CINAHL (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature) indexes and abstracts more than 900 nursing, allied health, biomedical, and consumer health journals. It includes healthcare books, nursing dissertations, standards of professional practice, nurse practice acts, and educational software.
This is a largest multi-disciplinary database to which an academic library can subscribe. It contains 9,000 full-text journals (with 7,850 of them peer-reviewed). Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
Dates of Coverage:
varies by title (1665 is the earliest year covered)
varies by title
more than 1,100 journals
There is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR. Arts & Sciences I -- Includes the back runs of 119 titles in 15 disciplines. Arts & Sciences II -- Includes the back runs of 128 titles in 27 disciplines. Arts & Sciences III -- Focused on the arts and humanities, contains 150 titles. Arts & Sciences IV -- Contains 100 titles in Law, Psychology, and Public Policy as well as some Business and Education titles. Arts & Sciences V -- Has titles in philosophy, history, classics, religion, art and art history, and language and literature. Arts & Sciences VI -- With 120 titles, extends coverage in disciplines across the social sciences, with clusters focused in economics, education, linguistics, political science, and area studies. Arts & Sciences VII -- Has over 180 titles across thirty-five disciplines in History, Political Science, Sociology, Art and Art History, Language, Literature, and Health Policy. Arts & Sciences VIII -- With 140 titles, this collection includes journals in history, language & literature, art & art history, and education, philosophy, classical studies, and music. Life Sciences Collection -- At its completion, it will comprise a minimum of 160 titles spanning disciplines in the biological, health, and general sciences.
Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress attempts to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.
agriculture, banking, business, demographics, education, environment, finance, government, health, international relations, law and legislation, political science, public administration, social sciences, and statistics
Dates of Coverage:
1972 to present
more than 628,000 records
PAIS selectively indexes and abstracts articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, book chapters, and statistical directories.
In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.