ONLINE RESEARCH LIBRARIES
- US NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE
- MedLine Plus
Online research library with access to books, journals, articles, and encyclopedias plus helpful citation tools. Faster, better research with Questia! Questia is definitely a database worth subscribing to, as it has the following features:
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This guide provides links to evidence-based, reputable sources of information on alternative therapies, herbs and dietary supplements, traditional medicine, mind body therapies and more
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Find information on health conditions, wellness issues, and more in easy-to-read language on MedlinePlus, the up-to-date, trusted health information site.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest biomedical library and the developer of electronic
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Free Medical Journals - Over the next years, the most important medical journals will be available online, free and in full-text.
Use a local college or health professional library to access it (usually free).
Free Medical Books - many textbooks available online, free and in full-text.
This guide will help you find and use information on the effectiveness of various CAM treatments.
A rich source of information about health and statistical information. It provides unique public resource for health information of critical element of public health and health policy.
BioMed Central is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. It offers a rich and diverse range of scientific and medical databases, review journals and over 55 peer-reviewed research journals.
This is a subset of the PubMed database that contains over 220,000 citations of journal articles related to CAM research from 1963 through the present.
Chemical dictionary file for over 339,000 compounds of biomedical and regulatory interest. File locators lead users to additional information on other files such as HSDB, RTECS,TOXNET, and TOXLINE.
The Combined Health Information Database (CHID) is a reference tool that offers thousands of journal articles and patient-education materials on different health topics.
This database provides extensive and reliable resources for alternative medicine as well as randomized controlled trials based at the University of Maryland.
The herbal database provides hyperlink access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. The common and scientific names for over 160 herbs are listed, along with six categories: evidence of activity, warnings, preparations, mixtures, mechanisms of actions, and other information, such as links to pictures and other keyword searches.
Produced by the Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, IBIDS contains citations with abstracts to articles published in international scientific journals on the topic of dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, herbal, and botanical supplements.
MEDLINE database is widely recognized as the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature. More than 9.5 million records from more than 3,900 journals are indexed, plus selected monographs of congresses and symposia (1976-1981). Abstracts are included for about 67% of the records.
The TRIP Database, produced by National Health Service, UK, searches across 58 sites of high quality medical information. The hyperlink resources provide access to the largest collection of “evidence-based” material on the web as well as articles from premier on-line journals.
The site provides resources on databases, Internet resources, government resources, Pennsylvania resources, and other related resources. These resources, prepared by several medical librarians at the library of the Health Science at the University of Pittsburgh, could be a one-stop Internet resources center in CAM with a wide range of related links on many aspects of CAM.
CAMline is an evidence-based website on complementary and alternative medicine for healthcare professionals and the public. “Case report,” “natural health medicine,” and “CAM therapies” are very helpful for professionals and public.
The Cochrane Consumer Network's site contains a range of healthcare information and
information to help people understand healthcare research. It is also a resource for consumers and others who want to become involved in the collaboration or other healthresearch activities. In addition the Consumer Network contains over 28 consumer Summaries of Cochrane reviews in CAM.
The site contains directory links to 8,000 journals within 80 medical and bioscience specialties, the home pages of 7,000 medical and bioscience associations, and links to over 2,000 pharmaceutical companies. Other research tools include medical glossaries and dictionaries, disease databases, clinical trials, medical guidelines, education and training, and medical journal full-text articles and abstracts.
It provides a central health information referral service for consumers and professionals using a database of more than 1,700 national associations, government agencies, and other organizations.
OMNI (Organizing Medical Networked Information) is a gateway to evaluated, quality Internet resources in health and medicine, aimed at students, researchers, academics, and practitioners in the health and medical sciences.