Databases: health and social care - research tools

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Campbell Collaboration

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

C2 is an evidence-based resource covering social welfare, education, psychology and crime. It consists of two unique databases: C2-SPECTR (Social, Psychological, Education and Criminological Trails Registry) and C2-RIPE (Reviews of Interventions and Policy Evaluations).

 

 

 

EThOS

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

British Library database of full-text UK Higher education research theses.

Note: Individuals must register to download or print.

Coverage

Content being developed.

Guides

Publisher

British Library

 

 

Index to Theses

Index to Theses has changed its name to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

 

 

OTseeker

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone can access this database

Description

This free resource, developed by a group of Australian occupational therapists, provides abstracts of systematics reviews and randomised controlled trials in the field of occupational therapy. As of March 2010 it covered 1,570 systematic reviews and 5,100 randomised controlled trials. Articles were sourced from over 1,000 journals, although it is likely that most of these are also covered by other health and medical databases.

Coverage

2002 onwards.

 

 

PEDro

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone can access this database 

Description

An initiative of the Centre for Evidence Based Physiotherapy (CEBP), PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. It has been developed to give access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews in physiotherapy.

Publisher

University of Sydney (Australia)

 

 

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

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Access restrictions

  • This database provides thesis citations and abstracts, not full text. Full text might be available through the British Library Ethos service, or via inter-library loan
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol logins to access this database

Description

This database was formerly known as Index to Theses, it is the most comprehensive available record of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The collection offers the most comprehensive available listing of theses, with abstracts, accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716.

Coverage

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Business
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Health & Medicine
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: History
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Literature & Language
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Science & Technology
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Social Sciences
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: The Arts

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

PsycBITE

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search 
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

A database of behavioural, cognitive and other therapies for psychological problems and issues occuring as a consequence of acquired brain impairment.

Coverage

Includes disciplines of nursing, occupational therapy, neurology, physiotherapy, psychiatry, psychology, social work and speech pathology.

Publisher

University of New South Wales

 

 

RefWorks

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

A resource for collecting and managing references that allows you to create your own searchable database of references, accessible from any computer connected to the internet. You can import references from databases, format your bibliography, and incorporate your citations into your documents.

Guides

Publisher

RefWorks

 

 

SAGE Research Methods *

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Access

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • The publisher does allow UWE students based at UK and international partner institutions (and the staff that support them) to access this database 

Description

SRM (Sage Research Methods) is a web-based research methods tool created to help researchers, staff and students with their research projects. SRM links over 100,000 pages of SAGE’s book, journal and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help design research projects, understand a particular method or identify a new method. SRM focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, so can be used by researchers from the social sciences, health sciences and more.

Publisher

Sage

 

 

TRIP+ (Turning Research Into Practice)

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone can access this database

Description

Turning Research into Practice (TRIP) provides a single search interface to a large number of evidence-based healthcare resources.

Publisher

TRIP

 

 

Zetoc

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

The database contains details of approximately 20,000 current journals and 16,000 conference proceedings published per year. With almost 15 million article and conference records, the database covers every imaginable subject in science, technology, medicine, engineering, business, law, finance.

Coverage

Updated daily. An index that contains references only, not full text. Information provided is minimal and abstracts are not included. To check whether an item is available (in either printed or electronic format) search the library catalogue. Coverage: From 1993. Subject areas: Multidisciplinary.

Guides

  • FAQs and help available from within the site.

Publisher

Mimas at the University of Manchester on behalf of the British Library.

 

 

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