Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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Universal Virus Database Access is freely available to all. Virology
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UpToDate

UpToDate is a comprehensive clinical information resource specifically designed to answer the clinical questions that arise in daily practice.

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UpToDate: Off-campus/CME/Mobile

UpToDate is a comprehensive clinical information resource specifically designed to answer the clinical questions that arise in daily practice. This link gives access to CME.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
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USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Access is freely available to all. Nutritional Sciences
USMLE Easy

From McGraw-Hill. Thousands of online questions covering all the disciplines and organ systems covered on the USMLE exam.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Education
Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library

Offers free online access to reliable nursing research and evidence-based knowledge.

Access is freely available to all.
Nursing
Visible Human Project®, The

Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies, from the National Library of Medicine.

Access is freely available to all.
Anatomy
Visual Dictionary Online Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
Washington Post, The

Available from LexisNexis® Academic. Coverage begins in January 1977.

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Newspapers
Washington Times, The

Available from LexisNexis® Academic. Coverage begins in July 1989.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Newspapers
Water Resources Abstracts (Selected)

Database of bibliographic citations and other resources published by the U.S. Geological survey.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
WebCASPAR

Access to a large body of statistical data resources for science and engineering (S&E) at U.S. academic institutions. Also provides information on non-S&E fields and higher education in general.

Access is freely available to all.
Statistics
Webopedia

Free online dictionary for words, phrases and abbreviations that are related to computer and Internet technology.

Access is freely available to all.
Dictionaries
Wellcome Images

More than 100,000 high-resolution images from the collections of the Wellcome Library in London.

Access is freely available to all.
Anatomy
Who Named It?

A biographical dictionary of medical eponyms, surveying medical phenomena named for a person.

Access is freely available to all.
Biography
Whole Brain Atlas, The

An information resource for central nervous system imaging that integrates clinical information with magnetic resonance (MR), x-ray computed tomography (CT), and nuclear medicine images.

Access is freely available to all.
Brain
Wikipedia Access is freely available to all. Encyclopedias
Worcester Telegram & Gazette Online

Online edition of the Worcester, Massachusetts newspaper. A personal subscription is required to access all content.

Access is freely available to all.
Newspapers
WordReference Dictionaries Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
Wordsmyth Dictionary-Thesaurus Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
World Digital Library

Makes available on the Internet significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. A project of UNESCO and the Library of Congress.

Access is freely available to all.
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World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.

Access is freely available to all.
Public Health
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World Health Report

Each year the report combines an expert assessment of global health, including statistics relating to all countries, with a focus on a specific subject.

Access is freely available to all.
Public Health
WorldCat (FirstSearch)

Check other libraries nationally and internationally for books, journals, audiovisuals and electronic media.

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WorldCat Local

Search for resources owned by the Lamar Soutter Library, other regional libraries, or libraries worldwide.

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