Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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Wikipedia Access is freely available to all. Encyclopedias
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
Water Resources Abstracts (Selected)

Database of bibliographic citations and other resources published by the U.S. Geological survey.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
ECOTOX

Database of the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection agency providing single chemical toxicity information for aquatic and terrestrial life.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
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National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)

Includes over twenty participating federal agencies.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
BCERF, Environmental Risk Factor Database

Database for bibliographic information on environmental risk factors topics.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
REPIDISCA

Citations, emphasizing documents produced in Latin America and the Caribbean, on the topics of environmental health, water supply and wastewater, solid and hazardous wastes, and healthy cities.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
GreenFILE

Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Environmental Health
MassHEIS - Massachusetts Health and Environment Information System

Web-based, interactive mapping tool that provides community access to health and environmental information about communities in Massachusetts.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
Envirofacts

Searches several EPA databases for environmental information in your area.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
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InfoTrac

General and health reference information, Expanded Academic ASAP, business and company resources, and biographical information (Biography in Context).

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
MEDLINE® (Ovid)

Ovid's interface to the MEDLINE database provides access to bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more than 4600 biomedical journals published in the United States and in 70 other countries.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
National Guideline Clearinghouse

A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, the National Guideline Clearinghouse is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
WorldCat (FirstSearch)

Check other libraries nationally and internationally for books, journals, audiovisuals and electronic media.

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

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General Sites
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PubMed

Public access database to citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
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EBSCOhost

A collection of several resources (Biomedical Reference; Health Business Fulltext Elite; Nursing & Allied Health; Alt HealthWatch; and Psychology and Behavioral Sciences). Full-text article coverage includes almost 2400 multi-disciplinary journals.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
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MD Consult

MD Consult includes a number of electronic information resources (reference books, journals, practice guidelines, etc.) that meet the clinical content needs of physicians and other health care professionals.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
Patent Full-Text and Full-Page Image Databases Access is freely available to all. General Sites
Science Citation Index Expanded / Web of Science

Covers 150 scientific areas. Includes 5,900 journals from medical research and clinical fields as well as from the "hard" sciences. Investigate particular subjects and see who is citing specific articles and authors.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
Library News and Events

Keeping current with the library.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
IngentaConnect

Search and browse over 15,000 publications.

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General Sites
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JSTOR

JSTOR specializes in backfiles of scholarly journals, some dating back to the 17th century, in a variety of disciplines.

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General Sites
Highly Cited Research

Gives research professionals working in a variety of occupations a tool to identify individuals, departments and laboratories that have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of science and technology in recent decades.

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