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Stedman's Online

Stedman's Medical Dictionary on Stedman's Online

Stedman's Medical Dictionary is the reliable, essential resource for the health care field, including medical students, physicians, educators, researchers, medical records/coding, and medical language specialists. You can search for the definition of a term, hear it pronounced, see it illustrated, and watch it in motion. In short, you will be given all of the tools you need to learn, understand, and use medical terminology correctly.

It provides Definitions, Spelling, Pronunciation, Enhanced Multimedia, and Much More:

  • More than 107,000 terms are defined by the most trusted name in medical references
  • Access to more than 5,600 images illustrating key medical terms and concepts
  • Click-on audio icons displayed alongside approximately 60,000 terms let you hear correct pronunciations
  • 42 illuminating live-action video from Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy present anatomy in motion

Stedman’s Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions & Nursing

Defining more than 56,000 terms, Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions & Nursing gives you access to clear and accurate definitions in nursing and in more than thirty of today's fastest growing health professions. More than seventy leading consultants from health professions and nursing contributed to the development of the content. You can search for the definition of a term, hear it pronounced, see it illustrated, and watch it in motion. In short, you will be given all of the tools you need to learn, understand, and use medical terminology correctly.

It contains Definitions, Spelling, Pronunciation, Enhanced Multimedia, and Much More:

  • More than 56,000 terms are defined by the most trusted name in medical references
  • Approximately 65 valuable appendices covering 11 sections
  • Click-on audio icons displayed alongside approximately 42,000 terms let you hear correct pronunciations
  • 42 illuminating live-action videos from Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy present anatomy in motion
  • More than 5,600 images illustrating key medical terms and concepts

Stedman's Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols offers quick, easy access to more than 75,000 essential abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols. You'll also find a wide range of symbols, professional titles and degrees, professional associations and organizations, chemotherapy and other drug regimens, and clinical trials. This product includes thousands of new abbreviations for a wide range of specialties, including anatomy, physiology, internal medicine, pathology, laboratory medicine, organisms, infectious diseases, plastic surgery, ENT, dentistry, alternative medicine, endocrinology, and more, right at your fingertips.

Trial ends 8 December 2011
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IMF eLibrary  |  IMF eLibrary - Data

Description: The International Monetary Fund is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.  Every day, IMF information is used by governments, academics, businesses, and the media.

IMF eLibrary is your one-stop resource for IMF content. The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. It is the single most important tool for anyone who analyses or researches economic and financial topics of any kind. It delivers information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and much more.

Trial ends 10 December 2011
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The ScientificWorldJournal (TSWJ)

Description: The ScientificWorldJournal is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal which covers subjects ranging from biomedicine to environmental sciences, including health and social sciences. TSWJ recognises the multidisciplinary nature of science, which resists clear-cut definitions.  It is organised as a matrix of overlapping domains, each acting as a journal in its own right with an editorial board, a table of contents and news. Some domains of the TSWJ are also organised into clusters such as biomedicine; cell biology and cancer; environment; child health and human development. You can select a cluster to view a list of associated domains and to access domain home pages. The journal is indexed in Medicus, PubMed, Science Citation Index, EMBASE, GEOBASE, Scopus, TOXLINE, and many other abstracting and indexing services.

Trial ends 31 December 2011
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John Johnson Collection: An Archive of Printed Ephemera

Description: The John Johnson Collection is the product of a unique partnership between the Bodleian Library and ProQuest to conserve, catalogue and digitise more than 65,000 items drawn from the Bodleian's John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera.

Housed in the Bodleian Library in Oxford, the John Johnson Collection is widely recognised as one of the most important collections of printed ephemera in the world, and generally regarded as the most significant single collection of ephemera in the UK. It was assembled by John de Monins Johnson (1882–1956), Printer to the University, who was visionary in his preservation of Britain's vulnerable paper heritage. It contains a wide array of rare and unusual materials, which has remained largely unknown to scholars and researchers.

It is an invaluable resource for researchers interested in the histories of consumption, leisure, gender, popular culture, commerce, technology, crime, and development of printing and visual culture in the age of industrialisation and mass advertising. John Johnson Collection provides a unique insight into everyday life in Britain in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

Trial ends 31 December 2011
Feedback to: Jemima MacDonald


Medical* Online-E

Produced by Meteo Inc. Japan, Medical*Online-E offers access to full text articles from medical journals and research papers published by Japanese academic societies and medical publishers.  It provides authoritative coverage of the journal literature related to general medicine, clinical medicine, internal medicine, clinical surgery, public health, medical technology, nursing, nutrition, dentistry, and pharmaceutical sciences.  Articles on Japanese traditional medical techniques and other eastern practices are also included. Majority of articles are in English or in both English and Japanese.   Switching languages can be done instantly by clicking on the tap of the appropriate language.  All articles are keyword searchable. This database currently contains over one million articles, and 200,000 new articles are added each year. 

Trial ends 31 December 2011
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