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For more information or assistance, please contact Hazel Plante, Life Sciences Librarian (hazel_plante@sfu.ca / 778.782.4173)

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  1. Comprehensive coverage of journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, including both full text articles and references. Full text titles date back to 1937.
  2. Worldwide literature on exercise, sports, kinesiology, sport psychology, and the social aspects of sport and leisure.
  3. Abstracts from articles, conference proceedings, government documents, and book chapters on human factors in human-machine systems and physical environmental influences.
  4. 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.
  5. Provides articles from worldwide biomedical and health literature, covering research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services.

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  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. Literature on social gerontology, including articles from journals and magazines, books, research reports, and videos, with a focus on the social, psychological, and economic aspects of middle age and aging.
  3. Articles covering all areas of biology and medicine. Subscription does not include access to Current Reports.
  4. Articles on clinical medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and the pre-clinical sciences.
  5. Material safety databases maintained by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. The Library only provides access to those databases found under WEB COLLECTIONS and the Western Legislation under "Canadian enviroOSH Legislation plus Standards". The Library does not provide access to the Supplementary information found in the Canadian ILO Encyclopedia, or CHEMpendium.
  6. Provides abstracts of definitive controlled trials that have been identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration.
  7. Provides regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration.
  8. Articles on cell and molecular biology protocols including, genetics, bioinformatics, protein science, basic microscopy, and electrophoresis and imaging.
  9. E-books cover topics related to biomedical and life sciences.
  10. E-books that focus on the needs of nursing professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks and professional growth titles.
  11. Handbooks, reviews, and research volumes on all aspects of human productivity and comfort.
  12. Combines seven of the most trusted Evidence Based Medicine Review resources into one.
  13. Articles in biology and medicine by the worlds largest group of leading scientists and clinicians.
    Sign in for a personalized homepage, or click 'Article Recommendations' to bypass the sign in.
  14. Video collection that demonstrates general laboratory techniques.
  15. Scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.
    SFU Authorized users can obtain full text links to SFU Library resources, by going to Google Scholar Settings and clicking on Library links. Then type and select Simon Fraser University - Get@SFU and Save.
    OR use the Off Campus and Wireless Access Bookmarklet to gain access to the full text licensed by SFU Library.
  16. Bibliography on the design, evaluation and implementation of interactive computing systems for human use
  17. Biomedical and life sciences video lectures.
  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. Reviews and abstracts of books, articles and conference proceedings on mathematics, statistics, and computing science.
  20. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides access to abstracts and articles on biomedical research. Use this version if you are an alumni or extramural borrower or external user accessing this database from home. No login required.
  21. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides access to abstracts and articles on biomedical research. Use this version if you are an SFU student, faculty or staff to see "Get@SFU" links to full text on the PubMed interface.
  22. Lists key books, articles, and other sources on a wide variety of subjects via annotated and curated bibliographies. An excellent starting point for locating important literature and scholarly sources on a topic. Focuses on the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
  23. Interactive 3D animated human anatomy and physiology models, narrated animations and illustrations, dissection slides, clinical case studies, pronunciation guide, quizzes and much more.
  24. Worlds most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Historic and ongoing coverage.
  25. The International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database provides access to literature on dietary supplements.
  26. Detailed index covering organic and inorganic chemistry. Includes patents. Provides access to chemical reactions and physical, chemical and bioactivity data.
  27. Research reports, books, articles, and audiovisual materials on physical, mental and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment and other issues related to people with disabilities.
  28. Covers general science, biological and agricultural science, applied science, and technology. Mainly citations and abstracts, with some full-text articles.
  29. A collection of chemical substances, reactions and literature references. Covers all aspects of chemistry (Chemical Abstracts online). NOTE: For use by current SFU faculty, staff and registered students only.
    Authorized users must register with a valid SFU email address in order to access SciFinder.
  30. Central access point for Canadian theses (Masters and PhD), including free full text of theses since 1998.
  31. Systematic reviews, evidence-based synopses, articles, e-textbooks evidence related to evidence-based clinical practice.
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