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Find books in local libraries Library catalog - Search for books and library materials located in any of the Abilene Library Consortium libraries - Abilene Christian University, Abilene Public Library, Hardin-Simmons University, Howard Payne University, and McMurry University. 
CINAHL Plus with Full Text The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer, and allied health. Includes journals, books, nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, evidence-based care sheets, educational software, and audiovisuals.. 
Cochrane Library A collection of databases presenting research on the effectiveness of healthcare treatments and interventions. Presents independent evidence-based reviews of treatment studies, methods, clinical trials, technology assessments and economic evaluations to inform decisions on health care.
Health Reference Center Academic Provides citations and some full text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals, consumer health magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, topical overviews, and medical reference books. Remote access with University Network account.
Health Source: Consumer Edition Offers information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Remote access with University Network account.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Provides abstracts and full text for scholarly and peer-reviewed medical, nursing, and allied health journals covering many medical disciplines. Includes the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Consumer Medication Information (AHFS) database of prescription medicine information. Remote access with University Network account.
MedicLatina A Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. Offers full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. Remote access with University Network account.
MEDLINE The National Library of Medicine's database providing citations and abstracts to authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. Some links to full text. Remote access with University Network account.
National Institutes of Health The primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research offers links to 27 Institutes and Centers such as the National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Nursing Research, and the National Library of Medicine. Free web access.
Nursing and Allied Health Source ProQuest’s Nursing and Allied Health Source covers nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine. Includes scholarly journal articles, dissertations, e-book content, evidence-based research, systemic reviews of healthcare treatments, multicultural resources, and training videos.
Nursing Books@Ovid ProQuest’s  Full text electronic books from Lippencott/Springhouse that include authoritative content on nursing interventions, procedures, and techniques. Contains manuals of care plans, lab and diagnostic tests, nursing practice, complementary therapies, and current drug guides.
PsycARTICLES From the American Psychological Association, this companion to PsycINFO contains full-text, peer-reviewed, scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. Coverage spans 1894 to present and most APA journals are available from Volume 1, Issue 1. Remote access with University Network account.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Full text coverage of topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Remote access with University Network account.
PsycINFO From the American Psychological Association, this database includes citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, books and dissertations in psychology, psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, and related disciplines. Some links to full text. Companion to PsycArticles. Remote access with University Network account.
PubMed Provides text based searching for citations to biomedical literature, including citations from MEDLINE. Some links to full text in free online journals or publisher websites. Free web access.