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Starting Points

  • Anatomy and Physiology Online
    3D images, interactive models, narrated animations and illustrations, and more.
  • Academic Search Premier
    Developed for undergraduate students, this is a general database covering many topics.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
    The authoritative resource for nursing and allied health.
  • PubMed
    Free access to MEDLINE, with over 23 million citations from 5,652 medical, nursing, dental, and research journals dating back to the 1840s.
  • Alt HealthWatch
    This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
  • Google Scholar
    Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From here you can link to fulltext and print holdings available from the UAA/APU Consortium Library.
  • Anatomy TV
    Over 5,000 3D images of human anatomy that can be rotated and layered. Organized
    by body system or region.
  • PsycInfo
    Psychology and related fields since 1887.
  • TRIP (Translate Research into Practice) Database
    Allows users to rapidly identify the highest-quality clinical evidence for solving clinical problems.
  • DynaMed
    Evidence-based point-of-care resource, updated daily.

Beyond the Surface

  • Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)
    Abstracts from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences, as well as information about behavioral measurement instruments
  • BIOSIS Previews
    Examine life sciences and biomedical research from journals, meetings, patents, and books.
  • Arctic Health Publications Database
    Arctic-specific articles, out-of-print publications, and information from special collections held in the Alaska Medical Library.
  • Cochrane Library
    The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and other evidence-based databases.
  • OTseeker
    A database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy.
  • PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress
    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events.
  • Hardin MD
    Medical pictures made available by Hardin Library for the Health Sciences at University of Iowa.
  • Dissertations and Theses
    Full-text collection of dissertations and theses.
  • MedlinePlus
    Trustworthy, current health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.
  • Consumer Health Complete
    Comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content.
  • Web of Science
    Multidisciplinary database that indexes 8,500 journals and provides citation indexing features.
    Academic, open-access, free search engine created by two biologists in Chicago for life sciences and biomedical researchers, educators, students, clinicians, and librarians.

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