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IHW 101 Databases
Natural Medicines This link opens in a new window
Provides evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. Separate Health & Wellness database
rates effectiveness of specific diets and activities as well as some therapies.
Alt HealthWatch This link opens in a new window
Full text of complementary and alternative medicine scholarly journals and general interest publications. 1990-
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) This link opens in a new window
Nursing and allied health disciplines. Includes Pre-CINAHL (most recent articles). Some full text. 1937-
Cochrane Library This link opens in a new window
Full text of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and six other Cochrane Library databases covering the effects of interventions in health care, research methodology and evidence-based practice.
Gale Health and Wellness This link opens in a new window
Health information (including alternative health) compiled from reference books, journals, videos and pamphlets. Full text. 1980-
PubMed This link opens in a new window SPORTDiscus This link opens in a new window
Sport, fitness, and physical education journal articles and books. Some full text. 1800-
Filtering Your Results
After you search, most library databases will let you filter your results. In the MEDLINE database, for example, some of the major filters you'll want to use are Peer Reviewed, Language, and Publication Date. Subject: Major Heading is also a good one, to filter your search by subtopic.
Watch out! We encourage you to avoid the Full Text and Geography filters. Selecting Full Text will remove many articles that you can obtain elsewhere, and selecting Geography will filter on where a journal is published, not the location of a study.
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