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This multi-disciplinary database provides active full text for more than 3,100 journals, including active full text for nearly 2,750 peer-reviewed journals.
note: Freely available to Minnesota residents through ELM.
ELM (eLibrary Minnesota) gives Minnesota residents access to magazine, journal, newspaper and encyclopedia articles, media, including images, videos, and audio files, and other information resources.
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
note: Freely available to Minnesota residents through ELM.
"JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. We help you explore a wide range of scholarly content through a powerful research and teaching platform. We collaborate with the academic community to help libraries connect students and faculty to vital content while lowering costs and increasing shelf space, provide independent researchers with free and low-cost access to scholarship, and help publishers reach new audiences and preserve their content for future generations."
U.S. Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. For academic and public libraries, U.S. Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal. U.S. Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers, and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.
MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends. It is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
MNLINK is a statewide system that serves as a discovery and interlibrary loan interface for library patrons and staff. Through our participating libraries, patrons have easy access to the catalogs of most libraries in Minnesota. The system also provides access to electronic resources that are available to Minnesotans. This includes electronic journals, images, and ebooks as well as access to the physical books that are held in libraries.
A digital video deliverery service that allows users to stream films and documentaries spanning a wide range of academic topics.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of healthcare for all Americans. AHRQ develops the knowledge, tools, and data needed to improve the healthcare system and help consumers, healthcare professionals, and policymakers make informed health decisions.
HRSA programs provide equitable health care to people who are geographically isolated and economically or medically vulnerable. This includes programs that deliver health services to people with HIV, pregnant people, mothers and their families, those with low incomes, residents of rural areas, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and those otherwise unable to access high-quality health care. HRSA programs also support health infrastructure, including through training of health professionals and distributing them to areas where they are needed most, providing financial support to health care providers, and advancing telehealth. In addition, HRSA oversees programs for providing discounts on prescription drugs to safety net providers, facilitating organ, bone marrow, and cord blood transplantation, compensating individuals injured by vaccination, and maintaining data on health care malpractice payments.
HRSA also funds grants, loan repayment, and scholarships.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.
The mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services.
Douglas County Social Services is responsible for assuring the well-being of Douglas County residents by providing the following services: foster care, protection services, adoption counseling, family-based services, licensing, chemical dependency, mental health, Individual Placement and Support (IPS), developmental disabilities or related conditions*, child care funding, mental health community support, child support, paternity establishment, representative payee, medical assistance, SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Minnesota Care, emergency assistance, cash assistance (MFIP, GA, MA, and GRH), fraud prevention.
The American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) supports leaders from state, county, and city human services agencies to advance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities nationwide. As a bipartisan membership association, we work with our members to generate pragmatic solutions grounded in lived experience with a lens for equity and belonging.
APHSA members administer, oversee, and align programs that build resilience and bolster family well-being through access to food, health care, housing, employment, child care, and many other key building blocks necessary for thriving communities. Our members also work to modernize and align human services Information Technology (IT) systems, performance measurement and data analysis, workforce development and training, and the legal dimensions of the field.
The National Council for Mental Wellbeing is a 501(c)(3) organization "fighting for a stronger, better-funded, more integrated approach to mental health and substance use care by advocating for life-saving legislation, strengthening the substance use and mental health safety-net system, investing in provider capacity and increasing mental health literacy".
SBM is a nonprofit organization composed of researchers, clinicians, educators, industry professionals, and policymakers from more than 20 healthcare disciplines. They focus on behavioral, psychosocial, environmental, and biomedical theory, knowledge, and interventions relevant to health and disease.
SBM members conduct research on conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases, obesity, diabetes, chronic pain, and cancer. They conduct research on specialty populations like children, women, veterans, aging adults, and minority groups. And they conduct research on clinical care and healthcare delivery, from in-person appointments to telemedicine and health apps.
SBM members then use research findings to improve their own clinical practice and the lives of their patients. They also use research findings to improve public health policies and to make healthcare cheaper and fairer. They do this through individual work and in strategic partnerships with community groups, corporations, government entities, legislators, and other professional organizations.
The mission of the Minnesota Board of Nursing is to protect the public's health and safety through regulation of nursing education, licensure and practice. Their site contains information on a number of different aspects of nursing and public health, as well as ways to join the board, and apply and renew your RN and LPN licensure.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) helps provide essential services to Minnesota's most vulnerable residents. Working with many others, including counties, tribes and nonprofits, DHS helps ensure that Minnesota seniors, people with disabilities, children and others meet their basic needs and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.