Academic search premier.
Identifies articles from social science, science, and humanities scholarly journals.
An "online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 65 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device,".
"Gives pharmacy students instant access to videos, games, Q&A, and leading pharmacy textbooks ...; enables pharmacy instructors to create, track, and report their students' progress through a custom curriculum ...; and allows practicing pharmacists to get information instantly about drugs, herbs and supplements, and consult features and editorials."
An integrated online resource that provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing surgeons with answers to surgical inquiries. Includes instructions in following formats: videos, animations, textbooks, atlas, etc.
ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry.
This American Dental Association tool provides evidence-based dentistry resources to help support clinical decision making.
Citations and abstracts for articles from over 600 periodicals, as well as USDA and state experiment station and extension publications, and selected books on agriculture, animal husbandry, animal and human nutrition, forestry, plant pathology, plant science, human ecology, agricultural economics, rural sociology. Indexes journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, etc. Coverage for 1970-1985 is international in scope. Coverage for 1985- focuses on U.S. related publications.
A repository of papers presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference (CAC). Since 1971, the Clinical Aphasiology Conference has provided an important forum for the exchange of information related to diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of persons with communication impairments - primarily those of aphasia but also including a restricted range of related disorders.
ASM journals. ASM minireviews published in the last 12 months.
Reprints Minireview section from the following journals: Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy; Applied and environmental microbiology; Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology; Eukaryotic cell; Infection and immunity; Journal of bacteriology; Journal of clinical microbiology; Journal of virology; Molecular and cellular biology.
BaseSpace correlation engine.
Support early-stage research to identify mechanisms of disease, drug targets, and prognostic or predictive biomarkers.
Bates' visual guide to physical examination / [project and content advisor] Lynn S. Bickley.
Bates' Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content. Students and faculty in medical, nursing, and related programs will appreciate the careful attention to clinical accuracy, as well as the range of patient types profiled in the series.
BMC : research in progress
Provides free access to biomedical research publications. These publications include biology and medicine journal articles, current reports, and meeting abstracts. BioMed Central offers information about current controlled trials, as well as topics in modern biology.
Biomedical & life sciences lectures by leading world experts.
Henry Stewart Talks consist of audio-visual presentations ("online seminars by leading world experts") lasting approximately 40-50 minutes . The speakers cover a range of topics in biomedicine and life sciences. The collection, regularly expanded and updated, is browable as well as searchable. There is also a printable index. As an example of the kinds of talks include, among the more recent presentations are "Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies: Practical advice and guidance" and "The Mechanisms of Ribosome Function: Insights into protein synthesis."
Issued as a part of the Web of science, the database covers original research reports and reviews in biological and biomedical areas. Coverage includes traditional areas of biology such as botany, zoology, and microbiology, as well as related fields such as biomedical, agriculture, pharmacology, and ecology. Also included are interdisciplinary fields such as medicine, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering, and biotechnology. The database covers content summaries, books, meeting abstracts, papers, and posters. BIOSIS also combines the content from Biological Abstracts and Biological Abstracts/RRM.
Database contains full text access to selected biomedical and nursing books.
Business source complete.
Provides bibliographic and full text content, including indexing and abstracts for scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 and full text journal articles in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. The database full text content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination.
The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE) and the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) provide access to: over 35,000 quality assessed systematic reviews of health and social care interventions, summaries of all Cochrane systematic reviews and protocols up to March 2015, and over 17,000 economic evaluations of health and social care interventions. The HTA database currently provides access to over 15,000 summaries of completed and ongoing health technology assessments.
CINAHL provides indexing for close to 3000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1981. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Searchable cited references for most of the indexed journals are also included. Full text material includes many journals plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials.
CLC genomics workbench.
Next Generation Sequencing data analysis and visualization software package. Features include resequencing to detect genetic varients, read mapping, transcription factor ChIP-Seq, bisulfite sequencing. de novo assembly, RNA-Seq, a histone ChIP-Seq plugin, variant analysis, and metagenomics.
CLC main workbench.
Sequence analysis software for analyzing and visualizing Sanger sequencing data.
Incorporates all of health care publisher Elsevier's medical and surgical content including books, journals, videos, and images.
Cochrane central register of controlled trials.
A bibliography of controlled trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration and others, as part of an international effort to hand search the world's journals and create an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews. Cochrane Controlled Trials Register includes reports published in conference proceedings and in many other sources not currently listed in MEDLINE or other bibliographic databases.
Cochrane clinical answers.
Provide a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane systematic reviews.
Cochrane database of systematic reviews.
A collection of regularly updated, systematic reviews and protocols of the effects of health care. New reviews and protocols are added with each issue of The Cochrane Library. Reviews mainly of randomized controlled trials. Evidence is included or excluded on the basis of explicit quality criteria to minimize bias. Data are often combined statistically, with meta-analysis, to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies each too small to produce reliable results individually.
A collection of evidence resources to inform healthcare decision-making from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more. Consists of: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Clinical Answers and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials.
Cochrane methodology register.
A database of studies relevant to the methods of systematic reviews of health care and social interventions. The Cochrane Methodology Register contains over 9,000 bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care. Includes journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, conference abstracts, and reports of ongoing methodological research. Records contain bibliographic information and, in many cases, a summary. Provided as part of the Cochrane library.
This is a growing collection of searchable electronic texts in the field of cognitive and brain sciences. The CogNet library contains work from the MIT Press, as well as links to resources from other publishers, professional associations, institutions, and individuals, offering public access to online work.
Compendex is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of scientific and technical engineering research available, covering all engineering disciplines. It includes millions of bibliographic citations and abstracts from thousands of engineering journals and conference proceedings. When combined with the Engineering Index Backfile (1884-1969), Compendex covers well over 120 years of core engineering literature.
DARE (Database of abstracts of reviews of effects).
A full text database containing critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. DARE is produced by the expert reviewers and information staff of the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) at the University of York, England, and consists of structured abstracts of systematic reviews from all over the world. DARE records cover topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.
Defining gender, 1450-1910.
Defining Gender is a collection of over 50,000 images from 669 original documents relating to Gender Studies. The sources come from libraries and archives throughout the world, including many from the Bodleian Library in Oxford, England.
Dietary Supplement Label Database.
The database is designed to help both the general public and health care providers find information about ingredients in brand-name products, including name, form, dietary ingredients, amount of ingredient/unit, manufacturer/distributor information, suggested dose, label claims, warnings, percentage of daily value, and further label information.
DMPTool : data management planning tool.
"The DMPTool is a free, open-source, online application that helps researchers create data management plans. These plans, or DMPs, are now required by many funding agencies as part of the grant proposal submission process. The DMPTool provides a click-through wizard for creating a DMP that complies with funder requirements."
Drug information portal.
Provides the public, healthcare professionals, and researchers a gateway to current, accurate and understandable drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. Resources include the NLM search systems useful in searching for a drug, NLM research resources, resources organized by audience and class, and other NIH and government resources such as FDA and CDC. More than 12,000 drugs can be searched using this facility.
EBSCO Open dissertations.
Created from a collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs, EBSCO Open Dissertations is a free electronic theses and dissertations database (ETD) offering access to more than 800,000 ETDs, including those previously available in American Doctoral Dissertations. It may be searched by author, title, subject and university.
E-EROS : encyclopedia of reagents for organic synthesis / editor-in-chief, Leo A. Paquette.
Contains a database of approximately 70,000 reactions and 4000 of the most frequently consulted reagents and catalysts. Fully searchable by structure and sub-structure, reagent, reaction type, experimental conditions, and keyword.
Electronic theses & dissertations.
Full-text electronic master's theses and doctoral dissertations completed by University of Pittsburgh students. 90% of Pitt ETDs are Open Access, meaning they are freely available to the world.
Embase is an abstract and indexing (A & I) database covering over 8,500 journal titles, 30 million articles back to 1974, all disciplines of medicine and biomedical science, and includes substantial coverage of Allied Health subjects.
The software enables the user to create own pathways from scratch.
ERIC : [Education Resources Information Center].
ERIC is a Web-based digital library of free education-related sources of interest to educators, researchers, and the general public, and consists primarily of electronic bibliographic records describing journal and non-journal literature. The collection is to be expanded to include full-texts of articles and other electronic resources such as audio and video materials.
Europe PubMed Central.
Europe PubMed Central offers free access to biomedical literature resources including abstracts, full text articles, patent abstracts (European, US, and International), National Health Service clinical guidelines, Agricola records, and supplemented with Chinese Biological Abstracts.
European health for all database (HFA-DB) / World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.
A collection of core health statistics covering basic demographics, health status, health determinants and risk factors, and health-care resources, utilization and expenditure from the 53 countries in the WHO European Region.
EXAM MASTER online : advanced board preparation for medicine and the health sciences.
Customized exam and board review for the USMLE and Medical Specialty Board Exams, NCLEX-RN (nursing), NAPLEX (pharmacist), NBDE (dental), and PANCE/PANRE (physician assistant).
Faculty Information System.
A database of health sciences faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC and their current research interests. The University's Faculty Information System (Elements) provides a single point of organization, presentation, and reporting of scholarly and research activities. From publications and research data to grants, teaching and professional activities, Elements can be used to collect, understand, and showcase scholarly activities while making the data available for repurpose and reuse.
Faculty of 1000 : F1000.
F1000 is a post-publication peer review service that comprehensively and systematically highlights and evaluates the most interesting articles published in the biomedical sciences, based on the recommendations of a faculty of over 10,000 of the world's leading scientists and clinicians. F1000 also includes an open access repository of conference posters and The Scientist, a magazine of the life sciences.
Find a dentist.
The American Dental Association member directory, searchable by state, zip code, and specialty.
Find a D.O.
The American Osteopathic Association directory, searchable by state, zip code, and specialty.
FREIDA is a database containing information on residency and fellowship opportunities accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as well as 200 combined specialty programs.
Gale directory library.
Contains directory listings for more than 140,000 nonprofit membership associations in all subjects and areas at the international and national levels worldwide and at the regional, state and local levels in the United States, including Encyclopedia of Associations, Statistics Sources, and several other directories.
Provides powerful, accessible statistical tools for intuitive data analysis and visualization.
Database covers various aspects of human health and disease; includes communicable diseases, tropical diseases, parasitic diseases and parasitology, human nutrition, community and public health, medicinal and poisonous plants.
"Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.".
GoPubMed / Andreas Doms and Michael Schroeder.
A biomedical literature search tool that expands on PubMed search results through ontology and categorization rather than chronology.
GreenFILE offers well-researched but accessible information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles include content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done on each level to minimize negative impact. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. GreenFILE is multidisciplinary by nature and draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology."
Health and psychosocial instruments.
This database is abstracted from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences. It provides information about behavioral measurement instruments, including those from Industrial Organizational Behavior and Education. Records contained in HAPI provide information on questionnaires, interview schedules, vignettes/scenarios, coding schemes, rating and other scales, checklists, indexes, tests, projective techniques and more.
Health source : Consumer.
Provides consumer oriented information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, adult health, behavioral health, cardiology, drug and medication information, pediatric health, senior health, women's health, and sports medicine. Includes many full-text journals as well as abstracts and indexing for other consumer health periodicals. There is also full-text health-related pamphlets, health reference books and reports.
Health technology assessment.
"The Health Technology Assessment database brings together details on ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions) ... Many different types of research are included in the HTA database, including systematic reviews and ongoing and completed research based on trials, questionnaires and economic evaluations."--Database guide.
The gold standard resource for comprehensive data on published human inherited disease mutations.
Highly cited research.
Tool to identify highly cited scientific researchers. Contains biographical information: education, faculty and professional posts, memberships and/or offices, current research interests, and personal Web sites. Also contains a researcher's full listing of publications: journal articles, book or book chapters, conference proceedings, web sites and other Internet resources. The bibliography is enhanced by links to the full bibliographic information indexed in the ISI Web of Science.
History of science, technology, and medicine.
Identifies articles, proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of science, technology, and medicine.
Pre-1950 articles, books, dissertations, government publications, and reports in medicine and the health sciences.
Ingenuity pathway analysis
Web-based software application that enables biologists and bioinformaticians to model and analyze the biological relationships between genes.
Scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computing and control, and information technology.
Jeremy Norman's history of medicine and the life sciences
An interactive annotated world bibliography of the history of medicine, biology and dentistry from circa 2000 BCE to circa 2010 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman, traditionally known as "Garrison-Morton".
Journal citation reports.
Information about and rankings of scholarly journals based on citation-frequency, citation immediacy, and other related measures.
This index enables scientific researchers to identify the most influential scientists within a specific research area and to rank them by their contributions to the field. The index searches millions of published research papers and hundreds of thousands of scientists and returns the four most relevant topics as word clouds. Additional features include open job postings within the defined research area and speaking events at conferences.
Provides innovative and easy to use desktop software tools for today's life scientists.
Linscott's directory of immunological and biological reagents.
Lists suppliers of antibodies, assays, cytokines, enzymes, recombinant proteins, tissues, and organs.
MathSciNet / American Mathematical Society.
Identifies articles from scholarly journals related to mathematics and statistics.
A publication service, from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), that provides an open exchange of peer-reviewed health education teaching and assessment resources.
Medical heritage library
A collaboration among some of the world's leading medical libraries to make available free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine.
MEDLINE / National Library of Medicine.
Identifies articles from the worldwide biomedical literature.
Provides online, full text access to medical and life science textbooks published by Thieme.
Mental measurements yearbook.
Full-text information about and reviews of English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas.
MetaCore is an integrated software suite for functional analysis of microarray, SAGE, proteomics and other types of experimental data.
Comprehensive drug information from sources such as the PDR and Martindale's. Includes product identification tools, dosing tools, drug interaction tools, etc. PDA version is available.
Multimedia manual of cardiothoracic surgery : MMCTS / European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.
The Multimedia Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery is the premier online manual of cardiovascular and thoracic surgical procedures. Authored by experts in the field, MMCTS includes how-to descriptions along with informative videos and drawings illustrating all the vital aspects. Peer-reviewed comments are also posted about new alternative techniques.
Online board review for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX).
Natural Medicines is the most authoritative resource available on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies.
Online board review for the National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE).
Online board review for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
NEJM resident 360
Includes podcasts, blogs, videos, discussions and articles related to life as a medical resident.
NHS economic evaluation database.
"The NHS Economic Evaluation Database contains over 6000 abstracts of quality assessed economic evaluations. The database aims to assist decision-makers by systematically identifying and describing economic evaluations, appraising their quality and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses."--Database field guide.
OMIM : online Mendelian inheritance in man / [edited by] Dr. Ada Hamosh.
OMIM is intended for use primarily by physicians and other professionals concerned with genetic disorders, by genetics researchers, and by advanced students in science and medicine.
The collection of databases available to HSLS on the Ovid search system.
Online board review for the Physician Assistant Certification and Recertification Exams (PANCE/PANRE).
Partek® Flow® is a start-to-finish software analysis solution for next generation sequencing data applications. It has an easy-to-use interface, robust statistical algorithms, information-rich visualizations, and cutting edge genomic tools enabling researchers of all skill levels to confidently perform data analysis.
Partek Genomics Suite.
Software that offers an intuitive user interface and built-in workflows for a variety of genomic applications that guide researchers though every step of the analysis process.
Include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations.
Pitt Data Catalog.
A tool to help researchers identify, locate, and share datasets created by University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff.
Proceedings from selected conferences in all disciplines.
Project Tycho : data for health.
Contains more than 125 years of infectious disease case data, from the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh.
ProQuest dissertations & theses.
Comprehensive collection of doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Many dissertations are available full text or for purchase as printed copies.
Knowledge-base of published data on eukaryotic transcription factors and miRNAs, their experimentally-proven binding sites, and regulated genes. Includes databases: TRANSPATH and HumanPSD.
Collection of current and classic full text scholarly books in the fields of psychology, mental and behavioral health.
Offering a wealth of information for practitioners, faculty, students, and librarians alike, the PsycCRITIQUES® database extends beyond typical book reviews by covering relevant films and videos. With new reviews added each week, PsycCRITIQUES provides analysis and insights to help in collection development, research, classroom activities, and practice.
PsychiatryOnline is a website that features the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5) and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of a collection of psychiatric references. This resource also includes books, journals, medication information handouts for patients, clinical and research news, self-assessment tools, and previous editions of the DSM.
Identifies articles, books, chapters, dissertations, and other information related to psychology, psychiatry, nursing, social work, education, sociology, and related fields.