Database Title Description Keywords
WorldCat Discovery The Lamar Soutter Library's online catalog of its print book and journal collections. Medicine, Nursing, Science
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. Users must first sign up for an account using the "Institutional Sign In" link at the top. 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
Thieme Teaching Assistant Anatomy A collection of all of the images from Thieme's top educational anatomy titles. Anatomy
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. Research Support
SciTech Connect Science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy. Includes nearly 3 million entries. Science

Allows you to explore the CAS chemistry databases. You must come to the Library in person to register. Contact,, or to set up an account.

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
Science Database Resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. 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
PubChem Collection of freely accessible chemical information. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers. Find chemical and physical properties, biological activities, safety and toxicity information, patents, and citations. Chemistry, Toxicology
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
PsychiatryOnline Offers comprehensive online access to psychiatric textbooks, journals, and professional development tools. Psychiatry
Proteopedia Collaborative 3D-encyclopedia of proteins & other molecules. Biochemistry
Oxford Scholarship Online Offers access to thousands of academic works from the scholarly list of Oxford University Press. NOTE: the library subscribes to the Palliative Care and the Public Health and Epidemiology sections of Oxford Scholarship Online. Public Health
Ovid A gateway to several vital clinical resources including MEDLINE and PsycINFO, as well as full-text books and journals. Medicine
Official Document System of the United Nations Full-text, born-digital UN documents published from 1993 onward, including documents of the Security Council, the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and their subsidiaries, as well as administrative issuances and other documents. Legislation, Statistics
Official ABMS® Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists, The Provides certification status and professional information about board certified physicians from 24 Member Boards, in more than 150 specialties and subspecialties. Medicine
OECD Health Statistics OECD's Online Library for books, papers and statistics and the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. Statistics, Vital Statistics
OECD Data From the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Demographics, Statistics
Nursing Reference Center An evidence-based information resource designed specifically for nurses. Nursing
Nursing and Allied Health Collection Includes full-text titles cited in CINAHL supporting specialized care, treatment, and patient management. Features highlighting and note-taking tools. Nursing
NTIS: National Technical Information Service Provides innovative data services to federal agencies, through joint venture partnerships with the private sector, to advance federal data priorities, promote economic growth, and enable operational excellence. Science
Nexis Uni® Provides databases of full-text news items, company and financial information, federal, state, and international legal materials, medical and general reference sources. Formerly known as LexisNexis. Newspapers, Legislation
New York Times, The Search the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1985). Newspapers
Netter Atlas of Human Anatomy Plates from the 7th edition of Netter Atlas of Human Anatomy. Anatomy
NEJM Resident 360 Resident 360 is a tool from the New England Journal of Medicine that is designed to help residents navigate their residency. Features include rotation preparation resources, discussion boards on topics relevant to residents and a social media outlet. Medicine
Natural Medicines Provides high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. Now includes contributors from more than 100 academic institutions. Complementary Therapies
National Center for Health Statistics Provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. Statistics, Vital Statistics
Micromedex® Micromedex provides access to drug information, drug interactions, dosing tools, toxicology information, patient handouts, acute care and reproductive risk databases. Drugs, Drug Therapy, Pharmacology, Toxicology
MedPix® From the National Library of Medicine. Nearly 59,000 images. Medicine
MedOne Neurosurgery A collection of over 250 online books in neurosurgery from Neurosurgery
Medical Heritage Library Digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promoting free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. History of Medicine
Measurement Instrument Database for the Social Sciences (MIDSS) A repository for instruments that are used to collect data from across the social sciences. Social Sciences
Massachusetts Physician Profiles Comprehensive reference source to help consumers find a particular physician, find physicians in the consumer's local area, or to look for physicians in a specific specialty. Medicine
LWW Health Library - Clerkship/Clinical Rotations Comprehensive selection of 39 authoritative books—covering the 6 core clerkship rotations—for clerkship students, faculty, and directors and coordinators. Clerkship, Medicine
LWW Health Library - Anatomical Sciences Collection Includes authoritative texts, multimedia resources, and teaching and learning tools in anatomy. Anatomy
LWW Health Library A single portal to foundational and basic sciences resources, as well as rich multimedia ancillaries for teaching, learning, and practice. Medicine
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Indexes more than 700 journals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Libraries
Lexicomp® A collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools that provides users with an extensive medical library. Drugs, Pharmacology, Toxicology
JSTOR Provides access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Medicine, Science
JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Advances research and science education by making and publishing videos of scientific experiments from the top laboratories around the world. Medicine, Science
International Healthcare Opportunities Clearinghouse (IHOC) Designed for health-care professionals and students who are interested in volunteer work with underserved communities at home or abroad. Medicine, Nursing
Influenza Virus Resource Users can build queries, retrieve sequences, find complete genome sets, do multiple sequence alignment, and build clustering or phylogenetic trees. Communicable Diseases, Virology
Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) Includes image files of a wide variety of visual media including fine art, photographs, engravings, and posters that illustrate the social and historical aspects of medicine dating from the 15th to 21st century. History of Medicine
IEEE Xplore Digital Library Resource for discovery of scientific and technical content published by the IEEE and its publishing partners. Includes more than 4 million full-text documents from journals, books, conferences, technical standards, and educational courses. Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
ICPSR Data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences
HSRProj (Health Services Research Projects in Progress) From the National Library of Medicine. Information about ongoing health services research and public health projects. Health Services Research, Public Health
HIV Sequence Database Comprehensive data on HIV genetic sequences. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) Information on measurement instruments in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. HaPI assists researchers and educators to identify measures needed for research studies and grant proposals. Psychology, Statistics
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

Updated regularly, this online textbook version provides full search capabilities of the 19th edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine.

Internal Medicine
Google™ Scholar Search diverse sources for scholarly literature (books, articles and abstracts, etc.) in a wide range of disciplines. Medicine, Science
Global Health Observatory (GHO) WHO's gateway to health-related statistics for its 194 Member States. Statistics
Genetics Home Reference Provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variation on human health. Browse more than 1,200 health conditions, diseases, and syndromes. Genetics, Genetics, Medical, Neoplasms
Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) Functional genomics data repository supporting MIAME-compliant data submissions. Genes, Molecular Biology
Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine Formerly named Health Reference Center Academic. Periodicals and reference book content supporting research in health studies. Medicine, Nursing
Gale in Context: Science Contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Merges Gale's reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites. Science
Gale Health and Wellness A collection of online books, journals, magazines and pamphlets about alternative and complementary therapies. Materials are geared for both consumers and health care professionals. Complementary Therapies
Gale Academic OneFile Select Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers across all academic disciplines. Science, Social Sciences
Gale Academic OneFile Source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources with extensive coverage of all academic disciplines. Biology, Chemistry, Psychology
Food Environment Atlas Assembles statistics on food environment indicators to stimulate research on the determinants of food choices and diet quality. Restaurants, Nutritional Sciences, Statistics
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Protects the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. Drugs, Public Health
Federal Register The Federal Register (FR) is the official journal of the federal government of the United States that contains government agency rules, proposed rules, and public notices. Legislation
FDsys (Federal Digital System) Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Jurisprudence, Legislation
eScholarship@UMMS Digital archive offering worldwide access to the research and scholarly output of the University of Massachusetts Medical School community. Medicine, Science
Envirofacts Single point of access to select U.S. EPA environmental data. Environmental Health
ECOTOX Created and maintained by the U.S. EPA. Source for locating single chemical toxicity data for aquatic life, terrestrial plants and wildlife. Environmental Health, Toxicology
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. Medicine
Dimensions Search grants, publications, citations, clinical trials, patents, and policy documents in one place. Medicine, Science
Digital Commonwealth Portal to the cultural heritage held in museums, historical societies, colleges, libraries and other cultural repositories in Massachusetts. You can search or browse the digital collections of member institutions for manuscripts, images, and documents. Libraries
County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Shows how healthy a community is using more than 30 measures. Public Health
Consumer Product Information Database Links over 21,000 consumer brands to health effects. Designed to educate consumers about chemical ingredients of household products. Toxicology
Cochrane Library (Cochrane Collaboration) Collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration. Medicine
CINAHL with Full Text CINAHL® with Full Text provides full text for more than 610 nursing and allied health journals indexed in CINAHL®. Nursing
Boston Globe, The Content from The Boston Globe from 1980 - present. Newspapers
Books@Ovid Includes full text, references, updates, and graphics from some of the most respected sources in medicine, nursing, and pharmacology. Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacology
BoardVitals Nursing Offers expert preparation for required boards. Products target the specific topics and formats of every major exam for RNs, LPNs, nurse practitioners, and other advanced practice nurses. Registration is required. Nursing
BoardVitals Helps practitioners prepare for licensing and initial certification exams, maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements, and continuing professional education, covering more than 50 specialty areas and exams. Registration is required. Medicine
Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination Delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for students and faculty in medical and nursing programs. Anatomy, Family Practice
Archival Collections at UMass Medical School Database of materials held in the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) Archives, including faculty papers, departmental and institutional records, artifacts and other materials that document the history of UMMS. Archives, History of Medicine
Altmetric Explorer for Institutions Database of altmetrics—digital indicators of attention—for research published by UMMS faculty authors. Altmetrics indicators can include discussion on peer review platforms, commentary on social media, and citations in non-journals sources. Altmetrics, Article-level Metrics, Research Impact, Scholarly Communication
Alcohol Studies Database Contains over 80,000 citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and audio-visual materials. Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholics, Alcoholism, Substance-Related Disorders
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) ATSDR protects communities from harmful health effects related to exposure to natural and man-made hazardous substances. Environmental Health, Toxicology
African Index Medicus International index to African health literature and information sources. Medicine
Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy Anatomy resource useful for medical and dental students, medical practitioners, allied health students, secondary and undergraduate students, and non-medical users. Anatomy
AccessPharmacy from McGraw-Hill Pharmacy and pharmacology reference tools. Drugs, Pharmacies, Pharmacology, Pharmacy
AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill Provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 60 medical titles. Medicine
AccessMedicine - Case Files Collections Helps students learn and apply basic science and clinical medicine concepts in the context of realistic patient cases. Users must create an account for access to the full functionality of this resource. Medicine, Science
AccessAnesthesiology from McGraw-Hill Anesthesiology reference tools. Anesthesia, Anesthesiology
5-Minute Consult Helps guide primary care professionals and clinical students in daily decision support giving access to the information needed at the point-of-care. A resource to obtain the most likely diagnosis, treatment, and management for thousands of diseases. Medicine
5-Minute Clinical Consult 2020, The (textbook) Helps physicians and healthcare professionals provide the best patient care by providing quick answers they can trust, where and when they need it most. Medicine