January Databases: Health Sciences & Health Promotion
By: Education Program Gottesman Libraries
Published: 01/04/2016
Uploaded: 04/11/2016
Uploaded by: Education Program Gottesman Libraries
Pockets: Databases, Gottesman Libraries Archive, Gottesman Libraries' Education Program
Tags: health education, Health Promotion

Description/Abstract: With individual behavior and social and environmental interventions, the process of health promotion enables us to exercise responsibility for our health. In January, we highlight key databases that support research and teaching in relevant programs of study at Teachers College: Applied Physiology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Physical Education, Diabetes Education, Health Education, Kinesiology, Neuroscience and Education, Motor Learning, Movement Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition.

Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary database providing full text for more than 4,600 journals, including nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals. See also Academic Search Complete, a scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887.

CINAHL is the online version of the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, providing full text for more than 750 journals indexed in CINAHL from 1981-present.

Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making: the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials; the Cochrane Methodology Register; the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects; the Health Technology Assessment Database; and the NHS Economic Evaluation Database. There is a a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration.

ComDisDome indexes and abstracts the communications disorders literature, with focus on speech-language pathology and audiology. Subjects covered include audiologic management, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), communication mechanism and systems, electroneuronography (ENoG), hearing assessment, hearing conservation, hearing science, pediatric audiology, rehabilitative audiology, and speech/articulation.

ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related periodical literature, ERIC (which stands for Educational Resources Information Center) provides coverage of conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books, and monographs. In addition to this version, made available via the ProQuest platform, ERIC is also accessible via the and through Ebsco ERIC.

JSTOR Health and General Sciences features over 25 important historical scientific journals and top publications in the health sciences, offering published scientific research dating as far back as 1665. The collection includes publications of the Royal Society of London, which extend back to the 17th century, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, which dates from the early 20th century. A cluster of titles in nursing and epidemiology is also available through the Health & General Sciences Collection today.

LLBA (Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language science, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics; coverage from 1973 to present.

MEDLINE (Ovid) 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 3,900 journals published world-wide. The database is also available as EBSCO MEDLINE through the Columbia University Libraries.

MEDLINE, MEDLINE Daily, and MEDLINE In Process (1966 to Present) (now known as MEDLINE In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations) -This database consists of In-Process and PubMed-not-MEDLINE records from the National Library of Medicine The In-Process records are ones that will be put into the Medline database after they have been enhanced with MeSH headings. PubMed-not-MEDLINE records are records from journals found in PubMed but not selected for MEDLINE.

Nursing and Allied Health is a Gale database containing nearly 6 million articles of relevance to nursing students, physician?s assistant students, and researchers in allied health fields who are looking for answers related to the specialized care, treatment and management of all sorts of patients. Details concerning nearly every kind of nursing application can be found.

Physical Education Index covers peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, and articles from the popular press on physical education and related fields, from 1970 to the present

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine is a Gale database that contains relevant, authoritative content, including thousands of articles updated daily from nearly 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Users will discover proven treatment techniques, examine experimental research theses,
find unique applications for specific sports(everything from baseball and bowling to tennis and yachting) and more.

Professional Development Collection is designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high-quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. The database also contains more than 200 educational reports.

ProQuest provides broad multidisciplinary coverage of scholarly journals, newspapers, dissertations, and other types of publications; for international coverage and access to full texts of dissertations only, search Digital Dissertations, a subset of ProQuest.

PsycINFO covers the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences.

PubMed provides access to over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s; includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.