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If you need additional help selecting an article index for your topic, contact Hazel Plante, Liaison Librarian for Health Sciences (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. 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.
  3. World-wide articles, books, reports, theses, and newspaper articles on population, family planning and related health issues.
  4. An annotated bibliography on population topics covering books, journal articles, working papers, and other material. Produced by the Office of Population Research, Princeton University.
  5. Provides articles from worldwide biomedical and health literature, covering research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services.

Other Resources

  1. Journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies.
  2. Provides regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration.
  3. E-books that focus on the needs of nursing professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks and professional growth titles.
  4. Current research and policy documents on international development issues.
  5. Provides information on international health, biomedical life sciences, non-communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene, and much more from around the world.
  6. Access to the Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics, Treatment Guidelines from the Medical Letter, La Lettre Médicale and Reference Tables.
  7. Ebooks and journal articles on science and medicine, from Elsevier.
  8. A compilation of United Nations and agency statistics, covering economic, social, financial and development topics. In most cases time series are available from 1970 or 1980 and many series are disaggregated to show underlying distributions.
  9. 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.
  10. Citations, abstracts, and scholarly articles in women's studies and feminist research. Online equivalent of Women Studies Abstracts, Women's Studies Bibliography, and Women's Studies Database.
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