Article Citations

Social Work Abstracts

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Social Work Abstracts offers extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the database provides indexing and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems. Researchers seeking scholarly and professional perspectives on subjects such as therapy, education, human services, addictions, child and family welfare, mental health, civil and legal rights, and more will find Social Work Abstracts to be an indispensable resource. (from the website)

Content is predominantly American, but does include articles from Canada, Britain, and Australia.

The focus of this database is on the applied practice of the profession. For more policy oriented information try the Social Services Abstracts Information about the database database.

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A maximum of 4 simultaneous users is permitted.  If you cannot connect because it's busy, try again later.

This is not a full text database, but it provides links to Get It! Trent.

The link provided here opens several databases (Social Work Abstracts, Academic Search Elite, EBSCO E-Books) with an option to also include Public Administration Abstracts.  From the database selection screen you can choose which ones to search.  Hint: click on a title to search that databases exclusively.

Coverage: 
1965 - current
Update Frequency: 
monthly
Stable URL: 

A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.  

To locate a stable URL in EBSCO, click on the title of an article to view the full citation

  • Click the "Permalink" icon on the right side of the screen.
  • A box opens with the permalink displayed. 
  • Add the proxy prefix to the front, for off-campus access: http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=

Note that this url can only bring a user back to the citation in the Social Work Abstracts database.  If you want to link to the full text of an article, follow the link to the article and look for a durable URL at that site.

SciFinder

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First time users need to register.

To register go to

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and follow these instructions (PDF). For security reasons, select a password different from your Novell Trent account. Please do not share your personal account with anyone.

Registered users click here to login to the web version.

Blocked Access

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In order to prevent users from being blocked there is a session timeout of 15 minutes (ie. if your session has been inactive for 15 minutes then it will be terminated automatically).

The CAS databases provide access to:

  • References from more than 10,000 currently published journals (core journals in CAplus)
  • All patent records, meeting CAS selection criteria, from 9 of the major patent offices are available online within 2 days of the patents' issuance
  • More than 16 million single- and multi-step reactions
  • More than 1 billion predicted property values
  • More than 2 million experimental properties
  • The CAS REGISTRYSM database - the original source and final authority for CAS Registry Numbers
  • Sequences combined from CAS and GenBank databases, which are indexed and linked to scientific journal and patent literature

Support and Training
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2 shared seats with other universities.

Coverage: 
CA Plus: 1907 - present Medline: 1949 - present Substance information: 1957 - present (complete); some content as far back as 1907 Chemical synthesis information: 1840-present; Journals covered for Chemical AbstractsTM since 1985; Patents covered for CA from 1991 to present Regulated chemicals information: Originally from data in the 1985 TSCA inventory and supplements; U.S. Government Federal Register 1778-1987
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Daily or weekly depending on database

Repère

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This database indexes approximately 600 French language journals with some full-text availability. Journals indexed are from Québec, elsewhere in French-speaking Canada, France, Belgium, and Switzerland. Repère includes the full-text of about 50 Québec journals. There are currently about 410,000 entries in total with coverage from about 1980 onwards.

For a description in French click here.

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Search options are:
Basic (Simple)
String starting with (Commence par…)
Advanced (Élaborée) – includes limit by material audience and place of publication

The red arrow starts your search (lancer or modifier).
Note that the second subject search box says “vedettes-matière” this is a controlled vocabulary subject heading (like LCSH but for French).
When you get a hit for full-text there is the phrase “Texte integral:” at the end of the citation, with either an image of a book (Repère), or a book with a globe (Internet).
When you go to the citation “Version imprimable” is the print-friendly option.

Coverage: 
1980 - Current.

Public Affairs Index

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Public Affairs Index is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international conflict and natural disasters. It draws on a diverse array of scholarly publications, conference papers, government documents and current reference works to provide up-to-date information on the broad range of topics of concern to the world today.

Public Affairs Index is a database from EBSCO publishers. See more information on the EBSCO site.

Notes: 

See the mobile access information for EBSCO.

Many articles are full text from the database. A Get It! Trent option also appears for all records.

Coverage: 
Varies - Current.
Update Frequency: 
Daily.
Stable URL: 

A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.

In Public Affairs Index , to link to a particular record in the database, look for the icon Permalink. When you click on it, a box appears with the persistent link you can then copy.

Permalink Example:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=poh&AN=47878150&site=ehost-live

To ensure off-campus access, include the proxy prefix:
http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=

Example: http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=poh&AN=47878150&site=ehost-live

Since this database also contains links to you can use the "Save Citation" data to create a link to an article.

Public Administration Abstracts

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Public Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 93,600 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Public Economics, Public Administration, Public Administration Review, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1974.

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This database works with Get It! Trent to locate full-text availability of articles not already included in the database.

See the mobile access information for EBSCO.

Coverage: 
1974-current
Update Frequency: 
Daily
Stable URL: 

A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.

In this database, to link to a particular record, click the icon "Permalink". A box appears with the persistent link you can copy.

Permalink Example:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=poh&AN=47878150&site=ehost-live

To ensure off-campus access, include the proxy prefix:
http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=

Example:
http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=poh&AN=47878150&site=ehost-live

Since this database also contains links to Get It! Trent you can use the "Save Citation" data to create a link to an article.

PsycINFO

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PsycINFO provides access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines. Unrivaled in its depth of psychological coverage and respected worldwide for its high quality, the database is enriched with literature from an array of disciplines related to psychology such as psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work. Nearly all records contain non-evaluative summaries, and all records from 1967 to the present are indexed using the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.

It provides descriptions (citations) for:

  • articles published in over 1,800 professional journals
  • select book chapters
  • select books
  • reports
  • theses and dissertations.

Links are provided from these citations to the full text when it is available.  Get It! Trent links also search our online resources for further access to full text.

For details on using this database, see:

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This database works with to locate full-text availability.

Coverage: 
1840 - Current.
Update Frequency: 
Weekly.
Stable URL: 

A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.

NOTE: PsycINFO is NOT a full-text database, so a stable url directs a user to the citation page, not the full text.  To link a user to full text, use a durable url for the page where you access the document, rather than the PsycINFO page.

 

When you have full record for an item, look for "Document URL" at the bottom. Check to see if the the proxy prefix is included. Copy this link for a stable url. See the ProQuest information sheet.

Some ProQuest databases use the doi system to create a stable link. If a doi is provided, check that it links YOU to the full text before using it.

To link to a particular article via doi, look for the line that provides a doi and use it create a link.

Example:
DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2009.02.013
Link: http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2009.02.013

To ensure off-campus access, include the proxy prefix:
http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=

ProQuest Nursing Journals

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ProQuest Nursing Journals provides access to periodical literature in the area of nursing and allied health.This database is designed to meet the needs of researchers at health-care facilities as well as students enrolled in nursing programs at academic institutions. Over 400 publications are in full-text format.

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This database works with to locate full-text availability.

Coverage: 
1986 - Current.
Update Frequency: 
Ongoing.
Stable URL: 

A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.

When you have full record for an item, look for "Document URL" at the bottom. Check to see if the the proxy prefix is included. Copy this link for a stable url. See the ProQuest information sheet.

Some ProQuest databases use the doi system to create a stable link.

To link to a particular article via doi, look for the line that provides a doi and use it create a link.

Example:
DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2009.02.013
Link: http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2009.02.013

To ensure off-campus access, include the proxy prefix:
http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=

ProQuest Education Journals

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ProQuest Education Journals provides access to periodical literature in the area of education and related fields. This database covers almost 400 leading journals in the field.

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This database works with to locate full-text availability.

Coverage: 
1988 - Current.
Update Frequency: 
Ongoing.
Stable URL: 

A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.

When you have full record for an item, look for "Document URL" at the bottom. Check to see if the the proxy prefix is included. Copy this link for a stable url. See the ProQuest information sheet.

Since this database also contains links to you can use the "Save Citation" data to create a link to the article.

ProQuest

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Description: 

The ProQuest search has replaced the former Scholars Portal Search, and most databases are available through ProQuest now. Trent currently subscribes to:

  • BioOne
  • CBCA (Canadian Business & Current Affairs)
  • ERIC (Education Resources)
  • GenderWatch
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Globe & Mail 1844-2011
  • Philosopher's Index
  • PILOTS (traumatic stres)
    • Proquest Dissertations and Theses
      • ProQuest Education Journals
      • ProQuest Nursing Journals
      • ProQuest Sociology
      • PsycARTICLES
      • PsycINFO
      • Social Services Abstracts
      • Sociological Abstracts

      You can select specific databases to search and see descriptions of each, using the blue bar at the top of the screen: click "Change".

      Notes: 

      Where there are no direct links to full text, use to locate full-text availability.

      Coverage: 
      Varies depending on the database.
      Update Frequency: 
      Varies by database.
      Stable URL: 

      A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.

      When you have full record for an item, look for "Document URL" at the bottom. Check to see if the the proxy prefix is included. Copy this link for a stable url. See the image below:

      Some ProQuest databases use the doi system to create a stable link.

      To link to a particular article via doi, look for the line that provides a doi and use it create a link.

      Example:
      DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2009.02.013
      Link: http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2009.02.013

      To ensure off-campus access, include the proxy prefix:
      http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=

      Since this database also contains links to Get it Trent! you can use the "Save Citation" data to create a link to the article.

      Political Science Complete

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      Political Science Complete provides full text for more than 500 journals. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for over 2,900 titles.

      More than 340 full text reference books and monographs.

      Over 36,000 full text conference papers

      Political Science Complete is a database from EBSCO publishers. See more information on the EBSCO site.

      Notes: 

      See the mobile access information for EBSCO.

      Many articles are full text from the database. A Get It! Trent option also appears for all records.

      Coverage: 
      Varies - Current.
      Update Frequency: 
      Daily.
      Stable URL: 

      A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.

      In Public Affairs Index , to link to a particular record in the database, look for the icon Permalink. When you click on it, a box appears with the persistent link you can then copy.

      Permalink Example:
      http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=poh&AN=47878150&site=ehost-live

      To ensure off-campus access, include the proxy prefix:
      http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=

      Example: http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=poh&AN=47878150&site=ehost-live

      Since this database also contains links to you can use the "Save Citation" data to create a link to an article.

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