ProQuest Updates Nursing Database; Partners With CSA

Jun 16, 2006


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ProQuest Information and Learning has launched an enhancement to its nursing product line. More than 100 full-text titles have been added to ProQuest Nursing Journals at no charge to customers. The product has been renamed ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source to reflect the new content focus.

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source provides users with healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, consumer health, and more. The new content consists of 110 full-text, active titles with subject coverage to support allied health studies such as cytology and histology, hematology, orthopedics and traumatology, radiology and nuclear medicine, nutrition, and pharmacology. ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source includes 560 full text journals, nearly all are available in PDF image formats. Full-image content provides complete page facsimiles, similar to photocopies. Users can view articles exactly as they appear in its original publication-- the same page layout with all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements. ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health is also a source for more than 10,000 full-text nursing dissertations and master's theses.

Also, ProQuest Information and Learning and CSA have announced a collaboration to make a collection of editorially-selected full-text ProQuest sources available as an upgrade to CSA's Sociological Abstracts, Social Services Abstracts, and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts A and I databases. The new partnership allows customers of these CSA databases to add nearly 240 titles from ProQuest, Periodicals Archive Online (PAO), and ProQuest Periodicals content. This product offering will allow users to retrieve the full-text component of nearly 240 core and priority titles covered in the CSA social science databases. Users will be able to link directly from the bibliographic record into the full-text, text and graphics, or page images of thousands of articles.

(www.il.proquest.com; www.csa.com)