SPEC Kit 330: Library Contribution to Accreditation · 141
Texas A&M University
SACS Reaffirmation of Accreditation. Core Requirement 2.9
Section 2: Core Requirements Requirement 2.9, Page 4
The notable collection growth spurt in the areas of nursing and hospitals and clinics is due to the
recent development of the TAM HSC College of Nursing and of a new healthcare administration
program in the School of Rural Public Health.
The following detailed highlights provide a clear representation of the scope of the health
sciences subject targeted resources that are tallied in the table above. These are available to
students and faculty on all TAM HSC campuses through remote access:
Nearly 950,000 full text electronic books, including targeted collections to meet the needs
of Health Science Center students such as:
o AccessMedicine
o Access Pharmacy
o Books@Ovid
o Cold Spring Harbor Protocols
o Current Protocols from Wiley
o MDConsult
o Merck Index
o Psychiatry Online
o Springer Protocols
o Stat!Ref
o Thieme electronic books collection
Over 101,000 full text electronic journal titles from both major commercial and society
publishers, including these of special interest to medicine
o American Association of Cancer Research Journals
o American Medical Association Journals, including complete backfile of JAMA
and the Archives collection
o American Psychiatric Publishing Journals
o BioMed Central
o British Medical Association Journals
o Clinics (of North America) Collection from Elsevier
o Elsevier ScienceDirect Journals
o Informa Healthcare Journals
o Lippincott Williams &Wilkins Legacy Archive Collection
o Mary Ann Liebert Journals Collection
o Nature Clinical Practice/Reviews/Academic Journals
o Springer Journals
o Wiley-Blackwell Journals
Over 1,200 electronic databases, including these of special interest to medicine
o MEDLINE back to 1950, including links to full text journal articles
o Web of Science
o CINAHL Plus with Full Text
o GIDEON (Global Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Network)
o International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
Numerous other types of combination online resources, evidence-based resources and
point-of-care tools purchased for the TAM HSC students such as:
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