Health Sciences

Cambridge Core Free Resources

Cambridge University Press is offering free access to university libraries and their associated students and faculty – the collection features HTML textbooks, as well as Cambridge Histories , Cambridge Companions, and Cambridge Elements, all told over 2,000 ebooks. This institutional free access offer will be available until the end of May 2020.


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CPG Infobase

Canadian clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) developed or endorsed by authoritative medical or health organizations in Canada. Currently, there are over 1,200 guidelines in this database. CPG Infobase is maintained by Joule, a subsidiary of the Canadian Medical Association.

Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are statements that include recommendations to optimize patient care. Involves a high level of evidence processing.


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PubMed

abstracts of biomedical and literature in a variety of health sciences fields including medicine, nursing, dentistry, and the allied health sciences.

PubMed is a free, online index for biomedical literature. Its content is primarily composed of the MEDLINE database, but it also contains records from materials not yet in MEDLINE and all records from the PubMed Central open access repository.

Notice: The National Library of Medicine is developing a new version of PubMed, which is expected to be released in early 2020. Check out the changes online at the PubMed Labs website.

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Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts, and its companion file Social Services Abstracts, cover the international literature of sociology, social work, and related disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences. It provides abstracting and indexing of articles and book reviews drawn from thousands of serials publications, plus books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and working papers.

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SciVal

SciVal visualizes research performance of institutions and individuals by tracking citations of the scholarly literature and applying bibliometrics.
Please Note:  You will have to create a personal account in order to use SciVal, link found in the top right corner.


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Digital Commons Network

The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from universities and colleges who use the Digital Commons platform by BePress. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.
 


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OpenDOAR

OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories.


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Scholarship at UWindsor

Scholarship at UWindsor is your portal to research and collections at the University of Windsor. The mandate of the Scholarship at UWindsor repository is to enable researchers in our campus community to preserve and provide open access to a wide range of scholarly and creative works. This could include copies of published articles, conference papers, presentations, theses and dissertations, videos of talks, musical scores, images and more. Since Scholarship at UWindsor is an open access repository, its contents will be freely available to anyone with access to the internet. This enables the work of scholars from the University of Windsor to reach the broadest possible audience and helps to make publicly funded research more publicly accessible.


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