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Article Databases and Indexes
Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes
HST: 1976-to date Includes articles about the history of science in all historical periods. Includes such subjects as magic, alchemy, etc., as well as more modern concepts of science.
Indexes articles, books, proceedings, reviews, and dissertations on the history of science and technology.
Digital version of the printed "Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office. Includes all five series of the publication.
Find full text articles in academic journals or books on the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. JSTOR provides articles from the date of each journal's initial publication to recent issues. In some cases the latest several years may not be available.
Search MEDLINE databases for journal articles in the health sciences. MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database/article index that contains over 17 million references to journal articles. Coverage is from 1949 to the present. Over 5200 journals worldwide in over 37 languages are indexed.
This is the primary source of journal article for the health sciences. You can search MEDLINE and preMEDLINE databases with full text access to all MEDLINE e-journals subscribed to by the University of Minnesota TC Libraries. MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database/article index that contains over 17 million references to journal articles. Coverage is from 1949 to the present. Over 5200 journals worldwide in over 37 languages are accessible.
Covers the most of the sciences, including veterinary medicine and zoology. Provides bibliographic citations, plus author abstracts "for approximately 70% of the articles in the database." Each citation also includes a list of references cited in the source article. In addition, it is possible to retrieve a list of works that have cited a specific author or a specific earlier work. Indexes articles, reviews, letters, etc. from over "5,300 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines. Impact factors for many journals is also available. Basic truncation symbol is the asterisk: *.
General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles
Catalogs and Bibliographies
Morton's medical bibliography : an annotated check-list of texts illustrating the history of medicine
A listing of the "firsts" in medicine as they appeared in the literature. Includes name and subject indices.
In two volumes. Volume 1 covers textbooks, monographs, and treatises; Volume 2 covers periodicals and pamphlets. Both volumes are heavily illustrated.
Includes bibliographic entries as well a biographical information on women practitioners dating back to the beginning of recorded history; includes cites for medical education and graduate medical education. Educational topics include statistics, how women should acquire a medical education and educational trends.
General Reference Sources
Provides authoritative, in-depth biographical articles on deceased scientists from classical antiquity to modern times. Each article includes bibliographies of works by and about the scientist who is the subject of the article. For biographical information on living scientists, check American Men and Women of Science or other sources.
Essays covering the definition of and the development of understanding of various aspects of health care over many centuries.
Includes biographical info in addition to such topics as public health nursing, African-American nurses, gender issues in nursing, ancient, medieval, and early renaissance nursing, war nursing, and midwifery.
General Reference Works
ArchiveGrid is a tool for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives, libraries, and museums around the world.
subtitle: Medical Breakthroughs and the People Who Developed Them
Every book, pamphlet, serial, and other printed work of significance published in America 1639 - 1800 with 36,000 items and 2.4 million page images when complete. Based on Charles Evans, American Bibliography with additions from Roger Bristol's Supplement.
mages from the History of Medicine (IHM) provides access to nearly 70,000 images in the collections of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S National Library of Medicine (NLM). The collection includes portraits, photographs, caricatures, genre scenes, posters, and graphic art illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine dated from the 15th to 21st century.
Style Manuals and Writing Guides
RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).
The standard work and most comprehensive of the style manuals. All chapters are written for the electronic age, with advice on how to prepare and edit manuscripts online, handle copyright and permissions issues raised by new technologies, use the latest methods of preparing mathematical copy, and cite electronic and online sources.
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