What is Open Access?
Open access is the free, immediate online access for any user to digital scientific and scholarly material, primarily research articles published in peer‐reviewed journals.
Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
MEDLINE with Full Text provides the authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences found on MEDLINE, plus the database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, nearly 1,450 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE. And of those, 558 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Biomedical Reference Collection.
eBook Nursing Collection features more than 600 hand-selected, quality e-books that focus on the needs of nursing professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks and professional growth titles.
The eBook Clinical Collection subscription was built specifically to support clinical professionals, researchers and students of medical disciplines. Featured in the collection are over 2,000 recent titles covering general practice, various specialties, topics in nursing and allied health, and supporting sciences. Content is updated quarterly, and all titles are available with unlimited user access–particularly helpful in healthcare settings for users with time-sensitive research needs.
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CINAHL® with Full Text is the world’s most 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.
Digital Collections is the National Library of Medicine’s free online repository of biomedical resources including books, still images, videos, and maps. All of the content in Digital Collections is freely available worldwide and, unless otherwise indicated, in the public domain. Digital Collections provides unique access to NLM’s rich historical resources, as well as select modern resources.
PubMed comprises more than 29 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.
Practical English Usage is a combined usage guide and learner’s grammar. It is intented mainly for advanced students and teachers of English as a foreign language or second language.
Ovid® Discovery is the world’s most advanced discovery platform developed specifically for health, biomedical, and pharmaceutical electronic libraries— helping to solve the growing challenges of the digital library and providing your users with a single-search solution for all their research needs.
Lexicomp Online is a collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools that provides users with an extensive medical library.
Diversity and Equality in Health and Care is an Open Access publication which ensures that, once a paper has been accepted and edited, there is no lengthy wait for publication and it is available to the widest possible readership with no pay-wall barrier.
Diversity and Equality in Health and Care peer reviewed international journal with a 15 years record of excellence in publication. The journal embraces topics such as Community health nursing, Female foeticide, Public Health Nursing, Midwifery, Racism, Gender biasing, Nurse practitioners etc.
DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals
The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of OAPEN Foundation. The OAPEN Foundation is an international initiative dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing, based at the National Library in The Hague. DOAB is being developed in close cooperation with Lars Bjørnshauge and Salam Baker Shanawa (director of SemperTool), who were also responsible for the development of the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). SemperTool develops and maintains DOAB system.
Department of Health -Abu Dhabi is the regulative body of the Healthcare Sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and ensures excellence in Healthcare for the community by monitoring the health status of the population.
Inkling is a pioneer in cloud publishing, reimagining the book and providing the technology to organize and distribute expert knowledge. Through Inkling, the world’s leading publishers are building their best content into interactive and engaging experiences. For more information, visit inkling.com.
When it comes to providing students and teachers in nursing, medicine, and the health professions with the educational materials they need, our philosophy is simple: learning never ends. Everything we offer helps students bridge the gap between the classroom and clinical practice, while supporting health care professionals in their jobs.
Safari Books Online’s on-demand digital library provides access to over 43256 technology, creative and business books and videos from leading publishers. When you have a question or need information, use Safari Books Online to gain immediate access to many books with lots of answers — not just one. All of the content on Safari Books Online is vetted, reliable and provided by the world’s leading publishers and authors.
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EBSCO offers five free resources accessible to any researcher at any time. Our newest addition, American Doctoral Dissertations, is an essential index of leading dissertations that you can easily add to your profile. Click below for more information on accessing all our free databases.
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EasyBib is an intuitive information literacy platform that provides citation, note taking, and research tools that are easy-to-use and educational. EasyBib is not only accurate, fast, and comprehensive, but helps educators teach and students learn how to become effective and organized researchers.
The Cochrane Library (ISSN 1465-1858) is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups.
Britannica Library gives your library three sites in one: Children, Young Adults, and the Reference Center for older students and adults. Patrons can choose the age-appropriate level that works best for them and will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects. They can even store their research in their own personal My Britannica account. Remote access is included, and Britannica Library works splendidly on any device—PC, laptop, tablet, or smart phone.
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