July 2016 New Databases

New databases in a variety of subjects are now available from UH Libraries.

New databases in a variety of subjects are now available from UH Libraries.

The following databases are now available from the University of Houston Libraries:

Science In Context
Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography. Delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library. Also includes more than 22,000 topic overviews, 7,000 biographies, 1.5 million periodical articles from noted publications like Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher, 16,000 images and videos, 170+ detailed experiments, 8,100 biographies, and two dictionaries. is a fully web-based online data and mapping application that gives you access to over 15,000 indicators related to demographics, housing, crime, mortgages, health, jobs and more. Data is available at all common geographies (address, block group, census tract, zip code, county, city, state, MSA) as well as unique geographies like school districts and political boundaries. Data comes from both public and proprietary sources.

Texas Legal Forms
Texas Legal Forms provides a wide selection of legal forms specific to Texas across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others.

Lippincott’s Maternity Nursing Video Series
This video series demonstrates maternity nursing care covering different specialty areas of delivery and care. Nurse, patient and family interviews are included. Prenatal care: Addresses family adaptations to pregnancy, ways to promote a healthy pregnancy, and nursing management of at-risk pregnancies. Labor and delivery: Begins from the moment of admission and addresses the nurse’s role in assessment, monitoring, pain management, emotional support, stabilization of the newborn, and maternal-neonatal bonding. Cesarean delivery: Covers several labor scenarios, including nursing care during an emergency C-section, and planned C-section. Postpartum care: Presents three normal range cases, from 12 hours to 6 weeks postpartum, with emphasis on maternal and newborn assessment, pain management, and family teaching.

Lippincott’s Pediatric Nursing Video Series
This series consists of three documentary-style videos demonstrating nursing care of children and families. Each video covers five age groups — infant, toddler, pre-school, school age and adolescent. Nurse, patient and family interviews are included.

Taylor’s Video Guide to Clinical Nursing Skills
“With more than 12 hours of video footage, this updated series follows nursing students and their instructors as they perform a range of essential nursing procedures. The Third Edition includes brand new footage to reflect current best practices and to address changes in procedures and equipment, in addition to two new skills. From reinforcing nursing skills to troubleshooting clinical problems on the fly, this dynamic video series shows nursing students and their instructors engaged in realistic nurse-patient and student-instructor interactions. Ideal as a stand-alone learning tool or as a companion to textbooks in the Taylor suite, these engaging videos parallel the skills in the textbooks and are organized in topical modules for easy reference.”–Publisher website.

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Posted on July 5th, 2016 by Esmeralda Fisher and filed under Announcements | Comments Off on July 2016 New Databases