Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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Merriam-Webster Online Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
OneLook® Dictionary Search Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
Online Etymology Dictionary Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
Free Dictionary, The

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

Access is freely available to all.
Dictionaries
Webopedia

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

Access is freely available to all.
Dictionaries
Wordsmyth Dictionary-Thesaurus Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
yourDictionary.com

Includes links to a number of language-learning courses.

Access is freely available to all.
Dictionaries
Online Dictionary (Webster's)

Search results include the Webster's 1913 Dictionary and the WordNet Dictionary.

Access is freely available to all.
Dictionaries
Visual Dictionary Online Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
Jablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (6th ed., 2009) Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service. Dictionaries
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Stedman's Medical Dictionary

The 28th Edition contains more than 107,000 total terms. To access, open the "Tools & Features" menu under the STAT!Ref logo.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Dictionaries
Adverse Drug Interactions Program

A product of The Medical Letter that allows a quick check of possible adverse effects of drug interactions, with brief recommendations for precautionary measures.

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Drug Therapy
TRoPHI, Trials Register of Promoting Health Interventions

A registry of randomized and non-randomized controlled trials of public health and health promotion interventions. TRoPHI is hosted by the Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Coordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre).

Access is freely available to all.
Drug Therapy
ClinicalTrials.gov

Provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. Information available includes statements of a trial's purpose, participation guidelines, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

Access is freely available to all.
Drug Therapy
ERIC

Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Education, ERIC provides access to over 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles in the area of education.

Access is freely available to all.
Education
NCES Quick Tables and Figures Access is freely available to all. Education
IHOC, International Healthcare Opportunities Clearinghouse

Designed for health-care professionals and students who are interested in volunteer work with underserved communities at home or abroad.

Access is freely available to all.
Education
Health Education Assets Library (HEAL)

A digital library of over 20,000 images that provides freely accessible digital teaching resources of the highest quality for health sciences educators and learners. Free registration is required.

Access is freely available to all.
Education
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
USMLE Easy

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

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Education
Library Guide - Mobile/Handheld Resources Guide

Mobile resources for UMMS students.

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Education
Library Guide - Emergency Medicine

Information and library resources designed for the Department of Emergency Medicine

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Emergency Medicine
Encyclopædia Britannica Access is freely available to all. Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia.com Access is freely available to all. Encyclopedias
Wikipedia Access is freely available to all. Encyclopedias