PubMed This link opens in a new window
PubMed comprises more than 34 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Cochrane Library This link opens in a new window
The gold-standard in Evidence-Based Practice documentation for Nursing, Health and all healthcare related disciplines. Providing high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, including: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials; Cochrane Methodology Register; Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE); Health Technology Assessment Database; and NHS Economic Evaluation Database.
CINAHL Complete (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature) This link opens in a new window
Nursing and allied health journals and other publications of the American Nurses' Association and the National League for Nursing.
ACCESSSS is a service to help provide current best evidence for clinical decisions. It conducts searches simultaneously in several evidence-based information services (online evidence-based texts, evidence-based guidelines and pre-appraised journal publications). ACCESSSS also provides email alerts to newly published evidence in the user’s chosen area(s) of training/interest.
UpToDate This link opens in a new window
UpToDate® is a point-of-care resource providing access to evidence-based recommendations covering 25 specialties.
Instruction for mobile (app) access to UpToDate:
1. Login to UpToDate
web using your SHSU username and password
2. Click on “Register” on the top right corner to create a personal account
3. Visit iTunes
or Google Play Store
and download the UpToDate app
4. Open UpToDate app, login using your personal account info
5. Sign in to UpToDate web
every 90 days to maintain access to the UpToDate app
For more information on maintaining mobile access, see UpToDate Access Maintenance page
Merck Manual This link opens in a new window
One of the most popular general medicine resources on-line. This electronic version provides the same information as found in the 1999, 17th print edition. There is both a search engine and a Table of Contents for browsing subjects.
PEDro, the Physiotherapy Evidence Database
PEDro has been informing physiotherapy practice for over 22 years. It is a free database of over 56,000 trials, reviews and guidelines evaluating physiotherapy interventions