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Recommended Databases:

Alt HealthWatch*
Full text articles focusing on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information*
Source for patient drug information from more than a thousand monographs written in consumer-friendly language (available in both English and Spanish).

BioMed Central
Full text biology and medical journals indexed in PubMed.

CINAHL Complete
Indexes nursing and allied health publications plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials with indexing back to 1937.

Consumer Health Complete*
Consumer-oriented content supports the information needs of patients.

Dissertations & Theses: Global
Comprehensive global collection of full text dissertations and theses.

EBSCOhost databases
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number of databases from the library’s complete list available through EBSCO.

Films on Demand
A web-based digital video delivery service for streaming over 6000 educational videos from Films Media Group.

Free Medical
Full text of hundreds of medical journals.

Google Scholar
Accesses online journals and institutional repository/ self-submitted scholarly articles.

Health Source:  Consumer Edition*
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition*
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

LexisNexis Academic (now Nexis Uni)
Full text coverage of news, business, law, medicine and general reference.

LWW Nursing & Health Professions Premier Collection
Full-text nursing journals.

References and abstracts from biomedical journals with links to some full text.

NLM Gateway
Gateway to the resources of the National Library of Medicine.

Full text articles from journals published by the APA and allied organizations.

PsychiatryOnline is a collection of books, journals, and self-assessment tools including DSM Library, APA Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders, Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry, The American Journal of Psychiatry, etc.

Index to articles, books, chapters, dissertations and technical reports in psychology from 1887 onward.

Provides access to MEDLINE citations with links to many sites providing full-text articles.

PubMed Central
The U.S. National Institutes of Health free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

SAGE Premier
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Indexes more than 10 million scientific journal articles and book chapters.

Wiley Online Library
Access to several online journals in the nursing and health professions.

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Video Resources

Films on Demand
Multidisciplinary documentary film resource.

Nursing Videos from Films on Demand:

Ethical Issues in Nursing Series (1:17:10)
Legal and ethical policies are becoming more and more complicated in the medical field, and their impact on today’s health care provider is an essential topic in nurse training. This four-part series serves as a guide to standardized codes of ethics in the nursing profession.

Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice Series (46:57)
Offering helpful visual examples and clear, on-point explanations, this two-part series explores legal issues and considerations that many in the nursing profession will face during their careers. A crucial topic for nursing and allied health trainees.

Mathematics for Nursing Series (1:20:59)
Offering helpful visual examples and clear, on-point explanations, this four-part series explores the mathematical aspects and requirements of the nursing profession. Topics include units, prefixes, decimals, conversions, unit analysis, and calculations for emergency medications.

Where Have All the Nurses Gone? (29:39)
Nurses are exiting the healthcare profession in record numbers, and are showing no signs of returning to the work they once loved. Is it the low pay? Is it the strain of attending to more and more acutely ill patients? Is it the overwhelming paperwork required by most insurance companies? This program examines the numerous contributing causes of the staffing crisis in the nursing profession—a problem that has left many hospitals shorthanded and has raised concerns about the quality of patient care.

Issues in Homecare Nursing Series (1:35:34)
With engaging visual examples and clear, on-point explanations, this four-part series explores issues and challenges in homecare nursing, a crucial topic for nursing and allied health trainees.


American Nurses Association

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wisconsin Health Statistics

Food and Drug Administration

Merck Manuals

National Institutes of Health

National Institute of Nursing Research

Nursing Degrees and Careers
Comprehensive view of the larger nursing landscape and information regarding common and recommended educational paths, career advancement, salary by state and level, etc.

Medline Plus

Sigma Tau Theta International

State of Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter N: Nursing

Healthy People 2010

Healthy People 2020

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