Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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Official Abbreviations

From the United States Postal Service

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Official ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists, The

Authoritative reference tool providing certification status and professional information about board certified physicians from 24 Member Boards, in more than 150 specialties and subspecialties.

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Physicians
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Official Documents of the United Nations

Covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
OncoLink Access is freely available to all. Neoplasms
OneLook® Dictionary Search Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
Online Books

Gateway to the library's online textbook subscriptions.

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General Sites
Online Dictionary (Webster's)

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

Access is freely available to all.
Dictionaries
Online Etymology Dictionary Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
Online Journals

Gateway to the library's online journal subscriptions, including freely available titles.

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General Sites
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM®) Access is freely available to all. Genetics
Open Government at HHS Access is freely available to all. Public Health
Oral Pathology Image Database

An atlas of important lesions of the oral cavity.

Access is freely available to all.
Dentistry
Orange Book: Approved Drug Products With Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations

From the Food and Drug Administration. Provides information about approved drug products and their therapeutic equivalence equations. Searches can be performed by active ingredient, proprietary name, applicant holder, application number, and patent.

Access is freely available to all.
Pharmacology
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Ovid Databases

A gateway to several vital clinical resources, including MEDLINE, PsycINFO, and EBM Reviews, as well as full-text books and journals.

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General Sites
Patent Full-Text and Full-Page Image Databases Access is freely available to all. General Sites
Pesticide Action Network Pesticide Database

Database of current toxicity and regulatory information for pesticides, including insecticides and herbicides. Provides information on human toxicity, ecotoxicity, and regulatory information.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
PILOTS Database

Index to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health consequences of exposure to traumatic events.

Access is freely available to all.
Psychology
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
POPLINE®

Database on reproductive health, providing more than 300,000 citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues.

Access is freely available to all.
Reproductive Medicine
Population Index Access is freely available to all. Public Health
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Primal Pictures Interactive Anatomy

A software package that includes multi-layered, three-dimensional views of the human body. Includes 3D Real-Time viewer.

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Anatomy
Proteopedia

Collaborative, 3D encyclopedia of proteins and other molecules.

Access is freely available to all.
Biochemistry
PsychiatryOnline

Portal from American Psychiatric Publishing for resources including DSM® Library, textbooks, journals, practice guidelines, self-assessment tools, news and information handouts for patients.

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Psychiatry
PsycINFO® (1806 - 1966)

Citations with abstracts to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Journal coverage includes material selected from approximately 2000 periodicals.

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Psychiatry
PsycINFO® (1967 - present)

Citations with abstracts to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Journal coverage includes material selected from approximately 2000 periodicals.

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Psychology