Brett Fortune ‘17

Brett Fortune ‘17

Major: Nursing
Hometown:Wooster, Ohio

I chose to major in nursing because it is a hands-on major that requires lifelong learning. Plus, the opportunity to make a huge impact in someone's life is exciting and meaningful.

Physician Assistant Resources

The University of Mount Union Library provides access to these resources for use by Mount Union students, faculty and staff. Indexes for general research are listed at the top of the page with subject specific resources below. Off-campus access is possible using your name and barcode as found on your Purple Plus Card (barcode number begins 27048, please use the entire number). Please direct questions you may have about these resources to a University Librarian at 330-823-3795 or 330-257-5742 (texting).

General Research     Periodicals    Health Information Sources

Medical Practice Tools    Drug Guides

General Research Indexes:

  • Academic Search Complete
    Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study
  • EJC - Electronic Journal Center
    Full text of 6000+ research journals
  • Films on Demand
    Over 8200 full-length streaming video programs from academic and commercial publishers including PBS, BBC, CNBC, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Bill Moyers Journal, the News Hour with Jim Lehrer
  • Image Quick View (searches Academic Search Complete)
  • ISI Web of Knowledge
    Portal to Web of Science, providing high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities
  • JSTOR
    Full text scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Business, Language and Literature
  • Lexis Nexis Academic
    Full text news, business, legal, medical, and reference information
  • Media Education Foundation
    Streaming videos for the arts and sciences
  • NYTimes.com - online version of The New York Times
    • Digital access requires an account which user MUST set up at www.NYTIMES.com/Pass using their Mount Union email address
    • Once account is created and verified user will have access for 364 days using that account information – please renew password from the UMU Library website when account expires using links on Library webpages for Subject Research or Newspapers
    • Users will have unlimited access to The New York Times archived articles before 1923 and after 1980. Access during those years is limited to 5 free articles per day.
    • FAQs
  • VAST: Academic Video Online
    A multidisciplinary collection of streaming video which will include access to 20,000 videos in 2013.

Physician Assistant Periodicals

Health Information Sources

  • Alt HealthWatch
    Index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
    Medical and health journals, reference books, pamphlets, web links
  • InteliHealth
    Content from Aetna partnering with Harvard
  • McGoogan Library of Medicine 
    University of Nebraska Medical Center McGoogan Library webpage of medical links, some links may be for paid subscriptions not available to Mount Union
  • MEDLINEplus
    From National LIbrary of Medicine and NIH - Health Topics, Drugs & Supplements, Medical Encyclopedia, News and Directories
  • Natural & Alternative Treatments
    Natural & Alternative Treatments contains detailed information on more than 180 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 200 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 75 drug categories

Medical Practice Tools

  • AccessMedicine
    Online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, and researchers with instant answers to clinical questions; AccessMedicine delivers the latest medical advances and knowledge from recognized physicians delivered in a digital aggregation with online desktop, PDA, iPod, and MP3 compatible device solutions
  • The Cochrane Library
  • Gross Anatomy Dissector
    Online Guided Gross Anatomy Dissector provides the anatomy as a first-year medical student would encounter and use it in an online teaching and learning environment. PLEASE GO TO THE SECTION “SITE LICENSE ACCESS FOR UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION” TO FIND THE LINK FOR ACCESS TO THE DATABASE
  • International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision 
  • MedZoom.net
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse
    NGC is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
  • PAEasy
    Study aid for the PANCE and the PANRE
  • Primal 3D Anatomy -  Anatomy.tv
    Access is available for 5 users at one time – please remember to logoff when done so others may have access – Thank you!
  • UpToDate AccessUsers will be prompted to create an account when using this resource when off-campus; please use your Mount Union email address; once the account has been created please use that login information for future access

Drug Guides

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