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CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCO)
Indexes academic journals, standards of practice, trade magazines, continuing education units, dissertations, and more in the fields of nursing and allied health. Includes abstracts and selected full-text. Coverage goes back to 1981. Click for downloadable search guide. Watch a 5-min. video demo.

Searching CINAHL Step-by-Step
Interactive tutorial.  Learn how to search CINAHL by following the instructions.

PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It was developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers. Click for downloadable instructions.

Searching PubMed Step-by-Step
Interactive tutorial.  Learn to search PubMed by following the instructions.

Cochrane Library
Offers systematic reviews of healthcare interventions in support of evidence based practice. Includes systematic reviews and methodology reviews, abstracts of reviews of effects, a central register of controlled trials, a methodology register, health technology assessments, and NHS economic evaluations.

Trip Database
Provides access to evidence-based medical information in various formats: articles, images, videos, patient information materials, education courses, and news. This is a free, publicly available resource, and does not include the library's "Find It" link in search results. To check for full-text access, use the Journal Finder link on the library homepage.

Offers evidence-based medical treatment guidelines, clinical images, calculators, drug information, and patient information sheets. All content is physician-authored. Instructions for installing UpToDate Anywhere on mobile devices.

Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
Provides citations, abstracts, and full-text, when available, of dissertations and theses from 1743 to the present.

Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository
Contains journal articles, research reports, datasets, dissertations, conference papers, and learning objects covering all areas of nursing. Works included are both published and unpublished. Open access; provided by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (EBSCO)
Indexes measurement instruments including information about questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes/manuals, rating scales, projective techniques and tests in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. Coverage extends back to 1985.

Provides Villanova users access to full-text articles from 47 nursing journals and to citations to articles in over 700 scientific, technical and medical journals. Years covered vary with the journal but most date from 1996 to date.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Find complete, full-text information from leading nursing and related publications.

Red Book Online (American Academy of Pediatrics)
The online home of the report of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Infectious Diseases offers instant web-based access to the complete text of the Red Book®, the complete visual library of over 2,000 images, vaccine status information, infectious disease news, and much more.

Includes the full text of all editions of the DSM-V, full text articles of some psychiatric journals as well as a few psychiatric textbooks, self-assessment tools, medication information handouts, and more. American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines in both comprehensive and quick-reference formats are searchable also.

Science Citation Index now Web of Science Core (Clarivate)
Do geneaology searches forwards and backwards for cited references. Subject searching also on Web of Knowledge. Coverage begins 1945 to present. Click for downloadable guide to cited reference searching.

Scopus (Elsevier)
Provides abstracts and citations for peer-reviewed journals in all major disciplines. Offers comprehensive coverage of the scientific, technical, medical, geographic and social sciences (including arts and humanities). Includes complete contents of GEOBASE multidisciplinary database.

PubMed Central
Free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature from the National Institutes of Health.

PsycINFO (ProQuest)
Indexes journals, dissertations and some books in the fields of personality psychology, social psychology, educational psychology and more.
Practice advanced search features with the interactive PsycINFO Tutorial.

rbowles Robin Bowles
Nursing & Life Sciences Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 220


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