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This guide is designed to acquaint you with the major databases and resources in the Spring Hill College Library Collection or available through the Internet. For further assistance contact the Library Subject Liaison or the Reference Desk at 251 380-3880.
 
 
Library Subject Headings
     
 
See the following LC alphanumeric call numbers for materials classified for nursing:
 
RT 1-120:
Nursing
 
 
RT 89-120:
Specialties in Nursing
 
 

RE:

Ophthalmology
   
 
RE 88:
Ophthalmic Nursing 
 
 
RJ:
Pediatrics
 
 
RJ 245 -247:
Pediatric Nursing
 
 
RD:
Surgery
 
 
RD 99 - 99.35:
Surgical Nursing
 
     
    Any LC Classification beginning with R is Medicine. Click LC Classification for additional information.
    Link to the Library of Congress Classification site for a list of subject terms. "Controlled Language" is a library concept that simply limits the terms that describe a given subject. For quick access do a "keyword search in the catalog, then view the Subject headings attached to the individual item records. Similar subjects are shelved together so by searching with Controlled Language terms you should be able to retrieve a more robust set of results (i,.e. more appropriate to your research topic. See a Reference Librarian for additional information about subject versus keyword ser aching.
 
 
The Library Catalog  
     
 

Search the Online Catalog for all formats. Look in the catalog for journal titles but remember that most titles are available in full text online. See below for more information

   
 
Dictionaries : Encyclopedias : Directories : Manuals
     
  AccessScience
  An A-Z of Medicinal Drugs
  The Cochrane Library The reliable source of evidence in health care
  Concise Medical Dictionary
  A Dictionary of Nursing
  A Dictionary of Psychology
  Martindale's Health Science Guide
  The Oxford Companion to the Body
  The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine
  Science.gov FirstGov for Science
  Who Named It? A biographical dictionary of medical eponyms
   
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Merck Manuals Online
     
merck home ed   The Merck Manual 2nd Home Edition Recommended for patients and caregivers
merck health   The Merck Manual of Health and Aging Recommended for patients and caregivers
merck diagnostic   The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy Recommended for healthcare professionals
merck geriatric   The Merck Manual of Geriatrics Recommended for healthcare professionals
     
 
Databases: Indexes, Abstracts, and Full Text Resources
     
  Alt Health Watch
  Bioline International
  BioMed Central
  Cancer Literature in PubMed
CDC Recommends Prevention Guidelines System
  CINAHL Plus with Full Text
 

Clinical Pharmacology

"Updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers" Clinical Trials.gov
"Updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers"   Conference and Study Abstracts
"Updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers"   Entrez, The Life Sciences Search Engine
  Health and Wellness Resource Center
  Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
"Your connection to the world's reproductive health literature"   NIH National Library of Medicine
"Your connection to the world's reproductive health literature" PopLine
  ProQuest Nursing
"Your connection to the world's reproductive health literature"   PubMed Central
"Your connection to the world's reproductive health literature"   OT Seeker Abstracts of systematic reviews and trials relevant to occupational therapy
The full text online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology   Wiley Interscience: All
The full text online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology   Wiley Interscience-Life Sciences
   
 
Additional Databases
     
The full text online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology   BioOne
  ERIC
The full text online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology   Ethnic News Watch
  Google Scholar: Advanced Scholar Search
  Health and Human Services
The full text online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology   Lexis Nexis - Medical
  MeSH National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings. See the PubMed and MeSH Tutorials
The full text online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology  

netLibrary Over 8,000 full text books online. Hundreds relevant to nursing and health sciences. Title List. Set up a user name and password to view and check out books from this digital library collection.

The full text online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology   PsychINFO
The full text online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology   PsychArticles
The full text online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology   Wiley Interscience-Psychology
 
 
Journals
     
  To find journal titles start with Serials Solutions.
  Free Medical Journals
  PubMed Central
    Science Direct Spring Hill College Does not subscribe but there are many complimentary titles available
 
To find articles use the databases listed below.
 
Nursing and Health Sites for Nurses
     
Recommended Core Collection of Websites from the University of Medicne and Dentistry of NJ
  All Nurses
  National Institute for Nursing Research
  National Guideline Clearinghouse
  Nursing Center Lots of free materials. Free registration required
 
 
Web Sites the Medical Association's Top Ten
     
  Cancer.gov
  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  familydoctor.org
  healthfinder: A Service of the National Health Information Center
  HIV InSite
  Kidshealth
  Mayo Clinic
  MEDEM: an information partnership of medical societies
  MEDLINEplus ( English | Spanish )
  NOAH: New York Online Access to Health
   
 
Diagnosis and Disease - Selected Web Sites
     
  Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
  AIDSinfo
  Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center
 

Amercian Indian Health

  Asian American Health
  Cancer Library :Cancer Topics | Clinical Trials | Cancer Statistics | Research & Funding | News
  CDC: Center for Disease Control Online information from the CDC, relevant for us in this area.
  CDC Behavioral Rsik Factor Suveillance System
  Clinical Trails.gov
  Doctors Without Borders (National Geographic) Projects in 20 plus countries - an examination of life in the field.
  Hardin MD
  Health Library at CNN.com A commercial site from CNN but with lots of information.
  HealthWeb Linking you to the Best in Health Information. From the University of Michigan
  Healthfinder Access government and nonprofit health and health related info
  Household Products Database
  Internet Mental Health
  Mayo Clinic Up-to-date information from the Mayo Clinic
  Medi-Smart Links to information about battlefield and environmental injury and diseases
  Merck Manual Home Edition
  National Library of Medicine The Web site of the World's Largest Medical Library
  Open Heart An interactive page to learn about the heart
  WebMD A comprehensive consumer health site
 
 
Evidence Based Nursing - Selected Web Sites
     
  Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
  Bandolier. Evidenced based thinking about Healthcare
  BestBETs Developed by Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK, provides evidence-based answers to clinical questions.
  Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
  Center for Health Evidence
  The Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
  Clinical Evidence
  Core Library for Evidence Based Practice
  The JoAnna Briggs Institute
  Monash University Center for Clinical Effectiveness
  Nursing Knowledge International
  Oxford-Centre for Evidence Based Medicine
 
 
Pharmaceuticals - Selected Web Sites and Library Resources
     
The full text online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology   A-Z of Medicinal Drugs From Oxford References online
  Consumer Drug Information Only information about drugs approved since January 1998 appears on this page.
  Physician's Desk Reference Burke Library Reference: call number: RS75 .P5 2006
 
  Professional Associations and Health/Nursing Organizations
     
  ACENDIO The Association for Common European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions and Outcomes
  American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  American Nurses Association
  American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  Global Health Council
  International Council of Nurses
  National Black Nurses Association
  National Council of the State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
  National League for Nursing
  National Student Nurses Association
  Pan American Health Organization
  Sigma Theta Tau International
  World Health Organization
 
 
Nursing and Health Related Statistics and Data Sources
     
  Bureau of Labor Statistics - US Department of Labor
  Canadian Nurses Association Nursing Statistics
  Fedstats
  HRSA Bureau of Health Professions
  National Center for Health Statistics
 
 
Miscellaneous Nursing and Health
     
  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports From the CDC
  Nursing History Internet Resources
  Nutrition.gov
Free Web Site   NHLBI Guidleline for evaluation and Treatment of Overweight and Obese Adults
Free Web Site   WHO/PAHO HEalth Library for Disasters
     
Follow these links for additional information on this topic:
SHC Library Catalog
SHC Research Guides
SHC Search Engines
   
Compiled by Bruce Whitham

Last Update:
May 8 , 2006

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