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Research Citation Databases
Interdisciplinary Citation Databases:
A good place to start your research is to search a research citation database to view the scope of literature available on your topic.
Subset of Google Web Search that specifically searches for scholarly literature, including articles, papers, theses, books and reports. Includes full-text links to Himmelfarb's collection of e-journals
Interdisciplinary citation and abstract database covering more than 16,000 peer-reviewed journals, tracking cited and citing literature.
Web of Science
Includes the Science Citation Expanded Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Citations to articles in more than 8,000 major research journals.
Systematic Reviews Databases
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration. Coverage: Current. Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration.
Campbell Collaboration Library of Systematic Reviews
Systematic reviews in the areas of education, criminal justice and social welfare.
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE)
A full-text database containing critical assessments and structured abstracts of systematic reviews from medical journals from around the world. It covers topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment. Produced by the National Health Services' Center for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) at the University of York, England.
MEDLINE (Refine to Systematic Reviews)
MEDLINE allows you to search systematic reviews and meta-analysis. Run a search and click "Limits" to refine your search to systematic reviews.
PubMED (Refine to Systematic Reviews)
PubMed allows you to refine your search to only systematic reviews or meta-analysis. Run your search and select "Limits" to refine your results to only systematic reviews.
Tip: Himmelfarb Library created quick links. Run your search and select "EBM/Clinical Reviews" to locate systematic reviews from within your search results.
Following databases focus on exercise science topics
Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle's online version features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
Dissertations and Theses Online
Contains information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses from over 1,000 North American and European universities.
Premier bibliographic database covering the literature on education. Covers both journal articles and unpublished research documents. Updates: Continuously updated database.
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.
JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. Primarily provides access to journals for future researchers through its archival collections. Journal issues are typically added to JSTOR 3 to 5 years after publication.
Teacher Reference Center
Indexes over 260 titles from the teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books covers key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more for K-12 Teachers & Librarians.
Medical Health Sciences Databases
Following are core databases covering the medical health science literature.
Authoritative coverage of nursing and allied health literature. Coverage: 1981 - Present.
Clinical information tool searches extensive full-text holdings for clinical answers in journal articles, books, and videos. Searchable by keyword as well as disease, finding, procedure or drug.
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, a premiere medical databases covering health sciences articles including clinical, basic sciences, and public health information. (1950-present)
Psychology professional and academic literature including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. Coverage: 1806 - Present.
Health sciences articles including clinical, basic sciences, and public health information. Interface incorporates Himmelfarb Library's customized search filters for Clinical Reviews/EBM, Clinical Trials, and Reviews. Coverage: 1950 - Present including corrections and daily updates. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
General in Scope Databases:
If your topic is broad, try the following multi-dicipline databases which will include scholarly research as well as articles from newspapers, wire feeds, trade publications, reports and conference papers and proceedings.
Tip: Click "Peer-Reviewed" to refine your search to only articles in scholarly publications.
ABI/Inform Complete Plus
Multi-disciplinary database with emphasis on scholarly publications and peer-reviewed journals. Good for business research, covers business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics worldwide.
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database, provides full text for nearly 4,600 scholarly publications, including full text for more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals.
ProQuest Research Library Plus
Covers a wide range of subject matter in both popular and scholarly periodicals.
Subject Specific Databases
Subject Specific Databases
Depending on your topic, search the following databases to locate research on a specific topic area to help refine your search.
National education database covering research documents, journal articles, technical reports, program descriptions and evaluations, and curricular materials. Produced by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI).
Business information resource that also offers full-text news sources.
Back issues of core scholarly journals in subjects including African-American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, classics, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, political science, population studies, sociology, and statistics. Includes free Early-Journal Content, journals published before 1923 in the U.S. and before 1870 outside of the U.S.
Articles and reviews from peer-reviewed, scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences.
REHABDATA database spans almost 50 years of disability and rehabilitation research. More than 65,000 abstracts are available through this database.
Sport database covering recreation, exercise physiology, sports medicine, coaching, physical fitness, the psychology, history and sociology of sport, training, and conditioning. Includes journal articles and books. Produced by the Sport Information Resource Centre.
Provide healthcare professionals brief informative point-of-care information based on evidence based medicine.
ClinicalKey: Clinical Overviews
Evidence-based clinical information database with differential diagnosis, medical conditions, procedures, and patient education. FirstConsult is updated weekly and draws heavily on the National Guideline Clearinghouse, Cochrane systematic reviews, and BMJ Clinical Evidence as information sources.
Point-of-care information resource includes drug and disease information.
Concise, point-of-care information summaries for more than 700 common diseases, conditions, and procedures.
Drug Information Databases:
Comprehensive clinical drug information app includes Lexi-Drugs and Lexi-Interact.
Mobile app/download. Instructions: access Lexi-Comp then locate link on right-hand menu for 'Mobile App Access'; select your mobile platform (e.g. iPhone, Android, etc.) and you will obtain a product code and installation instructions.
Natural medicines information including alternate and scientific names, uses, safety, efficacy, mechanism of action, active ingredients, adverse reactions, interactions, drug influence on nutrient levels and depletion, dosage and administration, brand names, and patient education handouts.
ClinicalKey - Drugs
Clinical information tool searches extensive full-text holdings for clinical answers in journal articles, books, and videos. Searchable by keyword includes drug information