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Explore library resources for the Midwifery program at McMaster.
Starting Your Literature Search
Familiarize yourself with databases, develop your research question, identify your search concepts, develop a preliminary search strategy, and prepare for a research consultation.
Develop and track your search concepts and limits across multiple databases
Comprehensive explanation of the literature search process. Includes a list of key sources for health sciences and peripheral literature.
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist of Canada.
Effective January 3, 2017, full access to JOGC content published after January 1, 2016 (including Clinical Practice Guidelines, Committee Opinions, Technical Updates, and all articles) is a benefit of SOGC membership.
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UpToDateEvidence-based decision support tool for clinical point-of-care
* On-campus use only
Note: The School of Medicine holds a subscription that includes remote access for medical students. It is facilitated through MedPortal.
Users can download this software and data onto their personal computers. To use in Mills Library, please consult: Mills, Data Services
CANSIMCANSIM (Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System) is Statistics Canada's database of time series (sequences of values of a variable measured over time, spaced apart at uniform time intervals) covering a wide variety of social and economic aspects of Canadian life. Topics include the system of national accounts, labour, manufacturing, construction, trade, agriculture and finance. As well, selected demographic and social data, such as population estimates and vital statistics, are available. There is no charge for data via this interface. Geographic area: Canada (national and sub-national), some United States, some international. Time span of data coverage: varies by series.
ProceedingsFirstAn index of conference publications from worldwide meetings, conferences, expositions, workshops, congresses, and symposia. Provides an overview of the event's activities by listing the papers presented.
PapersFirstAn index to papers presented at worldwide meetings, conferences, expositions, workshops, congresses, and symposia received at the British Library Document Supply Centre.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&ICoverage: 1980- Indexes over 2 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses completed at accredited North American and selected European colleges and universities. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350 word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150 word abstracts. Includes full-text access to many McMaster theses (send an email to request one). For other institutions, 24 page previews are available. In most cases, this will be graduate works published since 1997.