by the National Library of Medicine are included, as well over 5 million records not covered on MEDLINE.

Embase’s comprehensive journal and conference coverage, together with in-depth drug indexing and daily updates including Articles in Press, supports tracking and precise retrieval of drug and disease information.

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

Provides citation and abstract information from over 750 educational journals and related documents from the Educational Resource Information Center as well as educational symposium report literature dating back to 1967.

ETS Test Collection

The Collection includes a library of 25,000 tests and other measurement devices from the early 1900s to the present. It was established to make information on standardized tests and research instruments available to researchers, graduate students, and teachers. Information on obtaining the tests is included.

Extended Stability for Parenteral Drugs
F. A. Davis PT Collection

The F.A. Davis PT Collection on AccessPhysiotherapy brings you a comprehensive online PT resource that covers the entire spectrum of physical therapy.

What makes the F.A. Davis PT Collection unique?

Contains—29 F.A. Davis physical therapy references, fully searchable and continuously updated, including Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention and O’Sullivan, Physical Rehabilitation.

Physical Therapy Cases—A wide range of cases designed to help physical therapy students learn in the context of real patients by applying the PT principles to real-life situations. 

Extensive Video Library—A robust library of over 400+ videos from leaders in the PT field designed to teach exercise and rehabilitation techniques, kinetics, and physical therapy interventions.

Facts & Comparisons Online 4.0

Facts & Comparisons includes Drug Facts and Comparisons ®, Drug Interaction FactsTM, The Review of Natural Products® and Med Facts: Patient Information. Drug Facts and Comparisons is a comprehensive drug information compendium. Drug Interaction Facts includes more than 1,200 interactions monographs detailing possible drug interactions. The Review of Natural Products provides detailed information about natural products; including their botany, history, chemistry, pharmacology, medicinal uses, toxicology, and patient information. Med Facts: Patient Information Hand-outs is designed for patient education, counseling and drug therapy management.

Family Studies Abstracts

With bibliographic records spanning a wide range of topics revolving around family dynamics, Family Studies Abstracts is an excellent source for researchers interested in learning more about the many facets of this discipline. Scholars within this field are treated to a wide array of unique content, as well as highly regarded works made popular in the realm of family studies.

Food Chemicals Codex Online

The Food Chemicals Codex is the internationally recognized compendium of purity and quality standards for food ingredients.

GLAD4U Bioinformatics Database

GLAD4U (Gene List Automatically Derived For You) is a web-based gene retrieval and prioritization tool that takes advantage of the NCBI's Entrez Programming Utilities (E-utilities). Upon the submission of a query, GLAD4U retrieves the corresponding publications with eSearch before using Pubmed ID-Entrez Gene ID mapping tables provided by the NCBI to create a list of genes. A statistics-based prioritization algorithm ranks those genes into a list that is output to the user, usually within less than a minute.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.


GQuery integrates information from a number of databases (nucleotide sequences, protein sequences, macromolecular structures, whole genomes, and MEDLINE) at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It also provides access to over 10 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, and other related databases with links to participating online journals.


This complimentary research database provides scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. GreenFILE covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. This free research database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 806,000 records and open access full text for more than 12,000 records.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)

A database of testing/evaluation instruments in health, the psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. Identifies measures needed for research studies, grant proposals, client/patient assessment, and program evaluation. 1985 to present with many earlier measures. Updated quarterly.

Health Source Consumer

This rich collection of consumer health information provides access to more than 80 full-text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times and many others. Also included in this database is searchable full text for current health-related pamphlets and 110 full-text health reference books.

Health Source Nursing

This full-text database offers a trusted source of nursing and allied health literature. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition covers an array of relevant topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and many more.

ICPSR - Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

An international consortium more than 750 academic institutions and research organizations, of Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community.

ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.

ICPSR collaborates with a number of funders, including U.S. statistical agencies and foundations, to create thematic data collections and data stewardship and research projects.

ICPSR's educational activities include the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, a comprehensive curriculum of intensive courses in research design, statistics, data analysis, and social methodology. ICPSR also leads several initiatives that encourage use of data in teaching, particularly in undergraduate instruction.

ICPSR-sponsored research focuses on the emerging challenges of digital curation and data science. ICPSR leads or takes part in many policy initiatives and grant-funded activities that result in publications that address issues related to data stewardshipICPSR researchers also examine substantive issues related to our collections, with an emphasis on historical demography and the environment.

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA)

Contains pharmaceutical literature, including clinical drug information, pharmacy practice, and legal aspects of pharmacy and drugs. Comprehensive information is included for drug therapy; toxicity; technology; pharmacy practice; biopharmaceuticals; and ethics, as related to pharmaceutical science and practice. Produced by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 1970 to present. Updated monthly.

JSTOR - Journal Archives

Scanned images of full text journal articles from the late 1800's to the late 1900's.

Legislative Insight

ProQuest legislative histories are comprised of fully searchable PDFs of full-text publications generated in the course of congressional lawmaking. Each history includes the full text of the public law itself, all versions of related bills, law-specific Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings, reports, and prints. Also included are presidential signing statements, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications that provide background material to aid in the understanding of issues related to the making of the law.