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Literature Searches provided by the ACH Medical Library Staff

ACH Library Catalog: The UAMS Library Catalog, Millennium, is also a catalog of the ACH Library collection of books, journals and videos as well as the UAMS holdings. Searches can be limited to show the ACH library titles.

UpToDate**: The database of reviews of published evidence with recommendations for patient care. Includes Lexi-Interact drug interactions analysis tool. Access available on all ACH networked computers. Off-campus access is not available.

DynaMed: Evidence-based clinical reference for physicians, residents and nurses, PDA download is available here. Access available on all ACH networked computers. All Arkansas licensed medical professionals may register for a personal login ID to DynaMed from the UAMS Library.

ACH Online and Print Journals. Also check CINAHL and Health Reference Center Database: for other fulltext journals. Most journals are accessible on campus only. Please call for off-campus access to either CINAHL or Health Reference Center Database journals.

CINAHL, Medline, PsychInfo and others: CINAHL Plus with fulltext, is the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature with over 700 fulltext E- journals. Call the library for off-campus access, 364-1801.

The Cochrane Library: Systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy contains full text articles, as well as protocols.

Interlibrary Loan Service: ACH and UAMS Peds staff can order articles and books through UAMS library inter-library loan system, ILLiad, after registration.

Health Reference Center Database: Consumer health pamphlets, book chapters and 700 clinical journal articles, 600 in full text. Foroff-campus access, call Library at 364-1801 for password.

PubMed: PubMed Medline indexes clinical literature from 1950 to present, with some fulltext journals.

NORD Rare Diseases Database: Pamphlets on genetic and rare diseases with links to national organization and support groups. Access available on all ACH networked computers.

Google Scholar: Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources on the web.

Instruction to Authors: Instructions on how to submit articles to over 2,000 journals in the health sciences.

National Guidelines Clearinghouse: Comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

Nursing on the Net from NNLM: A site of links to nursing associations and organizations, CEs, disease resources, drug information, and evidence based nursing,

Nursing References from NLN: The list includes print, multimedia, and electronic sources to support nursing practice, education, administration, and research.

Rare Diseases Info Center: the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) helps people find information about genetic conditions and rare diseases. Contact GARD at 1-888-205-2311.

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