Primary journal index for nursing and allied health professions.
1937-present. Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, and 17 allied health disciplines. Includes journal articles, evidence-based care sheets, health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals, and book chapters. Short video tutorials on using CINAHL
Full-text access to the archives of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and science, plus full text ebooks and open access content. Access extended!Some journals in JSTOR are available for U-M Flint until June 30, 2023, after which they are expected to become unavailable. Many other journals will remain accessible. Click "more..." for additional information.
Mostly 3-5 years & older full text. African American studies, anthropology, botany, business, ecology, economics, education, general science, geography, history, language & literature, mathematics, philosophy, political science, sociology, statistics.
Dates of coverage vary by journal title. All go back to the very first issue published, but most have a "moving wall" embargo that excludes issues from the most recent X years (where X can be anywhere from 0 up to 10 years, depending on the particular journal; most are in the 3 to 5 year embargo range).
Hint: Use documents to find useful keywords and concepts, and retrieve matching JSTOR content, via JSTOR Text Analyzer
As a public service during the COVID-19 pandemic, JSTOR provided subscribing libraries access to journals free of charge. This expanded access is expected to expire on June 30, 2023, but the Thompson Library will continue to have permanent access to hundreds of journals through JSTOR. Please contact the Thompson Library if you have any questions.
Covers contemporary social issues with pro/con and background information. Also allows searching of the collection Global Issues.
Covers contemporary social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations, and more. This resource helps students explore issues from all perspectives, and includes: pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies of social activists and reformers, court-case overviews, periodical articles, statistical tables, charts and graphs, images and a link to Google Image Search, podcasts (including weekly presidential addresses and premier NPR programs), and a national and state curriculum standards search correlated to the content that allows educators to quickly identify material by grade and discipline.
Comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
PubMed indexes over 4,000 biomedical, nursing, dentistry and related journals, with over 21 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and related databases. PubMed is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and provides links between article citations and relevant data in other NCBI ENTREZ databases, including Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, Taxonomy, and others.
Includes journal literature, 1950-present; selected online books. This version uses Outside Tool to link to resources at U-M Flint.
CoCites, "a citation-based method for searching scientific literature," is a Chrome- and Firefox-compatible browser plugin you can use with PubMed.
Why choose this? ScienceDirect has thousands of online books and journals, primarily in the life and physical sciences, technology, and medicine.
Target audience: Researchers in the sciences, technology, business, and social sciences.
What it covers: 2,000+ journals, 35,000+ books, mostly 1996 present.
Includes over 2,000 journals and 35,000 books published by Elsevier Science and its subsidiary publishers, including Academic Press, Cell Press, Pergamon, Mosby, and Saunders journals. Coverage is particularly strong for the life and physical sciences, medicine, and technical fields, but also includes some social sciences and humanities.
Includes chemistry, chemical engineering, clinical medicine, computer science, earth & planetary sciences, economics, engineering, energy & technology, environmental science & technology, life sciences, materials science, mathematics, physics, astronomy.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Explore names and data for almost 6,000 African American students from 1817 to 1970 at U-M Ann Arbor.
This years-long project utilizes archival materials and other data for an in-depth look at African American experiences at U-M from 1817-1970, going beyond “pioneers” or “firsts” to document enrollment numbers, housing and student experiences, achievements, and much more.
Digitized newspapers by and for prisoners in the United States.
On March 24, 1800, Forlorn Hope became the first newspaper published within a prison by an incarcerated person. In the intervening 200 years, over 450 prison newspapers have been published from U.S. prisons. Some, like the Angolite and the San Quentin News, are still being published today. American Prison Newspapers will bring together hundreds of these periodicals from across the country into one collection that will represent penal institutions of all kinds, with special attention paid to women's-only institutions.
Web-based research tool that offers access to an extensive database of georeferenced geological maps.
A web-based research tool that allows users to seamlessly search and integrate maps, sections, and other geographically-referenced geoscientific data from an extensive database of published georeferenced maps. Selected maps can be gathered for use in GIS software. Geofacets is designed for geoscientists working in upstream oil and gas exploration, and enables users to efficiently assess a region or basin's geologic characteristics and potential.
Evidence-based resource for the fields of tropical and infectious diseases, epidemiology and microbiology. Promotional video Trial access is available through May 15, 2023. Send feedback to email@example.com.
GIDEON (Global Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Network) provides a current, evidence-based resource for diagnosis, treatment, and teaching in the fields of tropical and infectious diseases, epidemiology, and microbiology.
Coverage Includes: 350 infectious diseases from around the world. Contains epidemiological data going back to 1348 AD. Includes over 400 eBooks available in PDF that together summarize the status of individual infectious diseases in every country of the world. GIDEON is designed to help diagnose diseases, identify pathogens, and stay up to date on the latest trends in epidemiology and treatment.
Use GIDEON to diagnose, treat and track information on infectious diseases from around the globe.
Generate a country-specific diagnosis based on symptoms, signs, and laboratory data.
Display the epidemiological profile of a selected disease and list diseases that fit a set of epidemiological parameters.
Review country-specific notes and pre-travel information for travelers and medical practitioners
Review the pharmacology and compare usage of anti-infective drugs
Review the pharmacology and usage of vaccines
Identify and Track the Underlying Causes of Infectious Diseases
Identify over 1,600 taxa based on phenotypic characteristics
View a list of the typical positive and negative reactions for a specified organism
Compare the reactions of two or more species
Access comprehensive bacteria, mycobacteria, and yeasts lists as well as over 3,000 synonyms
Open access economics database. Based on RePEc (Research Papers in Economics), it indexes 4M+ items of research, including 3.6M+ that can be downloaded in full text. Includes books, chapters, working papers, journal articles, and software.
Research tool that connects primary texts with journal articles and book chapters on JSTOR that cite those texts. Includes texts in American and British literature, Shakespeare's plays and sonnets, and the King James Bible. More info
Free downloadable browser extension to provide quicker, easier access to scholarly articles and to avoid paywalls. Currently available for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari, Brave, and Vivaldi browsers.
Select the version of Nomad for your browser, and once it is downloaded, select the University of Michigan-Flint as your organization. [image]
Once installation is complete, compatible databases will display clickable icons for the full text of the article, often with only one click. When available, it will also display icons linking to the issue of the journal in which the article appears. Example from PubMed
Database of material properties of polymers, metals & alloys, ceramics, semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials. Find materials by name or designation, properties, or their constituent elements.
Advanced Search (registration required)
Metal UNS Number
Includes data sheets of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, polyethylene and polypropylene; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics; plus semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials.
Web application with tools and archives for evolutionary research in phylogenetics, specifically systematics and cladistics
A "homology of phenotypes over the web, and a database of peer-reviewed morphological matrices." MorphoBank is a collaboration among many scientists who are using phenotypes to build phylogenetic trees (phylophenomics), or who are documenting phenotypes for other aspects of biological and paleontological research.
Ojibwe-English dictionary that includes audio samples of native speakers of Ojibwe. The dictionary includes images from collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, and excerpts from relevant documents in English and in Ojibwe.
The Ojibwe People's Dictionary is a searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary that features the voices of Ojibwe speakers. It is also a gateway into the Ojibwe collections at the Minnesota Historical Society. Along with detailed Ojibwe language entries and voices, you will find beautiful cultural items, photographs, and excerpts from relevant historical documents. Whenever possible, we provide examples of documents in the Ojibwe language.
Study skills and self-assessment for students new to higher education. Trial access is available through Saturday, October 15, 2022. Send feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org,
Skill-building resource for new and post-traditional students in the transition to higher education. Student Success offers interactive scenarios, self-assessments, videos, downloadable exercises, and more in 10 modules. Creates a rich scholarly environment for all students to practice and develop the essential skills needed to succeed across all disciplines and courses.
Primary sources documenting the deep and broad history of student organizing in the United States.
The completed collection will contain approximately 75,000 pages drawn from special collection libraries and archives around the country. Materials intended for inclusion are wide-ranging in nature: Circulars, leaflets, fliers, pamphlets, newsletters, campaign materials, protest literature, clippings, periodicals, bulletins, letters, press releases, ephemera; and meeting, demonstration, conference, and event documentation.
The collection will capture the voices of students across the great range of protest, political actions, and equal-rights advocacy from the 20th and early 21st century United States. The primary sources intended for inclusion will be broad-based across time, geography, and political viewpoint — from the conservative to the anarchist.