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Electronic Journals

Important Notice!

All print journals and most electronic journals are listed by title in CWRU's library catalog.

If you are using wireless or remote access, you must have VPN installed and opened.

CWRU Electronic Journals List >>

This list is alphabetical by title of the journal and it is not subject searchable. For questions or comments about this list, please contact reference at the Health Center Library at 216.368.3218, or by email to

JAMA and Archives

JAMA and all the Archives journals are now available by site license - you do not need an ID or Password for any of these titles. If you are using wireless or remote access, please see the instructions on the library's Wireless or Remote access page.

New England Journal of Medicine

The New England Journal of Medicine is now available from the publisher's web site.

AACR Journals

AACR Journals are available electronically by site license to all Case users.


Full text access to AIDS and JAIDS is available through Journals @ OVID Full Text.

Cell Press Titles

Cell Press Titles are now available from the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.

Journal of Clinical Orthodontics

The Journal of Clinical Orthodontics requires a password. You must use your CWRUnet ID and password for the JCO password.

DOI® Resolver

Use the DOI® Resolver (Digital Object Identifier) to find a digital object on the internet - for example, an electronic journal article.

Other Electronic Journals

OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center >> titles are included in the alphabetical listing above.

Academic Search Complete >>

ASM Journals >> are available to Case faculty, staff and students.

BioMed Central >> titles are now part of the OhioLink Electronic Journal Center. CHSL is a member of BioMed Central.

BioOne >> titles are now part of the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.

CINAHL plus with full text >>

CSH Protocols >> Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

Dental Cosmos >>, a Monthly Record of Dental Science, was the first enduring national journal for the American dental profession, and one of the most significant in the early history of American dentistry. From 1859 through 1936, when it merged with the Journal of the American Dental Association, the foundation of dental practice was documented and debated in its pages. Many of these original source articles are still cited and considered classics in the field.

DOAJ >> Directory of Open Access Journals, covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

EBSCO >> Electronic Journal Service.

Faculty of 1000 Biology >>

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition >>

HighWire Press >> offers some free, full-text scientific journals.

Ingenta >> (formerly Carl UnCover).

JSTOR >> electronic journals.

Mary Ann Liebert Online journals >>

MDConsult >>

Nature >> journals are available to CWRU faculty, staff and students. Please check the alphabetical list of available titles.

Online Journal of Issues in Nursing >> is a peer-reviewed, online publication addressing pertinent issues in nursing. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing is available free of charge and published jointly by the American Nurses Association and the Kent State University College of Nursing.

Ovid >>

PLoS Public Library of Science >> is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource. CHSL is a member of PLoS.

ProQuest >>

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source >>is available to Case.

PsychiatryOnline >>

PubMed Central >> is the barrier-free NIH repository for peer reviewed primary research reports in the life sciences and began accepting journal articles in January 2000.

PubMed Central Canada >>

ScienceDirect >> If the icon is GREEN, we have access.

UK PubMed Central >>

Other information about journals

Instructions to authors in the health sciences >>, maintained by The University of Toledo, Health Science Campus, provides instructions for over 3500 journals in the health and life sciences.

Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication >> This is the Vancouver style.

Citing Medicine,The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers - here you will find examples of citations.

CHSL Serials

For more information about both print and electronic journals at CHSL, please contact the reference desk by phone at 216.368.3218, or by email to

Many electronic journals are .pdf files. You must install Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer to read the full text.

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