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  1. 1. George A. Spiva Library Missouri Southern State University Library homepage Online Catalog Nursing Print Indexes: Index Medicus, Jan 1994 - Dec 1995, Jan 2001 - Dec 2003 - a bibliographic listing of references to articles from 3,799 of the world’s biomedical journals. Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), 1976 – September 2001 - provides authoritative coverage of the literature in nursing and allied health. Over 1,200 journals are regularly reviewed and indexed for inclusion in each year’s three quarterly issues and cumulative bound volume. Reference Resources: Dictionary of Medicine R121 .D53 1998 Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary R121 .D73 2003 Mosby's Medical, Nursing, & Allied Health Dictionary R121 .M89 2002 Stedman’s Medical Dictionary R121 .S8 2000 Health Care Policy and Politics A to Z RA395 .A3 R685 2003 Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference RB38.2 .P337 2005 Nurses Clinical Guide: Psychiatric And Mental Health Care RC440 .C595 1996 Mosby's Drug Guide for Nurses RM301 .12 .S56 2003 Physician’s Desk Reference RM671 .A1 P48 The Merck Index RS51 .M4 2001 Historical Encyclopedia of Nursing RT21.S66 1999 American Nursing: a Biographical Dictionary RT34 .A44 1988 Nursing Diagnosis Handbook RT48.6 .w44 2000 Encyclopedia of Nursing Research RT81.5 E53 1998 Nursing Research Digest RT81.5 .N8736 1999 Electronic Indexes: Academic Search Premier - multi-discipline database providing full text for more than 3,900 scholarly publications, including full text for nearly 3,050 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975. Alt-HealthWatch - focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers an immediate resource of full text articles from more than 170 international peer-reviewed and professional journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, association & consumer newsletters (most from 1990 to the present), plus hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. 8/10/06 1
  2. 2. George A. Spiva Library Missouri Southern State University Library homepage Online Catalog Electronic Indexes (continued): Biological Abstracts - is a complete collection of bibliographic references to life science journal literature published internationally. Pre-CINAHL - A companion database to CINAHL, Pre-CINAHL is intended to provide current awareness of new journal articles, and includes a rotating file of limited bibliographic information (no subject searching), which are available to researchers only for the time when these articles are being assigned additional indexing. CINAHL with Full Text - provides indexing for 1,835 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982. Also contains searchable cited references for more than 930 journals and provides full text for hundreds of journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1982 are also included. Clinical Pharmacology - provides access up-to-date, concise and clinically- relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new and investigational drugs. Health Source: Consumer Edition - allows you to search for information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition features searchable full text for nearly 165 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men's Health, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 180 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - provides over 520 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 560 journals. Lexis-Nexis - provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical and reference information in a variety of formats including newspapers. Medical News - Articles from medical & health news sources covering healthcare Medical Journals - Articles from medical & health journals covering a wide range of medical topics Abstracts - The National Library of Medicine's Medline® Medical Journals 8/10/06 2
  3. 3. George A. Spiva Library Missouri Southern State University Library homepage Online Catalog Internet Sites: ( - Comprehensive nursing resource with links to specialty information, nursing organizations, journals and educational institutions. American Cancer Society ( - A nationwide, community- based voluntary health organization whose mission is to prevent cancer, save lives, and diminish suffering from cancer. View statistics and medical updates about the fight against cancer. American Heart Association ( identifier=1200000) - A national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. HealthWeb ( - Provides access to evaluated non-commercial health-related Internet resources. A collaborative project of the health sciences libraries of the Greater Midwest Region (GMR) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and those of the Committee for Institutional Cooperation. HealthWorld Online ( - Information and links to medical sites and alternative health options. Can subscribe to Healthy Update E-Newsletter. Mayo Health Clinic ( - Provides useful and up-to-date information and tools that reflect the expertise and standard of excellence of Mayo Clinic. Medscape Nursing ( - A comprehensive clinical site for advanced care nursing from WebMD. Requires free registration. Merck Manuals Online ( - Trusted Medical Information. Nursing Center ( - Gateway site with many online resources, journals, continuing education, career information and discussion groups. Nursing Times ( - Daily news, features and links from the online service of the UK nursing magazine. 8/10/06 3
  4. 4. George A. Spiva Library Missouri Southern State University Library homepage Online Catalog Internet Sites (continued): Nursing World ( - The official web site of the American Nurses Association. Contains certification, education, practice, policy, legislation and publications. U.S. National Library of Medicine ( - The world's largest biomedical library. WebMD ( - Current health news and issues. Periodical Titles: Current Print available in Spiva The American Journal of Nursing Applied Nursing Research Clinical Nursing Research International Nursing Review Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Journal of Nursing Scholarship Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care: JANAC New England Journal of Medicine Nurse Practitioner Nursing Nursing Economics Nursing Law’s Regan Report Nursing Management Nursing Research Nursing Science Quarterly Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice Reflections on Nursing Leadership Research and Theory for Nursing Practice Select Full-text online journals available at: V=1.0&L=GS2MV6SK6B&N=100&S=SC&C=HE0059 8/10/06 4