Testing & Education Reference Center (Gale)This link opens in a new windowTERC contains over 100 practice tests and courses to help students prepare for educational tests including the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, MAT, NCLEX, and PRAXIS. Information about graduate schools and careers is also included.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)This link opens in a new windowIncludes full text for a number of encyclopedias and handbooks, including many specialized life science and health resources.
Merck indexThis link opens in a new windowThe Merck Index is an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals that contains more than 10,000 monographs. Each monograph in this authoritative reference source is a concise description of a single substance or a small group of closely related compounds.
The Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes responsible for those conditions. The resources on Genetics Home Reference should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice. This web site includes information on the following: Genetic Condition Summaries, Gene Summaries, Help Me Understand Genetics, and a Glossary of genetic terminology.
This resource covers more than 800 topics of interest and help to students, patients, caregivers, and others who want to learn more about cancer.
Springer ProtocolsThis link opens in a new windowPresents reproducible laboratory protocols in the life and biomedical Sciences.
Cold Spring Harbor Protocols (CSH)This link opens in a new windowPresents step-by-step instructions for new and classic research techniques in cell and molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, protein science, and imaging.
Try searching current medical texts for in depth info on your topic.
UpToDateThis link opens in a new windowAn evidence-based, peer reviewed database of clinical information.
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Medline PlusTrustworthy consumer health information from the US National Library of Medicine.
Micromedex Solutionsoffers comprehensive evidence-based resources at the point of care for medication management, toxicology, and disease and condition management.
Health Related Websites
American Medical AssociationSince 1847 the American Medical Association (AMA) has had one mission: to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. Today, the core strategy used to carry out this mission is our concerted effort to help doctors help patients. We do this by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
CIDRAPThe Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), founded in 2001, is a global leader in addressing public health preparedness and emerging infectious disease response.
Food and Drug AdministrationThe FDA promotes public health by reviewing clinical research and taking appropriate action on the marketing of regulated products.
Genetics Home ReferenceGenetics Home Reference provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health. The resources on this site should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice. Users seeking information about a personal genetic disease, syndrome, or condition should consult with a qualified healthcare professional.
Health & Wellness Resource CenterHealth & Wellness Resource Center offers 24/7 access to full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.
Mayo ClinicMayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of "the needs of the patient come first."
Merck Manual - ConsumersFind information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language.
Merck Manual - ProfessionalFind information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written for the health care professional.
National Academy of SciencesThe National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.
National Center for Biotechnology InformationLinks to Genbank database, tools for data mining including BLAST, COGS, MapViewer, LocusLink, UniGen, ORF finder, Electronic PCR, VAST search, CCAP, Human-Mouse Homology maps, VecScreen, and Cancer Genome Anatomy Project. Also provides access to Entrez: a retrieval system for searching several linked databases, including PubMed, Nucleotide sequence database, protein sequence database, structure, genome, population data sets, Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, taxonomy, 3D domains, ProbeSet, and online books.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
National Library of MedicineThis link opens in a new windowPubMed provides Web access to resources of the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest biomedical library. Includes access to MEDLINE, PREMEDLINE, and molecular biology databases from the Entrez retrieval system.
National Science Foundation (NSF)The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…" NSF is the only federal agency whose mission includes support for all fields of fundamental science and engineering, except for medical sciences.
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency with 100 years of experience in working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. It serves as the specialized organization for health of the Inter-American System. It also serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization and enjoys international recognition as part of the United Nations system.
ResearchGateResearchGate is a free professional network for researchers in a variety of scientific disciplines. With over one million members, ResearchGate allows users to share ideas and collaborate with other researchers throughout the world. Some of the available applications in ResearchGate enable users to contribute to scholarly discussions, search for publications, learn about scientific conferences, and hunt for jobs in specific fields.
US Department of Health and Human ServicesThe Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.