- EBSCO Multiple Database Search
This is a customized (and customizable) option within the EBSCO system, which provides simultaneous searching of the following databases: Academic Search Complete, MEDLINE, CINAHL, Health Source, ERIC, PsycInfo, and Social Work Abstracts. A good option for broadly searching a wide variety of resources. For more focused searching choose one of the databases below.
- PubMed @ EWU (National Library of Medicine)
Comprehensive index to all aspects of medicine, covering about 5000 journals, back to 1946. PubMed is made available for free by the National Library of Medicine; note, however, that the above link connects PubMed to the EWU library system for greater ease of access to local full-text resources. Look for the "EWU - Check for Full Text" button within individual PubMed records. See MEDLINE, below, for alternative access to PubMed content.
- OT Seeker
A freely available, Australia-based database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. Trials have been critically appraised and rated to assist you in evaluating their validity and interpretability.
- CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCO)
Comprehensive database for nursing and allied health, with full text articles from around 325 journals and trade magazines, and indexing to over 2700 titles, back to 1981. (A few titles are indexed even earlier, back to 1937.) Also includes citations to books, dissertations, and conference proceedings.
- MEDLINE (EBSCO)
Comprehensive index to all aspects of medicine, covering around 5000 journals, back to 1946; free expanded version available called PubMed (see above). The advantage of searching MEDLINE via EBSCO is that you can concurrently search it with other EBSCO databases such as CINAHL.
- PsycInfo (EBSCO)
Comprehensive database for psychology covering around 2,000 journals & relevant dissertations back to 1806, as well as book chapters back to 1987 (but there are some older book citations).
- ERIC (EBSCO)
Comprehensive database for education, indexing over 1000 journals and magazines, as well as non-journal materials (books, videos, conference papers, technical reports, etc.) in the subset called ERIC Documents/RIE. Some recent ERIC Documents are available full text online.
- Cochrane Library
Portal to access 6 databases for evidence-based medicine. Includes: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (called Cochrane Reviews); DARE: Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (Other Reviews); Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (Clinical Trials); Cochrane Methodology Register (Methods Studies); Health Technology Assessment Database (Technology Assessment); and NHS Economic Evaluation Database (Economic Evaluations).
- Physical Therapy Journals (Ovid)
Full text articles from the following physical therapy journals: American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Clinical Journal of Pain, Exercise & Sport Sciences Reviews, Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation & Prevention, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Neurology, Pediatric Physical Therapy, Spine and Stroke.
- Web of Science -- 1995-present (sciences); 1992-present (social sciences)
Indexes articles and analyzes citations from over 8,500 scientific journals back to 1995, and another 3,000 social sciences journals back to 1992.
- PubMed @ WSU
Comprehensive index to all aspects of medicine, covering around 5000 journals, back to 1946. PubMed is maintained and made freely available by the National Library of Medicine. It includes all MEDLINE content, plus additional selected biomedical sources. This link to PubMed has been customized for those affiliated with WSU; look for the "Find it @WSU" button within individual records.
- Web of Science and BIOSIS Previews
WSU's subscription to Web of Science indexes and analyzes citations from over 5,700 scientific journals back to 1980 (15 years further back than EWU's subscription) and includes access to Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities material in addition to Physical Science & Medicine.
BIOSIS Previews® covers life sciences and biomedical research including pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more. (1969-present)