Medicine Resources

Medicine Resources

Academic OneFile

Contains millions of peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources. Subjects addressed include the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology and literature. Contains full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Complete

A scholarly and multi-disciplinary full text database containing more than 8,500 full text periodicals and including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

Academic Video Online

A streaming video collection of curated, discipline-focused, and primary-source materials for learning and research containing tens of thousands of titles.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

To improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

A source for patient drug information available in both English and Spanish. It includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers. Updated monthly.

AIDSinfo

The AIDSinfo web site is organized around five main subject categories about HIV/AIDS clinical trials and treatment.

Alt HealthWatch

Focuses on complementary, holistic, integrated and alternative approaches to health care and wellness. Contains full text articles for more than 180 international journals and reports, many of which are peer-reviewed.

American Indian Health

An informational portal for and about the health of Native Peoples of the United States.

American Nurses Association

The online resource supporting the ANA. The ANA is the only full-service professional organization representing the nation's 2.9 million registered nurses (RNs) through its 54 constituent member associations. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.

ArticleFirst

Allows users to search for journals through a variety of methods including keyword, author, and title, identifies libraries holding the items, and indicates if the item is held by the Simpson University Library. Search results provide tabbed gateways to records detailing other material types including books, videos, and audio materials.

BioInteractive

A collection of biology-focused teaching materials.

BioMed Central

An independent publishing house that provides immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.

Britannica Academic

This online version of Encyclopedia Britannica goes beyond the print edition by providing links to over 30,000 Internet sites approved by EB editors.

The Cell : An Image Library

Images, videos, and animations of cells, capturing a wide diversity of organisms, cell types, and cellular processes.

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

The Web presence of a consumer watchdog in America's healthcare system. CDER's best-known job is to evaluate new drugs before they can be sold. The Center's review of new drug applications not only prevents quackery, but it provides doctors and patients with the information they need to use medicines wisely.

Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology

Promotes health and disease and disability prevention among workers through basic and applied research, outreach and education.

Centers for Disease Control Health Topics A to Z

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.

ChemIDplus

A free, web-based search system that provides access to structure and nomenclature authority files used for the identification of chemical substances cited in National Library of Medicine databases.

CINAHL with full text

CINAHL® with Full Text is a comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 610 journals indexed in CINAHL®. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index - with no embargo. Full-text coverage dates back to 1981.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine on PubMed

A subset of the PubMed database focusing on complementary and alternative medicine.

Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed.

The articles in this free encyclopedia include links to related Electric Library articles, pictures, maps, Internet sites and Barnes and Noble book lists.

Credo Academic Core

A great place to start the research process. Credo Academic Core offers a collection of essential reference works and visual tools that provide a strong foundation for writing and research projects.

CSU Chico Library Catalog

The Meriam Library of California State University, Chico, is located in Chico, California. You can find directions to Chico, a campus map, and library telephone numbers on the library's web site. Simpson patrons may borrow materials from the Chico circulating collection using our interlibrary loan service

CURIOSity Digital Collections

An open access platform hosted and curated by the Harvard University Library that makes available historical resources from Harvard's library and museum collections for purposes of teaching, learning, and research. Collections currently available include: Contagion - Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics; Expeditions and Discoveries - Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age; Harvard in the 17th and 18th Centuries; Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930; Islamic Heritage Project; Reading - Harvard Views of Readers, Readership, and Reading History; and Women Working, 1800-1930.

Digital Public Library of America Bookshelf

Facilitates access to over a million online books through a handy visual representation.

Directory of Health Organizations Online

The National Library of Medicine's online database containing location and descriptive information about a wide variety of information resources including organizations, research resources, projects, and databases concerned with health and biomedicine.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Its purpose is to include all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee content. 

Drug Information Portal

A gateway to selected drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies.

Drugwatch

A resource focusing on dangerous side effects and complications from commonly prescribed drugs and oft-used medical devices. Its stated mission is to improve lives by educating people about medications they take and about the devices sold for procedures and operations.

EBSCOhost eBooks

Contains hundreds of thousands of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.

Electronic Books Index

OCLC catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide; currently over 295,000 books are included in the database.

Electronic Collections Online

Allows you to view abstracts and full-text articles from journals to which your library or institution subscribes.

EthnoMed

Contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants.

EThOS : Electronic Theses Online Service

The United Kingdom's national thesis service whose aim is to provide open access to publications that have been publically funded. The service provides free full text to a large number of theses. A free EThOS account is required for access.

FirstSearch

Provides access to indexing and abstracting databases.

Fuld Institute for Technology in Nursing Education

An international membership organization dedicated to meeting changing technology needs of today's nursing educators and healthcare professionals. FITNE is committed to creating innovative, interactive media and e-learning solutions that solve real world problems.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

A general encyclopedia providing over 25,000 entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Offers an online collection of premier reference eBooks and encyclopedias for multidisciplinary research. Users can search a single eBook or across an entire eBook collection.

Gateway to Library Catalogs

This resource contains listings of several national and international library catalogs. Again, its primary use is for research purposes and information gathering. This database is brought to you by the Library of Congress.

GovInfo

Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Allows users to search and browse, access metadata, and download documents and publications.

Hardin Meta Directory

A source to find the best directories of information in health and medicine.

The Hastings Center

An independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969 to explore fundamental and emerging questions in health care, biotechnology, and the environment.

Health Source : Consumer Edition

A database of consumer health information providing information on many health topics such as the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health and including full text access to nearly 80 consumer health magazines.

Health Source : Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide covering 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

healthfinder

Recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.

herbalgram.org

An online resource for herbal news and information.

HighWire Press

This resource hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science articles in the world, with 1,167,933 free, full-text articles from 257 journals. HighWire partners produce 73 of the 200 most-frequently-cited journals publishing in science.

History of Medicine

One of the world's largest history of medicine collections. It collects, preserves, and makes available to researchers and the public, print and non-print materials that document the history of medicine, health, and disease in all time periods and cultures.

HIV InSite

Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine.

Ingenta

A leading Web infomediary empowering the exchange of academic and professional content online, supplying access to 6,000+ full-text online publications and 27,000+ other publications.

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in its collections.

JSTOR

A collection of scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences that is easy to search and use.

Khan Academy

A collection of more than 3,500 educational videos on subjects including biology, business, chemistry, finance, healthcare, history, math, medicine, and physics.

Library of Congress Catalog

Contains 15 million records representing books, serials, music, maps, manuscripts, computer files, and visual materials. Its primary use is for research purposes and information gathering.

Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database

An annotated multimedia listing of prose, poetry, film, video and art that was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource for teaching and research in the medical humanities, and for use in health/pre-health, graduate and undergraduate liberal arts and social science settings.

MAS Ultra : School Edition

A resource designed specifically for high school libraries. Contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines, provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, and color PDFs for key magazines.

MEDLINE

Corresponds to the print indexes Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature and International Nursing Index, including thousands of records with substantial abstracts.

MedlinePlus

Directs users to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

MentalHealth.gov

Provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.

National Center for Biotechnology Information

NCBI advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.

National Center for Health Statistics

A source of information about the health of the U.S. population including statistical information that can be used to guide actions and policies to improve the health of individuals.

National Patient Safety Foundation

A resource related to the issue of patient safety.

National Rehabilitation Information Center

A gateway to an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented information.

The Nutrition Source

Designed to direct individuals toward the healthiest diet possible. The Nutrition Source explores the latest science about healthy eating for adults.

OAIster through FirstSearch

Links to multidisciplinary digital books, articles, audio files, images, movies, and datasets from open archive collections.

OAIster through WorldCat

A collection of freely available resources including books, theses, audio files, images, and movies from over 1,100 contributors.

OmniFile Full Text Select

OmniFile Full Text, Select Edition™ is a full text-only database that contains a wealth of essential material for learning and research across the disciplines. Full-text articles are available from approximately 2,700 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed.

The On-Line Books Page

A directory of books that can be freely read on the Internet. It includes an index of thousands of on-line books, pointers to significant directories and archives of on-line texts, special exhibits, etc.

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

A resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. As of February 2014, the resource indexes over 1.9 million documents.

OpenLibrary

OpenLibrary provides hundreds of thousands of electronic books free of charge and downloadable to your reading device. Register online for a free account and borrow up to five e-books for two weeks. Most of the collection is available only through participating libraries, in other words you need to have an account through your local participating library in order to borrow materials. (Simpson University is a participating library.) 

PapersFirst

An index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers published information received by The British Library Document Supply Center.

PQDT Open

Dissertations and theses covering the breadth of scholarship and published as open access.

Primary Search

Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

Proceedings First

An index of worldwide conference proceedings, including a list of the papers presented at each conference.

Project Gutenberg

A collection of tens of thousands of free eBooks representing multiple subjects.

ProQuest Ebook Central

Provides access to the Academic Complete library containing well over 100,000 eBooks. It features unlimited access and multidisciplinary coverage and is designed specifically for research productivity, from discovery to reading to bookshelf. Ebook Central replaces the former Ebrary and Ebook Library platforms. The new platform requires a login regardless of access location.

PsycARTICLES

A database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.

PubMed

The National Library of Medicine's search service that provides over 25 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and other related databases with links to participating online journals.

PubMed Central

Full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). The database contains millions of articles.

Questia

An online, subscription-based library that provides 24/7 access to books and journals in a variety of disciplines. Subscriptions cost $99 per year.

RxList

Search for keywords, side effects, drug interactions, drug information, drug names, pill id, imprint codes, NDC codes, medical terminology, and Patient Information from a single page.

Sage Journals Online

A database of 440 peer-reviewed journals covering many subject areas.

Shasta College Library Catalog

The Shasta College Library is centrally located on the Shasta College campus (11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003). Simpson University students may check out materials from the circulating collection by using their ID cards to apply for a Shasta College library card.

Simpson University Library Catalog (WorldCat Discovery)

The WorldCat Discovery powered search engine that returns items immediately available to Simpson University library users and discovers books, journal articles, videos, audio recordings, etc. through a single search.

Simpson University Library Catalog (WorldCat Local)

The WorldCat Local powered search engine that returns items immediately available to Simpson University library users and discovers books, journal articles, videos, audio recordings, etc. through a single search.

TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network

A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.

Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links

Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links.

U.S. National Library of Medicine : Digital Collections

NLM's free online archive of biomedical resources. All content is freely available worldwide and in the public domain unless otherwise indicated.

University of California's Melvyl

Melvyl contains the holdings of all libraries in the Univeristy of California system. Its primary use is for research purposes and information gathering.

Women's Health.gov

A reliable and current information resource on women's health today including information on pregnancy, breastfeeding, body image, HIV/AIDS, girls health, heart health, menopause and hormone therapy, mental health, quitting smoking, and violence against women.

World Health Organization

Includes WHOLIS, the World Health Organization library database. WHOLIS indexes all WHO publications from 1948 onwards and articles from WHO-produced journals and technical documents from 1985 to the present. An on-site card catalogue provides access to the pre-1986 technical documents.

WorldCat Dissertations and Theses

Indexes dissertations and theses found in the World Catalog.

WorldCat through FirstSearch

Contains all the records cataloged by OCLC member libraries.