Databases

Databases and Other Resources

Resource Title Annotation Subjectsort icon
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicology (DART/ETIC) Access is freely available to all. Toxicology
Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS)

Toxicology data file of the National Library of Medicine's TOXNET containing more than 9,000 chemical records searchable by chemical or other name, chemical name fragment, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number, and/or subject terms.

Access is freely available to all.
Toxicology
Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) Access is freely available to all. Toxicology
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

ATSDR's mission is to serve the public through responsive public health actions to promote healthy and safe environments and prevent harmful exposures.

Access is freely available to all.
Toxicology
Universal Virus Database Access is freely available to all. Virology
National Center for Health Statistics

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NCHS is the nation's principal health statistics agency, compiling statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of our people.

Access is freely available to all.
Vital Statistics
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
Acronym Finder Access is freely available to all. Writing
Internet Acronym Server Access is freely available to all. Writing
Citation Style Guides for Internet and Electronic Sources

A guide to citing electronic sources - from the University of Alberta Libraries.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Elements of Style, The

Classic reference book by William Strunk, Jr. that guides the writer on plain English style, rules of usage, and principles of composition

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Frank's Compulsive Guide to Postal Addresses Access is freely available to all. Writing
Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences

Instructions to authors for over 6,000 journals in the health and life sciences. From The University of Toledo Health Science Campus.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Official Abbreviations

From the United States Postal Service

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
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
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
Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals

Also known as the Vancouver style, based on an ANSI standard style adapted by the National Library of Medicine for its databases (April 2010).

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Citing Medicine

Second edition (2007) of the National Library of Medicine style guide for authors, editors, and publishers - adaptation of "Uniform Requirements"/Vancouver style.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Faculty Attribution Guidelines

A guide on the proper use of citing materials used in PowerPoint presentations, BLS Vista learning modules and class handouts.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Famous Quotes and Authors

Browse over 25,000 quotes online from over 6,700 famous authors.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Chicago Manual of Style Online, The

"An authority for generations of readers seeking answers to all things related not only to the written word but also to the myriad and evolving ways in which words and ideas are shared and published."

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
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
APA Style – Citing Legal Materials

Guide provided by Westfield State University's Ely Library.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
AMA – Reference Format Examples

From the New York Medical College Health Sciences Library.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing