Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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American College of Surgeons - Member Search

Lists surgeons who are members of the American College of Surgeons. Search by geographical area or by specialty.

Access is freely available to all.
General Surgery
OBRC, The Online Bioinformatics Resources Collection

A searchable collection of resources and links to many bioinformatics databases and software tools. Provided by the Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh.

Access is freely available to all.
Genetics
Influenza Sequence Database Access is freely available to all. Genetics
NCBI Expressed Sequence Tags Database Access is freely available to all. Genetics
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
Ensembl Genome Browser Access is freely available to all. Genetics
Human Genome Browser Gateway Access is freely available to all. Genetics
Genome Channel Access is freely available to all. Genetics
National Human Genome Research Institute Statute and Legislation Database Access is freely available to all. Genetics
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM®) Access is freely available to all. Genetics
Genetic Toxicology (GENE-TOX) Access is freely available to all. Genetics
HuGE Navigator

An integrated, searchable knowledge base of genetic associations and human genome epidemiology.

Access is freely available to all.
Genetics
Scitable

A free science library and personal learning tool presented by Nature Publishing Group.

Access is freely available to all.
Genetics
Library Guide - Genetics Resources

Subject-specific information and library resources on genetics.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Genetics
Human Gene Mutation Database, The

Provides a number of databases searchable by gene symbol, gene description, disease / phenotype, and OMIM number.

Access is freely available to all.
Genetics, Medical
AgeSource / AgeStats Worldwide

Combines two AARP databases for documents and resources on age-related issues.

Access is freely available to all.
Geriatrics
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Administration on Aging (AOA)

The mission of AoA is to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.

Access is freely available to all.
Geriatrics
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
PlainLanguage.gov

Comprehensive resource from the Federal Government that includes background on health literacy as well as guidelines and other resources to aid in producing materials readers can understand.

Access is freely available to all.
Health Literacy
National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL): Health Literacy

Comprehensive report of English literacy among American adults age 16 and older. Publications and data files are also available. Published by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Access is freely available to all.
Health Literacy
Library Guide - Health Literacy and Consumer Health Resources

Information providing instruction on health literacy and consumer health.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Health Literacy
Health Communication Materials Database Access is freely available to all. Health Services
NESCSO (New England States Consortium Systems Organization)

A non-profit corporation organized by the six New England Health and Human services agencies and the University of Massachusetts Medical School. NESCSO's goal is to support the health and human services policy and system needs of the New England states.

Access is freely available to all.
Health Services Research
HSTAT (Health Services/Technology Assessment Texts) Access is freely available to all. Health Services Research
ASH Image Bank

From the American Society of Hematology.

Access is freely available to all.
Hematology