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Accessing Specific Library Resources
Access all library electronic resources remotely 24/7 via your NetID and password.
Click on Research and Find Materials above the large picture on the library’s home page to access library resources. To select resources by subject, use the "Research by Subject" link and choose your subject, e.g. Physical Therapy. If you are looking for a resource by name (e.g. Cochrane Library, CINAHL, PubMed, Web of Knowledge, etc.) use the "Search for Materials: Databases" link on the page to browse databases alphabetically.
The following databases are recommended for physical therapy research, but more resources are available.
The National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that contains references to journal articles in the life sciences and biomedicine. It also covers nursing, dentistry, and veterinary medicine. Contains over 24 million citations from 5,516 journals. Coverage is from 1946-present.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, providing full text for more than 770 journals with coverage dating back to 1937. The database also provides full text for more than 275 books/monographs.
Full text independent evidence, including systematic reviews, clinical trials, technology assessments, economic evaluations, individual clinical trials, and more from the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), Cochrane Clinical Answers, as well as special collections on specific healthcare topics.
Full text of over 40 books and includes case studies, drug information, and 400+ videos covering the full spectrum of physical therapy topics. Access provided by the UM School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science.
Full text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more on health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.