Databases

Title Sort ascending Description Keywords
World Health Report Combines an expert assessment of global health, including statistics relating to all countries, with a focus on a specific subject. Demographics, Public Health, Statistics
VisualDx Clinical decision support system intended to be used by medical practitioners to assist in differential diagnosis. Medicine
Visible Human Project®, The Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies, from the National Library of Medicine. Anatomy
Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository Global digital service that collects, preserves and shares nursing research and evidence-based practice materials. Nursing
USMLE Easy Thousands of online questions covering all the disciplines and organ systems covered on the USMLE exam. Education, Medicine
USDA Food Composition Databases Search by food item, food group, or manufacturer's name to find the nutrient information for your food items. Nutritional Sciences
UpToDate: Off-campus/CME/Mobile UpToDate is a comprehensive clinical information resource specifically designed to answer the clinical questions that arise in daily practice. This link gives access to CME. Medicine
UpToDate UpToDate is a comprehensive clinical information resource specifically designed to answer the clinical questions that arise in daily practice. Medicine
U.S. Pharmacopeia Source for FDA-enforceable quality standards for drugs, dietary supplements, excipients, procedures for tests, assays, and analytical methods. Drugs, Pharmacies, Pharmacology, Pharmacy
Trials Register of Promoting Health Interventions (TRoPHI) Focused coverage of trials of interventions in health promotion and public health worldwide. Drug Therapy, Public Health
TOXLINE Bibliographic database of citations from specialized journals and other sources. Provides references covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. Drugs, Pharmacology, Toxicology
Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Publicly available databases containing information on releases of specific toxic chemicals and their management as waste, as reported annually by U.S. industrial and federal facilities. Toxicology
STAT!Ref Cross-searchable healthcare reference that integrates core textbook titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools. Medicine, Nursing
Scopus The largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Science
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. Research Support
SciTech Connect Science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy. Includes nearly 3 million entries. Science
SciFinder® A research tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including chemistry. Registration through the Library is required. Contact Lisa.Palmer@umassmed.edu for a personal login and password. Chemistry
Science Tracer Bullets Online Locate information on science and technology subjects. Includes brief introductions to the topics, lists of resources and strategies for finding more. Science
SAGE Research Methods Providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. Research Support
RefWorks An online research management, writing and collaboration tool. Classes and a handout are available through the library's website. Research Support
R2 Digital Library Over 100 electronic textbooks in medicine, nursing and allied health. Medicine, Nursing
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. Medicine, Science
Public Health Image Library (PHIL) Content is organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science, and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files. Many images are copyright protected. Public Health
PsycINFO® (1967 - present) Citations with abstracts to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Journal coverage includes material selected from approximately 2000 periodicals. Psychiatry, Psychology
PsycINFO® (1806 - 1966) Citations with abstracts to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Journal coverage includes material selected from approximately 2000 periodicals. Psychiatry, Psychology