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AccessMedicine provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and health professionals with access to more than 50 medical titles, updated content, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, and diagnostic tools.
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AccessPediatrics covers the entire span of pediatric practice, from neonatology through adolescent medicine. Updated regularly and optimized for viewing on any device, this comprehensive online pediatric resource provides instant access to information essential for completing evaluation, diagnosis, and case management decisions, as well as for pursuing research or self-assessment and board review.  
AccessScience featuring fully searchable content from McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition. The new generation of AccessScience gathers and synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a source for patient drug information in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists it includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers. Updated monthly. Android App
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Alt-Health Watch focuses on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers full text articles from more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Android App
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APA Style Guide to Electronic References 6th Ed Adapted from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association this guide offers up-to-date information on formatting electronic references in APA Style. It outlines the key elements to include when referencing electronic sources, with an emphasis on using the digital object identifier (DOI) to locate web-based information reliably. It provides examples for readers to model for everything from online journal articles to supplemental data sets and measurement instruments to books, videos, apps, websites, podcasts, blog posts, and social media.
Publisher limits users to one download for personal use only

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Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination delivers new clinical skills videos featuring head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques, as well as OSCE clinical reasoning modules. Helps to prepare student for the patient encounter.

Biology Database provides access to a wide range of biology topics. The database includes over 370 titles, with more than 325 available in full text. Includes some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government, and public research environments.  
BioOne Complete is a full-text database of more than 200 leading journals in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
Career and Technical Education: Health & Medicine is a source for vocational information. The database includes over 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text.
CINAHL Complete Cumulative Index to Nursing And Health Literature Complete is the world's largest source of full text for nursing and allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. It also provides indexing for more than 5,500 journals, and includes additional nursing and allied health research material, health care books, select conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheets and quick lesson disease overviews. Android App
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ClinicalAccess-Merged into AccessMedicine 06/2018
Cochrane Library contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes reliable evidence from systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more. iPad App
Credo Online Reference Service Full text articles and images from reference materials (encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, atlases, and more). Links to articles from magazines, newspapers, and journals found in other library databases.
eBook Collection provides access to thousands of scholarly, reference, and professional full-text books in electronic format from the world's leading university presses and commercial publishers. All eBooks allow browsing, downloading, full-text searching, interactive table of contents, printing, emailing, and citation export.
Viewing/Downloading EBSCO eBooks
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EBSCO Databases Combined Access the 40+ Ebsco company databases simultaneously. Databases which are accessible via the EBSCOhost user interface are listed separately on the Library's database page, and include Academic Search Complete, Business Source Premier, CINAHL, PsycINFO, SocIndex, and SportDiscus. When logged into any Ebsco database, clicking the "Choose databases" link, directly above the search box, allows the user to select any or all database. Please note: this collection of databases appears as being Academic Search Complete, but it searches that database plus all the other EBSCO databases Troy subscribes to. Android App
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Evidence-Based Medicine systematically searches a wide range of international medical journals applying strict criteria for the validity of research. Experts critically appraise the validity of the most clinically relevant articles and summarize them including commentary on their clinical applicability.
Evidence-Based Nursing Published quarterly, the purpose of Evidence-Based Nursing is to select from the health related literature research studies and reviews that report important advances relevant to best nursing practice. The clinical relevance and rigor of the studies is assessed to identify research that is relevant to nursing.
Family Health Database covers a range of subjects of value in the public library context - from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. It includes important general medical journals such as The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine as well as a strong selection of consumer and news magazines.
Films on Demand is a library of thousands of streaming videos across all disciplines. If you establish a user account from within Films on Demand you can also create playlists from the various films/segments for your own use or for sharing with other Troy users.

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HaPI-Health and Psychosocial Instruments is a comprehensive bibliographic database providing information about behavioral measurement instruments. Additionally, instruments from Industrial/Organizational Behavior and Education are included Android App
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Health & Medical Collection combines the clinical research titles available in ProQuest Medical Library with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. provides in-depth coverage from over 1,530 publications with over 1,270 available in full text and of these, over 910 include MEDLINE¨ indexing. The journals cover all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others.
Health and Wellness Resource Center & Alt Health provides access to carefully compiled & trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos, pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications. Material is intended for informational purposes only.
Health Management Database is designed for researchers studying the field of health administration. This healthcare management content provides reliable and relevant information on a wide range of topics, including: hospitals, personnel management, ethics, health economics and public health administration among others.
Health Source: Consumer Edition is a collection of consumer health information providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines. Android App
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Health Source: Nursing and Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names Android App
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HSTAT-Health Services/Technology Assessment Texts via the National Library of Medicine is a resource of full-text documents that provide health information and support health care decision making. HSTAT's audience includes health care providers, health service researchers, policy makers, payers, consumers and the information professionals who serve these groups.
Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database This database covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties and includes a unique suite of information that's been prepared by expert reviewers at the JBI. It includes evidence summaries, evidence-based recommended practices, best practice information sheets, systematic reviews, consumer information sheets, systematic review protocols and technical reports.
Learning Express Library 3.0 (LEL) comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series. Includes ASVAB, CLEP, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, Nursing School Entrance, NCLEX, PCAT, Praxis I&II, TEAS, and TOEIC.
NOTE: User must create LEL specific account using REGISTER link at the top right of the opening screen.
LegalTrac provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Dates of coverage: 1980 to present.
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Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe-Use LegalTrac or Westlaw
Lippincott Adviser Written by nurses for nurses, Lippincott Advisor is an expanding collection of more than 16,000 evidence-based entries and patient teaching handouts that cover:
  • Diseases
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Treatments
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Hospital-acquired conditions
  • Patient teaching handouts
  • Cultural Perspectives
  • Drug information
  • Nursing care plans
  • Images
  • Guidelines
  • References
  • Core Measures
  • Sentinel Events
Literati-Use Credo Online Reference Service
MANGO Languages uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. By listening and repeating material designed from native conversations, you'll not only learn the individual words and phrases, you'll know how they're used in practical situations and conversations. Offers foreign languages for English speakers and ESL courses for non English speakers.
NOTE: New user must create MANGO specific account to track progress.
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MEDLINE- EBSCO interface. Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals.
MEDLINE 1946 to Present-Ovid Interface. Updated daily, MEDLINE on OvidSP offers you up to the minute access to the latest bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more than 5,500 biomedicine and life sciences journals.  
National Guideline Clearinghouse Defunded 07/2018 is a comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
New York Times Access before 1923 and after 1980 is unlimited while archival access between those dates is limited to 5 articles per day.  
Nexis Uni-Use LegalTrac or Westlaw  
Nursing and Allied Health Collection Contains nearly nearly 4.2 million articles and is designed for nursing students, physicians assistant students, and researchers in allied health fields who are looking for answers related to the specialized care, treatment and management of all sorts of patients.
Nursing & Allied Health Database provides users with healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine. Designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions. Allied Health Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 780 titles, with over 650 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations.
Nursing Best Practice Guidelines Best practice guidelines, although a recent phenomenon, have become a global movement in nursing. Funded as a multi-year project by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in 1999, the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) project is leading nursing's best practice guideline movement in Canada and reaching others abroad.
OpenDissertations Indexes thousands of theses and dissertations from throughout the world.
Ovid MEDLINE 1946 to Present-Use Medline 1946-present-Ovid Interface
Ovid Nursing Journals Contains 99 full text nursing journals available only through Ovid. iPhone App
PapersFirst Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.
PILOTS Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress. This database is an electronic index to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events.It is produced by the National Center for PTSD. Although sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the database is not limited to literature on PTSD among Veterans.
pronunciator Offers foreign languages for English speakers and English courses for non English speakers. The foreign language courses for English speakers offer a Healthcare Course.
NOTE: New user must create pronunciator specific account to track progress.
ProQuest Biology Journals-Use Biology Database
ProQuest Career and Technical Education: Health & Medicine-Use Career and Technical Education: Health & Medicine
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.
ProQuest Ebook Central All of the titles you find here can be browsed, read online or downloaded to your PC or laptop. Our Full Record pages will give you comprehensive access information for each title.

Guide to downloading ProQuest eBooks

ProQuest Family Health-Use Family Health Database
ProQuest Health & Medical Complete-Use Health & Medical Collection
ProQuest Health Management-Use Health Management Database
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source-Use Nursing & Allied Health Database  
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Video Training Programs-Use Nursing & Allied Health Database cover topics such as health care safety, emergency planning, checking vital signs and more. Videos are available in flash format, and are broken down into chaptered clips for easy study. Videos are indexed for reliable search results and can be viewed in document view or downloaded.
NOTE: The link will open Nursing and Allied Health Database. Select Browse at the top of screen. On the next screen, Video Training Programs is located on left side under Competency and Training Resources.
ProQuest Psychology Journals-Use Psychology Database
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States summarizes statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
PsycARTICLES from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains over 150,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the APA, and its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychology Association and Hogrefe Publishing Group. Android App
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PsycBOOKS from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a database of approximately 32,000 chapters in PDF from over 2,000 books published by APA and other publishers, and includes digitized content of historical significance from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection . It also contains close to 1,500 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s, and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology. Android App
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Psychology Collection full-text psychology focused collection of academic resources.
Psychology Database Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Includes 4,000 full text dissertations representing a wide range of psychology disciplines. Dissertation content is available for the years spanning 2000 through 2005. It encompasses a wide range of topics from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications.  
PsycINFO The American Psychological Association's (APA) resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 2.5 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the early 1800s Android App
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PsycTESTS produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), serves as a repository for a selection of psychological tests and measures, including thousands of actual test instruments and test items that are available for use in research and teaching. It also provides access to a number of tests that are available in languages other than English. A source of information about tests of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. Coverage spans more than a century.
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PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to 1948. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources
PubMed Central A full text version of PubMed. Search results will be smaller than in PubMed which includes citation only results.
PubMed Clinical Queries provides access to specialized PubMed searches designed to quickly connect clinicians with evidence-based clinical literature.
There are two EBM search options:
  • Search by Clinical Study Category
  • Find Systematic Reviews
RePORT-Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (National Institute of Health) Funding information for NIH grants and contracts is available on the NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT). RePORTER combines NIH project databases and funding records, PubMed abstracts, full-text articles from PubMed Central, and information from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, allowing users to locate descriptions and funding details on NIH-funded projects along with research results that cite the NIH support.
Sage Journals Index of scholarly journals spanning the Humanities; Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, and Medicine. Selected text available fulltext online. Articles not fulltext in this database may be requested via interlibrary loan (ILL). ILL Guide
Science Direct is one of the largest online collections of published scientific research in the world. It contains over 8.5 million articles from over 2500 journals, and over 6,000 e-books, reference works, book series and handbooks.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text A source of full text sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 440 journals. indexed in SPORTDiscus. Full-text coverage dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature. Android App
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Statistical Abstract of the United States (Use ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States)
Taylor & Francis eBooks provides access to eBooks titles in more than 350 subject areas.  
Theses@Troy University Theses published by Troy University students.
Ulrichsweb is a source of detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials) of all types: academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more. Records provide data points such as ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting & indexing coverage, full-text database coverage, and tables of contents. Updated weekly.
Visible Body-Human Body Atlas 3 D atlas of human anatomy. App
Westlaw Provides US and international legal and business information and news.

  • Legal content includes: More than 800 law reviews and journals; American Jurisprudence (encyclopedia that includes analysis of cases, statutes, and regulations from state and federal courts); American Law Reports (series of articles that collects and analyzes every court case decided on a particular point of law); United States Code Annotated; all federal and state cases; Code of Federal Regulations; and the Federal Register.
  • Business content includes: Company Investigator (including more than 140 million public and private corporate profiles), Hoover’s Company Records, and SEC filing.
  • News content includes: Blogs, broadcast transcripts, international publications, magazines, newsletters, newspapers, newswires, and trade journals.

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Wiley Online Library is a multi-disciplinary database that includes full-text journal articles and some full-text reference sources. The database also includes abstracts of additional journal articles and reference sources. Subjects covered include: business; chemistry; computer science; earth and environmental science; education; engineering; law; life sciences; mathematics and statistics; medicine and healthcare; physics and astronomy; polymers and materials science; psychology; and social sciences.
WorldCat contains almost 150 million records on the holdings of over 71,000 libraries in 112 countries representing 400 languages. WorldCat describes items on thousands of subjects and published in any year since about 1000. Types of publications include: books, journals, maps, slides, computer data files, magazines, musical scores, sound recordings, computer programs, manuscripts, newspapers, videotapes, bibliographies, master's theses, doctoral dissertations, and software.


Last Updated: 11/13/2018