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Databases Description
ASP indexes > 8,000 journals in many areas including current events, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, and popular culture. It provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals.
ACP's Physician's Information and Education Resource (PIER) is an evidence-based medicine point-of-care tool that provides current information is a easily accessible format.
Excellent resource for information on alternatives to animal models in research, Agricola covers plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition. From the National Agricultural Library.
Contains information on AIDS drugs, vaccines, and clinical trials.
AltHealthWatch AHW focuses on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It provides full text articles,  pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
AMED AMED, a bibliographic database produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library, indexes journals in complementary medicine, palliative care, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, and podiatry.
BioWareDatabase BioWareDatabase links to freely available and commercial bioinformatics and biocomputing software.
Center for Disease Control on the Web
The Center for Disease Control's extensive web site provides a single point of access to a variety of CDC reports, guidelines, statistics, and public health data. Includes prevention guidelines, STD reports, injury mortality data, etc.
CINAHL The Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature is the premier bibliographic index to the peer-reviewed literature of those fields.
Clinical Evidence BMJ's Clinical Evidence provides evidence-based systematic and rigorous answers to common clinical questions and situations below, focusing on the outcomes that matter most to patients and clinicians.
Cochrane Databases see EBM Reviews - Cochrane
CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects) is a searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions. It is maintained by the NIH Office of Extramural Research.
Dietary Supplements Labels
From the NLM, DSL offers information about ingredients in more than two thousand selected brands of dietary supplements. It enables users to determine what ingredients are in specific brands and to compare ingredients in different brands. Information is also provided on the health benefits claimed by manufacturers.
"Directory of health information online" from the National Library of Medicine lists health and biomedical information resources including organizations, government agencies, information centers, professional societies, voluntary associations, support groups, academic and research institutions, and research facilities and resources.
Dissertations & Theses 
(Dissertation Abstracts)
Proquest Dissertations & Theses (formerly Dissertation Abstracts) covers 1861 to the present and includes abstracts for doctoral dissertations beginning in Summer 1980 and for masters theses beginning in Spring 1988.
DXplain DXplain is a diagnostic decision support program designed at MGH/Harvard Medical School to provide quick, easy access to a large database of signs and symptoms of different diagnoses, and to supply plausible explanations for a given set of signs and symptoms.
DynaMed DynaMed provides evidence-based, clinically-organized summaries for nearly 2,000 topics. Summaries are based on review of over 500 core clinical journals and systematic review databases.
EBM Reviews - All Fulltext ACP Journal Club, Cochrane Systematic Reviews, and DARE
EBM Reviews -ACP Journal Club Contains the ACP Journal Club and Evidence-Based Medicine from the ACP and the British Medical Journal Publishing Group. The editors screen the top clinical journals and write enhanced abstracts with commentary for articles they identify as methodologically sound and valuable for clinical practice.
EBM Reviews -Cochrane Controlled Trials Register CCTR contains over 300,000 bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care.
EBM Reviews - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Cochrane provides systematic reviews of specific topics in medicine for evidence-based approach to delivery of care. Cochrane authors find the world's literature on a topic, perform meta-analyses of the high quality studies, and then distill the findings so that clinicians can get fast, accurate answers based on the most up-to-date evidence.
EBM Reviews - Cochrane Methodology Register register aims to include all published reports of empirical methodological studies that could be relevant for inclusion in a Cochrane methodology review, along with comparative and descriptive studies relevant to the conduct of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions.
EBM Reviews -    Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE) DARE  is an evidence-based full text database containing critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. It is produced by the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) at the University of York, England.
EBM Reviews - Health Technology Assessment database brings together details on ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions).
EBM Reviews - NHS Economic Evaluation Database Database contains over 6000 abstracts of quality assessed economic evaluations.
Entrez Entrez is a search and retrieval system that integrates information from databases at the National Center for Biotechnology Information. These databases include nucleotide sequences, protein sequences, macromolecular structures, whole genomes, and MEDLINE.
ERIC   From the U. S. Dept. of Education, the Clearinghouse concentrates on education beyond the secondary level leading to a four-year, master's or professional degree. The ERIC database contains more than 950,000 abstracts of documents and articles in the field of education.
Essential Evidence Evidence-based information for clinicians includes over 1000 brief synopses of relevant, valid articles in the primary care literature, over 55 clinical prediction rules such as the Ottawa Ankle Rules, Strep Score, detailed information on diagnostic tests, history and physical examination maneuvers in a diagnostic calculator, Access via the Web from a desktop computer or download to your PocketPC.
ETHX on the Web Journal articles, analytics, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, and news articles relating to bioethics and professional ethics.  From the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University.
EurekAlert! EurekAlert! is a global research news service operated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. It features news and resources focused on all areas of science, medicine and technology.
FedStats FedStats provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by more than 100 Federal Government agencies.
GenBank is the NIH genetic sequence database, an annotated collection of all publicly available DNA sequences. Currently, GenBank contains nearly 3 billion bases from over 47,000 species.
GenomeSeek provides access to current and completed microbial genome projects. The database contains over 100 entries.
Hazardous Substances Data Bank
HSDB is a toxicology data file on the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET?). It focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals and contains information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments HAPI Produced by Behavioral Measurement Database Services, HAPI is a database of evaluation and measurement tools designed to facilitate health and psychosocial studies. Measurement instruments include questionnaires, checklists, index measures, rating scales, project techniques, and other means of evaluation.
Health Business Elite Health Business contains full text content from nearly 450 journals contains full text content from nearly 450 journals detailing all aspects of health care administration and non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include hospital management, hospital administration, marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance.
Health Services and Sciences Research Resources (HSRR)
HSRR is a searchable database of information about research datasets and instruments/indices as well as software applications used in health services research and in the behavioral and social sciences. It includes brief descriptions of research resources and links to PubMed and URLS of providers for additional information or access to the resources.
HealthSource Nursing/Academic The Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.
HealthSTAR  HealthSTAR contains citations to literature on health services, technology, administration, and research. Topics include: patient outcomes; effectiveness of procedures; administration and planning of health facilities, services and manpower; health insurance; health policy; health services research; health economics and financial management.
Household Products Database
From the NIH, this database contains health and safety information on more than 2,000 ingredients contained in more than 4,000 common household products. What products pose health risks if they are ingested or inhaled, or if they come in contact with eyes and skin?

HSTAT Health Services/Technology Assessment Text)

HSTAT includes numerous assessment tools: clinical practice guidelines, quick-reference guides for clinicians, and consumer brochures sponsored by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), technology assessment reports; NIH consensus development conference and technology assessment reports, and more.

Human Genome

U. Calif. at Santa Cruz 

Natl Center for Biotechnology Information   

These links take investigators directly to complementary assembled views of the human genome, together with useful browsing tools that provide a wide variety of annotations of the sequence.

IndexCat - History of Medicine
The Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General?s Office is a bibliography of material dated from the 1400s through 1950 and is an important resource for researchers in the history of medicine, history of science, and for clinical research.
JournalSeek contains information of print and electronic journals:availability of abstracts and/or full-text online, aims and scope, journal abbreviations, impact factors, and Web links for over 8,500 journals.
LexiComp LexiComp is a robust drug information database of pharmacologic and clinical information. It includes AHFS, drug ID info, drug interactions, pediatric and geriatric databases, etc.
MANTIS Manual Alternative and Natural Therapy Index System addresses all areas of alternative medical literature. It has also become the largest index of peer reviewed articles for several disciplines including; chiropractic, osteopathy, homeopathy, and manual medicine.
Material Safety Data Sheets Vermont SIRI provides the electronic world's largest freely accessible Material Safety Data Sheets archive, and links to many new MSDS archives provided by manufacturers concerned about the safe use of their products.
MD Consult Personal Or Network Account MD Consult is a clinical information system with over 30 renowned medical textbooks, full text journals, clinical practice guidelines, drug information, patient education handouts, CME, and daily medical updates.
MEDLINE is the premier source for bibliographic coverage of peer reviewed biomedical literature. Covers over 3500 journals in medicine, clinical science, allied health, communication disorders, population biology, and reproductive biology. The OVID interface links to full-text articles in licensed collections using LinkSource  external link resolver.
NLM's free version of MEDLINE has unique features and access to GENBANK  for genetic sequencing. The PubMed interface links to full-text articles in licensed collections using LinkOut external link resolver.
Mental Measurements Contains fulltext information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. CAVEAT:  Online test entries which contain a "Notes" field listing additional references to other Buros Institute Publications are not available in the online version.  Please contact the Library to obtain a copy from the Library'sprint version of these references.
Micromedex full-text drug databases on chemical, pharmaceutical, and related biological substances used in clinical patient care, teratogenicity, toxicology, alternative medicine, pharmaceutical and patient information. Summary information can be downloaded to a PDA. Authorized users must review the Micromedex User Agreement and request required User Name and Password. 
National Guideline Clearinghouse
NCG is intended to make evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related abstract, summary, and comparison materials widely available. It is operated by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) in partnership with the American Medical Association (AMA), and the American Association of Health Plans (AAHP). A unique feature is the ability to generate side-by-side comparisons for any combination of two or more guidelines.
NaturalStandard NS provides detailed and high quality, evidence-based monographs about complementary and alternative therapies.
OSTMED.DR OSTMED.DR builds on the OSTMED databasse and provides access to selected fulltext, and is full text indexed and searchable.
Provides worldwide coverage of population, family planning, and related health issues, including family planning technology and programs, fertility, and population law and policy. In addition, POPLINE focuses on particular developing-country issues including demography, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, maternal and child health, primary health care communication, and population and environment.
Population Index
The Index covers all fields of interest to demographers, including fertility, mortality, population size and growth, migration, nuptiality and the family, research methodology, projections and predictions, historical demography, and demographic and economic interrelations. Input is derived from original publications including monographs, journal articles, other serial publications, working papers, doctoral dissertations, etc.
PsychiatryOnline PO is a collection of books (DSMIV), American Psychiatric Assn textbooks and journals, news, self-assessments, and other information.
(Psychological Abstracts)
Produced by the American Psychological Assn, PsycINFO covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines. Coverage is worldwide, and includes references and abstracts to over 1,300 journals in more than 20 languages, and to book chapters and books in the English language.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection This EBSCO database covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
SoftwareSeek is a collection of over 1,000 free and commercial software and online tools for molecular biology and biochemistry.
A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas. Contains CCRIS (Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System), DART(Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology), EMIC (Environmental Mutagen Information Center), ETICBACK (Environmental Teratology Information Center), GENE-TOX (GENetic TOXicology), HSDB (Hazardous  Substances Data Bank), IRIS (Integrated Risk Information System), RTECS(Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical  Substances), TRI (Toxic chemical Release Inventory), and TRIFACTS (Toxic chemical Release Inventory FACT Sheets).
 April 4, 2008