Search Tools/Databases

  • BioMedSearch - Contains all NIH/PubMed documents and also additional journals and a large databases of theses and dissertations available nowhere else for free.
  • Bioethics Information - National Library of Medicine
  • Biotechnology Information  - National Library of Medicine
  • CANCERLIT - Bibliographic database maintained by the National Library of Medicine and offered through the National Cancer Institute 
  • CAM on PubMed - The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to provide CAM on PubMed -- a subset of PubMed -- to provide free, Web-based, access to journal citations related to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
  • CATALIST - A catalog of e-mail lists where users can browse any of over 20,000 public e-mail lists on the Internet, search for mailing lists of interest and get information about e-mail host sites 
  • Chemical Information  - National Library of Medicine
  • Clinical Trials - U.S. National Institutes of Health
  • Current Bibliographies in Medicine - Produced by the National Library of Medicine and featuring National Institutes of Health Consensus Development statements, journal articles, monographs, conference proceedings, and dissertations on subjects of current popular interest
  • Doctor's Guide - Large meta-site sponsored by PSL Consulting Group offering medical news and alerts, new drugs and indications, guides to medical conferences and a database of content-rich medical sites on the Web
  • e Medicine - Online textbooks on clinical topics available free of charge provided by e Medicine, Inc., a developer of networking online writing software
  • Hardin Meta Directory of Health Sources  - A "list of lists" sponsored by the University of Iowa, intended to provide easy access to comprehensive resources on health-related subjects
  • HIV/AIDS Information  - National Library of Medicine
  • Medscape - An interactive, multi-specialty commercial Web site for clinicians and consumers from WebMD (access is free, but a one-time registration is required)
  • MedWeb  - A vast collection of medical links collected and maintained by the Health Sciences Center Library of Emory University
  • MEDLINEplus - Consumer-oriented site from the National Library of Medicine offering basic information on common diseases and assisted MEDLINE search capabilities 
  • MLA Users Guide  - A Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web
  • NLM Gateway  - National Library of Medicine
  • Physician's Guide to the Internet - Physician-oriented web site offering information on clinical topics, medical meetings, and medicine in the news  
  • Population Information  - National Library of Medicine   
  • PubMed - National Library of Medicine's free search service, which provides access to the 9 million citations in MEDLINE, the most comprehensive medical and health database available
  • PubMed HELP - Provides guides, tip sheets, tutorials, and overviews of search engine offering search instructions and helpful hints
  • PDQ: Physician Data Query  - National Cancer Institute's comprehensive cancer database, containing peer-reviewed summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention and supportive care; a registry of cancer clinical trials from around the world; and directories of physicians, genetic counselors and organizations that provide cancer care 
  • Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORTER) - National Institute of Health 
  • Scirus  - Searching more than 200 million science-related pages, Scirus helps you quickly locate scientific information on the Web.
    *TMA members access Scirus through the e-resources  for greater full-text availability.
  • Space Life Sciences Information  - National Library of Medicine
  • Toxicology and Environmental Health Information  - National Library of Medicine



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