Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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SciFinder®

A research tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including chemistry. Registration through the Library is required. Contact Sally.Gore@umassmed.edu for a personal login and password.

Access is restricted to UMMS workstations or by proxy service.
Chemistry
ScienceDirect®

Offers more than a quarter of the world's scientific, medical and technical information online. Includes over 2500 peer-reviewed journals.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
Science Tracer Bullets Online

A service of the Library of Congress.

Access is freely available to all.
Science
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Science in Context

Features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. Contains over 1.5 million periodical articles.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Science
Science Citation Index Expanded / Web of Science

Covers 150 scientific areas. Includes 5,900 journals from medical research and clinical fields as well as from the "hard" sciences. Investigate particular subjects and see who is citing specific articles and authors.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
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Sage Research Methods Online

A research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects, by linking over 100,000 pages of SAGE’s book, journal and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
SafetyLit

Abstracts from scholarly peer reviewed journals, selected reports from government agencies, university-based research centers, and professional organizations on injury prevention research. Maintained at San Diego State University.

Access is freely available to all.
Occupational Medicine
RxList: The Internet Drug Index Access is freely available to all. Pharmacology
Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health Access is freely available to all. Public Health
ReproLine®: Reproductive Health Online Access is freely available to all. Reproductive Medicine
Reports of the Surgeon General, The

Contains official reports, conference and workshop reports, and proceedings from the Office of the Surgeon General.

Access is freely available to all.
Public Health
RePORTER (Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool Expenditures and Results)

Replaces the CRISP database. Provides reports, data and analyses of NIH research activities.

Access is freely available to all.
Research Support
REPIDISCA

Citations, emphasizing documents produced in Latin America and the Caribbean, on the topics of environmental health, water supply and wastewater, solid and hazardous wastes, and healthy cities.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
RefWorks

An online research management, writing and collaboration tool. Classes and a handout are available through the library's website.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Writing
RAND Books and Publications Access is freely available to all. General Sites
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R2 Library

Access over 100 electronic textbooks in medicine, nursing and allied health. Users can save, organize, and export over 68,000 images from all available R2 Library resources. The My Images feature gives users easy access to often-used images.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Medicine
Quantitative Biology Access is freely available to all. Biology
Purdue Online Writing Lab, The (OWL)

Comprehensive guides to using APA, MLA and Chicago styles, and over 200 free resources for writing, teaching, research, ESL, and job searching.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
PubMed Health

Provides summaries and full-text of selected systematic reviews on the prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions.

Access is freely available to all.
Public Health
PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset

Succeeds IBIDS database. Limits PubMed search results to citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models.

Access is freely available to all.
Nutritional Sciences
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PubMed

Public access database to citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
Public Technical Reports

From the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC®).

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
Public Health Image Library (PHIL)

Content is organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science, and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files. Many images are copyright protected.

Access is freely available to all.
Public Health
Pubget

View, share, and bookmark PDFs. Pubget also provides tools like PaperPlane which allows you to search PubMed and still get the PDF through Pubget from the abstract page.

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General Sites
PubChem

Provides information on the biological activities of small molecules.

Access is freely available to all.
Chemistry