Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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AccessAnesthesiology from McGraw-Hill

Anesthesiology reference tools.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Anesthesiology
AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill

Provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 60 medical titles.

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Medicine
AccessPharmacy from McGraw-Hill

Pharmacy and pharmacology reference tools.

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Pharmacy
Acronym Finder Access is freely available to all. Writing
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Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

ACF, within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.

Access is freely available to all.
Pediatrics
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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
ADOLEC, Literature on Adolescence Health

Bibliographic database that contains articles related to adolescence, produced by the Pan American Health Organization.

Access is freely available to all.
Pediatrics
African Index Medicus

International index to African health literature and information sources.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

AHRQ supports research that helps people make more informed decisions and improves the quality of health care services.

Access is freely available to all.
Research Support
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
AgeSource / AgeStats Worldwide

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

Access is freely available to all.
Geriatrics
AGRICOLA

The National Agricultural Library's free online catalog. Provides citations to agricultural literature.

Access is freely available to all.
Agriculture
AIDS Public Information Data Access is freely available to all. AIDS
Alcohol Studies Database

Contains over 70,000 citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and audio-visual materials.

Access is freely available to all.
Substance-Related Disorders
AMA – Reference Format Examples

From the New York Medical College Health Sciences Library.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
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America's Health Rankings

Combines individual measures of several health determinants with the resultant health outcomes into one, comprehensive view of the health of a state.

Access is freely available to all.
Statistics
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
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American FactFinder
Access is freely available to all. Statistics
American Hospital Directory - Hospital Statistics by State

Key statistics about hospitals plus state and national totals.

Access is freely available to all.
Hospitals
American Hospital Directory - Search for a Hospital

Free search for hospitals provided by American Hospital Directory.

Access is freely available to all.
Hospitals
Anatomia Collection

A collection featuring approximately 4500 full page plates and other significant illustrations of human anatomy from the University of Toronto Library.

Access is freely available to all.
Anatomy
Annotated Laws of Massachusetts

Available from LexisNexis® Academic.

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Legislation
Annual Orations of the Worcester District Medical Society

A list of distinguished orators from 1795-present with a brief synopsis of each oration (if available).

Access is freely available to all.
Medicine
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 Help

Free video tutorial and links to the APA Style Blog and email to contact APA experts.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing