Medicine and Health Sciences WIU resources

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AMED Allied and Complementary Medicine (OVID)

AMED is an invaluable resource of Allied and Alternative Medicine covering a wide variety of topics in this growing field. is a detailed 3D interactive model of human anatomy, and, with the Complete Human Anatomy plus Interactive Functional Anatomy Collection, gives you online access to over one million in-depth images of the entire body.

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Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts

This database provides bibliographic coverage of ground-breaking research, applications, regulatory developments and new patents across all areas of biotechnology and bioengineering, including medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental and marine biology.

Biosis Previews

Part of the ISI Web of Knowledge databases, BIOSIS Previews® is the online version of Biological Abstracts® and Biological Abstracts/RRM® (Reports, Reviews, and Meetings).

BMJ Publishing Group

25 journals which meet the needs of health care professionals in all specialties.


A collection of eBooks from OVID including the Oxford Textbook series covering medicine, critical care, rheumatology, oncology, plus Field's Virology and DeVita's Cancer principles and practice of oncology

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CAB Abstracts (OVID)

A bibliographic database covering the significant research and development literature in the fields of agriculture, forestry, aspects of human health and nutrition, animal science, plant science, veterinary medicine and the management and conservation of natural resources.

CABI eBook Reference Works

Access to full text ebooks published by CABI.  This package contains the following e-books: The Encyclopaedia of Seeds, The Encyclopaedia of Fruit and Nuts, The Encyclopaedia of Farm Animal Nutrition, The Dictionary of Entomology, The Dictionary of Fungi, Fungal Families of the World, Mason’s World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties, and The Encyclopaedia of Applied Behaviour and Welfare

CINAHL Database

CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers.

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EMBASE: Excerpta Medica (OVID)

EMBASE is a major biomedical and pharmaceutical database indexing over 7,500 international journals covering drug research, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, toxicology, clinical and experimental human medicine, health policy and management, public, occupational and environmental health.

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

The premier online reference in the life sciences.

Ergonomics Abstracts

Ergonomics Abstracts is an international abstracting service, spanning the world of ergonomics and human factors. This global directory of over 170,000 records includes related material from psychology, physiology, biomechanics, job design, human-computer interaction, safety science, human engineering, medicine, occupational health, sport and transport.

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Food Science and Techology Abstracts

Covers all areas of food science, food technology, and food-related human nutrition, including basic food science, biotechnology, toxicology, packaging, and engineering. Contains information from scientific journals, patents, books, conference proceedings, reports, theses, standards, legislation etc.

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Human Genome Abstracts

Human Genome Abstracts is a comprehensive resource for developments and applications emerging from international genome research, particularly the Human Genome Project. Subject coverage includes nucleic acid, cloning vectors, gene cloning, sequencing, sequencing, mutagensis, medical genetics, genetic screening.

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Immunology Abstracts

Immunology Abstracts includes summaries of studies relating to all aspects of immune systems in man and animals, in normal functions and disorders. It concentrates on basic science research and its clinical implications. Subject coverage includes apoptosis, autoimmunity, genetics, hypersensitivity, inflammation, parasite immunology, reproductive immunology and tumour immunology and immunotherapy.

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts

IPA includes information from pharmaceutical, medical and health related journals worldwide. The database reviews and presents pharmaceutical literature on clinical and technical drug information, pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical education, and legal aspects.

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Journal Citation Reports

Part of the ISI Web of Knowledge, JCR provides access to citation data and impact factors in the Sciences and Social Sciences. It can be used to compare journals and to assess which are most relevant to specific research communities.


Full-text access to selected medical and nursing journals via OVID from a range of publishers.

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LWW Health Library

Access is to eBooks that make up the Basic and Anatomical Sciences Integrated Collection.

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Maternity and Infant Care

Contains over 120,000 references with abstracts to journal articles from over 550 international English language journals, books, and grey literature. relating to pregnancy, labor, birth, postnatal care, and neonatal care and the first year of an infant’s life.

MEDLINE 1946 - Present (OVID)

MEDLINE is recognised as the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical and clinical medical literature. Medline provides access to approximately 5,400 medical journals, some in full text, as well as some books and conference proceedings from 1946 - Present.

MEDLINE 1996 - Present (OVID)

MEDLINE is recognised as the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical and clinical medical literature. Medline provides access to approximately 5,400 medical journals, some in full text, as well as some books and conference proceedings. This subset covers 1996 - Present.

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Oncogene and Growth Factors Abstracts

Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts covers research into the molecular basis of malignant transformations from 1989-. It includes experimental and clinical literature focusing on mechanisms of oncogenes and growth factors. Major areas of coverage include: Oncogenes, Viral Oncogenes, Growth Factors, Tyrosine Kinase Activity,Serine-Threonine Kinase Activity, Serine and Threonine Kinases.

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses

This database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. Includes citations for dissertations ranging from 1861 to those accepted last semester. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts; master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Titles available as native or image PDF formats include free twenty-four page previews. More than 600,000 are available in native or image PDF formats for immediate free download to subscribers 


PsycInfo contains abstracts and bibliographic citations of scholarly literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.


PubMed is provided by the US National Library of Medicine and includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals, back to 1948. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

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ScienceDirect is a large scientific, technical and medical (STM) database providing access to full-text journals from Elsevier Science and partner publishers.


Scopus is a comprehensive scientific, medical, technical and social science database


This database offers comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. With full bibliographic coverage, monographs dating back to 1949, and journal coverage to 1975, this database contains over 565,000 records and over 200,000 dissertations and theses. The content also consists of multidisciplinary, international references from journals and magazines articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings and more.

Stat!Ref Clinical Sciences eBook Collection

This collection includes the Oxford Textbooks of Medicine, Anaesthesia, Psychotherapy and Surgery.

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Thieme ElectronicBook Collection

The eBook package provides access to titles from the Flexibook atlases and textbook series. Subjects covered include anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology and pharmacology.

Toxicology Abstracts

Toxicology Abstracts focuses on all branches of toxicology and the risks associated with the chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Coverage also includes the effects of alcohol and smoking, substance abuse and radioactive materials.


TOXLINE offers rapid access to information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens.

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VetMed Resource

VetMed Resource provides information on all aspects of veterinary medicine. It includes research records, full text documents and datasheets covering diseases and pathogens of animals. This database includes CAB Reviews and the Animal Health and Production Compendium.

Virology and AIDS Abstracts

Virology and Aids Abstracts provides comprehensive coverage of the world literature on all aspects of virology in humans, animals, and plants. Topics range from replication cycles to oncology. Coverage also includes hepatitis B virus vaccination, viral genetics, interferon.

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Web of Science

Web of Science provides access to the Science, Social Sciences, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index™. It enables users to search multidisciplinary information from over 8,500, high impact research journals in the world. It also provides unique cited reference searching.

Wiley Online Library

Access to journals published by Wiley. Journals published by Blackwell are now part of the Wiley portfolio.

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