Commercial Full text Databases - Password Required
Electronic Books from eBrary
More than 3000 full text books in the Medical Collection
Subscribed Full Text Journals
EbscoHOST Databases EbscoHOST
Unified Search Interface - Choose among:
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Cochrane Methodology Register
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects
Health Business Elite
Health Technology Assessments
MEDLINE with Full Text
NHS Economic Evaluation Database
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Ebsco Electronic Journal Service EJS
(147 Salus University subscriptions - approx. 95 full text )
Ebsco A to Z Search Integrated search of all Ebsco databases.
OVID Full text subscriptions through OVID database
Elsevier ScienceDirect Full text subscriptions through ScienceDirect database
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New Database Trials
AccessMedicine® from McGraw-Hill is an innovative online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 75 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools and a comprehensive search platform.
Approximately 1,200 questions and answers that simulate the PANCE and PANRE, with full explanations. Robust Performance Profile allows users to track their results performance by topic and test scores over time and allows users to compare their scores to others using PAEasy, including test-takers at the users’ specific institutions.
Three unique Testing Modes which include untimed practice mode, a timed exam, and a simulated test that replicates the official test and its conditions
ClinicalKey delivers all of Elsevier's medical and surgical content in one dynamic resource, giving physicians access to over 900 top books, over 500 top journals, thousands of videos and millions of images.
Free Online Full Text Sources
Search Medline for references to articles from up to 1800 biomedical journals, from the National Library of Medicine website. Access numerous other medical and health databases as well. Increasingly a source of full text online.
The Bookshelf is a growing collection of full text biomedical books that can be searched directly.
PubMed Central is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).
Links to virtually all electronically published health related journals. Links to other repositories of FREE online publications as well as links to publisher’s websites, which allow free access to articles from 6 months to one year after publication.
A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of high impact, peer-reviewed content, with 1112 journals and 4,695,123 full text articles from over 140 scholarly publishers. HighWire-hosted publishers have collectively made 1,861,498 articles free.
Drawn from scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Provides links to articles which have cited the current article as well as articles cited by it.
Directory of Open Access Journals
This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. There are now 3272 journals in the directory. Currently 1061 journals are searchable at article level. As of 3/08, 176801 articles are included in the DOAJ service.
Free Medical Journals
More than 430 free medical journals available in several languages.
OAister currently provides access to 15,479,509 digital records from 936 contributors. OAIster is a union catalog of academically-oriented digital resources, including much original material not generally available on the open web.
Other Bibliographic Databases
ERIC is the world's largest source of education information, with more than 1 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education, research and practice.
From the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry, provides free access to a comprehensive database of current references relating to contact lenses, refractive surgery and external ocular disease. Search 140,238 references from 2296 refereed journals and professional periodicals, many of which are not listed by any other database. Full abstracts and links to e-text are included where possible, as well as links to publishers and reprint sites. It includes an image library with approximately 400 images/8.
Scientific Search Engine. Useful for searching MedLine citations and Biomed Central articles.
Library of Congress Gateway
Search Library of Congress catalog or dozens of other academic and national library catalogs around the world.
Allows searches of the collections and resources of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. Provides subject searching, limits to specific media, such as digital, Braille, maps, etc. and end user reviews.
National Library of Medicine Databases & Electronic Resources
Access to all National Library of Medicine databases and National Institutes of Health online resources.
Limited search interface allows searching multiple NLM databases including: Clinical Alerts, Clinical Trials, LOCATORplus, MEDLINEplus, Pubmed, Toxnet, HSAT (Health Services Technology Assessment text) and OLDMEDLINE (non-abstracted MEDLINE citations from 1958 -1965). Results are organized by database.
Martindale’s Health Science Guide
The Health Science Guide contains over 140,850 Medical Cases & Grand Rounds; 1,560 Courses/Textbooks; 67,800 Teaching Modules & Files; 550 Journals; 4,800 Databases, Atlases & Image Databases plus 1,000's of Videos and Movies. The site is organized by medical specialty.
Extensive, well organized links to short, consumer oriented articles, drug information, links to dozens of other medical websites and newsletters.
Includes access to Online medical textbooks and journals,. Browse by medical specialty.
Good general source of medical information, both for professionals and the general public.
Association of Vision Science Librarians Eye Resources
Exhaustive list of vision-related websites compiled by the Association of Vision Science Librarians. A very useful website, frequently updated and screened for accuracy. Includes links to vision-related newsgroups, newsletters and Listservs
Associations, Societies, Foundations for Eye Health
Compiled by the Association of Vision Science Librarians.
A collection of links to medical websites and images from the Hardin Library of the University of Iowa
Full text access to over 630 medical textbooks, in several languages. Organized by language and specialty.
Karolinska Institute collection of Medical Images
A large collection of medical images, organized by specialty. Some of the content is copyright free.
Founded in 1905, Lighthouse International is the leading non-profit organization worldwide dedicated to preserving vision and to helping people of all ages overcome the challenges of vision loss.
Medical Student Resources
The Student Doctor Network
SDN is a nonprofit web site that started as a grassroots Web community at the University of Kansas in the mid-1990s. Since then, SDN has emerged as one of the most comprehensive and most useful student-driven resources on the Internet.
An extensive digital library of authoritative medical information for all students of medicine.
Requires free registration to access content. Upon registration, you will have full access to: over 250 credits of CME for physicians, nurses and pharmacists, the Web's largest collection of free, full-text, peer-reviewed clinical medicine articles, Physician optimized MEDLINE, 25+ specialty home pages, plus home pages for nurses, pharmacists and med students, Daily medical news and Continuing Medical Education resources.
USMLE Orientation material
Download sample tutorials and practice test items for Steps 1, 2 and 3.
It is the goal at MedRounds Publications to provide reliable, high-quality teaching materials to students, patients, and physicians at low or no cost. Substantial access to full text, online medical resources.
Evidence-Based Medicine Tutorials, Study guides
These web pages contain references, bibliographies, tutorials, glossaries, and on-line databases to aid in the study of evidence-based medicine. They offer practice tools and guides to support critical analysis of the literature and MEDLINE searching, as well as links to other sites that help enable evidence-based medical care.
Bandolier, an independent journal about evidence-based healthcare, written by Oxford scientists
Links to news services encyclopedia, dictionaries, medical, legal and entertainment resources.
Very useful “people’s encyclopedia” with more than 2,350,000 articles in English. While not authoritative, it can be a very useful research tool.
Wide ranging reference source. Links to real-time, streaming population, health and economic data in World Clock and Earth Clock. Includes search engines and widgets for games, free programs, MP3 search, editing tools and much more.
Low Vision Gateway
Extensive resource for internet accessible low vision resources.
Internet Public Library
Extensive and well organized website with links to hundreds of newspapers, websites and medical and reference texts.
Provides legal information, lawyer profiles and a community to help you make the best legal decisions.
FindLaw: Health Hippo
Health Hippo is a collection of policy and regulatory materials related to health care
At this site, visitors can gain free access to over 8,000 forms from United States federal and state courts.
All search engines have unique content and a different blend of strengths and weaknesses.
Searches which are important should be submitted to more than a single search engine for best results.
Largest general search engine. Many other tools such as Google Mail, Blogger and Google Groups
Yahoo Search Engine
Second largest general search engine. Organized by categories as well as spidered search results
Miscosoft's, third largest general search engine. Some unique content. Provides automatic local search options.
Formerly Ask Jeeves. Has good features to refine searches.
Smaller database but searches meta-tags, connects to the Wayback Machine and has more accurate detection of actual publication dates of records in its Freshness Dating feature.
Smaller database but provides useful options to narrow or refine a search.
Very good Meta-Search engine. Searches many prominent search engines simultaneously (in parallel), eliminates duplicates and ranks results.
Google -Uncle Sam
Special search engine for Searches government databases and websites.
Everything to do with the law, lawyers and legal forms. Channels for students, professionals and the public.
Search in extensive Yellow Pages and White Pages and World Directories. Find individuals through telephone and email search tools.
All-in-one portal to US government information. Designed as a user friendly, first stop in finding any information published on the web by ALL government agencies and departments, whether Federal State or local.
Foreign, national, state, county, and regional economic and demographic statistics; data, graphs and charts.
Centers for Disease Control
Virtually all of the government health statistical data published by the Centers for Disease Control is available through this site.
National Institutes of Health Clearinghouse of Medical Research Information.
National Eye Institute
Information about clinical studies, publications jobs and more.
Health & Human Services
Dozens of links to health-related federal databases and studies.
Reading, Writing and Publishing Medical and Scientific Papers