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Primary Nursing Databases & Article Indexes

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CINAHL - Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health (CINAHL) database provides authoritative coverage of the literature related to nursing and allied health. Topics covered include: cardiopulmonary techn...   [more]
Holdings: 1982 to the present. Updated monthly.
Supplemental URLs
    mobile access to CINAHL
    CINAHL systematic review-focused interface
    CINAHL quick search interface

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Primary Nursing Databases & Article Indexes

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Ageline
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Cochrane Library
Also Known as: The Cochrane Library
- from Wiley Online Library
The Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases. ...   [more]

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EBSCO MegaFILE
General, multidisciplinary periodical database, covering all scholarly disciplines, with many general and popular magazines, and news sources. Includes bibliographic citations with indexing and abstra...   [more]
Holdings: Coverage varies: mostly 1990s to present.

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EMBASE
EMBASE provides current and comprehensive information on drugs and pharmacology, and all other aspects of human medicine and related disciplines. The database covers over 2,000 biomedical titles not...   [more]
Holdings: Embase, the Excerpta Medica database from Elsevier, 1974 to present. Embase Classic (Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals backfile), 1947-1973. Medline, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine inclu
Supplemental URLs
    Tutorial Videos
    Tutorial Guides

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MEDLINE (complete file)
The premier database for bibliographic coverage of biomedical literature. MEDLINE encompasses information from Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index, as well as ot...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    Pre-MEDLINE
    MEDLINE (latest years)

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MEDLINE In-Process and Other Non-Indexed Citations
Also Known as: Pre-Medline
Represents the National Library of Medicine's in-process database for MEDLINE. It provides basic information and abstracts before a record is indexed with MeSH heading(s) and added to MEDLINE. This d...   [more]

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MedlinePlus
Consumer health resources...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Mobile Site

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Mental Measurements Yearbook
Also Known as: MMY
Descriptive information and reviews of English-language test instruments. Subject areas include achievement, behavior assessment, development, education, intelligence and scholastic aptitude, En...   [more]

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National Guideline Clearinghouse
A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext (formerly Dissertation Abstracts)
Also Known as: Digital Dissertations, Dissertation Abstracts, UMI, DAI, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT), Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext
Indexing (since 1861) and abstracting (since 1980) for doctoral-level dissertations completed at North American universities. Page images or fulltext of all available dissertations - including Penn d...   [more]
Holdings: Indexing 1861-present, abstracts 1980-present, page-image or fulltext PDF for available dissertations dissertations from 1997 to the present.

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PsycINFO
The American Psychological Association's comprehensive indexing and abstracting service for the professional and scholarly literature in psychology and related fields. Coverage is worldwide. Sources a...   [more]
Holdings: 1887 to the present. Updated monthly.
Supplemental URLs
    PsycINFO Classification Categories and Codes (APA Online)
    PsycINFO Journal Coverage List (APA Online)

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PubMed Plus (Penn Only)
Also Known as: PubMed Medline Pub Med
- from PubMed Central
PubMed is the public access version to Medline, the premier database for biomedical literature. PubMedPlus is an enhanced version with links to full-text journals that the Penn Library subscribes to....   [more]
Holdings: 1950 to the present. Updated daily.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    PubMed Help
    PubMed Tutorial
    
    new Pubmed effective Spring 2020
    PubMed Plus for Handhelds

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RefWorks - web-based bibliographic management tool
RefWorks allows users to create personal citation databases by importing references from online databases. RefWorks features also facilitate manuscript preparation, allowing for automatic formatting o...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    new version of Refworks
    legacy version of Refworks

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Scopus
Indexes most peer reviewed journals in science, technology, and medicine, and many in the social sciences, arts, and humanities. Scopus also includes a number of trade publications and conference pap...   [more]
Holdings: 1823-present, although most records are from 1996 or later.
Supplemental URLs
    Mobile Site
    Scopus Tutorials
    Scopus support center
    Scopus tutorials

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Social Work Abstracts
Also Known as: SWAB
Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Covers social work and other related topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, co...   [more]
Holdings: 1965 to present. Updated semi-annually.

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Sociological Abstracts
Also Known as: SocAbs soc abs
- from CSA Databases
Covers sociology, case work, demographics, policy studies, political science, family studies, feminist studies, and social security programs....   [more]
Holdings: 1963 to the present. Updated bimonthly.
Supplemental URLs
    Serials List
    Classification Codes (ProQuest LibGuide)

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Web of Science
Also Known as: ISI Citation Indexes, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, SSCI, SCI, AHCI, ISI, WOK, Web of Knowledge
Indexes journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Allows for cited reference searching. Includes Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index[more]
Holdings: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)--1945-present, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)--1956-present, Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)--1975-present. Updated weekly.
Supplemental URLs
    Web of Science Tutorials
    Cited Reference Searching Tutorial

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Important Nursing Databases & Article Indexes

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Peerj and Peerj Computer Science Institutional Plan
The Penn Libraries have established an institutional membership with PeerJ, and will pay the cost of a basic membership for each Penn author (identified via their use of an email address in the @upenn...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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