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Research Databases

  • CINAHL
    This resource provides bibliographic records, some with links to full text, for the research and professional literature in nursing and other allied health fields such as physical therapy and athletic training.
  • DynaMed Plus
    This resource is an evidence-based primary care database created for physicians and other health care providers and designed to provide point-of-care health information. Diseases included in this database reflect those most commonly seen in primary care. Its content of thousands of topics is organized as clinical summaries of evidence from the literature.
  • Google Scholar
    This resource provides access to scholarly literature including articles, theses, books, abstracts, court opinions, technical reports, patents and many other document types. (Access for non-UVM affiliates)
  • PubMed
    This resource comprises over 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. (Access for non-UVM affiliates)
  • UpToDate
    This resource contains descriptions of medical diseases and disorders and is designed to be consulted by health care practitioners as they evaluate potential clinical diagnostic and treatment options. It also includes drug information, medical calculators, images, patient information in English and Spanish, continuing medical education modules, and links to full-text journal articles.
  • Web of Science
    This resource provides access to the scholarly literature across the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, and includes citations to journal articles, conference proceedings, symposia, workshops, and more. It includes a cited reference search feature that enables users to trace the impact of individual scholars' work.

General

  • Global Health (via CAB Direct)
    This resource covers international applied life and environmental sciences literature, including journal articles, books and book chapters, conference proceedings, newsletters, reports, and gray literature.
  • Google Scholar
    This resource provides access to scholarly literature including articles, theses, books, abstracts, court opinions, technical reports, patents and many other document types. (Access for non-UVM affiliates)
  • JCR (InCites Journal Citation Reports)
    This resource allows you to evaluate and compare journal impact factors using citation data drawn from thousands of scholarly and technical journals and conference proceedings in the areas of science, technology, and social sciences.
  • Kanopy streaming video
    This resource is a platform for streaming video, including feature films and documentaries from around the world. Faculty note: please contact Multimedia Services if you need Kanopy videos for teaching, as access varies over time.
  • MedlinePlus
    This database is a free online resource from the U.S. National Library of Medicine that provides high-quality, authoritative health information for the consumer. It includes a medical encyclopedia, with articles, images, and videos; health topic pages with carefully selected links and references to the medical literature; drug and supplement information; and much more.
  • Natural Medicines
    This is an evidence-based, full-text resource for information about natural medicines, dietary supplements, and complementary therapies. Comprehensive monographs are provided for hundreds of foods and herbal substances, including information about their safety and effectiveness, dosing and administration, adverse effects, and interactions.
  • Ovid MEDLINE
    This resource is used to find scholarly and evidence-based articles from journals in medicine, including nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care administration, plus allied health fields and biosciences.
  • Procedures Consult
    This multimedia resource helps physicians, medical residents and students learn, perform and test their knowledge of the most frequent medical procedures. Procedures Consult covers the procedures required by the ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine) and conforms to ACGME standards to help physicians and residents to consistently achieve the best patient outcomes.
  • PubMed
    This resource comprises over 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. (Access for non-UVM affiliates)
  • UpToDate
    This resource contains descriptions of medical diseases and disorders and is designed to be consulted by health care practitioners as they evaluate potential clinical diagnostic and treatment options. It also includes drug information, medical calculators, images, patient information in English and Spanish, continuing medical education modules, and links to full-text journal articles.
  • Web of Science
    This resource provides access to the scholarly literature across the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, and includes citations to journal articles, conference proceedings, symposia, workshops, and more. It includes a cited reference search feature that enables users to trace the impact of individual scholars' work.

Drugs

  • Micromedex
    Contains the Micromedex databases: POISINDEX, DRUGDEX, EMERGINDEX, PDR, Martindale, TOMES, and Drug-Reax, and Tomes, and the drug information tools: Martindales, PDR, Material safety data sheets prepared by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention, and Index nominum.
  • Prescriber's Letter
    This resource contains updates on new developments in drug therapy for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and other prescribers. Content includes continuing education modules.

Medicine

  • AccessMedicine
    Use this resource to access comprehensive diagnostic and treatment information in many accessible forms.
  • Aquifer [formerly MedU Virtual Patient Cases]
    Email jeanene.light@uvm.edu to request access.
    Case-based learning modules that explore the diagnosis and treatment of common acute and chronic illnesses as well as examples of health maintenance visits. Subjects include pediatrics, family medicine, radiology, and surgery.
  • ClinicalKey
    This resource combines a broad range of resources within a single interface: full-text journals and reference books; Medline citations; all medical and surgical titles from the Clinics of North America; First Consult point-of-care clinical monographs; Procedures Consult surgical videos; drug monographs from Gold Standard and Practice Guidelines from the National Guideline Clearinghouse.
  • Cochrane library
    Consists chiefly of 7 databases: Cochrane database of systematic reviews; Database of abstracts of reviews of effectiveness (DARE); Cochrane central register of controlled trials (CENTRAL); Cochrane database of methodology reviews; Cochrane methodology register; Health technology assessment database (HTA); and NHS Economic evaluation database (NHS EED).
  • DynaMed Plus
    This resource is an evidence-based primary care database created for physicians and other health care providers and designed to provide point-of-care health information. Diseases included in this database reflect those most commonly seen in primary care. Its content of thousands of topics is organized as clinical summaries of evidence from the literature.
  • Ovid MEDLINE
    This resource is used to find scholarly and evidence-based articles from journals in medicine, including nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care administration, plus allied health fields and biosciences.
  • PubMed
    This resource comprises over 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. (Access for non-UVM affiliates)
  • UpToDate
    This resource contains descriptions of medical diseases and disorders and is designed to be consulted by health care practitioners as they evaluate potential clinical diagnostic and treatment options. It also includes drug information, medical calculators, images, patient information in English and Spanish, continuing medical education modules, and links to full-text journal articles.
  • VisualDx
    This resource is a diagnostic decision support system designed to aid health care practitioners in the diagnosis of visually identifiable diseases. As the clinician enters patient findings, it creates a differential diagnosis of visually identifiable diseases, drug reactions, and infections. The database contains many images from people of different ages, skin colors, body size, and other variations that can affect the recognition of these visible symptoms of disease.

Nursing and Health Sciences

  • AccessPhysiotherapy
    Online resource for physical therapy students, educators, and practicing professionals.
  • CINAHL
    This resource provides bibliographic records, some with links to full text, for the research and professional literature in nursing and other allied health fields such as physical therapy and athletic training.
  • ComDisDome
    This resource provides bibliographic records, some with links to full text, covering the communications disorders literature, with focus on speech-language pathology and audiology.
  • Lippincott Nursing Books@Ovid
    This resource contains the complete full text of thirty-two Lippincott Williams & Wilkins nursing e-books.

Psychology and Psychiatry

  • Alexander Street Counseling
    This resource provides access to streaming videos for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Videos often include demonstrations of a certain counseling technique or method. Browse by therapeutic approach, counseling method, presenting condition, therapist, or subject and search videos by keyword. Clips can be made and saved to a personal library. Full videos or clips can be linked or embedded.
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)
    This resource, abbreviated as DSM-5, is the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) classification and diagnostic tool of mental disorders. The 2013 update includes a comprehensive overview of each listed disorder as well as detailed information regarding the specific criteria required for a diagnosis. This manual is intended to be used by both healthcare and mental health professionals.
  • Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)
    Use this resource to find information on measurement instruments such as questionnaires, checklists, rating scales and tests in the health and psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. For reviews of tests, Mental Measurements Yearbook is preferred.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in print
    This resource, published by the Buros Center for Testing, includes standardized English-language tests and measurements used in education, early childhood development, reading, speech and hearing, psychology, and related fields. It contains descriptions, professional reviews, and pricing information for the tests, but due to copyright limitations, does not provide the actual test instruments.
  • PsycINFO
    This resource contains international scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, books and dissertations in psychology and the social, behavioral and health sciences. PsycINFO is the most comprehensive database for literature in the psychological sciences.
  • PsycTESTS
    Published by the APA, this resource provides information on thousands of psychological, behavioral, and achievement instruments. Measures, tests and scales are included, and in some cases, the actual instrument can be viewed and downloaded.

Additional Databases and Guides