Library Databases 

1. BioMed Central

BioMed Central – BMC is an STM (Science, Technology, and Medicine) publisher with over 290 peer-reviewed open access journals. Our journals span all areas of biology, medicine, and health and articles are made freely accessible online immediately upon publication.

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2. ChiroAccess

MANTIS (Manual, Alternative, and Natural Therapy Index System) is made available via ChiroAccess.  MANTIS addresses all areas of alternative medical literature and is the largest index of peer-reviewed articles for several disciplines including chiropractic, osteopathy, homeopathy, and manual medicine.  Nearly 600,000 records from over 1,200 journals are indexed from 1900 to the present.

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3. Cochrane Library

Cochrane Library consists of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR), Database of Abstracts of reviews of Effects (DARE), Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA), and NHS Economic Evaluation Database (EED).

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4. Directory of Open Access Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) – DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to over 9,000 high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

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5. DISCUS

DISCUS – SC’s virtual library, DISCUS (Digital Information for South Carolina Users) is provided through the SC State Library and offers 24/7 access to a variety of subscription databases including Consumer Health Complete, Nursing Resource Center and Science Reference Center.  DISCUS includes access to EBSCOhost Research Databases where you can search Alt HealthWatch, Health Source, MEDLINE, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences and much more.  See a complete list of databases in DISCUS and EBSCOhost.

6. Draw It To Know It

Draw It To Know It – Neuroanatomy – DITKI is an interactive online resource for neuroanatomy that includes 140 video tutorials, notes, quizzes and a drawing pad.

7. EBSCOhost Journals

EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service – Full-text electronic journals subscribed to by the LRC.  To see a list of available journals, click here.

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8. HighWire Press

Highwire – HighWire Press partners with independent scholarly publishers, societies, associations, and university presses to facilitate the digital dissemination of more than 3,000 journals, books, reference works, and proceedings.

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9. Human Anatomy Atlas

Human Anatomy Atlas (Visible Body) has a comprehensive 3D gross anatomy of the male and female with select microanatomy of the senses and tissues, cadaver slices and MRIs that are paired with 3D models, and 3D moving models of muscles and bones. Enter the Ovid password and click on Visible Body at the top.

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10. Index to Chiropractic Literature

Index to Chiropractic Literature – The primary goal of the Index to Chiropractic Literature is to provide indexing of the peer-reviewed literature produced by chiropractic publishers. ICL provides full bibliographic records, and abstracts are reproduced with publishers’ permissions.

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11. McCoy Press Journals

McCoy Press Journals – Full-text online access to:

Journal of Maternal, Pediatric, and Family Health – Chiropractic; Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research (formerly JVSR); Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research; Dialogues: The Journal of Philosophy, Principles, and Practice of Chiropractic

12. On Purpose

On Purpose – Each month, On Purpose covers the three most relevant topics that affect Chiropractors around the world: science, politics, and philosophy. Dr. Christopher Kent and Dr. Patrick Gentempo keep you current and connected in the chiropractic profession.  Login information is listed on the remote access sheet.  It will also give you access to Chiro Stroke Myth.

13. OVID

Ovid (part of Wolters Kluwer) provides access to a collection of eBooks, including Souza’s Differential Diagnosis and Anrig’s Pediatric Chiropractic (NBCE). The LRC also has subscriptions to three online journals through Ovid: The Back Letter, International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, and Journal of Manipulative & Physiological Therapeutics.  The login information for Ovid is listed on the remote access sheet.

14. PEDro Database

PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. PEDro is a free database of over 34,000 randomized trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. For each trial, review or guideline, PEDro provides the citation details, the abstract and a link to the full text, where possible.

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15. PubMed

PubMed comprises over 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books.

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16. PubMed Central

PubMed Central is a free archive of full-text biomedical and life sciences journal articles.

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17. R2 Digital Library

R2 Digital Library is a searchable collection of eBooks in the health sciences including Chiropractic Technique (Bergmann) and Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine (Bogduk).

18. TRIP Database

TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice) – The TRIP Database is a clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.

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