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Best Bet Databases
Academic Search Complete
Comprehensive multi-disciplinary full text database with thousands of periodicals and other publications.
EBSCOhost Databases List
Collection of full text and bibliographic databases covering every area of academic study. Mobile users will be automatically recognized.
Health and Medicine (Gale OneFile)
Full text of many articles from health and fitness magazines, medical periodicals, reference books and pamphlets. Formerly Health Reference Center Academic.
HeinOnline Law Library
Contains a wide range of legal resources including: Supreme Court cases, law-related periodicals and books, codes, opinions and more. Special collections include: John F. Kennedy assassination, history of capital punishment, slavery in America and the world, Gun regulation and legislation, women and the law, military and government.
Subscribed content limited to JAMA, JAMA Psychiatry and JAMA Pediatrics 1998-current. Limit searches to subscribed content only.
Thousands of full text articles from journals published by the APA. On EBSCOhost platform.
Index to serial and book literature in psychology with abstracts since 1840. On EBSCOhost platform.
Over 27 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, online books, and other resources. MEDLINE is the primary component of PubMed. Citations may include links to full-text content in PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Records are indexed with NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®). MEDLINE Citations are included in OneSearch.
For more information, see NIH Resources Guide.
Free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine.
Abstract and citation database covering thousands of titles in Science, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, Health Science, and Arts & Humanities going back to 1960.
Social Work Abstracts
Offers extensive coverage of hundreds of social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers, the database provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.
SocIndex with Full Text
Comprehensive index to the literature on sociology including journals, books, and conference papers.
Other Useful Databases to Find Articles
Dissertations & Theses Global
The world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.
Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Gale Virtual Reference Library. 10 volume encyclopedia edited by Donald Borchert. Macmillian, 2006. Go to Table of Contents for full text.
JSTOR (EXPANDED COLLECTIONS & JOURNALS) - ENDS 6/30/22
Hundreds of academic journals in full text from v.1:n. 1. Access to current subscribed content of participating titles included. Basic and advanced searching defaults to "read and download" content we subscribe to. Browsing defaults to "all content." Look for the Access Level limiter on the lower left side to change settings.
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)
Now includes Hoover's Company Reports. Major U.S. and world news company profiles, SEC filings, U.S. and State legal cases including Supreme Court decisions back to 1790. Features include alerts, saved searches, and collaborative workspace with share folders and annotated documents. FOR BEST RESULTS: MUST CREATE ACCOUNT & LOG IN; TURN OFF POP UP BLOCKERS. Click on the Business box for Company Dossier information.
National Center for Health Statistics
NCHS is part of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention; responsible for collecting vital U.S. health statistics.
ProQuest Healthcare Administration Database
Books and journals, some full text, from leading publications covering all aspects of health administration. Includes hundreds of doctoral dissertations on health subjects.
ProQuest Research Library
Full text of articles on broad range of subjects since 1971
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For clinical literature, see Databases/Articles at the top of the guide to find these articles.
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- study OR research OR methodology OR subjects OR data OR results OR findings OR discussion OR conclusion
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Document Delivery Service
The Document Delivery Service allows Fordham University faculty and graduate students to obtain email delivery of journal articles not available electronically through the Fordham databases but which are available in print in the library.
This service was established to allow faculty, and now students, to request and receive research materials with proper copyright clearance via their Fordham email accounts.
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