By Alison Bobal
CINAHL, the Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature, indexes the top nursing and allied health literature available including nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association. The literature included in CINHAL covers a wide range of topics including nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.
In addition, CINAHL provides access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals and book chapters. It also includes legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, research instruments and clinical trials.
CINAHL provides an easy-to-use interface with basic and advanced search features and searchable cited references. CINAHL Subject Headings help users effectively search and retrieve information and follow the structure of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) used by the National Library of Medicine.
UNMC’s subscription to CINAHL includes:
- Full text for nearly 580 journals, many with no embargo/delay
- Full-text coverage dating back to 1981
- Indexing for over 3,100 journals
- More than 3.4 million records
- Author affiliations
- Searchable cited references
By Alison Bobal
Clinical Pharmacology provides a single resource to answer medication questions. The content is updated regularly to include newly released drug products and breaking developments. This resource includes:
- Monographs – Get concise, accurate, clinically-relevant information on all U.S. prescription drugs, plus hard-to-find coverage of herbal, nutritional and OTC products, new and investigational drugs.
- Reports – Helps you evaluate and choose appropriate medications.
- Drug Product Information – Provides extensive information on drug product attributes and physical descriptors. Full color product and package images as well as product storage information.
- Patient Education – The handouts comply with all national standards for Consumer Medication Information (CMI).
- Drug Identifier – This feature allows you to quickly and accurately identify unknown tablets and capsules. When the appearance of a drug changes, Clinical Pharmacology is able to search the drug’s new and previous appearances.
- Searching – Allows you to search for and find drug information in multiple ways. Conduct an overall site search or search by indication, adverse reaction, classification, NDC or manufacturer.
- Resource Center – Offers a collection of handy reference information, such as lab references, including pediatric ranges; pharmaceutical manufacturer/distributor contact information; links to drug class overviews; and links to add-on drug and disease information modules.
We are currently experiencing some on-campus access issues for a few of our resources. We are working with ITS to get these issues resolved as quickly as possible. The resources that are affected are:
- Journals from the publisher Wiley
- Journals from the publisher BMJ
- Journals on the JSTOR platform
If you encounter other access problems, please let us know by sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org. We apologize for this inconvenience.
Off-campus access is not affected by this issue.
By Alison Bobal
SpringerProtocols in an online resource that brings together protocols from the book series Methods in Molecular Biology and other high quality sources. This resource provides researchers with tested, trusted, step-by-step protocols for use in the lab. The protocols are written and organized with an emphasis on completeness and clarity. They are written by experts in their field and reviewed by editors in those fields. In addition to written protocols, SpringerProtocols includes some accompanying video protocols.
You can create a free account to save your favorite protocols as well as upload your own protocols for personal use. You can also sign up to receive alerts when new content is available on SpringerProtocols. SpringerProtocols encourages the user community to make comments on the protocols. These comments are moderated by the SpringerProtocols team to ensure that the comments are professional and respectful.
By Deborah Divis
The McGoogan Library of Medicine is acquiring print editions of the most heavily used and requested titles to replace the recently cancelled subscription to ClinicalKey. As they arrive, these new Reference books are shelved on the 6th floor near the AskUs desk.
Discover these titles through an alphabetical listing or browse by category in the research guide, Print Titles Formerly Accessible through Clinical Key. This guide indicates which books are already here and which books are still on order.
For more information about accessing the new books, or even older editions available for checkout, please stop by the Library or contact the AskUs desk at (402) 559-4006.