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Accessibility and Disability

Databases

This page contains a list of different databases offered by the library that have articles about disability and accessibility. 

Each subpage listed under the Databases page lists recommended controlled vocabulary terms for databases like APAPsychInfo, CINAHL, PubMed/Medline, and REHABDATA. 

Controlled Vocabulary are "a list of standard terms that categorize articles based on their content (such terms will vary from database to database)" (Aromataris and Riitano, 2014). Many, but not all, controlled vocabularies are organized by hierarchies. Depending on the database, when searching a controlled vocabulary term you can choose to "explode" it. Exploding is when you search the selected term and any that fall under it in the hierarchy. 

Citation: Aromataris, E., & Riitano, D. (2014). Systematic Reviews: Constructing a Search Strategy and Searching for Evidence. AJN The American Journal of Nursing, 114(5), 49. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000446779.99522.f6

List of Databases

Click on the database title to go to the database's home page.