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Project Tycho : data for health.

Project Tycho 2.0 has been released and now includes many more datasets that are standardized to improve inter-operability and re-use. Project Tycho has now become a repository for global health data in a standardized format that is more compliant with FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) guidelines. The Project Tycho team continues to conduct research in the areas of infectious disease epidemiology and global health informatics, but also conducts services to help health agencies and researchers to improve access and use to global health data.

ProQuest dissertations & theses

Includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. It also includes PQDT UK & Ireland content.


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 access to PsychiatryOnline's Premium Book Collection, ebooks for Patients & Families, previous editions of the DSM, and Study Guides for Institutions. The APA Practice Guidelines, podcasts, journals, patient education, clinical and research news, and self-assessment tools are also available at PsychiatryOnline, however, the eBooks Collection and Psychotherapy Library are unavailable to users.


PTSDpubs, formerly known as PILOTS, is a freely available, bibliographic database providing access to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of traumatic events.


PubAg is the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Library's (NAL) search system for agricultural information. PubAg contains full-text articles relevant to the agricultural sciences, along with citations to peer-reviewed journal articles with links to publisher sites and elsewhere for full-text access. PubAg covers all of the core topics of the agricultural sciences including nutrition, food safety, food quality, animal and crop production and protection, natural resources, sustainable agricultural systems, rural development, agricultural economic and policy issues, agricultural imports and exports, agricultural statistics, extramural research, and Extension education.


PubChem is the world's largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers. Find chemical and physical properties, biological activities, safety and toxicity information, patents, literature citations and more.

PubMed a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Identifies articles from journals in all areas of medicine and the health sciences as well as articles from related life sciences journals.

PubMed central an archive of life science journals.

"The U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences journal literature. Access to the full text of articles in PMC is free, except where a journal requires a subscription for access to recent articles."

RAND reports and bookstore

Explore more than 20,000 RAND publications, most of which are available as free eBook downloads, dating back to 1946. Other RAND resources are available for purchase through the bookstore.

Retraction watch.

"Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process."


Sciwheel works to transform the way science is communicated, by providing innovative solutions to rethink how research is shared, used and reused. It is a platform for scientists to collect, write and discuss scientific literature. It includes citation tools, collaborative editing tools, and provides APIs for annotating web articles of interest.


DNA sequencing software.


Provides a fast and easy way to plan, visualize, and document molecular biology procedures, including cloning and PCR manipulations.

Social sciences citation index

Identifies articles from social science-related scholarly journals. Searchable by topic or by citation, allowing one to identify articles that cite a particular article or author.

Springer Nature experiments.

A tool to help researchers discover the most relevant protocols and methods. It brings together content from SpringerProtocols, Nature Methods, Nature Protocols and Protocol Exchange.


A collection of authoritative medical reference books.

Substance use screening & assessment instruments database.

Intended to help clinicians and researchers find instruments used for screening and assessment of substance use and substance use disorders.

Toxics release inventory (TRI) program.


Knowledge-base of published data on eukaryotic transcription factors and miRNAs, their experimentally-proven binding sites, and regulated genes.

TRIP database

TRIP (Turning Research into Practice) provides access to high-quality research evidence to support clinical practice decisions. Images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses, and news are also searchable.

UpToDate online

Up-to-date clinical topic reviews written by experts, including references to the literature.


Online board review for the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE). Requires users to register for an account.

Web of science

Identifies articles from scholarly journals in all disciplines. Searchable by topic or by citation, allowing one to identify articles that cite a particular article or author.


A globally comprehensive database of books, journals, and other items from all subject areas in libraries worldwide.