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Medical Humanities Databases



For a subject overview: Medical Humanities Subject Guide

Key databases for Medical Humanities  
Philosopher's Index
Covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.
 
Medline via OvidSP (1946 - present)
U.S. National Library of Medicines premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the preclinical sciences, health administration, and the health care system.
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Web of Science Core Collections
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Contains Science Citation Index Expanded 1900-, Social Sciences Citation Index 1956-, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index from 1975. It allows the identification of key articles in a discipline and to search by cited reference, that is to trace references that refer to a particular work or author.
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HSTM: History of Science, Technology and Medicine via EbscoHost (1975 - present)
References to journal articles, chapters and reviews. It covers the influence of these fields on society and culture from prehistory to the present.
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Sociological Abstracts via Proquest (1952 - present)
International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

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Legaltrac
via Infotrac (1980 - present) indexing legal journals including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals.
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AGIS Plus Text: Attorney General's Information Service
The AGIS database plus more than 120 full text legal journals from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region. Australian content

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Anthropology Plus via Ebsco (late 19th century - present)
References journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works in the fields of social, cultural and linguistic anthropology, ethnology and related disciplines.
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ATLA Religion Database via EbscoHost (1949 - present)
Bibliographic references to journal articles, collections of essays, Festchriften, conference proceedings, congresses and book reviews on religion, religious scholarship, biblical studies and related fields, particularly in the West.
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CINCH: Australian Criminology Database
A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of crime and criminal justice. Australian content
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EEBO: Early English Books Online
Access the full text of over 125,000 titles published in English between 1473 and 1700.
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ECCO: Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Use Eighteenth Century Collections Online to access the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. Based on The English Short Title Catalogue, it includes every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. As well as books and directories it covers sheet music, pamphlets and advertisements.
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Expanded Academic Index ASAP
Contains an index and abstracts to over 1500 journals including the full-text of 520 journals indexed (last 3 years). Topics covered include humanities, communication studies, social science, science and technology, women studies, sociology, environment, and public affairs
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Family - Australian Family & Society Abstracts Database via Informit Online (1980 - present)
Comprehensive index and abstracts database which covers research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families. Australian content
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Families & Society Collection1976- via Informit Online
Family is an indexing database that provides access to articles from published and unpublished material on research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families.

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Historical Abstracts
Covers world history (1450 to the present), excluding America, including cultural diplomacy, economics, international relations and politics.
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Humanities & Social Sciences Collection via Informit (1940 - present)
Broad subject coverage ensures relevance to users of all interests especially Aboriginal and indigenous studies, arts, history, law, literary studies, media, political science and sociology. Australian content
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LLBA : Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts via Proquest (1960's - present)
A key resource for Linguistics. LLBA references abstracts to peer-reviewed journal articles, dissertations, books and book review citations. An increasing number of articles are available in full text.
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MLA: Modern Languages Association International Bibliography via Ebsco (1890s - present)
References to scholarly works on literature, literary theory and criticism, genres, linguistics and folklore, in English, French, German, Italian and other languages.
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Women's Studies International via Ebsco (1972 - present)
References articles, conference papers, books and web resources on sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education
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Web Sites

Medical Ethics
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University of California, Irvine
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American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
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The Journal of Medical Humanities
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The journal Literature and Medicine
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