Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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Cell: An Image Library™, The

A freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms, showcasing cell architecture, intracellular functionalities, and both normal and abnormal processes.

Access is freely available to all.
Cytology
CDC Wonder

A portal of links to a wide variety of reports and numeric public health data.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

A searchable database of federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
Cancer Library

Links from the National Cancer Institute to perform cancer-related searches in PubMed.

Access is freely available to all.
Neoplasms
Calmodulin Target Database, The Access is freely available to all. Biochemistry
Boston Herald

Available from LexisNexis® Academic. Coverage begins in July 1991.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Newspapers
Boston Globe (1980 - current)

Full-text of the Boston Globe.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Newspapers
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Books@Ovid

Includes full text, references, updates, and graphics from some of the most respected sources in medicine, nursing, and pharmacology.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Nursing
Biological Abstracts®

Coverage of the world's published biological and biomedical research, including traditional areas of biology (botany, zoology and microbiology), as well as experimental, clinical and veterinary medicine, biotechnology, and environmental studies.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Biology
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Biography in Context

Comprehensive database of biographical information on over 340,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Biography
Biography Channel, The Access is freely available to all. Biography
Biographical Dictionary Access is freely available to all. Biography
Biochemical Pathways

Gives access to the digitized version of the Roche Applied Science "Biochemical Pathways" wall chart.

Access is freely available to all.
Biochemistry
BiblioMap: Health Promotion References

The EPPI-Centre systematic reviews on several aspects of health promotion.

Access is freely available to all.
Public Health
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Bibliography

Selected articles related to BRFSS and other self-reported data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Access is freely available to all.
Behavioral Sciences
BCERF, Environmental Risk Factor Database

Database for bibliographic information on environmental risk factors topics.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
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Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for students and faculty in medical and nursing programs.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Anatomy
Audubon's Birds of America

Hosted at the University of Pittsburgh.

Access is freely available to all.
Biology
Atopic Dermatitis Image Database Access is freely available to all. Dermatology
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Atlas of Human Anatomy (Netter Reference)

5th edition features a stronger clinical focus, including an online image bank of some of Netter's classic anatomy and pathology illustrations along with many diagnostic imaging examples.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Anatomy
ASH Image Bank

From the American Society of Hematology.

Access is freely available to all.
Hematology
APA Style.org

Tutorials, style basics, FAQs, and quick answers to help you improve your writing, and master APA style

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
APA Style – Citing Legal Materials

Guide provided by Westfield State University's Ely Library.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
APA Style Help

Free video tutorial and links to the APA Style Blog and email to contact APA experts.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
APA Style Guide from OWL at Purdue

Comprehensive overview of APA style – includes sample papers and reference examples.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing