Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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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.
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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.

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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Library News and Events

Keeping current with the library.

Access is freely available to all.
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IngentaConnect

Search and browse over 15,000 publications.

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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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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.
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CDC Wonder

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

Access is freely available to all.
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MedlinePlus

Consumer health information on more than 700 topics provided by the National Library of Medicine.

Access is freely available to all.
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SciVal

Research intelligence allowing users to understand and evaluate research impacts.

Registration through the Library is required; please contact Len.Levin@umassmed.edu or Rebecca.Reznik-Zellen@umassmed.edu to register.
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Medscape Reference (formerly eMedicine Medical Reference)

"Medscape's Continually Updated Clinical Reference."

Access is freely available to all.
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World Digital Library

Makes available on the Internet significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. A project of UNESCO and the Library of Congress.

Access is freely available to all.
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UpToDate

UpToDate is a comprehensive clinical information resource specifically designed to answer the clinical questions that arise in daily practice.

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Ovid Databases

A gateway to several vital clinical resources, including MEDLINE, PsycINFO, and EBM Reviews, as well as full-text books and journals.

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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.
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Scopus

The largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.

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NTIS: National Technical Information Service

Serves as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today.

Access is freely available to all.
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RAND Books and Publications Access is freely available to all. General Sites