Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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CPDB (Carcinogenic Potency Database)

A searchable database of quantitative and qualitative analyses of published literature relating to chronic, long-term animal cancer tests. Contains materials published through 1997/98 by the National Cancer Institute and the National Toxicology Program.

Access is freely available to all.
Neoplasms
Current Index to Statistics

Bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields, from 1974-present.

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

Provides health information providers and the public with a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling as found in medication package inserts.

Access is freely available to all.
Pharmacology
Data.gov

The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the executive branch of the federal government.

Access is freely available to all.
Statistics
Database of Virtual Cervical Cytology Access is freely available to all. Cytology
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

The U.S. government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
DermAtlas

Provides access to thousands of dermatology images. Images can be searched by diagnosis, disease category, body site, pigmentation, image contributor, patient age, image name, and/or keywords. Images can be freely used for educational purposes.

Access is freely available to all.
Dermatology
DermIS

Offers image atlases (DOIA and PeDOIA) complete with diagnoses and differential diagnoses, case reports and additional information on almost all skin diseases.

Access is freely available to all.
Dermatology
Dermnet

Contains over 9000 images of skin disease. It is an educational resource for medical professionals. Dermnet is designed for rapid access so that a number of images can be viewed simultaneously.

Access is freely available to all.
Dermatology
DESASTRES, Disaster Documentation Center Collection Access is freely available to all. Public Health
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicology (DART/ETIC) Access is freely available to all. Toxicology
DICT Development Group, The Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
Dictionary.com

Links to language-specific dictionaries. Features a crossword solver. Premium content requires registration.

Access is freely available to all.
Dictionaries
Digital Atlas of Ophthalmology Access is freely available to all. Ophthalmology
Digital Commonwealth

Portal to the cultural heritage held in museums, historical societies, colleges, libraries and other cultural repositories in Massachusetts. You can search or browse the digital collections of member institutions for manuscripts, images, and documents.

Access is freely available to all.
Libraries
Disability Statistics

Online Resource for U.S. Disability Statistics from Cornell University.

Access is freely available to all.
Statistics
DOE Information Bridge Access is freely available to all. Science
DoPHER, Database of Promoting Health Effectiveness Reviews

Coverage of systematic and non-systematic reviews of effectiveness in health promotion and public health worldwide.

Access is freely available to all.
Public Health
Drug InfoNet

Provides drug and disease information.

Access is freely available to all.
Pharmacology
Drugs.com™

Data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products.

Access is freely available to all.
Pharmacology
Drugs@FDA

Search for official information about FDA approved brand name and generic drugs and therapeutic biological products.

Access is freely available to all.
Pharmacology
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DynaMed

A clinical reference tool created by a physician for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the point-of-care. Updated daily.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
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e-Mental Health in Central Massachusetts

Information about mental health conditions and diseases as well as links to services available to the Central Massachusetts region.

Access is freely available to all.
Psychiatry
E-Resource Portal - Journals and Books

Gateway to the library's online journal and textbook subscriptions.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
e-Science Portal for New England Librarians

A librarian's link to e-Science resources.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites