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ClinicalTrials  (Government)
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The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through its National Library of Medicine, has developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies.

Films On Demand Master Academic Collection   (Films Media Group)
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Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that provides the ability to view digital video in real time. You can use Films On Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists for others to view. The collection includes over 5,600 full length programs including 4,000 titles in the Humanities & Social Sciences, 1,600 in Science & Mathematics, 1,100 in Health & Medicine, and 700 in Business & Economics.

TOXLINE  (Government)
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Primarily English language items; international coverage. Citations in TOXLINE cover pre-1965-forward. The records are derived from about 18 secondary sources. Citations may be retrieved by entering free text terms as they may appear in titles, keywords and abstracts of articles. Chemical substances can be searched by entering their corresponding CAS Registry Numbers and/or synonyms.

Encyclopædia Britannica online
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Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one site. Britannica’s contributors include an extensive network of renowned scholars (including former U.S. presidents and Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners), advisers, content specialists, and writers—whose job it is to ensure that Britannica is current, accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, relevant, international in scope, and engaging to college-level learners, researchers, and faculty.

Ebrary
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Ebrary is a growing collection of electronic books and other documents. At present through the Academic Complete Collection Salve Regina University patrons have access to over 70,000 titles. Included in these titles is a collection of more than 1,050 historical and geopolitical maps of academic interest. More than 180 different academic publishers have contributed material to the Academic Complete Collection. Most titles in the collection have been published within the last two years.
Ebrary includes a rich collection of titles in many subject areas, ranging from Business and Economics, Computers and Technology, Life and Physical Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, to Law and General Reference, that are not available in any other collection. User guide for

Dissertations & Theses A&I  (Proquest)
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This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.  Indexing and abstract subject coverage in the areas of business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, social sciences,  arts & humanities, and more.

DIRline  (Government)
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DIRLINE focuses primarily on health and biomedical information resources including organizations, government agencies, information centers, professional societies, voluntary associations, support groups, academic and research institutions, and research facilities and resources. Records contain resource names, addresses, phone numbers, and descriptions of services, publications, and holdings.

Academic Search Complete  (EBSCOhost)
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Provides full text for more than 5,000 scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Click here for a journal title list. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Credo Reference
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Offering access to over 1 million individual entries, Credo Reference contains all types of reference books : dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and books of quotations, and subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature. User guide for

HSTAT  (Government)
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HSTAT is a free, web-based resource that provides access to full-text documents useful for providing health information and for health care decision making. HSTAT's audience includes health care providers, health service researchers, policy makers, payers, consumers and the information professionals who serve these groups.

CINAHL with Fulltext  (EBSCOhost)
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The world´ s most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals indexed in CINAHL. Includes coverage of over 1200 professional journals in nursing, 17 allied health disciplines, and health sciences librarianship, with coverage as far back as 1982. In addition, CINAHL offers access to healthcare books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software in nursing, audiovisuals, and book chapters. CINAHL with Headings contains CINAHL-specific headings. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

CHEMID  (Government)
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CHEMID is a chemical dictionary file for over 344,000 compounds of biomedical and regulatory interest. Records include CAS Registry Numbers and other identifying numbers, molecular formulae, generic names, trivial names, other synonyms, MeSH headings, and file locators which lead users to other NLM files. In addition, SUPERLIST provides names and other data used to describe chemicals on over 30 key federal and state regulatory lists.

CANCER Topics  (Government)
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CANCER Topics provides information on different cancers and their treatments and more.

BioOne.1 and BioOne.2 
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BioOne provides integrated access to a thoroughly linked information resource of interrelated journals focused on biology, ecological and environmental sciences. BioOne is a valuable aggregation of the full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals. User guide for

Biography Collection Complete  (EBSCOhost)
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Biography Collection Complete offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas. This database features more than 177,000 full-text biographies from many different sources. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

AltHealth Watch  (EBSCOhost)
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Alt HealthWatch is a full text and image database comprised of publications focused on the area of complementary and alternative approaches to health including holistic counseling and rehabilitation counseling. The large body of international resources includes peer-reviewed journals, reports, and proceedings, association and issue-oriented newsletters, professional publications, consumer magazines, background pamphlets and reference material. The database provides in-depth coverage on both professional and consumer levels across the full spectrum of subject areas addressed by "ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE." User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

AccessScience
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The online encyclopedia of science and technology from McGraw-Hillis is the first place to go on the Internet to start your research into biology, chemistry and other science & technology subjects. User guide for

DART-Europe E-theses Portal  (Dart Europe)
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Search over 360,000 dissertations from over 500 European universities. Many dissertations are available via links to the full text from the degree-granting institution.

OmniFile FullText Mega (Wilson )  (EBSCOhost)
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OmniFile provides access to 6 core Wilson databases including full-text from over 2,000 publications and abstracting/and indexing of another 3,800 periodicals. Covers almost all areas of academic interest including art, biology,business, education, general sciences, humanities, law, library and information science and social sciences. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

ToxNet  (Government)
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A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.

Science Direct Health and Life Sciences College Edition   (Elsevier)
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Health & Life Sciences from Science Direct contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Science Direct's extensive and unique full-text collection covers authoritative titles from the core scientific literature, including high-impact factor titles such as THE LANCET, Cell and Tetrahedron.  It contains more than 1,100 full-text, scholarly journals,  coverage begins with 1995. User guide for Elsevier

Salem Health  (Salem Press)
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Designed for student research as well as use by patients and caregivers, Salem Health is an online reference source for medical, nursing, and health information which provides entries from three multi-volume encyclopedia sets including Magill’s Medical Guide, Complementary & Alternative Medicine, and Infectious Diseases & Conditions. Useful for background information, definitions, and factual overviews of medical and nursing topics.

Sage Journals Online  (Sage Publishing)
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SAGE Publications publishes over 460 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. SAGE Journals Online is the delivery platform that provides online access to the full text of individual SAGE journals. Full text of journal articles is from 1999 – Present for most journals. User guide for Sage Publishing

PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset  (Government)
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Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to create this Dietary Supplement Subset of NLM's PubMed. The PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset succeeds the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database, 1999-2010. The subset will retrieve dietary supplement-related citations on topics including, but not limited to: chemical composition; biochemical role and function — both in vitro and in vivo; clinical trials; health and adverse effects; fortification; traditional Chinese medicine and other folk/ethnic supplement practices; cultivation of botanical products used as dietary supplements; as well as, surveys of dietary supplement use.

PubMed Central  (Government)
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PubMed Central is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature, developed and managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). This database consists of full text, indexes and abstracts.

Proquest Newspapers  (ProQuest)
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Search the Providence Journal, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times (1851 - 2009) User guide for ProQuest

General Science Full Text  (EBSCOhost)
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General Science Full Text covers scientific information from the fields of astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, earth science, environment, genetics, health, mathematics, microbiology, nutrition, oceanography, physics, physiology, and zoology. It includes full text from over 80 periodicals and abstracting/indexing of another 280 titles. Coverage is from the present to 1984. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

POPline  (Government)
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POPLINE provides worldwide coverage of population, family planning, and related health issues, including family planning technology and programs, fertility, and population law and policy. In addition, POPLINE focuses on particular developing-country issues including demography, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, maternal and child health, primary health care communication, and population and environment. POPLINE citations are searchable with POPLINE keywords as well as MeSH headings. The file is produced by the Population Information Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. The database is funded primarily by the United States Agency of International Development.

Health Services and Sciences Research Resources  (Government)
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HSRR is a searchable database of information about research datasets and instruments/indices employed in Health Services Research, and the Behavioral and Social Sciences. The database provides descriptions of research resources including links to PubMed and links to sources for additional information or access to the resources.

Nursing Full Text PLUS  (OVID)
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A collection of 10 full-text online nursing journals hosted by Ovid. A variety of the top nursing journals available today with 100% searchable full text. Included in the collection is the Journal of Nursing Administration, the American Journal of Nursing, and Nursing Research. User guide for OVID

Newport Daily News
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Full text access to prior month of the Newport Daily News.

National Center for Biotechnology Information  (Government)
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NCBI provides public databases, conducts research incomputational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease.

MEDLINEplus  (Government)
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MedlinePlus gives easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

MEDLINE  (EBSCOhost)
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MEDLINE (Ebsco) provides authoritative medical information, with many full-text sources,on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.This database corresponds to the print indexes Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
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Academic Universe from Lexis Nexis is a news, law, and business information service. Includes up to date news; company and industry news from newspapers, trade journals, and other periodicals; company financial information from Disclosure, Standard & Poor's, and Hoover's; archival SEC filings; and accounting, auditing, and tax literature. User guide for

WorldCatDissertations  (FirstSearch)
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All dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.

Profiles in Science  (Government)
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This site provides archival collections of prominent twentieth-century biomedical scientists The collections contain published and unpublished materials, including books, journal volumes, pamphlets, diaries, letters, manuscripts, photographs, audio tapes, and other audiovisual materials.





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