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Primal Pictures provides a dynamic interactive multimedia overview of human anatomy. It features three-dimensional animations that illustrate function, biomechanics, and surgical procedures. Clinical videos and textual descriptions by leading specialists supplement the animations and models. Interactive learning modules covering basic human anatomy focus on one or more areas of the body, from a generalist's or specialist's perspective, so that students, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals can uncover the information they want quickly and easily. Primal Pictures has created the world's first complete 3D model of human anatomy.
Aimed at researchers and clinicians, Bacteriology Abstracts covers a range of topics from bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals. Provides access to clinical findings as well as pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics. (Updated monthly)
Now in its Fifth Edition and featuring completely reshot content and new clinical skills videos, Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content.
Students and faculty in medical, nursing, and related programs will appreciate the careful attention to clinical accuracy, as well as the range of patient types profiled in the series. Institutions will benefit from the online delivery of content—available for the first time via IP-authenticated or referring URL access—allowing their users to view the videos from any web-based location or device.
Covers all major areas in the life sciences, with broad coverage in molecular and cell biology, pharmacology, endocrinology, genetics, neurosciences, infectious diseases, ecology and organismal biology.
*Cited reference searching with a summary table to easily keep track of citation counts *Seamless access through one powerful search platform to unique citations not available elsewhere *Over 5,300 high quality journals and serials back to 1926 *Over 21 million records *Over 2.6 million documents from meetings and conferences *Abstracts for over 90% of the journal material *Non-journal coverage, including abstract meetings, as well as books (serials and monographs), and U.S. patents.
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BrowZine works by organizing the articles found in Open Access and subscription databases, uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals on a common newsstand. The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across the disciplines.
Easily read complete scholarly journals in a format that is optimized for tablet devices - Create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals - Be alerted when new editions of journals are published - Easily save to Zotero, Mendeley, Dropbox and other services.
Covers the significant research and development literature in fields of agriculture, forestry, aspects of human health, human nutrition, animal health, as well as the management and conservation of natural resources. This database offers abstracts and indexing for journals, serial publications, conference proceedings, books, theses, annual reports, patents & standards back to 1910.
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Provides indexing for over 1,600 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, the database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters.
Pre-CINAHL provides access to articles in the midst of being indexed for CINAHL. Once completely indexed, the articles become part of the CINAHL database and are removed from Pre-CINAHL.
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The Cochrane Library 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 groups in The Cochrane Collaboration. Further information is available from the publisher's website.
ComDisDome is an indexing and abstracting tool covering the communications disorders literature, with focus on speech-language pathology and audiology.
Current Contents Connect® is a current awareness database that provides easy Web access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as from more than 7,000 relevant, evaluated websites.
Current Protocols in Bioinformatics
Current Protocols in Cell Biology
Current Protocols in Cytometry
Current Protocols in Human Genetics
Current Protocols in Immunology
Current Protocols in Microbiology
Current Protocols in Molecular Biology
Current Protocols in MRI
Current Protocols in Neuroscience
Current Protocols in Nucleic Acid Chemistry
Current Protocols in Pharmacology
Current Protocols in Protein Science
Current Protocols in Toxicology
DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically -organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice. Updated daily, DynaMed editors monitor the content of over 500 medical journals on a daily basis. Each article is evaluated for clinical relevance and scientific validity.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online is a collection of English and foreign language books, directories, pamphlets, bibles, sheet music, sermons, advertisements and other ephemera published in the U.K. and the Americas between 1701 and 1800. Content is presented as full text page images which can be viewed online or downloaded as PDF documents. The collection is an ongoing project based on The English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC), a machine-readable union list of the holdings of the British Library, as well as those from more than 1,500 university, private, and public libraries worldwide. With full-text search capabilities across 180,000 titles (33 million pages), this collection provides multidisciplinary research opportunities not possible until now.
EMBASE is a major biomedical and pharmacological database containing citations, abstracts, and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed international journals.
Embase is comprised of content merged from three databases:
- Embase, the Excerpta Medica database from Elsevier – 1974 to present
- Embase Classic (Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals backfile) – 1947-1973
- Medline, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Includes current Medline (1966 onward) plus OldMedline (back to 1950)
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS) includes articles, essays, and news in the biological and life sciences. More than 6,000 illustrations are provided. Core coverage: biochemistry, biodiversity, cell biology, clinical medicine, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics history, philosophy of science, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, plant science, structural biology, and virology.Contains peer-reviewed articles commissioned from 5,000 world-renown scientists. All articles have a list of reference, some of which provide links to external Web sources. Appendix and glossary components provide descriptions of biochemical and taxonomical data, acronyms and abbreviations, synonyms, units, and other technical data. "Special Essays" were commissioned to address 50 "hot topics." By creating an account on My Profile, users may save searching histories as well as articles for later review.
Note: PDF downloads of ERIC documents are temporarily unavailable per notice from ERIC.
The ERIC database contains bibliographic records of research reports, conference papers, teaching guides, books, and journal articles relating to the practice of education. ERIC Digests are included. Covers the period 1966-present. Includes full-text links to Education Research Complete. (Updated monthly)
Over 6,000 educational films available for immediate online viewing
Films on Demand is a library of thousands of streaming videos across all disciplines from Films Media Group. All Temple users can search and view films or specific segments of films. If you establish a user account from within Films on Demand you can also create playlists from the various films/segments for your own use or for sharing with other Temple users. 1
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Ovid Healthstar is comprised of data from the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) MEDLINE and former HealthSTAR databases. As such, it contains citations to the published literature on health services, technology, administration, and research. It focuses on both the clinical and non-clinical aspects of health care delivery. The following topics are included: evaluation of patient outcomes; effectiveness of procedures, programs, products, services and processes; administration and planning of health facilities, services and manpower; health insurance; health policy; health services research; health economics and financial management; laws and regulation; personnel administration; quality assurance; licensure; and accreditation.
As announced in October 2000, Ovid is offering Ovid Healthstar as a continuation of the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) now-defunct HealthSTAR database. Ovid Healthstar retains all existing backfile HealthSTAR citations and is updated with new journal citations culled from MEDLINE using the NLM's HealthSTAR search strategy. The database contains citations and abstracts (when available) to journal articles, monographs, technical reports, meeting abstracts and papers, book chapters, government documents, and newspaper articles from 1975 to the present. Citations are indexed with the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings in order to ensure compatibility with other NLM databases. Information in Ovid Healthstar is derived from MEDLINE, the Hospital Literature Index, and selected journals. (Description taken from Ovid)
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Note: First-time users will be asked to create an ICPSR MyData account from a campus computer to allow for dataset downloads. Please see ICPSR Resources for Students for more information.
An international consortium of more than 700 academic institutions and research organizations, the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community.
ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
Temple University is an ICPSR member institution, allowing our patrons to download datasets directly to their desktops. First-time users will be asked to create an ICPSR MyData account from a campus computer; thereafter, you will need your email address and password to download data.
Please see ICPSR Resources for Students for more information.
Provides statistical data about the impact factor of science and social science journals in a given fields. The Science edition covers about 5,700 international science journals from the ISI database; the Social Sciences Edition covers about 1,700 leading international social sciences journals from the ISI database. Note: JCR data is updated annually in the summer following the year of coverage (e.g. 2006 data becomes available in the summer of 2007).
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Like JSTOR? You might want to also try Periodicals Archive Online.
JSTOR, originally funded by the Mellon Foundation, began as an effort to ease the increasing space problems faced by libraries by converting back issues of paper journals into electronic formats that would allow savings in space, improved access to journal content and offer a possible solution to preservation problems associated with storing paper volumes.
Digital resources in OAister include:
--Digitized (scanned) books and articles
--Audio fles (WAV, MP3)
--Video fles (MP4, Quicktime)
--Photographic images (JPEG, TIFF, GIF)
--Data sets (downloadable statistical information
Interdisciplinary bibliographical database produced by the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder that covers the Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS). Although sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the PILOTS database is not limited to literature on PTSD among veterans. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on PTSD and other mental-health after-effects of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations. The database includes citations and abstracts to journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, and government documents.
Previously known as Digital Dissertations, this is the definitive guide to more than 2 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Proquest Disseretations & Theses helps you identify more than 90 percent of the doctoral dissertations accepted each year in North America. The database also covers thousands of dissertations and theses from around the globe.
Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861, and more than 55,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Full-text Temple University dissertations from as far back as the 1950's are included along with 24-page previews of thousands of other dissertations.
Proquest Dissertations & Theses @ Temple University is a subset of the larger database, including only dissertations and theses from Temple University.
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Hundreds of scientific, technical, social science, and medical journals and thousands of ebooks published by Elsevier.
Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Scopus delivers the most comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and Arts & Humanities.
Updated daily, Scopus includes: 21,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, 5.5 million conference papers, and “Articles-in-Press” from more than 3,850 journals and publishers such as Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, Nature Publishing Group and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Scopus’ 50 million records consist of: 29 million records, including references, going back to 1995 (84% include abstracts), 21 million pre-1996 records going back as far as 1823.
Scopus also cross-searches 25.2 million patents from five patent offices (US Patent & Trademark Office, European Patent Office, Japan Patent Office, World Intellectual Property Organization and the UK Intellectual Property Office).
Note: New interface 11/26/12.
SpringerLink provides online access to hundreds of journals and books across many disciplines, with a focus on the sciences. Note that Temple does not have access to all content.
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Covers issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues. Surveying the literature for toxicology studies of industrial and agricultural chemicals, household products, pharmaceuticals, and myriad other substances, each issue publishes information concerning the in vivo effects of toxic substances. Topics of current concern such as the effects of alcohol and smoking, drug abuse, hydrocarbon studies, nitrosamines, radiation and radioactive materials, and much more are extensively examined. Toxicity testing methodology and analytical procedures for toxic substances are also covered. (Updated monthly)
Note: On 1/1/15 USMLE Easy switched to a new platform in an effort to offer improved functionality. There is a new user guide [.ppt] available.
USMLE Easy delivers exactly what you need to prepare for the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3. You'll find thousands of online questions covering all the disciplines and organ systems covered on the exam — along with powerful customization features that allow you to focus on the topics you need to master and bypass what you already know. USMLE Easy makes the questions hard, so passing is easy.
Note: Access now includes Book Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1994-present), Current Chemical Reactions (1994-present), and Index Chemicus (1994-present)
Includes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), 1900-present; Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), 1956-present; Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A & HCI), 1975-present.