Databases by Subject

Pharmacy & Health Science Research Guide

Pharmacy & Health Science

Database Description Available In SuperSearch Alumni Access More Info Tutorial
AccessPharmacy A curricular resource - select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, or search across leading pharmacy online references. Yes No more information
AccessScience Access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology from Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Yes No more information
AMA Manual of Style Full text of the 10th edition with extensive search and browse options, policy updates made in real time, an SI conversion calculator, and learning and training resources. No No more information
Annual Reviews Collection of critical reviews written by leading scientists in 40 disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics. Yes No more information
ASHP eBooks Collection ASHP eBooks Library is a source for pharmacy-specific clinical and management information. No No more information
BioMed Central Provides full-text access to over 220 peer-reviewed open access journals in biology and medicine. Individual site registration is required. Partial No more information
CINAHL
(EBSCO)
Index of nursing and allied health literature dating back to 1981. Limited to 4 simultaneous users. If you are denied access, please wait a few minutes and try again. No No more information
Cochrane Library
(Wiley)
Collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision making. Partial No more information
DSM-5 Published by the American Psychiatric Association, it provides a common language and standard criteria for the classification of mental disorders. It is used by mental health professionals worldwide. No No more information
DynaMed
(EBSCO)
A clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other healthcare professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care' with clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics. No No more information
Facts and Comparisons A source of drug information-including herbal medications and medical products-for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Starting November 1st, 2018, Facts & Comparisons will no longer be available. This resource was canceled at an earlier College meeting because it is very similar and comparable to Lexicomp. No No more information
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
(EBSCO)
Indexes articles from pharmaceutical-related journals; links to some full-text where available. *Limited to 4 simultaneous users. If you are denied access, please wait a few minutes and try again. Partial No more information
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association An international peer-reviewed general medical journal. See More Information for full-text coverage details. Yes No more information
Journal Citation Reports Measures research influence and impact at the journal and category levels by showing the relationship between citing and cited journals available in the Web of Science. (Essential Science Indicators is another similar database for exploring scholarly metrics.) Yes No more information
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) - Neuroscience Online peer-reviewed journal of video-demonstrations of scientific experiments. The content focus is on the general biological research sciences as well as the brain and the nervous system. We have a subscription to JoVE Neuroscience. These articles are designated by green N in the upper right corner. To search one collection at a time, use the check boxes on the lefthand side. No No more information
Lexi-Comp Online Reviews the FDA, pharmaceutical industry, and clinical literature, researching the latest findings on drugs, indications, warnings, and interactions. Partial No more information
MEDLINE (PubMed) National Library of Medicine's free version of Medline Yes No more information
Micromedex Evidence-based information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care and alternative medicine needed to make clinical diagnosis and treatment decisions. *Additionally, by logging in you agree that the use of this resource is limited to classroom work. Information obtained during this session will not be used for patient care or other activities outside of classroom assignments.* No No more information
Natural Medicines Combined database containing both Natural Standard and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database. The premiere evidence based complimentary and alternative medicine database. Effectiveness of treatments for various disease states is ranked based on analysis of the primary literature. No No more information
Nature International science journal that publishes peer-reviewed original research, review articles, reports, and commentaries on the latest happenings in the sciences. Note: Cowles Library subscribes to Nature and Nature Neuroscience. Yes No more information
Nature: News@Nature Science journalism in the news. Partial No more information
New England Journal of Medicine Full text of The New England Journal of Medicine. Full text 1990-present; Abstracts 1812-1989. Yes No more information
Nursing & Allied Health Collection
(Gale)
Database of full-text journals covering all aspects of the nursing profession from direct patient care to health care administration. Yes Yes more information
PharmacyLibrary
(APhA)
PharmacyLibrary from American Pharmacists Association (APhA) features content from APhA's authoritative textbooks, an interactive NAPLEX review, case studies, and active learning exercises that focus on a variety of practice skills. Yes No more information
ScienceDirect
(Elsevier)
ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Drake University provides access to all of the book titles and a majority of the journal titles hosted on this platform, from 1995-present. Yes No more information
Springer eBooks, 2010-2018 Collections A collection of electronic books in a variety of subjects. Users have the option to order a personal print copy of ebooks owned by Drake (2010-2018 collections) for $24.99 (regardless of the actual book price). These "MyCopy" books are soft-cover b/w print copies that are mailed to the user’s address. Yes No more information
Visible Body
(Ovid)
3D human anatomy and physiology teaching tool that allows you to rotate and move different body parts, highlight specific areas, as well as remove or add different layers of skin, muscle, and bone etc. The database also has physiology animations as well as muscle and skeletal action videos. No No more information
Web of Science A multidisciplinary research platform which searches a range of citation indexes and databases, covering over 33,000 of the worlds top journals. Partial No more information

Other Resources

Database Description Available In SuperSearch Alumni Access More Info Tutorial
Academic Search Premier
(EBSCO)
Scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 6,000 full-text periodicals, including more than 2,800 peer-reviewed journals. Partial No more information
Academic Video Online
(Alexander Street Press)
A single cross-searchable repository of Alexander Street Press online video titles currently available to Drake users. This includes American History in Video and World History in Video. Yes No more information
American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955
(EBSCO)
Searchable, open access database of dissertations from 1933-1955. Partial No more information
American History in Video
(Alexander Street Press)
Historical coverage from the early history of Native Americans to the 1988 Vicennes Affair in the Persian Gulf. Biographical coverage ranges from eighteenth century to modern day figures. Yes No more information
Artemis Primary Sources
(Gale)
Combines Gale primary source databases into one searchable environment. No No more information
ArticleFirst
(OCLC)
Index of articles from the contents pages of journals in business, science, humanities, social sciences, medicine, technology and popular culture. Partial No more information
BIOSIS Citation Index
(Web of Science)
Contains citations to items in all areas of the life sciences and biology. Encompasses over 5,300 journal titles and 22 million records. No No more information
Britannica Online Fully searchable version of this authoritative, general encyclopedia. It also includes the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Britannica Book of the Year. Yes No more information
Business Source Premier
(EBSCO)
Business Source Premier includes full-text coverage of nearly 1,900 business and trade journals. Partial No more information
Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities Directories of publishing opportunities by journal title, including submission process, type of review, acceptance rates, and more. No No more information
CountryWatch Up-to-date news and information on all of the world's countries. No No more information
CQ Press Researcher Online Looking for a "hot topic" on which to do a research paper? This database is a great place to start! It offers pros & cons, background information, and in-depth analysis on a variety of topics, issues, and controversies currently in the news. Yes No more information
Credo Reference Portal to over 500 highly regarded reference sources. Examples of sources covered include: Art, Business, Food & Beverage, History, Language, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology. Yes No more information
Encyclopedia of Associations The Encyclopedia of Associations is a comprehensive source of detailed information on over 151,000 nonprofit membership organizations worldwide. No No more information
eScholarShare (Drake University) Scholarly repository of Drake University. Includes 1000+ electronic theses & dissertations. Yes No more information
Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of reference works on the Arts, Business, Education, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, and the Social Sciences. Yes Yes more information
General OneFile
(Gale)
Gale's largest general interest database of articles from general, specialized, and professional newspapers and periodicals, many with full text and images. Yes Yes more information
Global Issues in Context
(Gale)
A resource for international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. No Yes more information
Health and Wellness Resource Center
(Gale)
Database of health information including articles, videos, statistical information, and alternative and complementary medicine. No Yes more information
Health Reference Center Academic
(Gale)
Database of full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and videos covering a range of healthcare topics. Yes Yes more information
Health Source: Consumer Edition
(EBSCO)
Provides consumer-oriented information on many health topics, including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Partial No more information
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
(EBSCO)
Provides full-text for hundreds of scholarly journals in the medical and health sciences. Partial No more information
Highwire Press Free Journals Full-text coverage of more than 150 scholarly journals in the medical and life sciences. Partial No more information
JSTOR More than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources Yes No more information
Marquis Who's Who in America Biographical information from various "Who's Who" series. Yes No more information
MEDLINE (Proquest) Indexes over 5,600 journals in the medical and health sciences. Links to full text where available. Yes No more information
Neuroscience eBook Collection Books in this interdisciplinary field cover subjects such as behavioral neuroscience, clinical neurophysiology, cognitive and developmental neuroscience, regeneration, epilepsy, molecular neuroscience and sensory systems. Partial No more information
New York Times New York Times access 1851-present. Direct access to virtually all NY Times content from that time period. Requires a separate, one-time registration. For details, visit http://researchguides.drake.edu/nyt No No more information
Oxford Bibliographies Online Authoritative research guides in Atlantic History, Education, Music, Psychology, and Public Health. Yes No more information
Oxford Reference Online Access to dictionaries & reference works in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Limit of 5 simultaneous users. Yes No more information
Oxford Scholarship Online Ebooks Ebooks in 16 subject areas. No No more information
Periodicals Archive Online
(ProQuest)
Archive of backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences, spanning more than two centuries of content, 37 key subject areas, and multiple languages. Yes No more information
Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice, 4e
(AccessPharmacy)
Full-text ebook available on the AccessPharmacy platform. Yes No more information
PILOTS (Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress) Citations to literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health results of traumatic events Yes No more information
Project Muse Full-text of scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins University and other university presses. Yes Yes more information
PsycARTICLES
(Proquest )
Full-text journals published by the American Psychological Association & allied organizations. Yes No more information
PsycINFO
(Proquest )
Citations and abstracts of journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. Yes No more information
Refworks [New Version]
(Proquest)
Bibliographic and citation tool for Drake students and faculty No No more information
Science Online
(AAAS)
Full-text of the journal Science, 1997 – date. Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Partial No more information
Springer Journals Full text access (1997-present) to most journals available through Springer. Yes No more information
Statistical Abstract of the United States
(ProQuest)
Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. No No more information
Very Short Introductions
(Oxford)
Concise introductions to a wide range of subjects. Yes No more information
Web of Science Core Collection This subset of Web of Science indexes primary journals and article citations in several databases spanning a wide range of disciplines. Partial No more information
Wiley Online Library Full-text access to selected journal titles and articles covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. Yes No more information
WorldCat
(OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide. No No more information
WorldCat Dissertations
(OCLC)
Bibliographic database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat No No more information