Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

A searchable database of federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
CDC Wonder

A portal of links to a wide variety of reports and numeric public health data.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
Cell: An Image Library™, The

A freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms, showcasing cell architecture, intracellular functionalities, and both normal and abnormal processes.

Access is freely available to all.
Cytology
Cells Alive!

An interactive website about cell biology, microbiology, immunology, and microscopy. Consists of film and computer-enhanced images of cells, bacteria, and viruses for education and medical research. A stock video library is also available.

Access is freely available to all.
Cytology
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Seeks to monitor health, detect and investigate health problems, and conduct research to enhance prevention.

Access is freely available to all.
Communicable Diseases
ChemFinder Access is freely available to all. Chemistry
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
Chemical Database, The

University of Akron

Access is freely available to all.
Chemistry
ChemIDplus Access is freely available to all. Chemistry
Chemistry Central

Currently features chemistry-related articles published in BioMed Central journals.

Access is freely available to all.
Chemistry
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ChemSpider

Provides fast text and structure search access to over 32 million chemical structures from hundreds of data sources.

Access is freely available to all.
Chemistry
Chicago Manual of Style - Citation Quick Guide

Compiled by the editors of The Chicago Manual of Style.

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
Chicago Tribune

Available from LexisNexis® Academic. Coverage begins in April 1995.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Newspapers
Christian Science Monitor, The

Available from LexisNexis® Academic. Coverage begins in January 1980.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Newspapers
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Sponsored jointly by The Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, this site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1836-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

Access is freely available to all.
Newspapers
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CINAHL with Full Text

CINAHL® with Full Text provides full text for more than 610 nursing and allied health journals indexed in CINAHL®.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Nursing
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
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
Clinical Growth Charts

Growth charts from the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics, for infants and children from birth to 20 years. Charts include head circumference, stature, weight, and body mass index. Most charts are available in English, French, and Spanish.

Access is freely available to all.
Pediatrics
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
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Cochrane Library (Cochrane Collaboration)

Collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR)

From the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Trial Court Law Libraries.

Access is freely available to all.
Legislation
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Community Health Status Indicators

From the CDC. Provides county-level maps on access to care, demographic information, environmental health, and vital statistics.

Access is freely available to all.
Public Health
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Community of Science (COS) Funding Opportunities

Database of available funding sources, including private foundations, public agencies, national and local governments, and private business. All disciplines are represented (sciences to humanities).

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Science