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Search Sciences databases (includes Pre-Health).

PubMed: Premier index to biomedical journal literature; includes MedLine citations as well as citations from scientific journals (free online).
Films on Demand - Health and Medicine: Streaming videos on diseases, disorders, & disabilities; human anatomy & physiology; healthcare and treatment; health careers; nutrition; personal health and wellness; and public health.
Find Journals in Health and Biological Sciences (Includes Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health)

Search by journal name:
  • dentistry today
  • jama
  • nursing
(For more, search the Library Catalog)
Gray's Anatomy (2005). R611 G73 2005
Magill's Medical Guide (2011). Salem Health eBook.
Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers. R808.066 S35

Top 100 Health-care Careers (2010), EBSCO eBook.
A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia: 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries, plus medical photographs and illustrations.
Centers for Disease Control: Find information and statistics on health and safety topics, including diseases, emergency preparedness, environmental health, injuries, and workplace safety.
CDC Wonder: Statistical database from the Centers for Disease Control; includes statistics on AIDS, vaccine reactions, births, cancer, and mortality.
Food & Drug Administration: Provides information on food, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, vaccines, and more; recalls and alerts included.

Images from the History of Medicine: Provides access to nearly 70,000 images in the National Library of Medicine (NLM); includes portraits, photographs, caricatures, genre scenes, posters, and graphic art illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine (15th to 21st century).
MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary: Look up medical terminology.
Merck Manuals Online Medical Library: Provides content of the print Merck Manuals as a public service; updated periodically with new information; contains photographs, and audio/video material.
Merck Veterinary Manual: Provides animal care information.
Netter Images: Collection of medical illustrations; predefined mini-collections available.
Nutrient Data Laboratory: Search for the nutritional values of different foods.
Public Health Image Library: Collection of still images, image sets, and multimedia files related to public health.
Visible Human Project: Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies.


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: The health services research arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

HON - Health on the Net Foundation: A non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting useful and reliable online health information; includes sections for patients as well as medical professionals.
Martindale's Virtual Medical Center: Guide to medical resources on the web--cases, grand rounds, courses, lectures, databases; sub-divided by specialty.

National Institutes of Health: Website of the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

MedlinePlus: Source of reliable consumer-oriented medical information, selected by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) from numerous websites.

MedScape: Designed for physicians and medical professionals; a source of medical news, CMEs, conferences and other information; specialty resource centers also available; free registration.

Tri-State Area Schools
Loewenberg School of Nursing (University of Memphis)
NursingPhysician AssistantsTest Guides (DAT, MCAT, PCAT, etc.)