THSU Subscription Databases
ABI Inform – Business Research Database
ABI/INFORM Research‚ĄĘ is a resource that professionals count on for today’s business information. ABI/INFORM Research delivers over 1,880 journals, with more than 1,250 available in full-text. It covers a variety of business-related subject areas including financial, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and more. Titles include:
- Advertising Age
- Strategic Finance
- MIS Quarterly
- Business Week
- Leadership & Organization Development Journal
Students must log in to the THSU website to access subscription databases. ¬†To log in, simply navigate to the Log-in Portal and input your username and password. Click here:¬†Log-in Portal
Science Direct – Medical Research Database
ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. There are currently more than 11 million articles/chapters, a content base that is growing at a rate of almost 0.5 million additions per year
Elsevier has digitized as much of the pre 1995 journal owned-content as possible, bringing articles from as far back as 1823 (The Lancet) to the desktop. Never has in-depth literature searching been so comprehensive and easy to find.
Browse Science Direct: ¬†http://www.sciencedirect.com/Students must log in to the THSU website to access subscription databases. ¬†To log in, simply navigate to the Log-in Portal and input your username and password. Click here:¬†Log-in Portal. If you are a student and do not have a username and password, please contact the Librarian at email@example.com.¬†
Academic Commons¬†is a freely accessible digital collection of research done at¬†Columbia University¬†or one of its affiliate institutions, including¬†Barnard College,¬†Teachers College,¬†Union Theological Seminary, and¬†Jewish Theological Seminary. It is a place where Columbia-affiliated students, faculty, staff and anyone participating in Columbia events or groups can archive the digital results of their research or scholarly works and share them with the world at large.¬†Academic Commonsis one of a suite of services provided by the¬†Center for Digital Research and Scholarship¬†(CDRS) at¬†Columbia University Libraries and Information Services.
Produced by the National Agricultural Library, this database includes journal articles, book chapters, reports and reprints. Useful for finding information on herbs and medicinal plants. Indexes HerbalGram, a peer-reviewed herbal journal.
Only current THSU students and faculty are allowed access; please contact the librarian to obtain login information.¬†Ebsco’s Alt HealthWatch is a full-text database of periodicals, peer-reviewed journals, academic and professional publications, magazines, consumer newsletters and newspapers, research reports, and association newsletters focused on complementary, alternative and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of more than two hundred therapies, modalities and perspectives addressed by integrated medicine, at both professional and consumer levels. Cumulative quarterly updates keep the content current, and access to content from back issues provide critical depth and perspective.
The¬†Bioinformatic Harvester¬†is a bioinformatic meta¬†search engine¬†at KIT¬†Karlsruhe Institute of Technology¬†for¬†genes¬†and protein-associated information. Harvester currently works for¬†human,¬†mouse,¬†rat,¬†zebrafish,¬†drosophila¬†and¬†arabidopsis thaliana¬†based information. Harvester cross-links >50 popular bioinformatic resources and allows cross searches. Harvester serves 10.000s of pages every day to scientists and physicians.
Preset subject search for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in PubMed.
Cochrane Journal Club is a free, monthly publication that introduces a recent Cochrane review, together with relevant background information, a podcast explaining the key points of the review, discussion questions to help you to explore the review methods and findings in more detail, and downloadable PowerPoint slides containing key figures and tables.¬† You can even contact the review authors with your questions.
Online portal for the CDC, covering a wide range of health, safety, and environmental topics.
From the National Library of Medicine, a powerful database of thousands of chemicals, structures, and regulatory information.
China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database (Chinese & English)
Chinese Medical Association (Chinese & English)
The Chinese Medical Association (CMA) is a non-profit registered academic and commonweal corporate body voluntarily formed by Chinese medical science and technology professionals, and an important social force in the development of medical science and technology in China. The CMA, established in 1915, now has 84 specialty societies under its umbrella, covering all medical fields. Missions of the CMA include uniting and organizing medical professionals, abiding by the National Constitution, laws and regulations of the State, and implementing the principle of science and technology work and healthcare work of the State.
Global registry of federally and privately funded clinical trials, made available by the National Institute for Health. Provides information about a trial’s purpose, sponsor, locations, and contact information.
Label information for thousands of dietary supplements, allowing comparison of ingredients across brands.¬† Also contains recall and FTC action information.
The National Library of Medicine’s directory of organizations, schools, clinics, and more. Includes contact and descriptive information.
The Free Medical Journals Site was created to promote the free availability of full text medical journals on the Internet. It¬†can be used to find free full-text journal articles and is especially useful for finding foreign language journals.
Google Scholar¬†is a freely accessible¬†web search engine¬†that indexes the full text of¬†scholarly literature¬†across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in¬†beta¬†in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes most¬†peer-reviewed¬†online¬†journals¬†of Europe and America’s largest scholarly publishers, plus scholarly books and other non-peer reviewed journals. Its advertising slogan ‚Äď “Stand on the shoulders of giants” ‚Äď is a nod to the scholars who have contributed to their fields over the centuries, providing the foundation for new intellectual achievements.
GoPubMed¬†is a¬†knowledge-based¬†search engine¬†for¬†biomedical¬†texts.¬†The¬†Gene Ontology¬†(GO) andMedical Subject Headings¬†(MeSH) serve as “Table of contents” in order to structure the millions of articles of the¬†MEDLINE¬†database. The search engine allows its users to find relevant search results significantly faster than Pubmed.¬†MeshPubMed¬†was at one point a separate project, but now the two have been merged.
HubMed¬†is an alternative, third-party interface to¬†PubMed, the database of biomedical literature produced by the¬†National Library of Medicine.¬†Features include relevance-ranked search results, web feeds of query updates, direct citation export, tagging and graphical display of related articles.
Index Copernicus¬†(IC) is an online¬†database¬†of user-contributed information, including scientist¬†profiles, as well as of scientific¬†institutions,¬†publications¬†and¬†projects¬†established in 1999 in Poland. The database has several¬†productivity¬†assessment¬†tools which allow to track the impact of scientific works and publications, individual scientists, or research institutions. In addition to the productivity aspects, the Index Copernicus also offers the traditional¬†abstracting¬†and¬†indexing¬†of scientific publications. The database is operated byIndex Copernicus International, and is named after Nicolaus Copernicus, who argued for the modern Heliocentric model of the Solar System.
The¬†Information Bridge: Department of Energy Scientific and Technical Information¬†database provides free public access to over 298,000 full-text electronic documents of¬†Department of Energy¬†(DOE) research report literature.
Institute of Information on Traditional Chinese Medicine (Chinese & English)
Institute of Information on Traditional Chinese Medicine (IITCM), China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences(CACMS), celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2006. Since day one ( May, 1981), IITCM has been the unique national institution of information on TCM in China, it is one of the 14 major operating components of the CACMS.
Includes proven and unproved uses, dosage recommendations, potential risks, and more for a range of herbs.¬† Information provided by Harvard Medical School faculty and Natural Standard.
Produced by NIH Office of Dietary Supplements in conjunction with the National Agricultural Library, IBIDS contains abstracts from consumer publications and international scientific journals on the general topic of dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, herbal and botanical items.
Intute¬†is a free Web service aimed at students, teachers, and researchers in UK¬†further education¬†andhigher education. Intute provides access to online resources, via a large¬†database¬†of resources. Each resource is reviewed by an academic specialist in the subject, who writes a short review of between 100 to 200 words, and describes via various¬†metadata¬†fields (such as which subject discipline(s) it will be useful to) what type of resource it is, who created it, who its intended audience is, what time-period or geographical area the resource covers, and so on. In July 2010 Intute provided 123,519 records.
Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and geared toward consumers, this site includes general news and information, clinical trials and research, reference resources, directories, and multimedia content.
Mendeley¬†is a desktop and web program for managing and sharing research papers,¬†discovering research data and collaborating online. It combines Mendeley Desktop, a PDF and¬†reference management application¬†(available for Windows, Mac and Linux) with Mendeley Web, an online¬†social¬†network for researchers.
Contains reviews, journal articles, and much more on clinic management, conferences, medical news, and expert commentary.
Comprehensive cancer information from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, including Complementary and Alternative Medicine treatment.
National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine (Chinese & English)
Institute responsible for research, experimental, and development issues of Chinese Medicine in the Republic of China (Taiwan) since 1963. ¬† Contains helpful information for researching traditional Chinese Medicine.
PubMed¬†is a free database accessing primarily the¬†MEDLINE¬†database¬†of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics. The¬†United States National Library of Medicine¬†(NLM) at theNational Institutes of Health¬†maintains the database as part of the¬†Entrez¬†system of¬†information retrieval.
TCM Online (Chinese & English)
Traditional Chinese Medical Database System, a series of databases of traditional Chinese medicine, set up by the Institute of Information on Traditional Chinese Medicine, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, has some new functions available recently.
TOXLINE records provide bibliographic information covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. It contains over 3 million bibliographic citations, most with abstracts and/or indexing terms and CAS Registry Numbers.
SciELO¬†(Scientific Electronic Library Online) is abibliographic database¬†and a model for cooperative electronic publishing in developing countries originally from¬†Brazil, supported by the Foundation for Research Support of theState of S√£o Paulo¬†(Funda√ß√£o de Amparo √† Pesquisa do Estado de S√£o Paulo, FAPESP) and the National Council of Scientific and Technological Development (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cient√≠fico e Tecnol√≥gico, CNPq), in partnership with the¬†Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information.
Science.gov¬†is a¬†web portal¬†and¬†specialized search engine. Using¬†federated search¬†technology, Science.gov serves as a gateway to¬†United States government¬†scientific and technical information and research. Currently in its fifth generation, Science.gov provides a search of over 38 databases from 14 federal science agencies and 200 million pages of science information with just one query, and is a gateway to 1,900+ scientific websites.
Wang Fang Database (Chinese & English)
Wanfang Data, an affiliate of the Chinese Ministry of Science & Technology, provides access to a wide range of database resources, serving as a gateway to Chinese culture, medicine, business, science, engineering, etc.
WorldWideScience.org¬†is a global science search engine (Academic databases and search engines) designed to accelerate scientific discovery and progress by accelerating the sharing of scientific knowledge. Through a multilateral partnership,¬†WorldWideScience.org¬†enables anyone with internet access to launch a single-query search of national scientific databases and portals in more than 70 countries, covering all of the world‚Äôs inhabited continents and over three-quarters of the world‚Äôs population. From a user‚Äôs perspective, WorldWideScience.org makes the databases act as if they were a unified whole.