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WHEN AT WORK: Go to NLHKIN to access the homepage. From here you will be able to link to the many health related resources, available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

WHEN AT HOME: Go to NLHKIN to access the homepage. Access the health databases by clicking Search Databases. You will be prompted to enter your NLHKIN username and password. To obtain a username and password contact your local NLHKIN contact.

NLHKIN Resources

1900+ Ebsco Electronic Journals
Coverage: Varies
What are they? Online journals are journals that are available electronically from a website.
Why use it? You can access the full article directly on your computer. The articles can be read online, saved, or printed.
Subjects Covered: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health, Health Administration, Psychiatry and Psychology.
Document Types: Journal Articles
Full-text: Full Articles

CINAHL Full Text - (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health)
Coverage: 1982 - Present
Why use it? It is the premiere database for searching nursing literature with links to our catalogue so you know what articles are available via the Health Sciences Library.
Subjects Covered: Nursing and Allied Health disciplines including Cardiopulmonary Technology, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Services, Medical/Laboratory Technology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Podiatry, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Technology, Social Service in Health Care, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Surgical Technology
Document Types: Articles, Books, Dissertations
Full-text: Predominantly citations with abstracts, but it contains full text for nearly 400 journals including International Nursing Review, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management and many more.

Biomedical Reference Collection
Coverage: Varies
Why use it? This database contains full text for nearly 900 journals indexed in PubMed including Journal of Family Practice, Journal of one & Joint Surgery, CHEST, Angiology, American Journal of Health Promotion, and many more.
Subjects Covered: Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Pre-clinical Sciences and the Health Care System.
Full-text: Citations with abstracts (some with full-text) and links to full-text when available.

Cochrane Library
Coverage: 1995 - Present
What is it? A collection of databases that include: The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness and The Cochrane Controlled Trials Register. The Cochrane Library is an international organization that prepares, maintains and makes available systematic reviews of the effects (benefits and risks) of healthcare interventions. Its aim is to help people keep up-to-date and make well-informed healthcare decisions.
Why use it? Systematic Reviews are deemed the best evidence available to help with your clinical decisions.
Subjects Covered: Healthcare Interventions
Document Types: Systematic Reviews
Full-text: The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews provides full-text reviews, citations with abstracts are available from the other databases.

Psychology & Behavioural Sciences Collection
Coverage: Varies
Why use it? This database contains full text for nearly 550 journals including Addiction, Aging & Mental Health, American Journal of Family Therapy, Journal of Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Sociology of Health and Illness and many more.
Subjects Covered:Emotional and Behavioural Characteristics, Psychiatry & Psychology, Mental Processes, Anthropology, and Observational & Experimental Methods.
Document Types: Articles
Full-text: Citations with abstracts (some with full-text) and links to full-text when available.

Health Business Elite
Coverage: Coverage varies, available as far as 1965 for some titles.
Why use it?Health Business Fulltext Elite provides access to about 460 fulltext online journals in the disciplines of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management.
Subjects Covered: Hospital Management, Hospital Administration, Marketing, Human Resources, Computer Technology, Facilities Management and Insurance.
Document Type:Journal Articles
Full-text: Full Articles.

Coverage: Varies
Why use it? It provides access to full-text electronic books.
Subjects Covered: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy
Document Type: Textbooks
Full-text: All books are available for reading and searching.

NLHKIN Health and Professional Resources

  • Free Full Text Journals - Many journals provide free access to their archives (often after a time delay). In NLHKIN find links to Canadian Journals and a few large sites like Free Medical that gather links to most freely available journals.

  • Online Health Resources - Find links to Clinical Practice Guidelines, Clinical Trials, Grants and Funding, Health News, Health Subject Directories, Health Search Engines, Specialized Databases.

  • Professional Resources- Including links to Associations and Continuing Health Education.

  • Go to Health Sciences Library For problems connecting to or using the databases Search Medline, CINAHL, Cochrane Collection, Harrison's Online, MD Consult and Stat!Ref Order an article, book or document NLHKIN Homepage