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Medicine

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AccessMedicine (connect | more information)

A repository of medical knowledge, the AccessMedicine site provides access to the Clinical Library, comprising titles which have various interactive features, and also to the LANGE Educational Library, made up of electronic text reproductions of selected print medical education titles (non-interactive). Also includes sections entitled Guidelines, Quick Access Medicine, LANGE Case Files and Laboratory Values.

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  • Best practice (connect | more information)

    Best Practice has been designed and built from the ground up for use specifically as a decision-support tool at the point of care. Latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion are combined in a single source and presented in a step-by-step approach, covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Provides a second opinion, without the need for checking multiple resources.

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  • Cochrane library (connect | more information)

    A key resource for evidence-based medicine that integrates clinical expertise with systematic research, especially in relation to the effects of health care. Produced by the international Cochrane Collaboration, the Cochrane Library includes the Cochrane database of systematic reviews (CochraneDSR), the Database of abstracts of reviews of effects (DARE), the NHS economic evaluation database, the Cochrane central register of controlled trials (CENTRAL) and the Health technology assessment database. Search results are usually a mix of full text systematic reviews, structured abstracts and citations with abstract.

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  • EBM reviews (connect | more information)

    A key resource for evidence-based medicine that integrates clinical expertise with systematic research, especially in relation to the effects of health care. For a comprehensive search, simultaneously search All EBM Reviews: the CochraneDSR, ACP Journal Club, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, (Cochrane methodology register, Health technology assessment, NHS economic evaluation database) and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials. Search results are usually a mix of full text systematic reviews, structured abstracts and citations with abstract.

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    EMBASE (connect | more information)

    EMBASE provides access to over 16 million validated biomedical and pharmacological bibliographic records from EMBASE and MEDLINE (produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine). The database can be searched by field, drug, disease and article. Journal titles can also be browsed.

    MD Consult (connect | more information)

    The CD Consult Core Collection helps physicians answer clinical questions and stay abreast of recent developments by integrating: 49 respected medical reference books; over 71 medical journals and clinics; PDFs available for many Elsevier journals and clinics (dating back to 2002); comprehensive drug information; more than 1,000 clinical practice guidelines; over 5,000 customizable patient education handouts; and more.

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  • MEDLINE. See: Ovid MEDLINE (connect | more information)

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  • Ovid MEDLINE (connect | more information)

    Ovid MEDLINE is the United States National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database providing information from the following fields: medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, allied health and pre-clinical sciences. The MEDLINE database is the electronic counterpart of Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and the International Nursing Index.
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    Ovid MEDLINE in-process & other non-indexed citations (connect | more information)

    Search Ovid MEDLINE in-process to locate very recently published material. This database consists of records waiting for full processing, such as addition of MeSH terms and other fields, prior to transfer to Ovid MEDLINE. Also includes citations from selectively indexed Medline journals not included in Medline. These are permanently retained in this database.
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    SAGE research methods online (connect | more information)

    SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SRMO links over 100,000 pages of SAGE's ... book, journal and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SRMO focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more. SRMO contains content from more than 600 books, including the complete Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences "Little Green Books" series from SAGE.

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  • Scopus (connect | more information)

    Abstracting and indexing database of scientific, technical, medical and social science literature. Includes peer-reviewed titles from international publishers, Open Access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, patent records and quality web sources. Seamless links to full text sources where the library holds a subscription.

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    Academic OneFile (connect | more information)

    A collection of peer-reviewed, full-text articles in HTML and PDF format from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subject; intended primarily for academic researchers. It also contains hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC, as well as full-text of the New York Times from 1985, the Times (London) from 1985 and the Financial Times from 1996.

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  • ACP journal club (connect | more information)

    A journal that comprises structured abstracts of original research articles and systematic reviews from over 100 clinical journals. Content of articles selected is based on explicit criteria, followed by an assessment of its relevance to medical practice. Published by the American College of Physicians, articles reviewed focus on more common diseases and conditions. From 1995 to 2002, includes some content of the UK publication, Evidence Based Medicine. Also available as part of EBM Reviews. Full text links in the references allow you to explore the evidence in the primary source. Full text references link you to other full text documents within the database, as well as to bibliographic databases such as MEDLINE. Bi-directional linking allows you to link from MEDLINE to documents in the same collection or to journals available in Ovid Full Text.

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    AMED : allied and complementary medicine (connect | more information)

    A bibliographic database of journal articles on allied and alternatives to conventional medicine. Subjects covered include: complementary medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, podiatry, and palliative care.
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    American Society of Health-System Pharmacists collection (connect | more information)

    A searchable database of over 50 electronic books published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, covering pharmacy and pharmacology.

    AMI : Australasian medical index (connect | more information)

    This bibliographic database indexes and abstracts articles from more than 160 Australian health and medical journals, most of which are not indexed for MEDLINE. Some key Australian journals which are also covered in MEDLINE have been indexed since 2001. Other source documents include conference proceedings, government reports, selected monographs and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) session reports. Emphasis is on clinical medicine and paraprofessional fields. Note: AMI is no longer updated, and coverage is from 1968-Dec. 2009.

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  • Anatomy & physiology online (connect | more information)

    Anatomy & physiology online includes 19 comprehensive modules on the human body encompassing Primal's award winning 3D anatomy and new integrated physiology content. Stunning interactive 3D anatomy views allow you to engage with the 3D model using intuitive functions to rotate, add or remove anatomy and identify and learn more about any visible structure. Each module has case studies, giving real medical context and relevance, as well as a dedicated section on aging. Test your knowledge with the interactive quizzes at the end of each section. "The representation of the body in Primal's range of software is unique because of its accuracy and detail. It is derived from genuine medical scan data that has been interpreted by a team of Primal anatomists and then translated into three-dimensional images by an expert team of graphics specialists. The anatomy visuals are accompanied by three-dimensional animations that demonstrate function, biomechanics and surgical procedures. To supplement the core three-dimensional anatomy data are clinical videos and text written by some of the world's leading medical specialists."--Primal Pictures.

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    Anatomy.tv (connect | more information)

    Presents a detailed interactive model of the Human Anatomy. Contains complete anatomical 3D models from skin to bone for various body parts. Includes biomechanical animations, dynamic MRI, and movie clips to supplement the 3D model. Leading practitioners in each field provide explanations of the illustrations.

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  • APAIS-Health (connect | more information)

    Australian bibliographic database tha indexes articles from published material. Subject coverage includes the legal, social, economic and ethical aspects of health. Source documents include a wide range of journals, newspapers, conference papers and books.

    ATSIhealth (connect | more information)

    Bibliographic database that indexes published and unpublished material on Australian indigenous health. Source documents include theses, unpublished articles, government reports, conference papers, abstracts, book chapters, books, discussion and working papers, and statistical documents. Subject coverage: All records relate to Australian Indigenous health and are in English. The records provided are not exhaustive and relate generally to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status rather than the social, historical, political or monetary aspects.

    AUSPORT : Australian sport database (connect | more information)

    Bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of Australian sport, including sports administration, children and sport, coaching, disabled, economics, facilities, history, medicine, nutrition, physiology, psychology, women and Olympic Games (Sydney 2000). Source documents include journals, monographs, conference papers, government reports, theses, videotapes and audiocassettes.

    AusportMed (connect | more information)

    AusportMed is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of medical and health issues in Australian sport. Source documents include journals, monographs, conference papers, government reports, theses, videotapes and audiocassettes. Subject coverage includes medicine, health, biomechanics, psychology, diagnosis, treatment, nutrition diet, physiology, physical fitness and drugs in sport.

    Australian Bureau of Statistics (connect | more information)

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) web site provides comprehensive access to over 270,000 pages of Australian statistical and reference information. There are statistics on the following themes: economy; environment and energy; industry; people; and regions. Included are statistical publications on agriculture, demography, finance, labour, manufacturing, national accounts, prices, service industries, social trends, trade and transport.

    Bentham science : [ebooks] (connect | more information)

    Portal to over 200 ebooks covering all major disciplines of science, technology, and medicine. Titles can be browsed alphabetically or by subject, or searched by any combination of terms. Includes monographs, handbooks, conference proceedings, textbooks, review volumes, and biographies.

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  • Biological abstracts (connect | more information)

    Of interest to all levels of students and other researchers, Biological Abstracts is the foremost source of references to the life science journal literature including vital biological and medical research findings, clinical studies, and discoveries of new organisms. Covers research in agriculture, biochemistry, biomedicine (experimental, clinical and veterinary medicine), biotechnology, genetics, botany, ecology and environment, microbiology, pharmacology, and zoology. International coverage of over 4,000 journals with about 14% of these sourced from Asia and Australasia. About 90% of records in the database include an abstract.
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    BioMed Central (connect | more information)

    BioMed Central Ltd. provides free access to original peer-reviewed biomedical research. Publications include journal articles, current reports, and meeting abstracts. Information about current controlled trials, as well as topics in biology and medicine are also included. Research materials added by Monash authors are now also available at the site.

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  • BIOSCIENCEnetBASE (connect | more information)

    Full-text handbooks and monographs covering topics including biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedical engineering, biostatistics, biotechnology, epidemiology, immunology, microbiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and toxicology.

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  • Books@Ovid (connect | more information)

    The Books@Ovid database includes full text, references, updates, and graphics from some of the most respected sources in medicine, nursing, and pharmacology. A searcher can choose to run a search in one text, selected texts, or all texts.

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    Chemwatch (connect | more information)

    Chemwatch is one of the world's largest supplier of independently researched MSDS (Material safety data sheets) and other related documents.

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  • CINAHL plus (connect | more information)

    CINAHL Plus provides indexing for over 4,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. CINAHL Plus covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters, as well as Evidence-Based Care Sheets. Full text material includes nearly 80 journals plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. CINAHL Plus also includes the Pre-CINAHL dataset. Pre-CINAHL is intended to provide current awareness of new journal articles, and is collection of records that provide basic bibliographic information before they are indexed with CINAHL Headings. As Pre-CINAHL journal articles are indexed, the records are replaced with complete CINAHL records.

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  • Cochrane central register of controlled trials (connect | more information)

    A bibliography of over 370,000 published and unpublished reports describing mostly randomised controlled trials and some observational studies in health care. Through extensive handsearching and searching of databases such as Medline and EMBASE, the Cochrane Collaboration creates CENTRAL, providing an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews. Also available as part of The Cochrane Library and EBM Reviews.
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    Cochrane database of systematic reviews (connect | more information)

    A good starting point for information on the effects of health care, particularly therapeutic interventions. Includes over 1,700 full text systematic reviews of randomised controlled trials (mostly) and protocols for systematic reviews in process that address a clearly formulated question. Studies are included on the basis of comprehensive and explicit criteria to minimise bias. Reviewers' conclusions give an overview of the most important findings, assisting practitioners to make informed decisions about health care. CochraneDSR is also available as part of The Cochrane Library and EBM Reviews.

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    Cochrane methodology register (connect | more information)

    A database of studies relevant to the methods of systematic reviews of health care and social interventions. The Cochrane Methodology Register contains over 9,000 bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care. Includes journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, conference abstracts, and reports of ongoing methodological research. Records contain bibliographic information and, in many cases, a summary. Provided as part of the Cochrane library.
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    Cold Spring Harbor protocols (connect | more information)

    Cold Spring Harbor Protocols is a definitive, interactive source of new and classic research techniques, containing over 700 methods in molecular and cell biology. The database is fully searchable by keyword and subject, and it has many novel features--such as discussion forums and personal folders--made possible by online publication. Its coverage includes cell and molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, protein science, and imaging. Protocols are presented step-by-step and edited in the style that has made Molecular Cloning, Antibodies, Cells and many other CSH manuals essential to the work of scientists worldwide. Protocols will be continuously expanded, updated, and annotated by the originators and users of the techniques. -- About CSH Protocols webpage.

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  • Conference papers index. See: COS conference papers index (connect | more information)

    COS conference papers index (connect | more information)

    This database provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science. COS Conference Papers Index can also be searched as part of Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management. Major areas of subject coverage include: agriculture; biochemistry; chemistry; chemical engineering; forestry; biology; environmental science; soil science; biotechnology; clinical medicine.
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    CRCnetBASE (connect | more information)

    A collection of online databases providing a portal to some of the world's major reference works, scientific journals and other resources. Covers a wide range of areas of scientific research from Toxicology, Engineering, Chemistry to Neuroscience, Mathematics and others.

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  • Current contents connect (connect | more information)

    Current Contents Connect is a multidisciplinary current awareness Web resource providing access to complete bibliographic information of the world's leading scholarly journals (over 8,000 of the world's leading scholarly journals and more than 2,000 books) Coverage includes complete bibliographic information from articles, editorials, meeting abstracts, commentaries, and other significant published materials. [It] also allows you to search a premium collection of evaluated scholarly Web sites and access evaluated, full-text Web documents in three general resource types: preprints, funding information, and research activities. Current Contents Connect is published in seven editions and two collections. Monash University Library users have access to all of these.

    Database of abstracts of reviews of effects (DARE) (connect | more information)

    Over 4,000 structured abstracts, including commentary, of systematic reviews relating to the effects of healthcare interventions. Prepared by the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York, UK, reviews of high methodological quality are identified by searching databases, handsearching major medical journals, selected websites and grey literature. DARE is also available as part of The Cochrane Library and EBM Reviews.

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    E-korean studies = Han'gukhak teit'o peisu (connect | more information)

    Provides resources in the field of Korean studies, covering all academic disciplines such as arts and humanities, social sciences, sciences, medical sciences, and physical education. E-korean studies is a product of the six database vendors led by Panmun Academic Services. These companies are Korean Studies Information Co., Ltd., Nurimedia Co., Ltd., DongBang Media Co., Ltd., Korea Contents Lab Co., Ltd., Zininzin Co., Ltd. and LawnB. Databases included are: KISS (Koreanstudies Information Service System); KSI e-book (Korean Studies information Co., Ltd.); Digital Culture Art Course (DongBang Media Co., Ltd.); KoreaA2Z (DongBang Media Co., Ltd.); Kdatabase (Korea Contents Lab Co., Ltd.); KPjournal (Korea Contents Lab Co., Ltd.); Korean History & Culture Research Database (Zininzin Co., Ltd.); History Culture Series (Zininzin Co., Ltd.); LawnB Legal Information.

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  • Ebook library (connect | more information)

    Ebook library (EBL) is a searchable collection of ebooks, offering content across all subject areas, from major academic publishers worldwide. Publishers included are Taylor & Francis, Palgrave Macmillan, Cambridge University Press, Kluwer Academic, Springer, World Scientific and others. Ebooks can be viewed online or downloaded to a computer or PDA. EBL offers full-text search capability across the database.

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  • eTG complete (connect | more information)

    Searchable peer-reviewed clinical guidelines. Topics include: 1. Therapeutic Guidelines -- Analgesic, Antibiotic, Cardiovascular, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastrointestinal, Neurology, Oral and Dental, Palliative Care, Psychotropic, Respiratory, and Rheumatology. 2. Management Guidelines -- Developmental Disability.

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    EThOS : Beta : Electronic Theses Online System (connect | more information)

    EThOS makes UK theses (e and paper based) available via a 'one-stop-shop' by harvesting e-theses from institutional repositories and digitising paper theses on-demand from researchers. The British Library, in collaboration with many UK universities and other associations, aims to provide over 250,000 theses produced by the UK higher education system on an open access model to all researchers and others requiring information. Some theses are available for immediate download, while others can be requested from a participating institution which then sends the thesis to the British Library for digitisation.

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  • F1000, faculty of 1000 : post-publication peer review (connect | more information)

    F1000 is a post-publication peer review service that comprehensively and systematically highlights and evaluates the most interesting articles published in the biomedical sciences, based on the recommendations of a faculty of over 10,000 of the world's leading scientists and clinicians. On average, 1500 new evaluations are published each month. F1000 also includes an open access repository of conference posters and The Scientist, a magazine of the life sciences.

    FORENSICnetBASE : LawENFORCEMENTnetBASE (connect | more information)

    Searchable database of essential forensic science and law enforcement reference texts.

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  • FreeBooks4Doctors : promoting free access to medical books (connect | more information)

    Provides links to free medical textbooks available online. Users may search by title or broad subject areas.

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  • Health & society : health & society database (connect | more information)

    Covers health policy and administration, health services, economic issues, mental health and illness, pregnancy, birth, mortality, morbidity, health education and promotion and ethical aspects such as abortion, euthanasia and reproductive technologies as they relate to the health and well being of Australian families and individuals. Produced by the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Health & Society is a subset of the Family database and indexes articles from published and unpublished materials, such as journals, conference papers, book chapters, government publications, statistical documents, annual reports and theses.

    Health and psychosocial instruments (connect | more information)

    Provides access to information on measurement instruments in the fields of health, psychology, psychosocial sciences, organisational behaviour and library and information science. Covers questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes/manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios and tests.
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    Health collection (connect | more information)

    "Developed in response to the growing demand for Australasian health information, this Collection provides cover-to-cover full text access to core content from the region. Content includes research articles, reports and case studies of practical support to anyone studying or working in therapeutic, diagnostic and preventative health roles. Much content included in the Collection is unavailable online elsewhere and includes journals dedicated to specialist and current topics of interest including ageing and age care, child health and breastfeeding, indigenous health issues, mental health and rehabilitation."--Help and database information screen.

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  • Health technology assessment (connect | more information)

    "The Health Technology Assessment database brings together details on ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions)... Many different types of research are included in the HTA database, including systematic reviews and ongoing and completed research based on trials, questionnaires and economic evaluations."--Database guide.
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    HIVA : HIV/AIDS database (connect | more information)

    HIVA, Australia's most comprehensive HIV and AIDS collection, is a bibliographic database of journal articles, books and audiovisual titles listed in the catalogues of the NSW HIV/AIDS Library Network. It is designed to provide invaluable information support for health care professionals, students, researchers, and people living with HIV/AIDS. It covers the clinical, nutritional, medical, social and psychological aspects of HIV/AIDS, as well as the relationship between alcohol and other drugs to HIV/AIDS.

    Informa healthcare (connect | more information)

    InformaHealthcare.com combines the pharmaceutical, life science and medical journal titles published by Informa Healthcare onto one platform to simplify your experience, and deliver online content from more than 170 journals.--Publisher description.

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  • IOS Press eBooks (connect | more information)

    IOS Press eBooks provides access to the entire e-book collection of IOS Press, an international STM publisher of books and journals in many important scientific areas. Subjects covered include; Administrative sciences; Biochemistry/Medicine; Computer & communications sciences; General engineering; General housing; General townplanning and architecture; Information sciences; Life & behavioural sciences; Mathematics/Electronics/Mechanics; Physics; Rehabilitation/Assistive technology; Social science; Economics/Policy/Management.

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  • ISIHighlyCited.com (connect | more information)

    Tool to identify the most highly cited scientific researchers in the life sciences, medicine, physical sciences and engineering who have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of science and technology in recent decades. Contains biographical information and listing of publications for each researcher. The bibliography is enhanced by links to the full bibliographic citations with selected abstracts and cited references indexed in the ISI Web of Science. The database can be searched by name, subject category, country, or institutional affiliation.

    Journal citation reports. Science edition (connect | more information)

    This database is a resource for journal evaluation, using citation data drawn from approximately 5,000 journals in the areas of science and technology worldwide. JCR ranks journals by the frequency by which they have been cited and by their half life period. Journals can be ranked within a specific subject area.

    KPjournal (connect | more information)

    Provides full text access to 18 science/engineering journals and research papers published in North Korea in the fields of Natural Science (Biology, Physics, Chemistry), Geography, Medical, Pharmacology, Engineering, Mineralogy.

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  • KRpia : knowledge reference service (connect | more information)

    Full-text collection of Korean classical books (133 titles in 10 subjects). Users may search and retrieve primary sources, oral sources, classical texts, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and general reference works in fields such as Korean history, literature, civilization, medicine, architecture, and natural history.

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  • Liebert online (connect | more information)

    Provides searchable online access to full text of journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., and selected ebooks. Covers biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law.

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  • Literature, arts and medicine database (connect | more information)

    The Literature, Arts and Medicine Database is an annotated bibliography of prose, poetry, film, video and art which was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource in medical humanities, for use in health/pre-health and liberal arts settings.

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  • Medical evidence matters (connect | more information)

    Medical Evidence Matters is an EBM search tool that draws information from hundreds of peer-reviewed journals to help users choose the best therapy options for patients with confirmed diagnoses ... Results are organised into summary graphs and tables, helping the clinician assess the evidence and determine the best form of treatment. Results can be customized to allow you to assess alternative therapies, alternative patient characteristics (e.g. age, sex etc.), alternative treatment characteristics, and alternative research characteristics (e.g. type of research, place of research, quality of research etc.). You can also compare effectiveness of therapies based on a range of clinical outcomes.

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    Medline [EBSCOhost] (connect | more information)

    "MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information 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."--Publisher description.

    Medline [ISI web of knowledge] (connect | more information)

    "MEDLINE is the premier database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). It contains over 12 million records of journal articles in all areas of the life sciences, with particular emphasis on biomedicine. MEDLINE records are created by NLM and collaborating partners. Source publications for MEDLINE cover basic biomedical research and the clinical sciences. Major subject areas include nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, and pre-clinical sciences. MEDLINE also covers life sciences that are vital to biomedical practitioners, researchers, and educators, including some aspects of biology, environmental science, marine biology, plant and animal science as well as biophysics and chemistry. Increased coverage of life sciences began in 2000. By the end of 2001, most citations previously included in separate NLM specialty databases had also been added to MEDLINE."--Publisher description.

    MedlinePlus (connect | more information)

    MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.--About page.

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  • MIMS online (connect | more information)

    Provides access to the full MIMS database of abbreviated and full information (including OTC) on prescription and non-prescription drugs available in Australia. Alerts are provided for interactions between medicines, food, health conditions and patient allergies, and full colour product identification pictures are available.

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  • MITCogNet : the brain sciences connection (connect | more information)

    "Developed by The MIT Press, MIT CogNet is an online location for the brain and cognitive science community's scientific research and interchange. Since breaking ground in 2000, MIT CogNet has become an essential resource for those interested in cutting-edge primary research across the range of fields concerned with understanding the nature of the human mind. Individual and institutional subscribers to MIT CogNet have access to a comprehensive platform which includes pre-eminent resources from several fields, such as artificial intelligence, linguistics, neuroscience, psychology, philosophy and education. The platform provides an ever-growing electronic collection of relevant books, journals, conference proceedings, calls for papers and grey literature, and provides searchable access to ten major reference works published by the MIT Press; Over 530 MIT Press books in full-text PDF; the full text of six MIT Press journals; and abstracts from more than 25 journals from other publishers like Cambridge University Press, the British Psychological Society, Kingston Press, Ltd., and Lawrence Erlbaum Associates."--Publisher description.

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  • MyiLibrary (connect | more information)

    MyiLibrary, distributed through Coutts Information Services, is an electronic platform which gives users desktop access to some of the most topical and current electronic content available today. MyiLibrary has partnered with numerous distributors to bring their content together in one aggregated database.

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  • NDLTD (connect | more information)

    Presents a collection of electronic theses and dissertations. Includes theses and dissertations from North Carolina State University, the University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and West Virginia University. Allows users to search the theses and dissertations. Provides access to other schools with electronic theses and dissertations collections, including the University of Michigan and the University of Waterloo. Includes links to university and institutional repositories that include theses and dissertations in full text from over 160 member institutions from countries (including the US, South America, China, UK, Singapore and South Africa.)

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  • NEUROSCIENCEnetBASE (connect | more information)

    Groundbreaking studies, classic texts, and illustrative atlases make this site a premier neuroscience reference. It offers the latest on Parkinson's and Alzheimer's as well as circadian studies, cytokines research, and computational neuroscience.

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  • NHS economic evaluation database (connect | more information)

    The NHS Economic Evaluation Database contains over 6000 abstracts of quality assessed economic evaluations. The database aims to assist decision-makers by systematically identifying and describing economic evaluations, appraising their quality and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses.
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    NIOSH (connect | more information)

    The NIOSH Web site features many different types of databases and information resources. They are categorized here by Chemical; Injury, Illness & Hazards Data and Information; Publications; Respirators and Other Personal Protective Equipment; Agriculture; and Construction. The most popular databases include the International Chemical Safety Cards, NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, and NIOSHTIC-2.

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  • Nursing education in video (connect | more information)

    The result of Alexander Street's partnership with Medcom-Trainex, one of the largest providers of nursing education video programs worldwide, Nursing Education in Video gives faculty and students anywhere-anytime access to Medcom's highly regarded library of full-length training programs -- online in streaming video -- with all of the search power and advanced functionality that Alexander Street's video collections deliver. As a single, cross-searchable collection, Nursing Education in Video covers the fundamentals of nurse training and advanced topics.

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  • NUTRITIONnetBASE (connect | more information)

    Contains the latest authoritative information on nutrition in health and disease, sports nutrition, phytonutrients, the cancer-diet connection, and oxidative stress. Up to 99 titles are available for browsing or searching.

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  • Open J-gate : 3000+ open access journals (connect | more information)

    Open J-Gate is an electronic gateway to global journal literature in open access domain. It provides seamless access to millions of journal articles available online. It indexes articles from 3000+ open access journals, with links to full text at publisher sites.

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  • Ovid OLDMEDLINE (connect | more information)

    OLDMEDLINE contains citations to articles from international biomedical journals covering the fields of medicine, preclinical sciences and allied health sciences. Subject searching of this file is available through key words (the original Medical Subject Headings, assigned prior to 1965) and text phrases. Unlike MEDLINE, this file contains no abstracts nor MeSH heading field data from NLM's current controlled vocabulary.
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    Oxford scholarship online. Neuroscience (connect | more information)

    Cross-searchable library containing the full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the areas of molecular and cellular, behavioral, developmental, and cognitive neuroscience, disorders of the nervous, sensory, motor, and autonomic systems, as well as on a full range of methods and techniques, behavioral neuroendocrinology, invertebrate neurobiology, and the history of neuroscience.

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  • Oxford scholarship online. Palliative care (connect | more information)

    Cross-searchable database containing the full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the areas of palliative care. Topics covered include: Paediatric palliative medicine, Pain management and palliative pharmacology, Palliative medicine research, Palliative medicine and older people; Patient care and end-of-life decision making.

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  • Oxford scholarship online. Public health and epidemiology (connect | more information)

    Cross-searchable database containing the full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the areas of public health and epidemiology. Select titles critically discuss the development and assessment of public health issues that affect a diverse range of populations worldwide.

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  • PHARMACEUTICALnetBASE (connect | more information)

    A comprehensive resource for both industrial and academic researchers, this site explores drug discovery, development, and delivery systems. It covers quality and manufacturing and includes ADME - Toxicology information and dosage forms.

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  • PILOTS (connect | more information)

    "The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage." -- Publisher description.
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    PLoS (connect | more information)

    PLoS is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.

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  • POPLINE (connect | more information)

    POPLINE(POPulation information onLINE), the world's largest database on reproductive health, provides more than 350,000 citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. POPLINE has numerous special features including links to free, fulltext documents, the ability to limit your search to peer-reviewed journal articles and many abstracts in French and Spanish.

    ProQuest (connect | more information)

    Proquest is a leading multidisciplinary portal providing access to a number of key online databases. This resource includes citations and full text articles in academic and professional disciplines such as business, law, education, computing, science, technology, engineering, arts, and medicine. Search multiple databases simultaneously or select from amongst individual database titles including: ABI/Inform complete, Accounting & tax, ERIC, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, Proquest computing, Proquest education journals, Proquest health & medical complete, Proquest science journals, Sociological abstracts, or Proquest telecommunications. A complete list of database titles available to Monash University students and staff is available at the site.

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    ProQuest central (connect | more information)

    ProQuest central is an aggregated full-text database, and provides access to more than 11,000 publications contained in the 20+ databases which comprise ProQuest central. More than 8,000 of the publications are available in full text. Covers current and international content in over 160 subject areas such as: business and economics; medical and health; news and world affairs; science; education; technology; humanities; social sciences; psychology; literature; law; and, women's studies. Includes the following databases: ABI/Inform complete (which includes: ABI/INFORM dateline; ABI/INFORM global; and ABI/INFORM trade & industry); Accounting & tax; Banking information source; Canadian newsstand complete; CBCA complete (includes CBCA business and CBCA education) ; Hoover's company profiles; OxResearch; Pharmaceutical news index; ProQuest Asian business and reference; ProQuest biology journals; ProQuest career and technical education; ProQuest computing; ProQuest criminal justice; ProQuest education journals; ProQuest European business; ProQuest European journals; ProQuest family health; ProQuest health & medical complete (includes Medical evidence matters); ProQuest health management; ProQuest military collection; ProQuest newsstand; ProQuest nursing & allied health source; ProQuest psychology journals; ProQuest religion; ProQuest research library; ProQuest science journals; ProQuest social science journals; ProQuest telecommunications; and Snapshot series. Each can be searched separately.

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    ProQuest family health (connect | more information)

    Covers numerous aspects of family health from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. Includes general medical journals as well as consumer and news magazines, and most have full text.

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    Proquest health & medical complete (connect | more information)

    ProQuest Health and Medical Complete combines the clinical research titles available in ProQuest Medical Library with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. It provides in-depth coverage from over 1,900 publications with more than 1,575 available in full text and of these, over 910 include MEDLINE indexing. In addition, the database includes all charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to medical research. The journals cover all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others.--Publisher product description.

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    ProQuest health management (connect | more information)

    Covers over 800 journals with over 4,500 doctoral dissertations and theses on these health administration topics: hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business management, personnel management, ethics, health economics, and public health administration.

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    ProQuest nursing & allied health source (connect | more information)

    This database provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine. It abstracts and indexes more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, and in addition provides access to more than 12,000 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields. Find coverage for over 70 wide-ranging topics including: Cytology; Nursing; Nutrition; Oncology; Pediatric Care; Pharmacology; Public Health; and Radiology. Also included is access to evidence-based nursing information from The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI). These resources include Systematic reviews, Evidence summaries, and Best practice information sheets. Also available are training videos from Medcom, Inc., and multicultural reports from CultureVision.--About page.

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    PubMed (connect | more information)

    Free access to Medline, the premier source for biomedical literature, plus the National Library of Medicine's inprocess database. PubMed indexes over 4,600 journals covering topics such as allied health, biological and physical sciences, biomedical engineering, clinical medicine, humanities and information science as they related to medicine and health care. The Clinical Queries service provides built-in search filters that retrieve human clinical research studies on diagnosis, aetiology, therapy or prognosis, systematic reviews and meta-analyses. PubMed also links to a number of other National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources including molecular modelling and genetics resources, consumer health information, clinical trials database and the TOXNET cluster of databases.

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  • PubMed dietary supplement subset (connect | more information)

    Contains abstracts of journal articles related to a broad spectrum of dietary supplement-related literature, including articles on vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, ergogenics, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models. The Dietary Supplement subset is a joint project between the NIH National Library of Medicine (NLM) and ODS. This subset was created using a search strategy including terms provided by ODS, and selected journals indexed for MEDLINE¿¿ that include significant dietary supplement-related content.

    RURAL : rural and remote health database (connect | more information)

    RURAL, a bibliographic database produced by the Monash University School of Rural Health, covers a range of areas including rural medical practices, indigenous peoples' health, rural and remote area nursing, the practice and educational needs of health care providers, in particular medical practitioners and nurses. There is international coverage of journal articles, some conference and discussion papers.

    ScienceDirect (connect | more information)

    ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Apart from online eBooks, Reference Works, Handbooks and Book Series, ScienceDirect offers a rich journal collection of over 2,000 titles. In addition, the Backfiles program offers the ability to search a historical archive of over 6.75 million articles directly from your desktop, back to Volume 1, Issue 1. The collections contain 4 million articles prior to 1995, and 2.75 million articles from after 1994.

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    Scirus : for scientific information only (connect | more information)

    A comprehensive science-specific search engine which returns results from the web and the following journal sources: ScienceDirect, MEDLINE on BioMedNet, Beilstein on ChemWeb, Neuroscion, BioMed Central, US Patent Office, E-Print ArXiv, Chemistry PrePrint Server, Mathematics PrePrint Server, CogPrints and NASA. Limit an Advanced search to a subject area, a particular source or a document type, such as conferences, patents, journal articles, preprints, web sites or books. Search results can be ranked according to relevance, or sorted by date.

    SPORTDiscus with full text (connect | more information)

    With over 230 full text titles, SPORTDiscus with Full Text ia a bibliographic and full text database covering both serial and monographic literature on sports, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law and legislation, disabled athletes, sports facility design and management, intramural and school sports, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention, rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, occupational health and therapy. With full bibliographic coverage, this database includes more than 750,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.

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  • SpringerLink (connect | more information)

    Provides researchers with access to millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works. Subject coverage includes: Biomedical sciences, Business & management, Chemistry, Computer science, Earth sciences and geography, Economics, Education & language, Energy, Engineering, Environmental sciences, Food science & nutrition, Law, Life sciences, Materials, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, Psychology, Public health, Social sciences, and Statistics.

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  • STAT!Ref (connect | more information)

    StatREF includes general clinical medicine, pharmacology, physiology, surgery or psychiatry electronic books that can be searched individually or simultaneously. Alternatively, browse the table of contents for an individual book title. Link to Stedmans medical dictionary. Five concurrent users.

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  • Trip database (connect | more information)

    The TRIP Database searches web sites with high-quality medical information. A search on the TRIP Database links directly to relevant 'evidence-based' material on the web as well as to articles from peer-reviewed on-line journals and e-textbooks. Clinical areas: cancer, cardiovascular, child health, endocrinology, gastrointestinal, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, mental health, musculoskeletal, neurology, pregnancy and childbirth, respiratory care, women's health.

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  • U.X.L. complete health resource (connect | more information)

    This resource covers the causes symptoms, diagnoses, tests, treatments and prognoses of 140 health problems; the main systems of the human body, including the circulatory system, the endocrine system, special senses and much more; and a detailed examination of nutrition, and medical and mental health issues. Includes a general glossary, bibliography, and subject index.

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  • Videos in clinical medicine (connect | more information)

    This site has peer-reviewed educational videos with the goals of providing effective clinical instruction and improved patient care. Topics include but are not limited to: Paracentesis, Central Venous Catheterization, Lumbar Puncture, and Basic Laceration Repair.

    Web of knowledge (connect | more information)

    ISI Web of Knowledge products are high-quality research databases that you can access from the Select a Database tab. Databases available for Monash University Library users are: 1. Web of science, 2. Current contents connect, and 3. Medline.

    Web of science with conference proceedings (connect | more information)

    Web of Science consists of seven databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals, books, book series, reports, conferences, and more. The first three citation databases (Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-Expanded), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)) contain the references cited by the authors of the articles. You can use these references to do cited reference searching. This type of search allows you to find articles that cite a previously published work. The two conference proceedings citation indexes (Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S), Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)) include the published literature of the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions in a wide range of disciplines. Use these databases to track emerging ideas and new research in specific fields. The two chemistry databases (Index Chemicus (IC), and Current Chemical Reactions (CCR-Expanded)) allow you to create structure drawings to find chemical compounds and reactions. You can also search these databases for compound and reaction data.--Publisher description.

    Wiley online library (connect | more information)

    Wiley online library is an extensive multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It offers integrated access to more than 4 million articles from 1,500 journals, 9,000 books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols, encyclopedias, databases and handbooks. Includes Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews, many essential chemistry and evidence based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Library, eEROS and SpecInfo and 1000's of laboratory protocols from the distinguished Current Protocols series. The major collections of the Wiley online library are: Journals, Journal backfiles, Online books and book series, Online reference works, Wiley interdisciplinary reviews, Current protocols laboratory manuals, Evidence-based medicine databases, and Chemistry databases.

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  • World Scientific eBooks (connect | more information)

    World Scientific eBooks are electronic versions of World Scientific print titles. All subject areas that World Scientific actively publishes in are available in eBook format. Covers 16 different subject areas, concentrating on STM titles - Asian Studies, Business and Management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics and Finance, Engineering, Environmental Science, General Interest, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Materials Science, Mathematics, Medicine and Healthcare, Nanotechnology and Nanoscience, Nonlinear Science, Physics and Social Sciences.

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  • World Scientific journals (connect | more information)

    Provides full text access to over one hundred journals published by World Scientitific. Subject coverage includes: chemistry, computer science, economics, finance and management, engineering, environmental science, materials science, mathematics, medical and life sciences, nonlinear science, physics and social sciences.

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