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New / Trial Databases

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America's News (Newsbank) This link opens in a new window
  • What's included? Current news articles and archives from more than 3,000 local, national, and regional U.S. news sources.
  • What dates are covered? 1980s to the present.
  • What's included? A growing collection of demonstration and training videos to help nursing students and professionals to improve their clinical skills. Each video demonstrates a specific clinical skill step-by-step that is explained in clear language by the narrator.
  • What else should I know? All videos are peer-reviewed and accredited by the ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center).
Essential Science Indicators (Clarivate) This link opens in a new window
  • What's included? Emerging science trends and rankings of the most influential publications, institutions, and countries across 22 key research fields.
InCites Benchmarking & Analytics (Clarivate) This link opens in a new window
  • What's included? Uses publication data from Web of Science to analyze institutional productivity, monitor collaboration activity, identify influential researchers, showcase strengths, and discover areas of opportunity.
  • What else should I know? Requires creation of individual account using email.
Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate) This link opens in a new window
  • What's included? Multidimensional profiles for assessing the world's leading journals.
Preprint Citation Index (Clarivate) This link opens in a new window
  • What's included? Citations to preprints posted in arXiv, bioRxiv, medRxiv, chemRxiv, and
  • What dates are covered? 1990 - Present.
  • What else should I know? Preprints are not peer-reviewed articles, but some preprints may subsequently be published in the scholarly literature. If you have questions about the quality of a preprint, please consult the Research Help Desk for verification.
  • What's included? Cited references for dissertations included in the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. Useful for locating unpublished and new research.
  • What dates are covered? Late 1800s - Present.

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