Database on Health and Allied Sciences including Dentistry
The Central Library has acquired the following prominent and popular databases in the field of Health and Allied Sciences including Dentistry & Oral Sciences:
CINAHL with Full-Text
This is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 610 journals indexed in CINAHL. Of those, 317 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search Health Source, or Nursing & Allied Health Collection. This authoritative file contains full-text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index – with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1981, CINAHL with Full-Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.
This database also provides indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2.3 million records dating back to 1981. 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, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Searchable cited references for more than 1,290 journals are also included.
Dentistry &Oral Sciences Source (Full-Text)
With Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source dental practitioners and researchers now have a definitive place to start and finish their online dental literature research. This revolutionary new database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for 250 journals including many of the top ranked titles in the discipline. It also includes an unprecedented collection of important full-text journals, as well as dozens of full-text monographs. As part of this ambitious initiative, it has created backfiles of indexing, abstracts and full-text spanning dozens of years for many publications. Searchable cited references are also included for 120 journals, with links to the complete text of many of the original works.
MEDLINE with (Full Text)
This exceptional database provides full-text for the most prominent journals used in the field of medical research. MEDLINE Complete is the largest full-text companion to the MEDLINE index, containing full text for more than 2,100 journals. This collection also provides full text for many of the most used journals included in the indexâ€”with no embargo. Of the 2,100+ full-text journals available in MEDLINE Complete, more than 1,200 titles are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source, or Biomedical Reference Collection. In addition, MEDLINE Complete contains more than 600 unique titles not found in MEDLINE with Full Text. The database contains the full-text coverage of medical journals dating back to 1865. MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from more than 5,400 current biomedical journals included in MEDLINE. In addition, it provides ongoing full-text and deep backfile coverage for many key journals.
Note: Â All databases stated above are accessible within MGM Campus only. For accessing the site, type EBSCOHOST using Google search engine.
MUHS Digital Library
Digital Library is a web based electronic storage and access environment that enables accessing information from a remote location. Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) has developed a Digital Library Network for dissemination of health science information resources. It is a biggest consortium in India for accessing online scientific journals in the field of health and allied sciences including dentistry.
Note: Username and Password may be obtained from the Central Library to access the MUHS Digital Library database.
UpToDate for 2013
UpToDate for 2013 has been acquired on personal subscription basis. This is a clinical resource clinician’s trust to make the right point of care decisions. It facilitates the access of 20 medical specialties & expert recommendations. The UpToDate editorial staff of more than 5100 physiciansÂ – all recognized leaders in their fields â€“ monitors more than 460 medical journals to create and update the contentÂ which help in treating patients based on the most trusted, current, evidence-based information.
Note: Â Username and Password may be obtained from Dr. Jayshree Ghanekar, HOD, Department of Medicine, MGM Medical College & Hospital, Kamothe
UGC INFLIBNET Annual Reviews
The Central Library has subscribed Online Annual Reviews database of Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) – an autonomous Inter-University Centre (IUC) of University Grants Commission (UGC) for 2013 in the capacity of being its Associate Member. Â Since 1932, Annual Reviews has offered comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 41 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics. Annual Reviews is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the worldwide scientific community with a useful and intelligent synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines. Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature as indexed by the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports (JCR). Each year, Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide the principal contributions of the field and help keep up to date in area of research.
Each article is its own search engine, providing a gateway to the essential primary research literature referenced within each topic. (http://www.inflibnet.ac.in)