Databases

Databases and Other Resources

Resource Titlesort icon Annotation Subject
Health Communication, Health Literacy, and e-Health

Collection of resources for understanding patients' use of electronic health information and improving health literacy. Published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Access is freely available to all.
Health Literacy
Health Communication Materials Database Access is freely available to all. Health Services
Health and Psychosocial Instruments

Information on measurement instruments in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. HAPI assists researchers and educators to identify measures needed for research studies and grant proposals.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Psychology
Product Image
Health & Wellness Resource Center

A collection of online books, journals, magazines and pamphlets about alternative and complimentary therapies. Materials are geared for both consumers and health care professionals.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
HCUPnet (Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project)

Provides access to health statistics and information on hospital inpatient and emergency department utilization.

Access is freely available to all.
Statistics
Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) Access is freely available to all. Toxicology
Harrison's Online

Updated regularly, this online textbook version provides full search capabilities of the new 18th edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Internal Medicine
Guide to House and Senate Members

A single point of access for Member information from several different official sources.

Access is freely available to all.
Legislation
GreenFILE

Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Environmental Health
GrantsNet Access is freely available to all. Research Support
GPO Access: Legislative Access is freely available to all. Legislation
Google™ Scholar

Search diverse sources for scholarly literature (books, articles and abstracts, etc.) in a wide range of disciplines. Access full-text through the library's Get it service.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
Google™ Image Search

"The most comprehensive image search on the web."

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
Product Image
Global Health Observatory (GHO)

WHO's gateway to health-related statistics from around the world.

Access is freely available to all.
Statistics
Global Health

Specialist bibliographic, abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health research & practice. Contains over 1.8 million abstracts and a growing number of full text items covering all public health issues on a local, national & global scale.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Public Health
Genome Channel Access is freely available to all. Genetics
Genetic Toxicology (GENE-TOX) Access is freely available to all. Genetics
Product Image
General Reference Center Gold

Coverage begins in 1980. Integrates a variety of sources: newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, and hobbies.

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

Searchable, integrated, database of human genes that provides concise genomic related information, on all known and predicted human genes.

Access is freely available to all.
Genetics
Product Image
Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO)

Functional genomics data repository supporting MIAME-compliant data submissions.

Access is freely available to all.
Molecular Biology
Product Image
Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of multi-disciplinary textbooks and encyclopedias.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
FREIDA Online® (Fellowship and Residency Electronic Interactive Database)

Indexes nearly 9000 graduate medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, as well as over 200 combined specialty programs.

Access is freely available to all.
Education
Free Dictionary, The

Features Word, Quotation, and Article of the Day, as well as interactive word games.

Access is freely available to all.
Dictionaries
Frank's Compulsive Guide to Postal Addresses Access is freely available to all. Writing
Food Environment Atlas

County-level data on food choices, health and well-being, and community characteristics.

Access is freely available to all.
Statistics