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All Databases (by Title)
- Academic OneFile (Gale)
The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects - authoritative and comprehensive. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions; updated daily.
Created by OCOM's own Research Department, AcuTrials is a comprehensive collection of citations to randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews that address the use of acupuncture for a variety of health conditions. Sign up for a free account to recieve instant access.
- Alt-Health Watch (EBSCO)
This bibliographic database focuses on complementary , holistic, and integrated health care. Also includes many acupuncture and Oriental medicine titles.
- AMED (EBSCO)
AMED provides an alternative medicine database for physicians, therapists, medical researchers and clinicians looking to learn more about alternative treatments. AMED contains basic bibliographic records for relevant articles from over 500 journals, with the scope of coverage being mainly European. AMED is produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library.
- BioMed Central
BioMed Central publishes original research articles in their 185 peer-reviewed journal articles. Journals cover subjects of medicine, life sciences, and some complementary and alternative medicine.
- BioText Search Engine Created by UC Berkeley, this is a freely available web-based search engine for scientific literature. Links to full-text in PubMed, but what makes this database stand out is the ability to search figures and tables within the articles
Information on current clinical research studies: purpose, location and participants of trials.
- Classical Chinese Medicine
This site features articles, videos, lectures, and practical demonstrations by Heiner Fruehauf, Ph.D., L.Ac, and a group of like-minded scholars in China seeking to honor and restore the classical origins of Chinese medicine. Additional content in the Associates Forum is available to OCOM students, faculty and staff. YOU WILL NEED TO GET THE USER ID / PASSWORD FROM LIBRARY STAFF TO USE THIS DATABASE.
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The directory of open access journals is a database of quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. They are searchable by journal title and subject area. The "Health Sciences" area is most useful.
- Educators Reference Complete
Contains more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education. A resource for any educator - from school teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Provides full-text results for nearly half of the journal titles found in ERIC.
- Free Medical Journals
This site allows you to search for articles in medical journals by specialty, title, or keyword. Only publications free on-line are available.
- Google Scholar
Search for scholarly literature using Google's familiar search engine. Not as precise as using a database like Ebsco or Gale, but can be a good starting point to help narrow down your search. Google Scholar's focus is mostly on the humanities.
- Health & Wellness Resource Center
Much like Medline Plus, Health & Wellness Resource Center provides an overview of a topic, as well as providing options for potential treatments. Great starting point when first approaching a research topic.
- Health Reference Center Academic
A multi-source database providing access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information to researchers, including nursing and allied health students.
An herbal database and an evidence-based information resource provided by the Alternative Medicine Foundation, Inc. Provides scientific data about the use of herbs. Searchable by scientific or common name of herbs.
- HighWire HighWire Press has a large archive of full-text science and biomedical articles. Some restrictions apply. Searchable by keyword.
- InfoTrac Newsstand (Gale)
With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can easily search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, translate articles into 11 different languages, create email alerts, and customize your search options and results format.
- InfoTrac OneFile (Gale)
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
- The Institute for Traditional Medicine
The Institute for Traditional Medicine (ITM) has included many recent articles from their publications about Chinese medicine and herbal treatments on this site. Articles are also available about the history of Chinese medicine, general information about acupuncture and herbal therapies, and lots of articles on herb safety, interactions, and therapeutic uses.
- Interactions Guide
InteractionsGuide™ is an innovative web-based application delivering access to the content of the landmark publication Herb, Nutrient and Drug Interactions: Clinical Implications and Therapeutic Strategies through a powerful suite of access, search and analysis functions.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. Great starting point for general information.
- Medline w/ Full-Text (EBSCO)
MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.
- Natural Standard
Natural Standard was founded by healthcare providers and researchers to provide high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. Grades reflect the level of available scientific data for or against the use of each therapy for a specific medical condition.
- Nursing & Allied Health Collection (Gale)
Offers researchers looking for answers to nursing or allied health questions millions of articles found in over 1,100 journals. Provides full-text coverage of many of the titles cited in CINAHL.
- OCOM Journal Article Index
Database of bibliographic citations from journals on Oriental medicine. All the journals indexed in this database can be found in the OCOM library.
- Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro)
PEDro is a free database of over 17,000 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.
- Psychology Collection (Gale)
This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time. Researchers will have access to nearly 500 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals - many cited in the PsycINFO index.
- PubMed Central
PubMed Central is the National Institutes of Health free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. Some complementary and alternative medicine journals included. Searchable by keyword.
- Qigong & Energy Medicine Database
The Qigong and Energy Medicine Database™ is a collection of over 5000 abstracts collected by Dr. Sancier and the Qigong Institute over the past twenty years.
- Small Business Resource Center (Gale)
Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.
- Wanfang Data
The China online journals database of Traditional Chinese Medicine features core journals in the medical field published by the Chinese Medical Association, an authoritative institution of medical research in China.