Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship
Fall 2000

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Medical Science Journals

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Acta Cirurgica Brasileira

"To publish original papers on basic and applied research in surgery, new surgical techniques, reviews related to investigations in surgery, articles on surgical teaching and advances in surgery."

Alzheimer's Disease Review

Indexed in: Chemical Abstracts, Neuroscience Abstracts

"Alzheimer's Disease Review offers discussion of the latest advances in research on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Articles are peer-reviewed and accompanied by invited commentaries."

Annals of Saudi Medicine

Indexed in: Current Contents, Web of Science

"The Annals of Saudi Medicine is a bimonthly multidisciplinary medical journal written in English. The Annals publishes original articles, case reports, letters to the editor, editorials, and from time to time, special communications, commentaries, and review articles, dealing with aspects of clinical, academic or investigative medicine or research. Emphasis is placed on matters relating to medicine in Saudi Arabia in particular, and the Middle East in general, though articles are welcome from anywhere in the world, and the Annals has worldwide readership."

Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies

"The Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies is a peer-reviewed electronic journal utilising the Internet as a medium for the collation and distribution of original material on disaster and trauma studies within Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific rim....Coverage will include disaster and trauma mitigation and prevention, response, support, recovery, treatment, policy formulation and planning and their implications at the individual, group, organisational and community level. The Journal is interested in events of natural, technological and human-induced origin and their effects at individual, community, organisational and national levels."

Australian Electronic Journal of Nursing Education

"The AEJNE is committed to enhancing the teaching learning experience across a variety of nurse contexts. The journal will be a means by which nurses can share findings, insights, experience and advice to colleagues involved in all aspects of the educational process."

"The AEJNE is committed to both scholarly excellence and information sharing. The journal will attempt to marry these areas by providing a forum for both refereed and non-refereed papers. The status of any contribution will be clearly indicated to the reader."

Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research

Indexed in: Biological Abstracts, Medline, Chemical Abstracts, Bibliography of Agriculture

"To publish the results of original research which contribute significantly to knowledge in medical and biological sciences."

British Medical Journal

Indexed in: Web of Science, Medline, Biological Abstracts, CINAHL

"This site contains the full text of all articles published in the weekly BMJ from January 1994. In addition it contains material which is unique to the website."

Cadernos de Saúde Pública

Indexed in: Medline

"To publish original articles contributing to public health in general and to related disciplines such as epidemiology, parasitology, nutrition, ecology, environmental health, applied social sciences, among others."

Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center

Indexed in: Medline

"This peer-reviewed Journal contains articles on the spectrum of actions and approaches needed to reduce the impact of human malignancy."

Dermatology Online Journal

Indexed in: Medline, Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Web of Science

"A journal created to serve the educational needs of dermatologists and dermatology residents, the Journal is also an experiment in the process of presenting information in a format more appropriate for networked computing. In this journal you will find liberal use of illustration, alternate versions of articles, and optional expanded reference material."

Digital Journal of Opthamology

"A peer-reviewed ophthalmology journal on the World Wide Web. The mission of the DJO is to serve as a resource for ophthalmologists and vision scientists throughout the world."

Educational Synopses in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (ESIA)

"Educational Synopses in Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine publishes scholarly reviews and original research in the fields of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine. Original work includes clinical or laboratory investigations, and clinical reports. Reviews include information for Continuing Medical Education (CME), review articles and equipment reports. ESIA also publishes letters to the Editor containing comments on previously published articles or brief communications."

Electronic Journal of Oncology

"The Electronic Journal of Oncology is an exclusively electronic peer-reviewed journal containing complete original publications in the fields of oncology and neoplastic hematology. Original publications contain the results of fundamental research, translational research and clinical trials or observations. The Electronic Journal of Oncology is freely accessible to all persons having an interest in neoplasia, whether at the bench or at the bedside."

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Indexed in: Medline, Chemistry Abstracts, Biological Abstracts, General Science Index

"Emerging Infectious Diseases is part of CDC's plan for combatting emerging infectious diseases; one of the main goals of CDC's plan is to enhance communication of public health information about emerging diseases so that prevention measures can be implemented without delay. Emerging Infectious Diseases is peer reviewed and provides information on emerging infections in the following categories: Perspectives, addressing factors that underlie disease emergence including microbial adaptation and change, human demographics and behavior, technology and industry, economic development and land use, international travel and commerce, and breakdown of public health measures; Synopses, summarizing existing information on specific emerging diseases or syndromes; Dispatches, reporting preliminary but promising laboratory or epidemiologic data; Research Studies, reporting laboratory and epidemiologic results within a public health perspective; and Policy Reviews, reporting public health policies based on research and analysis of emerging disease issues."


"Eurosurveillance is a European Union project dedicated to the surveillance, prevention and control of infectious and communicable disease." They recently have come out with Eurosurveillance Weekly and Eurosurveillance Monthly, the latter of which is the peer-reviewed journal.

Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Related Subjects

"Comprehensive Journal offering fulltext articles covering recent advances in research and clinic."

International Journal of Drug Testing

"We are pleased to announce the creation of the International Journal of Drug Testing. The Journal is a multidisciplinary, refereed Journal devoted to the publication of scientific research, technical applications, policy, and other issues pertinent to the use of various biological specimens for evaluating exposure to psychoactive drugs."

Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association

Indexed in: Medline

"The Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association promotes the communication of scientific information relevant to the clinical practice of orthopaedic medicine."

Medical Education Online

"Medical Education Online (MEO) is a forum for disseminating information on educating physicians and other health professionals. Manuscripts on any aspect of the process of training health professionals will be considered for peer-reviewed publication in an electronic journal format. In addition to manuscripts, MEO provides a repository for resources such as curricula, data sets, syllabi, software, and instructional material developers wish to make available to the health education community. MEO also posts informational messages and links to World Wide Web sites of interest to health science educators."

The Medical Journal of Australia

Indexed in: Web of Science, Medline, Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, CINAHL

"Journal of the Australian Medical Association. Medical and scientific information plus book reviews, letters, meetings."

Medicine & Global Survival Online

"Peer-reviewed articles, news and informed opinion on worldwide threats to health and to our collective well being and survival. M&GS is an officially designated journal of international physicians for the prevention of nuclear war."

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

Indexed in: Biological Abstracts, Medline, Bibliography of Agriculture

"The journal publishes original contributions from research scientists throughout the world, in the fields of parasitology, microbiology, tropical medicine as well as basic studies in immunology molecular and cell biology related to these fields."

Myleoma Today

"MYELOMA TODAY is published quarterly and contains articles written by doctors, researchers and patients. The newsletter includes patient perspectives and experiences. Further, it covers recent developments in myeloma research and treatment. It also reports on major activities of the foundation. Please feel free to review articles online."

On-line family of Journals
Medicine On-line
Psychiatry On-line
Vet On-line
Chest Medicine On-Line
Dentistry On-Line
Anaesthesia On-Line
History of Medicine On-Line
General Practice On-line
Family Medical Practice On-line
Pharmacy On-line
(And 10 more journals scheduled to start soon.)

"This is a network of inter-related biomedical journals, owned and administered by Priory Lodge Education Ltd. Our journals are high quality peer reviewed journals each with a growing editorial board of international experts. We would encourage you to participate within this new electronic world by writing articles, and research papers, posting notices on our noticeboards and writing us letters. We love feedback and even welcome constructive criticisms. If you see anything you think is not right in our journals do please let us know."

OJNI: Online Journal of Nursing Informatics

"The aim of the On-Line Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI) is to publish peer-reviewed, original, high quality scientific papers, review articles, practice-based articles, and databases related to nursing informatics."

Online Journal of Issues in Nursing

Indexed in: CINAHL, Index Medicus

"The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing is a peer-reviewed publication that provides a forum for discussion of pertinent issues in nursing. OJIN defines an issue as a topic about which there are no right or wrong opinions, but rather different viewpoints. The intent of this journal is to present different views on topics that affect nursing research, education, and practice, thus enabling readers to understand the full complexity of an issue. The interactive format of the journal encourages a dynamic dialogue resulting in a comprehensive discussion of the topic, thereby building up the body of nursing knowledge and suggesting policy implications that enhance the health of the public."

The Orthodontic Cyber Journal

"Dedicated to the sharing of knowledge in the art and science of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics."

Perspectives: A Mental Health Magazine

Indexed in: Medline

"Perspectives is a multidisciplinary magazine which was founded in early 1996. It publishes to the World Wide Web only on a broad range of topics relating to mental health issues and advocacy."

Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira

Indexed in : Biological Abstracts, Index Veterinarius

"To publish the results of original research in order to contribute to the support of animal health, which most depends on the knowledge about veterinary prophylaxis and control."


Indexed in: Medline, Web of Science

"RadioGraphics' primary mission is to publish and distribute to practicing radiologists, trainees, physicists, and other radiologic scientists the best in peer-reviewed educational material that is presented at the annual meeting of the RSNA. A high priority is given to manuscripts containing high-quality images."

Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular

"The aim of the journal is to publish representative works related to the cardiovascular surgery, including original papers, research results, actualizations, case reports, as well as papers presented at the Congresses of the Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery."

Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

"To publish scientific papers related to infectious and parasitic diseases, preventive medicine, public health and related subjects."

Revista de Odontologia da Universidade de São Paulo

Indexed in : Index to Dental Literature, Biological Abstracts

"The Revista de Odontologia da Universidade de São Paulo is published four times a year in January, April, July and October by the Faculdade de Odontologia da Universidade de São Paulo, with the objective of publishing works related to basic and applied research, as well as articles intended to disseminate and update subjects in the field of dentistry."

Revista de Saúde Pública

Indexed in : Biological Abstracts, Index to Dental literature, Medline, Index Veterinarius, Social Sciences Citation Index, Web of Science

"To publish original articles which may contribute to the knowledge and development of Public Health and related fields, with emphasis in epidemiology."

Revista do Hospital das Clínicas

Indexed in : Medline, Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts

"To publish peer-reviewed materials of interest to clinicians and researchers in medicine."

Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo

Indexed in : Chemical Abstracts, Medline

"To publish articles dealing with research on tropical diseases and related sciences."

São Paulo Medical Journal

Indexed in : Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Index to Dental Literature, Medline

"To publish original articles in the fields of Clinical Health Science (Internal Medicine, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Mental Health, Surgery, Pediatrics and Public Health)."

Southern Medical Journal

Indexed in: Web of Science, CINAHL, Index Medicus, Biological Abstracts

"The Southern Medical Journal is a general medical publication which presents monthly some 35 major articles, many of them illustrated with photographs and drawings. Its contents are as broadly based as the practice of medicine and surgery. Articles are chosen from hundreds submitted and from the 400 or so papers presented at the Southern Medical Association's annual scientific assembly by leaders in the various specialized fields of medicine."


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