Academic Search Premier (EBSCO): This multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 4,600 journals, including nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
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AHRQ: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - The lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America's health care system. AHRQ develops the knowledge, tools, and data needed to improve the health care system and help Americans, health care professionals, and policymakers make informed health decisions.
Effective Health Care (EHC) Program - The EHC Program partners with research centers, academic institutions, health professional societies, consumer organizations, and other stakeholders to conduct research, evidence synthesis, evidence translation, dissemination, and implementation of research findings.
AltTox: A website dedicated to advancing non-animal methods of toxicity testing, both to better protect the health of humans, animals, and the environment and to reduce the numbers and suffering of animals used in current toxicology assessments. AltTox consists of three interconnected components:
MAPP (Methods, Approaches, Programs & Policies): Comprehensive information on non-animal methods of toxicity testing not easily found anywhere else on the Web. You will find concisely summarized information relevant to advancing in vitro, in silico, and integrated methods for toxicity testing. | New Perspectives | The Resource Center | AltTox Community Blog
Altweb: Altweb, the Alternatives to Animal Testing Web Site, was created to serve as a gateway to alternatives news, information, and resources on the Internet and beyond. Altweb now is the U.S. home of the journal ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation, which is the official publication of the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT).
Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO): alternative health research database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Alt HealthWatch provides the latest information and materials for the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies, with in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
AnimAlt-ZEBET: One of the tasks of ZEBET is to provide scientists from industry, universities and public authorities with information on alternative methods in a database developed for that specific purpose. Since February 2000 the ZEBET database on alternative methods to animal experiments has been accessible without license fees on the Internet in German and English through the German Institute for Medical Documentation and Information (DIMDI).
Aphasiology Archive: This database is a repository of papers presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference (CAC). Since 1971, the Clinical Aphasiology Conference has provided an important forum for the exchange of information related to diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of persons with communication impairments - primarily those of aphasia but also including a restricted range of related disorders. This site is maintained by the University of Pittsburgh.
BMJ Evidence Based Nursing : Published quarterly, the purpose of Evidence-Based Nursing is to select from the health related literature research studies and reviews that report important advances relevant to best nursing practice. Content is commissioned only
Books@Ovid: The Library has purchased 24 full-text books which are available via the Ovid platform. They include the Joanna Briggs Nursing Research Series and the AWHONN's Perinatal Nursing.
Briggs Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation (Lexicomp): An A-Z listing of drugs by generic name. Each monograph summarizes the known and/or possible effects of the drug on the fetus. It also summarizes the known/possible passage of the drug into the human breast milk.A careful and exhaustive summarization of the world literature as it relates to drugs in pregnancy and lactation. Each monograph contains six parts: Generic US name, pharmacologic class, risk factor, fetal risk summary, breast feeding summary and references.
Business Source Complete (EBSCO): A premium scholarly, full-text business database. Combined with Regional Business News Plus, Business Source Complete is a comprehensive source of company information for academic researchers. The database covers all business disciplines including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
CDC Pink Book - Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: The 13th edition of Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, a.k.a. the "Pink Book," provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on routinely used vaccines and the diseases they prevent. Six appendices contain a wealth of reference materials including: vaccine minimum ages and intervals, current and discontinued vaccines, vaccine contents, foreign vaccine terms, and more.
CDC Population Health Division: The Division of Population Health is charged with managing programs that provide cross-cutting, chronic disease and health promotion expertise.
CDC Public Health Image Library (PHIL): PHIL offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC's pictures. The content is organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science, and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files.
CDC WONDER (Gov): WONDER the Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research is the US Centers for Disease Control and Preventions' single point of access to a variety of public health reports and data systems, both local and external, categorized by topic.
CDC Yellow Book - Health Information for International Travel 2018: The Yellow Book is published every two years as a reference for health professionals providing care to international travelers. It is a useful resource for anyone interested in staying healthy abroad. The fully revised and updated CDC Yellow Book 2018 codifies the U.S. government's most current travel health guidelines, including pre-travel vaccine recommendations, destination-specific health advice, and easy-to-reference maps, tables, and charts.
Census.gov (Gov): Serves as a leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
CINAHL Complete (EBSCO): The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature database provides indexing for more than 3,075 nursing and allied health journals. Full text is available for more than 1,300 of journals indexed in CINAHL
ClinicalKey: An online search tool designed to provide answers to clinical questions. Content is updated daily and includes a large collection of medical references which cover all medical specialties. Included content covers: Books: 1,100+ | Clinical Trials | Free CME | Drug Monographs: from Gold Standard | First Consult: 830+ Point-of-Care clinical monographs | Journals: 650+ | MEDLINE | Mobile Apps | Customizable Patient Education | Practice Guidelines | Procedures Consult- 350+ procedural videos in various specialties | Multimedia Database: these images may be used in PowerPoints | Presentation Maker | User Guide.
ClinicalTrials.gov (Gov): This Web-based resource provides patients, their family members, health care professionals, researchers, and the public with easy access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions. The Web site is maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Cochrane Library Databases: A collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. A seventh database provides information about the Cochrane groups. Search all databases simultaneously.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR): The leading resource for systematic reviews in systematic reviews of research in healthcare and health policy . Reviews are updated to reflect the findings of new evidence when it becomes available which make them valuable sources of information for those receiving and providing care, as well as for decision-makers and researchers. The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews is the official guide that describes in detail the process of preparing and maintaining Cochrane systematic reviews on the effects of healthcare interventions. The current complete version of the Handbook is 5.1 (updated March 2011), edited by Julian Higgins and Sally Green.
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL): The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) is a highly concentrated source of reports of randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials. The majority of CENTRAL records are taken from bibliographic databases (mainly MEDLINE and Embase), but records are also derived from other published and unpublished sources. In addition to bibliographic details (author, source, year, etc.) CENTRAL records will often include an abstract (a summary of the article). They do not contain the full text of the article.
Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR): The Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR) is a bibliography of publications that report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. It includes journal articles, books, and conference proceedings, and the content is sourced from MEDLINE and hand searches. CMR contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general methodological studies that could be relevant to anyone preparing systematic reviews. CMR records contain the title of the article, information on where it was published (bibliographic details), and, in some cases, a summary of the article. They do not contain the full text of the article.
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE): Funding for DARE ceased at the end of March 2015. The last updates to DARE were published in published in the 30 April 2015 issue of the Cochrane Library. The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE) was the only database to contain abstracts of systematic reviews that had been quality-assessed. Each abstract included a summary of the review together with a critical commentary about the overall quality. DARE covered a broad range of health related interventions and reviews in fields as diverse as diagnostic tests, public health, health promotion, pharmacology, surgery, psychology, and the organization and delivery of health care.
Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA): The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database brings together details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions) from around the world. The aim of the HTA Database is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care.
NHS Economic Evaluation Database (EED): Funding for NHS EED ceased at the end of March 2015. The NHS Economic Evaluation Database (EED) assisted decision-makers by systematically identifying economic evaluations from around the world, appraising their quality, and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses. The last update of April 2015 contained bibliographic records from searches of MEDLINE, Embase, CIN April 2015 onwards, until further notification.
Cochrane Nursing Care: The Cochrane Nursing Care Field (CNCF) is coordinated from Adelaide, Australia and consists of six groups with members from over thirty-five countries across the world. It assess published systematic reviews and identifies those which are relevant to the nursing field. List of Resources
Corporate ResourceNet (EBSCO): This database provides full text articles from nearly 1,200 quality magazines and journals. It includes full text sources ranging from general publications such as Fortune and Money to trade publications such as American Demographics, Chemical Week, Electronic Business and Restaurant Hospitality. The collection of titles includes top management journals such as Academy of Management Executive, California Management Review and Harvard Business Review. In addition, this database also includes detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
DailyMed (Gov): DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts). This Web site provides a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling found in medication package inserts.
Dietary Supplements Labels Database (Gov): The Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD) includes full label derived information from dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S. with a Web-based user interface that provides ready access to label information. It was developed to serve the research community and as a resource for health care providers and the public.
Drug Information Portal (Gov): The NLM Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and other key U.S. Government agencies. A search box allows searches to many of these resources simultaneously. More than 49,000 drugs can be searched using this facility. The portal covers drugs from the time they are entered into clinical trials (Clinicaltrials.gov) through their entry in the U.S. market place (Drugs@FDA).
Drugs@FDA (Gov): Drugs@FDA includes most of the drug products approved since 1939. The majority of patient information, labels, approval letters, reviews, and other information are available for drug products approved since 1998.
EBMcalc Complete Edition: EBMcalc is a unique computerized medical reference and tool set, it encompasses a wide array of pertinent medical formulae, clinical criteria sets and decision tree analysis tools.
EBSCO Management Collection: This database contains full text articles from nearly 1,200 quality magazines and journals. The collection of titles includes top management journals such as Academy of Management Executive, California Management Review Fortune, Money and Harvard Business Review as well as trade publications such as American Demographics, Chemical Week, Electronic Business and Restaurant Hospitality. In addition, this database also includes detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies. Many full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1984.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source (EBSCO): This database provides access to 125+ key periodicals, 135 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV. The reliable and timely data can be utilized by students for their entrepreneurial assignments or case studies ranging from solo projects to major entrepreneurial undertakings. Subjects covered include business planning, communications, innovations, management, marketing, organizational behavior, product development, raising capital, risk taking, and many more. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Envirofacts Database (Gov): This single point of access to several select EPA environmental databases provides access to information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land anywhere in the UnitedStates.
ERIC (EBSCO): Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
ERIC (GOV): Education Resources Information Center Institute of Education Sciences, US Department of Education. Bibliographic database including 1.3 million citations to journal articles and other education-related materials going back to 1969.
European Medicines Agency: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is a decentralized agency of the European Union (EU). The Agency is responsible for the scientific evaluation, supervision and safety monitoring of medicines developed by pharmaceutical companies for use in the European Union.
Evidence Aid: Evidence Aid, along with partners (including the International Rescue Committee (USA) and Cochrane), assess published systematic reviews and identify those that are relevant to natural disasters, humanitarian crises or major healthcare emergencies, that include health outcomes. There are eight disaster-specific Special Collections. Three are available through the Cochrane Library for Burns, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Flooding and Poor Water Sanitation. Four Special Collections are available directly from the Evidence Aid website – Windstorms, Earthquakes, Ebola, The Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Europe and Zika. Some summaries are available in other languages.
Evidence Based Nursing (BMJ): Published quarterly, the purpose of Evidence-Based Nursing is to select from the health related literature research studies and reviews that report important advances relevant to best nursing practice. Content is commissioned only
FDA Acronyms and Abbreviations (Gov): The FDA Acronyms and Abbreviations database provides a quick reference to acronyms and abbreviations related to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities. The emphasis is on scientific, regulatory, government agency, and computer application terms.
Gahart's 2019 Intravenous Medications: Continues to be the most proven resource for comprehensive drug coverage, unparalleled accuracy, and an intuitive quick-access format. In addition to updating drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and patient teaching instructions for all existing IV drugs, this new 35th edition includes over a dozen new monographs.
Health.gov (gov): Portal to the websites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the US Department of Health and Human Services and other federal departments and agencies.
Health & Human Services Special Services Databases (Gov): (SIS) produces information resources covering toxicology, environmental health, HIV/AIDS, outreach to underserved and special populations, HIV/AIDS, drugs and household products, and disaster/emergency preparedness and response.
Health Business Full-text (EBSCO):This database provides full text coverage of nearly 140 well-known administrative journals such as H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Health Management Technology, Modern Healthcare, and many others
Health Policy Reference Center (EBSCO): This comprehensive full-text database is designed to support the creation, implementation, or study of health policy and the health care system. This collection offers full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas integral to health policy, including: access, administration, economics, planning, reform, insurance, law, research, ethics, public health, and social medicine. The database features coverage of more than 300 full-text titles and indexing for more than 375 publications.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO): Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses and medical educators with access to full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It provides indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
HealthStar (OVID): HealthSTAR is comprised of data from the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) MEDLINE. It contains citations to the published literature on health services, technology, administration, and research. It focuses on both the clinical and non-clinical aspects of health care delivery. The following topics are included: evaluation of patient outcomes; effectiveness of procedures, programs, products, services and processes; administration and planning of health facilities, services and manpower; health insurance; health policy; health services research; health economics and financial management; laws and regulation; personnel administration; quality assurance; licensure; and accreditation.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Medication Safety Alert: The ISMP, based in suburban Philadelphia, is the nation’s only 501c (3) nonprofit organization devoted entirely to medication error prevention and safe medication use. The organization is known and respected worldwide as the premier resource for impartial, timely, and accurate medication safety information. ISMP-Canada. Top
Joanna Briggs@Ovid: The Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database allows you to search simultaneously, a wide range of summarized and appraised evidence, to inform your practice. This comprehensive range of resources includes over 3,000 records across seven publication types: Evidence Based Recommended Practices, Evidence Summaries, Best Practice Information Sheets, Systematic Reviews, Consumer Information Sheets, Systematic Review Protocols, and Technical Reports. Included in our subscription are 10 tools to help with evidence-based practice implementation. Access JBI ConNECT+ from the University of University of Adelaide, South Australia.
KT+ Knowledge Translation: McMaster University Health Information Research Unit. Provides access to the current evidence on "T2" knowledge translation* (i.e., research addressing the knowledge to practice gap), including published original articles and systematic reviews on health care quality improvement, continuing professional education, computerized clinical decision support, health services research and patient adherence. Its purpose is to inform those working in the knowledge translation area of current research as it is published. Requires registration.
LactMed (Gov): The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs are provided, where appropriate.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO): This database indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Lexicomp Drug Resources: Lexicomp provides clear, concise, point-of-care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as clinical content, such as clinical practice guidelines, IV compatibility from Trissel's 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database, Facts and Comparisons and other tools. Other library resources referencing Lexicomp include the IU Health Pharmacy Formulink, Lippincott Advisor and Up to Date. Wolters Kluwer Publishing a major player in Medical Publishing is the parent company to many IU Health Resources such as Lexicomp Drug Information, Briggs' Pregnancy and Lactation, Formulink, Lippincott Publishing, Ovid and UptoDate.
Lippincott Advisor: Lippincott Advisor is an expanding collection of more than 16,000 evidence-based entries and patient teaching handouts that cover: Core Measures, Cultural Perspectives, Diagnostic tests, Diseases, Drug information, Guidelines, Hospital-acquired conditions, Images, Nursing care plans, Patient teaching handouts, References, Sentinel Events, Signs and symptoms and Treatments.
Lippincott Health Library (Books): This collection of 33 textbooks with multimedia files ( video and audio, self-assessments, cases, and clinical skills materials)is accessed from the Lippincott Advisor database.
Lippincott Procedures: Lippincott Procedures provides real-time access to step-by-step guides for over 1,700 evidence-based procedures and skills for Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy and Non-licensed bedside care providers. Written by clinicians for clinicians, information includes: Competency tests, Complications to consider, Hundreds of video clips, diagrams and full-color images, Patient instructions, Quick lists to follow, Required equipment and Skills checklists.
Lippincott Professional Development: The Lippincott Professional Development Collection is an online continuing education system. These online courses maintain compliance with the current national ANCC guidelines and also support the Joint Commission’s accreditation and certification requirements.The Professional Development Collection is purchased by the IU Health Nursing Education Department. Access to all IU Health employees at all locations is via the ELMs Learning Management System. You must log into ELMs to access these courses. Courses and programs can be found by entering Lippincott in the ELMs search box. There are approximately 400 individual learning modules.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO): his database provides access to full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals, 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
McClatchy-Tribune Collection (EBSCO): This database includes a 90-day archive of approximately 290 newspapers from the McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. This database is updated daily. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Medline (Ovid): Ovid MEDLINE ® covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. Information is indexed from approximately 5,600 journals published world-wide. Records start in the early 1800's and go all the way to our daily updates. Specific date ranges can be specified by the use of URL's. The link associated with this description covers 1996 to Present with Weekly Update.
MEDLINE via PubMed (NLM) with Linkout: MEDLINE contains >20 million references to articles published in >5,500 current biomedical journals from the United States and 80 other countries. This specific link will direct you to IU Health holdings for full-text. PubMed Tutorials.
Medline with Full-text (EBSCO): This full-text database provides access to 2,500+ full-text, top-tier biomedical and health journals. Covering a wide range of subjects, it is an essential resource for doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
MedlinePlus (NLM): MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.
Micromedex: Micromedex provides clear, concise, point-of-care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as other clinical content. The end user may search across the entire database or choose to limit by Drug, Disease or Toxicology information. Search results will include information from the following databases: Alternative Medicine, CareNotes®, DISEASEDEX™ Emergency Medicine System, DISEASEDEX™ General Medicine System, DRUGDEX® System, IDENTIDEX® System, Lab Advisor™, MSDS from USP, NeoFax® and Pediatrics, PDR®, PDEX® System and REPRORISK.
Military & Government Collection (EBSCO): This database provides access to nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing of abstracts for more than 400 titles pertinent to the increasing needs of all branches of the military. Some publications covered in this database include Air Force Comptroller, Defense Studies, JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly, Military Technology, Combat Edge, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Foreign Affairs, Naval Forces, and more. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Military & Intelligence Database (Gale): Military and Intelligence Database periodical list has been hand-selected by Gale editors to meet the content needs of libraries serving military personnel. Additionally, the product includes some basic reference materials that are updated annually: The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia and The World Almanac and Book of Facts. Contains more than 500 titles and more than 7 million articles (80% full-text). Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR ) (Gov): MMWR is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The MMWR series is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations. The data in the weekly MMWR are provisional, based on weekly reports to CDC by state health departments.
National Center for Disaster Preparedness: The National Center for Disaster Preparedness at the Earth Institute works to understand and improve the nation’s capacity to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. The NCDP provides research and policy analysis in planning for, responding to, and recovering from disasters. Content focuses on the readiness of governmental and non-governmental systems; the complexities of population recovery; the power of community engagement; and the risks of human vulnerability, with a particular focus on children. Research and policy analysis in planning for, responding to, and recovering from disasters.
National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (Gov): The Rehabilitation Services Administration’s (RSA) central repository for training resources in vocational rehabilitation. The NCRTM offers the vocational rehabilitation and education communities, grantees, researchers, trainers and practitioners the opportunity to gain visibility for their work, while contributing new knowledge to their specific fields. Use the main search and archived materials to find and disseminate training resources related to curricula, accredited courses, RSA grantee materials and more.
National Drug Code Directory (Gov): The NDC serves as a universal product identifier for prescription medications approved for human consumption. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Drug Listing Act of 1972 requires registered drug establishments to provide the FDA with a current list of “all drugs manufactured, prepared, propagated, compounded or processed for commercial distribution.” An NDC number serves as a universal product identifier for over-the-counter and prescription.
National Science Foundation (Gov): The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense..." NSF is vital because we support basic research and people to create knowledge that transforms the future. With an annual budget of $7.5 billion (FY 2016), NSF is the funding source for approximately 24 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities.
Natural Medicines (formerly Natural Standard and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database): This database resource provides evidence based information on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies. Databases in Natural Medicines include: Foods, Herbs & Supplements, Health & Wellness, Comparative Effectiveness and Commercial Products.
NeedyMeds: A national non-profit information resource dedicated to helping people locate assistance programs to help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs.
NeoFax -Micromedex (click the NeoFax Tab): NeoFax® and Pediatrics is an Internet-based solution that provides evidence-based drug information, age and indication-specific drug-dosing calculators, and enteral formula nutritional information for the neonatal and pediatric populations. This solution helps to improve medication safety and efficacy in the care of these vulnerable patients.
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO): This database includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as Christian Science Monitor, Irish Times (Ireland), San Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC), and others. It also features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts, including: ABC News (American Broadcasting Company), ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), CBS News, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, PBS, and more. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Newswires (EBSCO): EBSCO's Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. This content is monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches in EBSCOhost. This collection includes AP Financial News, AP Top News, AP WorldStream, AP U.S. Politics & Government, AP 50 State Reports, UPI Security Industry, UPI Emerging Threats, UPI Business, UPI Entertainment, UPI Sports, UPI Top News, Arabia 2000, and more. End users can immediately access the full text of the web content, by following the link in the record. The index to the full text content in EBSCO Newswires is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
NHS Evidence National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE): NICE clinical guidelines are recommendations on the appropriate treatment and care of people with specific diseases and conditions within the NHS in England and Wales. They are based on the best available evidence and aim to improve the quality of healthcare by changing the process of healthcare and improving people's chances of getting as well as possible.
Nutrition Reference Center (EBSCO): This evidence-based point-of-care tool that provides nutritionists and dietitians with access to the most current evidence-based information on nutrition best practices.
OAIster: A union catalog of millions of records that represent open access resources...
OMIM®: The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man is a comprehensive, authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes that is freely available and updated daily. OMIM is authored and edited at the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, under the direction of Dr. Ada Hamosh. The NCBI supports OMIM® searching and integration with other NCBI databases via this NCBI Link.
Orange Book FDA (Gov): Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations (commonly known as the Orange Book) identifies drug products approved on the basis of safety and effectiveness by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act) and related patent and exclusivity information.
OTSeeker: OTseeker is a database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. Trials have been critically appraised and rated to assist you to evaluate their validity and interpret-ability. These ratings will help you to judge the quality and usefulness of trials for informing clinical interventions. In one database, OTseeker provides you with fast and easy access to trials from a wide range of sources.
OVID: Search Medline, Journals@Ovid, Books@Ovid and Ovid Nursing.
PDQ (Physician Data Query) National Cancer Institute (Gov): Comprehensive cancer database containing summaries of cancer topics, registry of cancer clinical trials from around the world, directory of professionals who provide genetics services, NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms, and NCI Drug Dictionary.
PEDro: A Physiotherapy Evidence Database. PEDro is a free database of over 34,000 randomized trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. For each trial, review or guideline, PEDro provides the citation details, the abstract and a link to the full text, where possible. All trials on PEDro are independently assessed for quality. These quality ratings are used to quickly guide users to trials that are more likely to be valid and to contain sufficient information to guide clinical practice. PEDro is produced by the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy at The George Institute for Global Health.
PILOTS (Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress) (GOV): PILOTS from the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is an electronic index to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. Unlike other databases, the PILOTS Database does not restrict its coverage to articles appearing in selected journals. It attempts to include all publications relevant to PTSD and other forms of traumatic stress, whatever their origin without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographic limitations. Coverage 1871-present.
POPLINE® (POPulation Information onLINE): K4Health Project, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/Center for Communication Programs, and funded by US Agency for International Development. World’s largest database on reproductive health, containing citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues.
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO): This full-text database provides access to 480 + journals covering all aspects of education from pre-K to professional enrichment or advancement. Educators, HR Professionals, librarians and education researchers.
PROSPERO: An international database of prospectively registered systematic reviews in health and social care, welfare, public health, education, crime, justice, and international development, where there is a health related outcome.
PsycBITE: A database cataloging studies of cognitive, behavioral and other treatments for psychological problems and issues occurring as a consequence of acquired brain impairment (ABI). These studies are rated for their methodological quality, evaluating various aspects of scientific rigor.
PTNow: The American Physical Therapy Association's evidence-informed clinician portal.
Public Domain Images - Search public domain clip art and photos by category. All photos on this site were taken by the author and released as public domain.
PubMed: citations for biomedical literature from . Citations and abstracts from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books include the fields of biomedicine, health, life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.
Bioethics (Gov): The Bioethics Information Resource page provides links to a pre-formulated PubMed search and other resources addressing Bio-ethics.
Clinical Queries: A search interface to find citations in the areas of: Clinical Study Categories, Systematic Reviews and Medical Genetics
Electronic Health Records (Gov): The Electronic Health Records Information Resource page provides links to a preformatted PubMed search and other resources addressing electronic health records information resources.
Health: PubMed Health provides information for consumers and clinicians on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions. It specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports. Clinical effectiveness research finds answers to the question “What works?” in medical and health care.
Health Disparities (Gov): The Health Disparities Information Resource page provides links to a pre-formulated PubMed search and other resources addressing Health Disparities information resources.
Health Literacy (Gov): The Health Literacy Information Resource page provides links to a pre-formulated PubMed search and other resources addressing Health Literacy information resources.
Health Services Research (HSR) Queries (Gov): This page provides specialized PubMed searches on healthcare quality and costs. Results of searches on this page are limited to specific health services research areas such as appropriateness, process assessment, outcomes assessment, costs, economics, qualitative research and quality improvement.
Healthy People 2020 (Gov): The National Library of Medicine , National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, have developed structured evidence queries, that search high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific literature to identify research evidence for selected Healthy People 2020 objectives. These one-click strategies search PubMed, a database which provides access to millions of citations from MEDLINE, life science and public health journals, and on-line books.
PubMed with IUH Holdings (NLM): This version of PubMed offers direct links to much of the full-text subscribed to by the IU Health Medical Library. Off campus access to subscribed content requires Athens authentication.
Recalls.gov (Gov): A service for alerting the American people to unsafe, hazardous or defective products. Six federal agencies (Consumer Product safety Commission, FDA, Environmental protection Agency, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, US Coast Guard and the US Department of Agriculture) with vastly different jurisdictions have joined together to create www.recalls.gov -- a "one stop shop" for U.S. Government recalls. Drug Recalls can also be located at: FDA Drug Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts.
Red Book: 2018 Committee on Infectious Diseases (AAP): The Red Book is a unique and valuable source of information on infectious diseases and immunizations for practitioners who care for children. This book provides the busy practitioner with current, accurate, and easily accessible information about new vaccines and vaccine recommendations, emerging infectious diseases, new diagnostic modalities, and treatment recommendations. AAP policy statements, clinical reports, and technical reports and recommendations endorsed by the AAP are posted online as they become available during the 3 years between editions of Red Book. Another important resource is the visual library of Red Book Online, which has been updated and expanded to include more images of infectious diseases, examples of classic radiologic and other findings, and recent information on epidemiology of infectious diseases. The mobile version of RedBook can be downloaded from GooglePlay or the App Store.
Regional Business News (EBSCO): Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Included in this database are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, etc. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
REHABData: This database is produced by the National Rehabilitation Information Center, it is the leading literature database on disability and rehabilitation. The database describes over 80,000 documents covering physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities. The collection spans 1956 to the present.
Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Source (EBSCO): provides access to 160+ full-text journals and 40+ full-text books, trade publications and magazines which cover a broad range of rehabilitation and sports medicine topics including orthopedics, physiology, nutrition, sports exercise, physical therapy and more.
Rosetta Stone Level One for Personal Use (EBSCO): Recognized as a leader in technology-based language learning, Rosetta Stone offers libraries and their patrons their proven immersion method. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Science.gov (Gov): Searches over 45 databases and 2,000 websites from 14 federal agencies, offering authoritative US government science information, including research and development results.
Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO): This database provides access to nearly 400 full-text periodicals and 450+ full-text reference books. Up to date information covers relevant topicsuch as starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. Included is a help and advice section and information on how to create business plans for successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: Interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. A collection of state-specific resources supports the researcher with demographic data and other local information. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Small Business Resource Center (Gale): Your one-stop source to learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites. Whether you're looking for how-to information on small business planning, bookkeeping, financing, human resource management, marketing, regional tax laws, or starting a home-based business, you'll find it all in Small Business Resource Center. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Social Sciences Full Text (H.W. Wilson)(EBSCO): Social Sciences Full Text provides sources covering a wide array of subjects, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, urban studies and more. Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, this full-text resource provides access to the most important English-language social science journals. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
speechBite: A database of intervention studies across the scope of speech pathology practice. The database provides ready access to citations and, where possible, abstracts from systematic reviews, randomized controlled trials, non-randomized controlled trials, single-case experimental designs and case series. speechBITE also indexes clinical practice guidelines of relevance to speech pathology practice.
Stroke Engine: Stroke Engine can be used to find the most current information about the value of the various interventions used in stroke rehabilitation as well as psychometric and pragmatic properties of assessment tools used in stroke rehabilitation. The content is derived from multiple sources including the Evidence-Based Review of Stroke Rehabilitation (EBRSR) headed by Dr. Teasell in London, Ontario and extensive reviews of databases including MEDLINE, CINAHL, the Cochrane Library, HealthSTAR, Health and Psychosocial Instruments, CANCERLIT and PsycINFO. The goal is to provide best practice information, that is practice that is based on scientific evidence of its effectiveness.
SUMSearch 2: Simultaneously searches for original studies, systematic reviews, and practice guidelines from PubMed, National Guideline Clearinghouse, and DARE; merged into one list sorted by year of publication.
Testing and Education Reference Center (Gale): A start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life. Resources include over 300 practice tests and courses, dozens of ebooks containing valuable study material and practice tests, information on over 4,000 accredited schools, scholarship search featuring $8 billion in available scholarships, resume builder with over 1,000 brainstorming phrases to get you started, and career modules covering subjects from career change to salary negotiations. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Toxipedia: is a free toxicology encyclopedia offering articles and resources about toxic chemicals (such as pesticides and endocrine disruptors), health conditions, ethical considerations, the history of toxicology, laws and regulation, and more.
TOXNET® (Gov): TOXicology Data NETwork is a group of databases covering chemicals and drugs, diseases and the environment, environmental health, occupational safety and health, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and toxicology.
Trip Database - This clinical search engine is designed to quickly and easily find high-quality research evidence to support practice and/or care. Content not only includes research evidence but also, e-textbooks, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news all available via one search. A PICO search capability is also available.
Up to Date: UpToDate® is an evidence-based decision support resource which covers all internal medicine subspecialties, primary care, ob/gyn, pediatrics, general surgeryand more. Features include a Practice Changing UpDates section highlighting new recommendations and/or updates, a What's New topic area, drug information from Lexicomp, calculators and Patient Information. Creating a personal account via the library's Athens system allows the user to participate in the free CME activities and to download UpToDate Mobile from the App Store, GooglePlay or Amazon.
Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCO): This database provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry related periodicals including American Machinist, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Hotel and Motel Management, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for over 600 journals. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
Vocational Studies Premier (EBSCO): This database provides full-text access to 969 journals and publications. It is intended to support the research needs of students enrolled in vocational programs. Subjects Covered are as wide-ranging as: alcohol & drug abuse counseling, audiology, biotechnology, computer & data processing, CAD, cosmetology, electrical technology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement & criminal justice, paralegal studies, robotics, travel & tourism, veterinary assisting and dozens more equally varied areas of study. Access to this resource is provided by INSPIRE the Indiana's Online Library.
WebNews (EBSCO): This database provides real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics.