List of HSU Databases
for
Physical Therapy
(listed in order of relevance)

Specialized Databases Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Specialized Databases Top
SPORTDiscus with full text (EBSCO) Full Text. Provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre, offers comprehensive coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines, including sports medicine. Covers journals and monographs published since 1800, with full text back to 1985. Includes over 22,000 dissertations and theses.  Remote access with University Network account
Cochrane Library (Direct) Full Text. A collection of databases presenting research on the effectiveness of healthcare treatments and interventions. Presents independent evidence-based reviews of treatment studies, methods, clinical trials, technology assessments and economic evaluations to inform decisions on health care.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO) Full Text. The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature is the most comprehensive source of full text for nursing and allied health journals.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) Full Text. Provides abstracts and full text for scholarly and peer-reviewed medical, nursing, and allied health journals covering many medical disciplines. Includes the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Consumer Medication Information (AHFS) database of prescription medicine information. Remote access with University Network account.
Health Reference Center Academic (TexShare) Full Text. A multi-source database providing text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals, consumer health magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, topical overviews, and medical reference books.
Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
MEDLINE via EBSCO (EBSCO) A user-friendly interface to the National Library of Medicine's database providing citations and abstracts to authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.
MEDLINE via FirstSearch (FirstSearch) The National Library of Medicine's database providing citations and abstracts to authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.
Nursing and Allied Health Source (ProQuest) Full Text. Covers nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine. Includes scholarly journal articles, dissertations, e-book content, evidence-based research, systemic reviews of healthcare treatments, multicultural resources, and training videos.
Online Journals@OVID Full text access to 23 highly ranked journals in sports science, sports medicine, rehabilitation and orthopedics, offering professional experience and practical application of peer-reviewed research findings for strength coaches, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other health professionals involved in rehabilitation science and sports medicine.
Related General Databases Top
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full Text. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study including archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
Article First (FirstSearch) Provides an index of journal articles taken from the table of contents of publications in business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, social sciences, science, and technology.
ECO (FirstSearch) Electronic Collection Online provides bibliographic information for articles from selected scholarly journals covering a broad range of subjects, with links to full text for subscribed content
Electronic Journals Top
HighWire Press (Web) Full Text. Stanford University provides the largest repository in the world of free, full text life science articles from high-impact, peer-reviewed journals published by scholarly science societies, university presses, and noted science publishers.
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area
Directory of Open Access Journals (Web) Full text. DOAJ is a comprehensive directory of scientific and scholarly journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles. Covers research in the arts, sciences, literature, law, politics, economics, philosophy, and religion among other topics.
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (TexShare) Full text. (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content.
Web Sites Top
PubMed (Web) Provides text based searching for citations to biomedical literature, including citations from MEDLINE. Some links to full text in free online journals or publisher websites.
PubMed Central (Web) A free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine..
National Institutes of Health (Web) The primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research offers links to 27 Institutes and Centers such as the National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Nursing Research, and the National Library of Medicine..
Google Scholar (Web) Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
updated 20130830