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UNISTAR (Use to find books)

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Use UNISTAR, the Rod Library's online catalog, to identify and locate BOOKS and other resources about health promotion and education owned by the Rod Library. UNISTAR is located on the Rod Library home page under the Books & More tab.  Rod Library uses the Library of Congress Subject Headings which group items by subject. Therefore, if you find one book on your topic there will be other books on the same topic nearby on the shelves.  A wide range of subject headings will lead to information about leisure, youth and human services. Some examples are:

  • AIDS disease
  • Birth control
  • Contraception
  • Contraceptives
  • Health behavior
  • Health promotion
  • HIV infection
  • HIV virus
  • Human immunodeficiency virus
  • Hygiene, sexual
  • Safe sex in AIDS prevention
  • SexuallyTransmitted diseases
  • Sexually transmitted diseases prevention
  • Women health and hygiene
  • Women's health
  • World health

Databases - (Use to find articles)

To search the databases, click on Databases A-Z under the Articles tab on the Rod Library home page.
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Information concerning topics in health promotion and education can be found in a number of scholarly and popular journals and magazines. The following Rod Library databases are most useful in finding journal articles in this area. Many Rod Library  electronic resources contain the full text to articles. The Rod Library’s databases listed below are located on the Library home page. S elect the desired index or abstract title from the Databases A-Z listing under Articles in Journals and Newspapers.  The “*” symbol located next to the database name in the list below designates that the database contains at least some full text articles.

Academic OneFile*
Rod Library Databases A-Z
Academic OneFile is from the service provider InfoTrac. The database covers a wide range of subjects, including recreation and leisure services.  Many articles are available full text within the database. Click on the "Check Library Catalog" button at the bottom of the records that do not have "text" or "pdf" to determine if the Rod Libray owns the article in print or full text in another database.

SciVerse ScienceDirect *
Rod Library Databases A-Z
Accesses 110 full text electronic journals in the sciences and social sciences. You can search Medline through this database.

PsycINFO
Rod Library Databases A-Z     
Indexes the psychological literature form 1998 to the present.  For the most part this is not a full text database. A few articles that are full text in other Rod Library electronic systems (e.g., ScienceDirect) can be accessed  by clicking on a link in the PsycINFO record. Click on the "Check holdings" button at the bottom of each record to determine if the Rod Library owns the article in print or full text in another database.

Sociological Abstracts
Rod Library Databases A-Z     
Indexes the psychological literature form 1998 to the present.  For the most part this is not a full text database. A few articles that are full text in other Rod Library electronic systems (e.g., ScienceDirect) can be accessed  by clicking on a link in the PsycINFO record. Click on the "Check holdings" button at the bottom of each record to determine if the Rod Library owns the article in print or full text in another database.

CINAHL
Rod Library Databases A-Z
Indexes articles from 1982 to the present in nursing and allied health and has some overlap with topics in recreation and leisure services.

Biological Abstracts
Rod Library Databases A-Z  
Indexes articles covering science and technology.

Education Full Text*
Rod Library Databases A-Z   
Indexes articles in education from 1983 to the present.   Some full text artilces are available online.  Some full text articles are available online indicated by the "Y" in the "TXI" field.  Click on the "Check holdings" button at the bottom of each record to determine if the Rod Library owns the article in print or full text in another database.

ERIC
Rod Library Databases A-Z
Indexes journal articles and documents in educatIon from 1966 to the present.  An alternate free access point is ERIC Education Resources Information Center available from the U.S. Department of Education.  The full text of recent ERIC Documents (ED items) are available through the Rod Library's restricted ERIC database.  Look for the "DL" field (DL: http://........) in the retrieved record. None of the EJ (ERIC journal artices) are full text in ERIC but many of the articles can be found full text in the Education Full Text database.

Dissertations

News Articles

Statistics

Congressional Bills

Legal Research: Laws & Statues

Photographs

E-Journals

Listed below are e-journals related to health promotion and education that the Rod Library has access to.  These links will take you to a page for the journal that lists the database(s) indexing that journal.  Some of the e-journals are through a publisher's database and some are through an aggregator (third party vendor).  In some cases, you can browse the electronic journal as you would the print. In other cases, you will have to search the database for articles from a particular journal usually in an "advance search" mode. The Rod Library has access to journals in a variety of formats. To identify whether or the Rod Library has a journal in print or electronic format, conduct a journal title search in UNISTAR using the name of the journal.

See also: Nutrition Journal

E-Books

Listed below are e-books related to educational research found in the library's NetLibrary database. This database is the library's first venture into e-books.   All of the NetLibrary e-books have UNISTAR records that will indicate that they are in NetLibrary. You can do a UNISTAR "Keyword" search to find more ebooks. For example, you can conduct the search, hiv* and NetLibrary.

Resources

In recent years, more information has been placed on the Internet.  Listed below are several representative web sites in health promotion and education. 

Associations & Organizations

Listed below are links to some associations & organizations related to health promotion and education.

Directories

Listed below are internet directories related to health promotion and education.

UNI Resources

 

Last updated: Sept. 22, 2010 Last Revised: January 2003 E. Neuhaus