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  1. MEDLINE® (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online) is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's® (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains approximately 13 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.
  2. CINAHL Complete provides more than 1,300 full text journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
  3. Worldwide literature on exercise and sports.
  4. Indexes ergonomics and human factors topics, including physiology, psychology, biomechanics and occupational health.
  5. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.

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  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. AgeLine is an online index to articles from journals and magazines, books, research reports, and videos related to issues of aging and life at 50+.
  3. Full text, peer reviewed research articles covering all areas of biology and medicine.
  4. Access to nearly 900 full text biomedical journals.
  5. Material safety databases maintained by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.
  6. The Cochrane Collaboration's register of controlled trials.
  7. Full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration. Access full reviews in the database by clicking on the "EBM Topic Review" link, just above the "Where can I get this?" button.
  8. Interactive online methods database of cell and molecular biology protocols.
  9. Biomedical and Life Sciences full-text e-books from Morgan & Claypool.
  10. This collection features e-books that focus on the needs of nursing professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks and professional growth titles. Includes titles published by Thieme Medical Publishing Inc., HCPro, Open International Publishing Limited, Oxford University Press, Sigma Theta Tau International, Springer Publishing Company and other health/nursing and medical-oriented publishers.
  11. E-books in Ergonomics from CRC Press.
  12. Search all of OVID EBM Reviews at once.
  13. Personalized recommendations of the best research articles in biology and medicine by the worlds largest group of leading scientists and clinicians. Fast and comprehensive identification and assessment of the best research articles in biology and medicine by the world’s largest group of leading scientists and clinicians. F1000Prime provides researchers with a personalized literature service using a collection of innovative tools and resources.
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  14. Video collection that demonstrates general laboratory techniques.
  15. Search specifically for scholarly literature.
    Should you encounter an error message, you can also obtain full text links to SFU Library resources, by going to Google Scholar and clicking on More - Settings - Library links. Then type and select Simon Fraser University - Where can I Get This? and Save.
    OR use the Off Campus and Wireless Access Bookmarklet to gain access to the full text on publisher sites.
  16. Bibliography on the design, evaluation and implementation of interactive computing systems for human use
  17. Animated audio visual presentations by world leading experts in Biomedical Sciences.
  18. Impact factor and other ranking information about scholarly journals. Presents quantifiable statistical data that provides a systematic evaluation of leading journals and their impact and influence in the research community.
  19. A video journal for biological research.

    All journal sections of JoVE are available via PubMed Central after 24 months.

  20. Reviews and abstracts of books, articles and conference proceedings on mathematics, statistics, and computing science
  21. identifies the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects. Online index to bibliographies in Cinema, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Ecology,Linguistics, Literary Theory, Philosophy, Political science, Public Health, Renaissance & Reformation, Victorian Literature, etc. with a bibliographical essay on sources.
  22. Interactive 3D Animated Human Anatomy Modules for Clinical Practice, Research, and Teaching. 75 simulataneous users shared with eHLbc participating libraries.
  23. This database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day.
  24. The International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database provides access to literature on dietary supplements.
  25. Reaxys has extensive coverage of quality and authoritative property, reaction, and workflow information in organic, inorganic and organometalic chemistry. Expert chemists carefully select journals and patents so that only high-quality, experimental data are included in Reaxys. Drawn from the Beilstein and Gmelin Databases.
  26. Bibliographic database on rehabilitation containing about 12,000 items from 1956 to present.
  27. General Science, Biological and Agricultural Science, Applied Science and Technology.
  28. Covers all aspects of chemistry (Chemical Abstracts online). NOTE: For use by current SFU faculty, staff and registered students only.
  29. Access to English-language E-books in published by Springer.
  30. Central access point for Canadian theses (Masters and PhD), including free full text of theses since 1998.
  31. Search across a number of evidence-based specialist sources.
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