HLTH 1170 Introduction and Exploration into Integrative/Holistic Health Modalities (Johnson)
Reference Sources - Foundational Information
These databases contain reference sources: encyclopedia articles, dictionary entries. You do not have to have any outside sources for your article review assignment. However, it's always a good idea to look at an encyclopedia article on your topic to get a good working knowledge of what your topic is.
Gale eBooks Gale eBooks is a collection of full-text e-books including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books in biography, history, literature, medicine, and more.
Credo Reference Credo Reference contains dictionaries, general and subject encyclopedias, biographies, handbooks, atlases, and more.
Article Review Assignment
For this assignment, you'll review an article related to integrative and holistic medicine on a topic that you're interested in. Use these databases to find articles.
Health Sciences Databases
CINAHL Plus with Full Text Search 3,000+ journals in nursing and allied health back to 1937 covering nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, and consumer health. CINAHL includes health care books, dissertations, standards of practice, and evidence-based care sheets.
Medical Database (ProQuest) Contains over 1,000 titles, with more than 910 medical titles in full text with abstracts and indexing from the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE. Covers all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including cardiovascular diseases, pediatrics, neurology, respiratory diseases, dentistry, anesthesiology, and others. Includes all charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, and photos.
Alt HealthWatch Provides full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Natural Medicines (formerly Natural Standard) Evidence-based information on dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), functional foods, diets, complementary practices (modalities), exercises, and medical conditions.
General Purpose Databases
Try these databases if you aren't getting good results in the above databases.
Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.
Academic OneFile (Gale) Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
JSTOR JSTOR contains hundreds of scholarly journals from all disciplines. Full text coverage varies by journal.
Choosing and Using Keywords (PfauLibrary)
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Access Databases from Off Campus
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Cite your Sources (MLA)
MLA Quick Guide See MLA citation examples for the most common types of sources (8th edition).
APA Quick Guide A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.
APA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue) APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.