Last Updated: Jan 28, 2015
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Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request books from other libraries. Before requesting an interlibrary loan, check to see if the Monroe Library can purchase the material you need more quickly. To request articles through interlibrary loan, use the Get It! button from a citation in a library database.
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To find the full text of specific articles search with Journal Finder. Always search with the name of the journal.
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- CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Provides citations to most English-language nursing journals, publications from the American Nurses' Association and the National League for Nursing, and journals from allied health disciplines. Also covers consumer health, health sciences librarianship, chiropractic, and health services administration literature. Covers 1982 to present.
- Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Find articles on nursing, nutrition, and other medical topics in almost 850 magazines and journals, with full text for nearly 600. Info on U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs Updated daily. Dates vary, some as far back as 1975 to present.
- Cochrane Library
Also called "Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews." Browse or search for full-text reviews of treatment based on medical research. Also called evidence-based medicine. Current articles.
Contains bibliographic information covering anatomy, diseases, chemicals and drugs, psychiatry and psychology, biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, and health care. MEDLINE contains all records published in Index Medicus and corresponds in part to the International Nursing Index. Includes some non-English language material. 1966 to present.
- Medline journal abbreviation decoder
Medline/PubMed displays journal names in an abbreviated form. Search the abbreviation on this page to find the complete journal title. Note: This is not an index to journal articles.
- Ovid Nursing Journals
Search or browse sixty-one full-text nursing journals. Get It! finds all of these in CINAHL, etc.
MedlinePlus is a free public service on medicine and drugs from the National Library of Medicine.
- Alt HealthWatch
Lists articles on non-traditional medical theories and therapies, such as complementary, holistic and integrated approaches. 1990 to present.
Over 100 Spanish-language medical journals.
- Lexi-Pals is now AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Patient Advisory Leaflets on a variety of medications and natural products. Also Spanish versions.
- Science and Technology Collection
Indexes over 1,740 journals in science and technology, with full text for 830 leading journals.
Recent full-text articles from many Elsevier journals in science and the social sciences. Not all journals are available. If you browse, look for the small green icon for subscribed journals. 1995 to present.
Look for publications on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and related areas.
- Oxford Reference Online - Medicine
Reference books on medicine, nursing, nutrition, dentistry, drugs, plastic surgery, sports medicine and public health.
Clinical decision support system for nurses, physicians and other health care personnel.
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