Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Publications

Publications from the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Access is freely available to all.
Audiology
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Easy-To-Read Drug Facts (NIDA)

Talks about drug abuse, addiction, and treatment.

Access is freely available to all.
Substance-Related Disorders
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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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EBSCOhost eBook Collection

Search and view fulltext of eBooks (formerly netLibrary).

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
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
Electronic Library of Construction Safety and Health (eLCOSH)

Provides a wide range of materials on construction safety and health.

Access is freely available to all.
Occupational Medicine
Elements of Style, The

Classic reference book by William Strunk, Jr. that guides the writer on plain English style, rules of usage, and principles of composition

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)

A multi-institutional initiative providing information on species including taxonomy, geographic distribution, collections, genetics, evolutionary history, morphology, behavior, ecological relationships, and importance for human well being.

Access is freely available to all.
Biology
Encyclopedia.com Access is freely available to all. Encyclopedias
Encyclopædia Britannica Access is freely available to all. Encyclopedias
Ensembl Genome Browser Access is freely available to all. Genetics
Envirofacts

Searches several EPA databases for environmental information in your area.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
ERIC

Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Education, ERIC provides access to over 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles in the area of education.

Access is freely available to all.
Education
eScholarship@UMMS

Digital archive offering worldwide access to the research and scholarly output of the University of Massachusetts Medical School community.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
EthnoMed Access is freely available to all. Public Health
EurasiaHealth Knowledge Network

Clearinghouse of freely available resources contributed, created and translated by a worldwide community of health professionals focusing on Central & Eastern Europe and the New Independent States.

Access is freely available to all.
Public Health
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Expanded Academic ASAP

Provides access to more than 3500 indexed and full-text periodical titles in all disciplines, the majority of which are peer-reviewed.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
Facts on File World News Digest

Available from LexisNexis® Academic. Coverage begins in January 1975.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Newspapers
Faculty Attribution Guidelines

A guide on the proper use of citing materials used in PowerPoint presentations, BLS Vista learning modules and class handouts.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Famous Quotes and Authors

Browse over 25,000 quotes online from over 6,700 famous authors.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Fast Food Facts Access is freely available to all. Nutritional Sciences
Fast Stats A-Z (CDC)

Provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance.

Access is freely available to all.
Statistics
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FDsys (Federal Digital System)

Provides public access to information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies and preserved as technology changes. FDsys enables the Government Printing Office to manage information from all 3 branches of the U.S. Government. Replaces GPO Access.

Access is freely available to all.
Legislation
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Federal Register (FR)

The Office of the Federal Register informs citizens of their rights and obligations, documents the actions of Federal agencies, and provides a forum for public participation in the democratic process.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary drugs, food and medical devices.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites