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eBooks on EBSCOhost

Offers the full text of scholarly, reference, and professional books. Access is provided by UT Southwestern, the UT System Libraries, and TexShare.
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Electronic Journals

Browsable and searchable, Ejournals A to Z alphabetically lists all biomedical, academic, and general interest ejournals licensed by UT Southwestern.

EndNote

Downloadable software for bibliography management. Use it to search article databases, add citations to a personal library of references, and create and format bibliographies for papers and publications.

EZProxy

For off-campus access to ejournals via the Ejournals A-Z list. Other electronic resources must be accessed from off-campus via VPN.

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Find it! UTSW Library

Describes methods the Library uses to link to full-text electronic journals.

JCR (Impact Factors)

Provides easy access to data that helps evaluate and compare scholarly journals. Contains data from more than 5,900 journals in science and technology (JCR Science Edition). Select a year to begin your search for information published in that year (e.g., selecting "2003" will yield the number of articles published in journals in 2003, the number of citations to journals from articles published in 2003, etc.).
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Library Orientation

These UT Southwestern Medical Library orientation tutorials introduce the Library resources and services.


MEDLINE (Ovid)

The U.S. National Library of Medicine’s database of peer-reviewed literature that covers research in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, allied health, and the preclinical sciences. Contains 18 million article citations and abstracts from more than 5,400 peer-reviewed journals dating back to 1948. Off-campus access provides easy access to the Library’s ejournals and is available through two login methods: (1) a personal login, which is available to UT Southwestern affiliates only, or (2) EZProxy login to the generic version.

MEDLINE (PubMed)

The U.S. National Library of Medicine’s database of peer-reviewed literature that covers research in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, allied health, and the preclinical sciences. Contains 18 million article citations and abstracts from more than 5,200 peer-reviewed journals dating back to 1948. Easy access to the Library’s ejournals is available through a customized PubMed version, which may be accessed from the Library Web site. Off-campus access to this customized version is available through EZProxy.

MICROMEDEX

Provides a wide range of evidence based information as well as access to English and Spanish patient education handouts. Features comprehensive drug details (DRUGDEX®), drug interactions (DRUG-REAX®), imprint code identification (IDENTIDEX®), toxicology and hazard data (TOMES®), identification and management of drug overdoses and toxicologic exposures (POSINDEX®), evaluation of human reproductive risks of drugs (REPRORISK®), and answers to IV drug compatibility questions (IV INDEX®).

NCBI Databases

Quick links to the National Center for Biotechnology Information's literature, nucleotide, genome, sequence analysis, data mining, population, taxonomy and other databases.

PsycINFO

A bibliographic database of scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Includes more than 3 million references from journals, books, reviews, and dissertations from the early 1800s to the present. Provided by UT Southwestern and the UT System Libraries.

Reaxys

Contains an extensive repository of experimentally validated data that chemists need, such as structures, reactions (including multi-step reactions), and physical properties. Provides relevant data not found elsewhere, drawn from source publications carefully selected for their importance and relevance to synthetic chemists. Includes Beilstein, Gmelin, and Patent Chemistry Database content, as well as information on inorganic and organometallic substances. Provided jointly by UT Southwestern Medical Center Library and the Department of Biochemistry.
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ScienceDirect

Contains full-text journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences. Also contains abstracts from non-Elsevier core journals in the major scientific disciplines and the ability to link directly to full-text articles licensed through other science, techncology, and medicine publishers. Includes Scirus, a Web search engine that focuses on scientific content only and searches both Web and proprietary databases for information that complements ScienceDirect content. Provided by UT Southwestern and the UT System Libraries.

SciFinder

Provides graphical access to Chemical Abstracts Service and MEDLINE. Covers the full spectrum of chemical and biomedical information, including biochemistry, organic/inorganic chemistry, and chemical engineering/applied chemistry. Substructure and reaction searching are also available. Provided by UT Southwestern and the UT System Libraries.

SciVal Experts

An expertise profiling and research networking tool that helps users find researchers with specific areas of expertise for collaboration and enables researchers in your institution to demonstrate their activities to the global research community. Data is pre-populated with deep publication histories from Elsevier’s Scopus, which makes it easier to find experts and form teams within your institution and across organizations.

SciVal Funding

Supports researchers and research administrators in the pre-award stage of the funding process. Delivers quick and comprehensive access to current funding opportunities and award information, allowing users to find the right funding opportunities, analyze the funding environment, and maximize award chances.

Scopus

Multidisciplinary scientific database covering 25 million abstracts from over 14,000 titles across 4,000 publishers. Includes journal articles, patents, conference proceedings, and Web sites in the physical sciences, health sciences, life sciences, and social sciences. Covers journals from 1966 to the present.

UpToDate

A comprehensive, evidence-based clinical information resource, designed to give practical answers to clinicians at the point of care. Access is available for faculty, staff, students, residents, and fellows of UT Southwestern Medical Center, thanks to funding from the Office of the Dean, UT Southwestern Medical School.
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VPN - Juniper

Juniper SSL VPN is a web alternative that provides access to UT Southwestern resources through either a secure Web gateway (for Web resources only) or a client download (for a more secure connection to the UT Southwestern network).

Wireless Access On Campus

Wireless access refers to using a laptop or mobile device on campus to access campus systems and services (like electronic journals, Mednet servers, etc.) without being tied to the network by cabling.

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