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PAIS Index

Supports multiple Research Clusters. Contains references to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. Publications from more than 120 countries and in a variety of languages are included. Content spans: 1972 - Current

PEDro Physiotherapy Evidence Database

PEDro includes clinical trials and systematic reviews on the effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions published in peer reviewed journals. All items are scored on methodological quality, and search results are ranked by methodological score. From the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney.

Performing Arts Periodicals Database (formerly IIPA)

Provides blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text articles. Content covers a broad spectrum of arts and entertainment industry. Topics include: dance, film, television, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, broadcast arts, circus performance, comedy, storytelling, opera, pantomime, puppetry and magic. Content spans 1864 – present, mostly from 1998 – present.

Periodicals Archive Online

Supports multiple Research Clusters. An index to millions of articles published in the humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the searchable full text of hundreds of titles. Topics include: agriculture, anthropology, architecture, business, economics, folklore, geography, history, law, library & information science, literature, music, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, and women’s studies.

Periodicals Index Online

A large database of citations for articles published in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Includes scholarly journals as well as popular and trade magazines, but excludes newspapers. Content spans 1665 – 1995.

Perseus

A collection of resources primarily for the study of the ancient Greco-Roman world. Also provides a breadth of materials on 19th century America, as well as small collections pertaining to the Renaissance period in Europe. Includes historical overviews, an encyclopedia, primary texts in Greek and English, and images of vases, coins, sculptures, buildings and historic sites with descriptions.

Philadelphia Inquirer (1860-2001)

Provides firsthand accounts coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Content spans 1860 - 2001.

Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Content spans: 1912-2001

Philosopher's Index

Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. Topics include: ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, logic, and metaphysics as well as material on the philosophy of disciplines, such as law, religion, science, history, and education. Content spans 1940 – Present.

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PhilPapers

Comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. We monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. We also host the largest open access archive in philosophy. Our index currently contains 2,449,529 entries categorized in 5,422 categories

Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1911 - 2002.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1786 - 2003.

PLAmetrics

Portal to the Public Library Data Service (PLDS) Statistical Report digital database. The Report is compiled from surveys submitted by public libraries across the United States and Canada and presents timely and topical data on finances, library resources, annual use figures and technology to assist public library administrators in making management decisions.

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Political Science (ProQuest)

Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers. Topics include: political science, international relations, comparative politics, political economy, international development, environmental policy, human rights and migration. Content spans 1985 – present. Click here for a guide to this database

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Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900

Popular Medicine in America presents materials from the Library Company of Philadelphia’s extensive collection. The resource documents the history of ‘popular’ medicine in America during the nineteenth century, featuring a wide variety of material that was aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals, and which enabled the ordinary person to treat himself and his family at home using an array of inventive methods and fashionable techniques.  The material includes: Advertisements (in the form of posters, broadsides, trade cards, and leaflets), popular educational texts aimed at a non-professional audience, writings on preventive medicine and guides to a healthy regimen. Themes that are covered include: herbal medicine, hydrotherapy, the Thomsonian Movement, homeopathy, phrenology, women’s health and childbirth, and ‘Quack’ cures.

Prescriber's Letter

Prescriber's Letter is a subscription service for prescribers to keep them up to date on new developments in drug therapy, is independent, and has no connection with any pharmaceutical firm.  The service consists of a monthly letter, plus Detail-Documents available 24 hours a day. Detail-Documents provide in-depth coverage answering many specific questions related to each topic.

Primal Pictures (aka Anatomy.tv)

Provides access to anatomical images, MRI scans, dissection slides, movies (including biomechanics animations), and clinical text. The head and neck, spine, hand, shoulder, thorax, pelvis, hip, knee, and foot are explored in a regional approach to anatomical study. Includes sports & therapy, dentistry, and surgical modules. Most content is exportable for use in lectures, posters, and other projects.

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Project MUSE

Supports multiple Research Clusters. Provides access to complete versions of scholarly journals and books from University Presses and scholarly societies, and scholarly open access content. Topics include: humanities and social sciences.

ProQuest Congressional

Provides indexing, abstracts, and full text of publications from and about the U.S. Congress. Includes congressional bills, hearings, testimony, reports, committee prints, and the Congressional Record. Also includes the U.S. Code, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and Statutes at Large. Biographies, committee assignments, voting records and financial data are provided for current members of Congress.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

A collection of U.S. and international dissertations and theses. Provides full text for graduate works added since 1997, selected full text for works written prior to 1997. Contains a significant number of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text. Content spans 1743 – Present.

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ProQuest Education Journals

Supports multiple Research Clusters. Provides access to over 900 educational publications, including more than 600 full-text titles. Topics include: primary, secondary and higher education, special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.

ProQuest Executive Branch Documents

Supports multiple Research Clusters. Contains documents produced by Federal government departments, agencies, and commissions, from 1789-1948. Topics include: U.S. social, political, and economic life, and major events in U.S. history. Provides points of comparison between the U.S. and selected foreign countries.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Offers full-text and full-image articles for numerous historical and popular newspapers, such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Pages and articles are available to download in PDF format. Offers researchers valuable primary and first-hand resources. Content spans 1851 – present.

ProQuest Linguistics

Includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, including many titles indexed in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA). Topics include: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.

ProQuest Primary Source Collection

Supports multiple Research Clusters. This collection contains 300 multidisciplinary resources including primary source documents, archival collections, government documents, periodicals, newspapers, video and more. Topics include: Art; History; Literature; News, Newspapers, and Periodicals; and Social Sciences.

ProQuest Research Companion

Cloud-based information literacy tool for student researchers and educators. Aligned both to ACRL Information Literacy and Common Core English Language Arts standards, it provides a framework and foundation for information literacy instruction to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

ProQuest Research Library

Supports multiple Research Clusters. A broad collection of scholarly journals, trade publications, and popular magazines in business, the humanities, science and technology, and the arts. Designed to be accessible for researchers of varying levels of experience. Intended for preliminary research and inquiry.

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ProQuest Science

Supports multiple Research Clusters. Provides indexing, abstracts, and articles for core journals on technology and applied sciences.  Topics include: biomedical engineering, engineering, and construction management among others. Includes full text for some titles. Content spans 1983 – Present. Topics include: physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry and more. Includes full-text for most titles. Content spans 1986 – Present. 

ProQuest Search

Supports multiple Research Clusters. Contains blend of abstracts, indexing and full-text. Searches all available Proquest databases. Multidisciplinary database that includes hundreds of thousands of sources in many different formats. 

ProQuest US Newsstream

A searchable collection of local, regional, and national newspapers. Provides access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Times, and Wall Street Journal. Also includes transcripts of television programs such as Dateline and 60 Minutes. Content spans 1980 – Present.

ProQuest Women's Wear Daily Archive

A comprehensive, full-text archive of Women’s Wear Daily, from 1910 to the latest complete year, reproduced in high-resolution images. Every page, article, advertisement and cover has been included, with searchable text and indexing. Topics include: key moments in the history of the industry, major designers, brands, retailers and advertisers.

PsycARTICLES

Provides articles published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The articles originate from the APA and APA-allied organizations. Letters to the editor and errata from each journal are also included. Content spans 1894 – present.

Psychiatry Online

Psychiatry Online is a powerful web-based portal that features DSM-5—the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world—and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of an unsurpassed collection of psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., the most trusted and respected name in psychiatric publishing. Access includes DSM-5, DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM-5 Clinical Cases.  Also included are journals, textbooks, guidelines, self-assessment tools, clinical/research news, and patient handouts.

Psychotherapy.net

Provides access to streaming training videos in the field of counseling, psychotherapy, and addiction. Most videos show leading practitioners conducting therapy and demonstrating clinical skills, along with pre- and post-discussions.

PsycINFO

From the American Psychological Association (APA). Includes blend of abstracts, indexes and links to full-text of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. Topics include: applied psychology, communication systems, developmental psychology, educational psychology, experimental human and animal psychology, personality, psychological and physical disorders, physiological psychology and neuroscience, professional personnel and issues, psychometrics and statistics, social psychology, social processes and issues, sports psychology and leisure and treatment and prevention. Ninety-seven percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Journal coverage includes international material selected from periodicals in multiple languages. Content spans 1597 – present. Click here for a guide to this database.

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PTSDpubs

Supports Health Behavior and Precision Health Research Clusters. An index of citations and abstracts to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress syndrome and other psychological effects of trauma. Produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD. Formerly PILOTS. Content spans 1871 – Present.

Publisher's Weekly Digital Archive

Supports multiple Research Clusters. Fully searchable, complete archive of Publishers Weekly from 1872 to present. Topics include: print media and digital culture, American studies, popular culture, history of the book, literature, history, humanities, and their many sub-disciplines.

PubMed

This is the National Library of Medicine's interface for MEDLINE, which provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from current biomedical journals.

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PubMed BookShelf

The Bookshelf is a growing collection of biomedical books. Books are also linked to terms in PubMed abstracts so, when viewing an abstract, select the "Books" link to see phrases within the abstract hyperlinked to book sections.

PubMed Health

PubMed Health is a consumer health website produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubMed Health provides up-to-date information on diseases, conditions, injuries, drugs, supplements, treatment options, and healthy living, with a special focus on comparative effectiveness research from institutions around the world.