Databases and Other Resources
|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.
|National Drug Code Directory||Access is freely available to all.||Pharmacology|
|National Criminal Justice Reference Service||Access is freely available to all.||Jurisprudence|
|National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) Publications||
Searchable database of all publications that have been published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authors within the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.Access is freely available to all.
|National Center for Health Statistics||
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NCHS is the nation's principal health statistics agency, compiling statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of our people.Access is freely available to all.
|National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL): Health Literacy||
Comprehensive report of English literacy among American adults age 16 and older. Publications and data files are also available. Published by the National Center for Education Statistics.Access is freely available to all.
|National Ag Safety Database (NASD)||
A national central repository of agricultural health, safety, and injury prevention materials for the agricultural community and especially for agricultural safety specialists. The database is maintained by the Southern Coastal Agromedicine Center.Access is freely available to all.
|Natality Request||Access is freely available to all.||Public Health|
|Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)||
Contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments and reports on diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries.Access is freely available to all.
MICROMEDEX provides access to drug information, drug interactions, dosing tools, toxicology information, patient handouts, acute care and reproductive risk databases.Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
|Merriam-Webster Online||Access is freely available to all.||Dictionaries|
|MedTerms™||Access is freely available to all.||Medicine|
|MedTerms Medical Dictionary||Access is freely available to all.||Dictionaries|
|Medscape Reference (formerly eMedicine Medical Reference)||
"Medscape's Continually Updated Clinical Reference."Access is freely available to all.
From the National Library of Medicine. Over 53,000 images.Access is freely available to all.
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.
Consumer health information on more than 700 topics provided by the National Library of Medicine.Access is freely available to all.
|Medical Heritage Library||
A digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries.Access is freely available to all.
|Medical Glossary.org||Access is freely available to all.||Dictionaries|
|Maternal and Child Health Library||
MCH Library maintains several databases to collect, manage, and disseminate knowledge about maternal and child health (MCH).Access is freely available to all.
|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.
Massachusetts Community Health Information Profile (MassCHIP) provides free access to many health and social indicators. Community-level data is available to assess health needs, monitor health status indicators, and evaluate health programs.Access is freely available to all.
|Massachusetts State Data Center||
A program of the UMass Donahue Institute's Economic and Public Policy Research Unit. Part of the Census Bureau’s State Data Center Program, provides an extensive collection of census data in Massachusetts, New England, and the U.S.Access is freely available to all.
|Massachusetts Physician Profiles||
From the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, this tool aids patients in making better health care decisions.Access is freely available to all.
|Los Angeles Times||
Available from LexisNexis® Academic. Coverage begins in January 1985.Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.