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AccessMedicine | Full Text
AccessMedicine provides health professionals with access to leading clinical references, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, and time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools.
AccessPediatrics | Full Text
An integrated online resource that provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing pediatricians with a broad range of content that covers the entire span of pediatric practice, from neonatology through adolescent medicine. Access Pediatrics includes more than 20 e-books, drug monographs, and images useable in academic lectures and presentations.
ACS (American Chemical Society) Journals | 1879-present | Full Text
Articles relevant to chemistry and information in the life sciences.
Anatomy & Physiology Online | Full Text
[ Access is limited to 10 simultaneous users. ]
This resource covers information needed for most 2 semester Anatomy and Physiology courses. Learning modules contain 3D images and interactive models, narrated animations and illustrations, dissection slides you can label, clinical case studies, the impact of aging on each body systems, pronunciation guide, quizzes and much more.
ANTE: Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering | 1981-present | Some Full Text
ANTE is an abstracting and indexing service monitoring publications from the U.K. and the U.S. Coverage includes new technologies such as information technology and computing, electronics, biotechnology, medical technology, as well as engineering (including construction, electrical and chemical engineering) and allied subject areas. Sources covered include periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases.
Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B) | 1982-present | Some Full Text
Covers topics ranging from bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals; provides access to clinical findings as well as all aspects of pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics.
Biological Sciences
Search multiple databases covering the biological sciences.
BioMed Central | Full Text
[ Open Access ]
BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication.
Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts | 1982-present | Some Full Text
This database provides bibliographic coverage of ground-breaking research, applications, regulatory developments and new patents across all areas of biotechnology and bioengineering.
Biotechnology Research Abstracts | Some Full Text
This database provides citations and abstracts to research articles on biotechnology (medical, agricultural, and environmental) and bioengineering.
Books@Ovid | Full Text
This resource includes full text, references, updates, and graphics from some of the most respected sources in medicine, nursing, and pharmacology.
Calcium & Calcified Tissue Abstracts | 1982-present | Some Full Text
Includes current intensive research in bone metabolism, tooth development, nerve transmission, muscle contraction, hormone secretion, and many other critical fields which have brought the role of calcium to the forefront of biology.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text | 1937-present | Some Full Text
This resource provides access to journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. Subjects include nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, and allied health disciplines. In addition, this resource provides 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. Coverage also includes legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments, and clinical trials.
ClinicalKey | Some Full Text
A clinical search engine powered by Elsevier’s proprietary medical taxonomy, EMMeT. ClinicalKey cross searches over 1,000 books, 500 journals, and 2,500 procedural videos from evidence-based and peer-reviewed resources.
Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of independent evidence to inform healthcare decision making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration: The Cochrane Central Registry of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Methodology Register, Database of Abstracts of Review of Effects, Health Technology Assessment, and NHS Economic Evaluation Database.
ComDisDome | Some Full Text
The Dome is the premier information service for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and students in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders. This database provides access to books, journal articles, dissertations, and web sites relevant in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders. This resource also includes a complete dictionary of speech-language pathology and audiology terms.
Communication Sciences and Disorders Dome | Some Full Text
[ See ComDisDome. ]

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works | Full Text
A searchable collection containing real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material.
Counseling and Therapy in Video | Streaming Video
Online collection of videos available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.
Culinary Arts Collection | 1980 | Full Text
This collection is made up of more than 300 major cooking and nutritional magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, reference resources, and industry information.
Current Research@ Florida Atlantic University | Full Text
[ See Dissertations & Theses @ Florida Atlantic University ]

Digital Collections @ FAU Libraries | Some Full Text
Digital Collections @ FAU Libraries is a project that highlights university scholarship of various types (working papers, journal articles, dissertations and theses, etc.).
Dissertation Abstracts | 1861-present
[ See ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. ]

Dissertations & Theses @ Florida Atlantic University | Full Text
A digital library of dissertations and theses from Florida Atlantic University.
DSM-5 | Full Text
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States and contains a listing of diagnostic criteria for every psychiatric disorder recognized by the U.S. healthcare system. DSM is used in both clinical settings (inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinic, private practice, and primary care) as well as with community populations.
DynaMed | Full Text
DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other healthcare professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care' with clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics.
Embase's extensive journal and conference coverage, together with in-depth drug indexing and daily updates, supports tracking and precise retrieval of drug and disease information.
Epocrates Online Premium | Full Text
A web-based drug, disease, and formulary reference tool, including continually updated, integrated drug and disease information.
Evidence Based Medicine Reviews | Some Full Text
[ See The Cochrane Library. ]

Facts & Comparisons eAnswers | Full Text
A primary source for drug information for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals, providing drug information, interactions, alternative herbal therapies, and patient medication handouts.
Genetics Abstracts | 1982-present | Some Full Text
Provides access to the worldwide literature of genetics, from microbes to plants to humans.
Global Health | 1973-present
[ This database is no longer available ]

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)
[ Access is limited to five (5) simultaneous users. ]
Produced by Behavioral Measurement Database Services, this comprehensive bibliographic database is abstracted from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences. HaPI also provides information about behavioral measurement instruments, including those from Industrial Organizational Behavior and Education.
Health and Safety Science Abstracts | 1981-present | Some Full Text
Provides a comprehensive survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene.
Health and Society in Video | Streaming Video
Health and Society in Video defines and explores today’s latest medical progress in health and wellness issues and their impact on society--with hundreds of premium documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews.
Health and Wellness Resource Center | 1980-present | Full Text
Topics in health and medicine, medications, and wellness. Includes encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionary, magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Health Reference Center - Academic | 1980-present | Full Text
Provides articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc.
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | 1975-present
[ Access is limited to one (1) user ]
Contains records describing journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of science, technology, medicine and allied historical fields. Citations reflect the contents of more than 1,000 journals, and partial contents of several hundred more.
Human Genome Abstracts | 1982-1995 | Some Full Text
Human Genome Abstracts offers a comprehensive source for developments and promising applications emerging from international genome research, including the massive Human Genome Project.
Immunology Abstracts | 1982-present | Some Full Text
Covers topics from cancer and vaccine research to immune deficiencies and autoimmunity.
JoVE | 2006-present | Streaming Video
The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed scientific video journal, illustrating new experimental techniques. Access provided for JoVE Biology and JoVE Neuroscience.
MD Consult | Full Text
[ The MD Consult platform is no longer available. Please see ClinicalKey. ]
MD Consult offers access to full-text articles from over 80 medical journals and Clinics, 50 leading medical references across a wide range of specialties, clinically relevant drug information, and over 10,000 patient handouts.
Medcom Nursing Education in Video Collection | Streaming Video
Medcom Nursing Education in Video Collection is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers.
MedDRA (Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities) | Full Text
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The Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities is a medical terminology used to classify adverse event information associated with the use of biopharmaceuticals and other medical products (e.g., medical devices and vaccines). Coding these data to a standard set of MedDRA terms allows health authorities and the biopharmaceutical industry to more readily exchange and analyze data related to the safe use of medical products. MedDRA is developed by the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH).
MEDLINE (ProQuest) | 2000-present
MEDLINE (OCLC) |1950-present
MEDLINE (Web of Science) | 1950-present
Journals published internationally, covering all areas of medicine including clinical medicine, experimental medicine, dentistry, nursing, health services administration, nutrition, and much more (most with abstracts).

MEDLINE/PubMed | 1940's-present
PubMed comprises over 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print | Volume 1-present | Some Full Text
[ Access is limited to four (4) simultaneous users. ]
Mental Measurements Yearbook provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. The MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. Tests in Print (TIP), a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English, is now included.
MIT Cognet | Some Full Text
[ Due to budget constraints, this database is no longer available ]

Natural Medicines | Full Text
[ Formerly Natural Standard ]
Authoritative resource on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies.
Natural Standard | Full Text
[ See Natural Medicines ] Complete | Full Text
Includes full-text access to 80 titles from Nature Publishing Group and partner societies, with archives dating back to 1869. Search across life science and physical research journals, life science review journals, clinical review journals, as well as complimentary web content. Includes titles such as Nature, Nature Protocols, Nature Communications, Nature Methods, and Scientific American.
Neurosciences Abstracts | 1982-present | Some Full Text
This database covers all aspects of vertebrate and invertebrate neuroscience, emphasizing basic research studies but also including such devastating neural diseases as Alzheimer's.
Nursing & Allied Health Collection | 1980-present | Some Full Text
All aspects of the Nursing profession from direct patient care to health care administration are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, the content will be of use to both professionals in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
Nursing Assessment in Video | 2012-present | Some Full Text
Nursing Assessment in Video provides access to training videos from Medcom Inc. Each title features leading industry experts providing hands-on demonstrations and step-by-step instructions in key assessment areas.
Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts | 1989-present | Some Full Text
Covers experimental and clinical literature focusing on all aspects of oncogene research.
Ovid Online
[ Access is limited to 1 or 3 simultaneous users for some content. ]
Includes Journals@Ovid Full Text, Books@Ovid and Global Health.
Oxford Handbooks Online | Full Text
Oxford Handbooks Online brings together the world's leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate. Subjects included are Economics & Finance, History, Linguistics, Literature, Psychology, and music.
Oxford Scholarship Online | Full Text
[ FAU Libraries does not subscribe to all titles offered through this site. ]
Oxford Scholarship Online includes academic works published by Oxford and other scholarly presses. Subject areas include humanities, social sciences and sciences. Access is only available to FAU purchased content.
Physical Education Index | 1970-present | Some Full Text
[ This resource is no longer available. See SPORTDiscus for a similar resource. ]
Physical Education Index allows all researchers and professionals in the field to acquire accurate and scholarly information in this comprehensive database. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered.
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection | Some Full Text
This collection includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Covering a wide spectrum of information, researchers will have access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.
PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress | 1871-present | Some Full Text
PILOTS is a bibliographic database produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont, and 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, while offering both current and retrospective coverage. Document types covered include journals, books, book chapters, pamphlets, technical reports, and materials in all languages.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global | 1743-present
[ ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is now ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global. The new version includes international dissertations and theses as well as all previous content. ]
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.
ProQuest Illustrata: Natural Sciences | 1997-present
This database includes natural science content from searchable tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from the scholarly research and technical literature by employing “deep indexing”. Search results can be viewed in full, in either thumbnail or enhanced format, along with the caption, author and source information and additional index terms that can be used for further searching.
PsycARTICLES | Full Text
Search and browse the full list of APA journals and selected EPF journals.
Psychology Collection | 1980-present | Some Full Text
This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops. Includes 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. | Streaming Video contains training videos in psychotherapy, counseling and addiction treatment. Includes the series The 7 Skills for Addiction-Free Living, Psychotherapy with the Experts, Psychotherapy with Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Clients, Family Therapy with the Experts, Couples Therapy with the Experts, and Brief Therapy for Addictions.
PsycINFO | 1806-present
PsycINFO Indexes international literature in psychology and related disciplines, also see PsycNET.
PsycNET | 1806-present | Some Full Text
PsycNET provides access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines by bringing together the PsycINFO index, PsycARTICLES, PsycTests, APA Books, and APA Handbooks. This database includes literature from an array of disciplines related to psychology such as psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work.
PsycTESTS | 1896-present | Some Full Text
PsycTESTS is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.
PubMed/MEDLINE | 1940's-present
PubMed comprises over 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
R2Library | Full Text
R2Library is a web-based application that aggregates health sciences book content from leading publishers in a single platform. This resource provides access to the 73 titles in the "Nursing Library."
SAGE Knowledge | Full Text
A selection of SAGE's authoritative and award-winning encyclopedias within the social sciences, psychology and education.
Science Online | 1880-present | Full Text
Provides access to the full text of Science 1997-current issue, Science Classic: 1880-1996, ScienceNOW, Science of Aging Knowledge Environment Archive, and to all free content at the site.
[ Users must register with SciFinder. Click here for a video tutorial on registering. After registration, use the link above to access SciFinder off campus (users must be logged into EZproxy when off campus). ]
Provides comprehensive chemical and related scientific information including journal articles, patents, chemical reactions, and chemical regulatory data.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text | 1985-present | Some Full Text
Comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 415 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus.
STAT!Ref | Full Text
[ Access is limited to five (5) simultaneous users. ]
STAT!Ref online is a cross-searchable healthcare reference that integrates core titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools in one site. Includes AAFP Conditions A-Z (patient information), ACP Smart Medicine & AHFS DI Essentials (decision-support tool), 5 minute clinical consult, EBMcalc, and Stedman's Medical Dictionary.
Symptom Media | Streaming Video
Online database of more than 160 films covering mental health education and training. Designed to help students recognize symptoms and come up with a proper diagnosis. Films range in length from 30 seconds to 15 minutes, and are easily integrated into training courses.
Tests in Print
[ See Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print. ]
Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP is now combined with Mental Measurements Yearbook.
Thieme E-Book Library | Full Text
The Thieme E-Book Library is an acclaimed online collection of lavishly illustrated full-color downloadable textbooks from Thieme’s renowned Color Atlases and Flexibook series.
Toxicology Abstracts | 1981-present | Some Full Text
Toxicology Abstracts covers issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues.
TOXLINE | 1994-present | Some Full Text
Provides access to information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens.
Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.
The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy | Streaming Video
The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy provides access to the latest research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology through contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops from renowned counselors, psychologists, and practitioners.
Virology and AIDS Abstracts | 1982-present | Some Full Text
Comprehensive worldwide coverage of literature on every aspect of virology in humans, animals and plants.
Web of Science
Three unique citation databases which allow searching cited references as well as traditional searches independently or in combination: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Citation Index.
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
Provides access to to over 8 million records of dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries catalogs in the WorldCat database. Many theses are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution.

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