The online and print databases and indexes listed below will provide references to articles (or in some cases full-text articles) in a wide range of periodicals, from news magazines and newspapers to scholarly and professional journals. If you have questions about choosing or using a database or index, please consult a Librarian
Indexes & Bibliographic Databases
These databases and print indexes will provide citation information (author, article title, periodical name, volume & issue, date) for articles, essays, book chapters, dissertations, and other materials, which may be found in the MU Libraries by searching the library catalog or ordered from another library using the Information Delivery Services (IDS) if the items are not owned by MU Libraries.
- MEDLINE Recommended PubMed Medline | EBSCO Host Medline | ProQuest Medline
Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE includes citations and abstracts from medical journals and provides authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. There is some linked full-text available depending on which MEDLINE platform you use--ProQuest, EBSCO, PubMed.
- CINAHL Complete Recommended
CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,857 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982.
- ProQuest: Science Database
Citations and abstracts in six databases, mostly in the biological and life sciences, aquatics, and geography. Coverage: varies; most beginning in early 1980's.
- SciFinder Scholar
SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more! To use SciFinder Scholar you must set up your own account from a Marshall computer using the following link https://scifinder.cas.org/registration/index.html?corpKey=EEA4624D-86F3-5055-6C9E-6E471419AA4D.
See also the All List of Databases for more detailed list of all databases