A to Z resources
- Access Medicine
AM is an institutional subscription and provides access to 28 medical textbooks, including: Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment; Harrison's Online, Lange Educational Library - Clinical Science and Schwartz's Principles of Surgery.
- ACP Medicine
ACP Medicine is an institutional subscription and it is the first comprehensive reference to carry the name of the American College of Physicians. Developed to help busy physicians keep up with changing guidelines in primary care, ACP Medicine is a continually updated, evidence-based reference of internal medicine.
Is a searchable database of over 4 million acronyms, abbreviations and meanings.
- ADAM Medical Encyclopedia (MEDLINEPlus)
The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries.
- AHRQ (US)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care (Clinical Practice Guidelines).
Amedeo offers weekly literature overviews in scientific medicine. Select a topic, define your favourite journals.
- Annual reviews
Annual Reviews has offered comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 46 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics.
- B-ON (Biblioteca Conhecimento Online)
The consortia Online Knowledge Library - b-on gives access to journals and e-books, to Portuguese research and educational institutions, through national agreements with the most relevant scientific publishers.
BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 258 peer-reviewed open access journals.
- Breast Cancer Resource Guide of CT
Guide reviewed by UConn School of Medicine
- Complementary & Alternative medicine
Homepage from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a NIH's agency for scientific research on the diverse health care systems and practices.
- Cancer International (WHO)
Homepage from the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
- Carcinogenic Potency Database
This homepage provides a broad perspective on possible cancer hazards from human exposures to chemicals that cause cancer.
- Cardiosource (American College of Cardiology)
Offers research, information, ongoing clinical trials, and news regarding cardiovascular health.
- ChemID plus Advanced (NLM)
Chemical Information Resources pointing to biomedical information( from National Library of Medicine).
- Clinical Trials Listing Services (centerWatch)
This useful resource lists newly approved drugs, drugs in current clinical research, weekly trial results, as well as a link to the PDR Family Medical Guide for Prescription Drugs.
- Current Bibliographies in Medicine (NLM Resource Lists, US)
Provided by the National Library of Medicine. Each bibliography covers a distinct subject area of biomedicine of current popular interest. Available online back to 1992.
- Current Opinion Series (b-on)
The Current Opinion collection has been developed out of the recognition that it is increasingly difficult for specialists to keep up to date with the expanding volume of information published in their subject. Elsevier’s Current Opinion journals comprise of 13 leading titles in life sciences and adjacent fields [Cell Biology, Chemical Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics & Development, Immunology, Microbiology, Neurobiology, Pharmacology,Structural Biology, Virology).
- DARE- Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness
A collection of high quality systematic research reviews of the effectiveness of health care interventions in the areas of diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening and treatment. This database is fully integrated with MEDLINE. targeting particular kinds of studies, e.g. therapeutics, diagnosis, etiology, etc; or searching the complete text of each article review.
- DART Europe
DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses.
- Directory of Open Access Journals
Directory of Open Access Journals aims to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals and to promote their increased usage and impact. Journals included in the repository all exercise quality control on submitted papers through an editor, editorial board and/or a peer-review system.
- Drug Information Portal (NLM)
The NLM Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. More than 31,000 drugs can be searched using this facility. The PubMed link provides medical literature describing research, and TOXLINE provides toxicology literature. Resources such as MedlinePlus provide easy to read summaries of the uses and efficacy of a drug.
Drugs.com is an online pharmaceutical encyclopedia which provides drug information.
- ELS Citable Reviews in the Life Sciences (WILEY)
The articles within ELS are written by leaders in the field to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage.
A collection of electronic resources including full text journal articles, case studies, reviews and abstracts. • Topics include: –Business, Management & Strategy. Health & Social Care.
ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
Europeana's vision is to make cultural heritage openly accessible in a digital way. Europeana Foundation runs the Europeana portal and coordinates the network of contributing cultural institutions, currently around 2,200.
- Free Books 4 Doctors
Provide access to free full-text books.
- Free Medical Journals
Provides access to free medical journals.
- GenBank (National Library of Medicine's PubMed)
GenBank ® is the NIH genetic sequence database, an annotated collection of all publicly available DNA sequences (Nucleic Acids Research, 2013 Jan;41(D1):D36-42). GenBank is part of the International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration. Search GenBank for sequence identifiers and annotations with Entrez Nucleotide.
- Genetics reference
Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes related to those conditions.
Peer-reviewed genetic toxicology test data for over 3,000 chemicals.
- GQuery (Entrez Life Sciences - NCBI Global Cross-database Search)
It is a NCBI Global Cross-database Search in PubMed Health, NLM Catalog, PubMed, PMC, Taxonomy , PubChem compounds, PubChemclinical Substances (medical effectiveness, disease and drug reports).
- Google Books
Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search.
- Google Scholar
Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.
- Heal Collection
The Health Education Assets Library (HEAL) is a collection of over 22,000 freely available digital materials for health sciences education. The collection is now housed at the University of Utah Eccles Health Sciences Library.
Healthline offers comprehensive information guides, articles, and medical news on Health topics A - Z, as well as more interactive resources such as a symptom checker and body map tool.
- History of Medicine (US)
The NLM's History of Medicine Division collects, preserves, makes available, and interprets for diverse audiences one of the world's richest collections of historical material related to human health and disease.
- Images: Organ System Pathology
Sections of the WebPath images are available for viewing below by organ system. In each organ system is a series of images demonstrating pathologic findings for a variety of disease processes. A description accompanies each image.
- Images: Urbana Atlas of Pathology
Overview of General Pathology and Cardiovascular Pathology, provided by University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign, legends by Patricia J. O'Morchoe, M.D. Images from material collected by Donald R. Thursh, M.D. and Dr. P. J. O'Morchoe.
- Index de Revistas Médicas Portuguesas
This database provides access to portuguese Thesis and medical journals . Users of this site must register.
- Jablonski's Multiple Congenital Anomaly/Mental Retardation (MCA/MR) Syndromes Database
Syndromes database provided by NLM Archives.
- Journal Citation Reports
Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data.
- Journals for Free
Journals4Free provides a large database of links to more than 10,000 journals with open access available on the web.
JSTOR is a digital library of more than 1,500 academic journals, books, and primary sources provided by UNL. Includes Medicine and Allied Health titles.
- Lab tests online
Lab Tests Online has been designed to help you, as a patient or family caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases.
Helping healthcare professionals make safer and faster decisions with easy to use clinical information, advanced technology, and superior customer service.
- Medical Dictionary (Merriam-Webster from MedlinePlus)
MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information for free, here as the Merriam Webster medical dictionary.
- Medical Encyclopedia
The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia, provided by MedlinePlus, includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustration.
- Medline Plus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's free Web site for patients. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.
Users of this site must register. The user then selects a subject site. There is no "homepage" but users can select other subjects or search. Free MEDLINE is available as well as value added.
- Medscape Reference
Medscape from WebMD offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools.
- MedTerms Dictionary
MedTerms medical dictionary is the medical reference for MedicineNet.com. Our doctors define difficult medical language in easy-to-understand explanations of over 16,000 medical terms.
- MICAD Molecular Imaging and Contrast Agent Database
The Molecular Imaging and Contrast Agent Database (MICAD) is an online source of scientific information regarding molecular imaging and contrast agents (under development, in clinical trials or commercially available for medical applications) that have in vivo data (animal or human) published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
- My Cancer genome
My Cancer Genome is a freely available online personalized cancer medicine knowledge resource for physicians, patients, caregivers and researchers.
- Neurologic Disorders
Alphabetical list of currently known Human Neurological Conditions with links to definitions for each disorder.
OmniMedicalSearch.provides searches in consumer-oriented health and medical information.and is divided into 4 main sections: Search Options, Reference Desk, Conditions & Diseases and Local Directory.
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a comprehensive, authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes that is freely available through PubMed/MEDLINE.
- OPEN SCIENCE DIRECTORY (EBSCO)
A global search tool for all open access and special programs journals.
The Public Library of Science is a nonprofit organization that publishes freely available open access journals covering all aspects of life science and medicine. PLoS publishes peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles.
- POPLINE (POPulation information onLINE)
POPLINE contains the world’s most comprehensive collection of population, family planning and related reproductive health and development literature. An international resource, POPLINE helps program managers, policy makers, and service providers in low- and middle-income countries and in development-supportive agencies and organizations gain access to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished documents.
- Population Division, United Nations
The United Nations Population Division assists the Department of Economic and Social Affairs in discharging its functions as member of the Global Migration Group. It provides programmatic support to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International Migration and Development.
PSYCLINE's Journal Locator is an index of 2,000+ online psychology and social science journals. It links you to journal home pages and journal information on the web.
PubMed offers free, online access to the National Institute of Medicine’s MEDLINE databases. The site provides access to citations and abstracts from biomedical literature. If a publisher has a web site that offers full-text of its journals, PubMed provides links to that site as well as biological resources, consumer health information, research tools, and more.
- PubMed Bookshelf
PubMed Bookshelf offers access to free e-books available from PubMed.
- PubMed Central
PMC offers access to free full-text articles available from PubMed.
- PubMed Commons
PubMed Commons enables authors to share opinions and information about scientific publications in PubMed. To be eligible to use PubMed Commons, you must be an author of a publication in PubMed. You will need an invitation to join PubMed Commons and an NCBI account. This is free of charge.
- PubMed Health
PubMed Health provides information for consumers and clinicians on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions.PubMed Health specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports. Clinical effectiveness research finds answers to the question “What works?” in medical and health care.
- Rare Diseases
A list of drugs and other products for treatment of rare diseases, provided by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to help people find useful information about genetic and rare diseases.
- RCAAP (Repositório Acesso Aberto Portugal
RCAAP portal aims to collect, aggregate and index Open Access scientific contents from Portuguese institutional repositories.
- Revistas assinadas pela FCM-NOVA em 2014
List of current journals subscribed by NOVA FCM , online access by FCM Library’s homepage.
- RUN (Repositório da Universidade NOVA
The Universidade Nova de Lisboa's Repository aims to collect, store, manage, preserve and give access to the university's intellectual production.
SciELO is a scientific journals network, of Latin America and Caribbean (includes Spain, Portugal and South Africa), who will contribute to make locally generated scientific information readily available and increase the usage of scientific and technical informations.
- Scielo Citation Index
Research in Latin America, Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean and South Africa, access nearly 650 titles, over 4 million cited references, and open access with links to full text.
- SCImago Journal and Country Rank
The SCImago Journal & Country Rank is a portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database (Elsevier B.V.). These indicators can be used to assess and analyze scientific domains.
- Smoking database
This searchable bibliography was a collaborative effort between the Institute for Global Tobacco Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Office on Smoking and Health. This bibliography includes abstracts of more than 1,600 key articles cited.
- Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade
This document contains over 72,300 street terms that refer to speciﬁc drug types, drug activity, or other unsavory behavior.
NLM provides several databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
- Visible Human Project
The Visible Human Project is an outgrowth of the NLM's 1986 Long-Range Plan. It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies.
- Web of Science (SCI, JCR)
Whether looking at data, books, journals, proceedings or patents, Web of Science provides a single destination to access the most reliable, integrated, multidisciplinary research.
- WHO Regional Databases
Regional health and medical databases have been compiled to complement the internationally known bibliographical indexes such as MEDLINE from the US National Library of Medicine.
An encyclopedic dictionary of eponyms. Aims to ultimately provide biographical information on over 15,000 diseases and medical phenomena named after a person; currently contains over 6000 eponyms. Search by eponym, or by name, gender or national origin of the person.
- WHOSIS (Statistical Information System)
The WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS) has been incorporated into the Global Health Observatory, provides statistical country data.
- Wiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
A platform for broad, Web-scale discovery and delivery of library resources from collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories.