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Databases A-Z: Search Results

AAMC Data and Analysis
Produced by AAMC.

Source: AAMC
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary:
Description:

The Association of American Medical Colleges provides online access to a variety of reports (some free).  A sampling of the reports include: 2012 Physician Specialty Data Book, Diversity in the Physician Workforce: Facts & Figures 2010, 2011 State Physician Workforce Data Book, and Health Care Reform and the Health Workforce.


ABLEDATA
Produced by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), U.S. Department of Education.

Source: NIDRR
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current catalog, including discontinued items
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword or phrase
Description: AbleData provides objective information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States. The database contains objective information on more than 36,000 assistive products. A detailed description of the product's functions and features, price information (when available), and contact information for the product's manufacturer and/or distributors is provided for each product. Information on non-commercial prototypes, customized and one-of-a-kind products, and do-it-yourself designs is also offered.

AccessMedicine
Produced by AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill.

Source: Access Medicine
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current editions of over a dozen core medical texts
Updated: Frequently
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description:

Online resource that provides access to more than 60 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools. Has the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device.


AccessSurgery
Produced by Access Surgery from McGraw Hill.

Source: McGraw Hill
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: An integrated online resource that provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing surgeons with quick answers to surgical inquiries from trusted sources. Organized around the accepted ACGME's (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) Core Curriculum, AccessSurgery delivers content in context.

ACEDB
Produced by the Sanger Institute.

Source: Sanger Institute
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: AceDB is a genome database system developed since 1989. AceDB is used both for managing data within genome projects, and for making genomic data available to the wider scientific community. AceDB was originally developed for the C.elegans genome project , from which its name was derived (A C. elegans DataBase). However, the tools in it have been generalized to be much more flexible and the same software is now used for many different genomic databases from bacteria to fungi to plants to man. It is also increasingly used for databases with non-biological content.

ACP Journal Club
Produced by the American College of Physicians and the British Medical Journal Club.

Source: American College of Physicians
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1991 - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: ACP Journal Club's general purpose is to select from the biomedical literature articles that report original studies and systematic reviews that warrant immediate attention by physicians attempting to keep pace with important advances in internal medicine. These articles are summarized in value-added abstracts and commented on by clinical experts.

ACP Smart Medicine
Produced by the American College of Physicians.

Source: STAT!Ref
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Frequently
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description:

ACP Smart Medicine is the American College of Physician's peer-reviewed, clinical decision-support tool designed for rapid, point-of-care delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based guidance for clinicians. Bulleted, streamlined structure provides immediate access to over 500 evidence-based recommendations on diagnosis, therapy, prevention, screening, and other topics related to the diseases that you treat every day. Also available on the STAT!Ref Mobile App.


AGRICOLA (NAL Catalog )
Produced by the U.S. National Agricultural Library (NAL).

Source: National Agricultural Library
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1970-present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: Library of Congress Subject Headings for books; CAB Thesaurus for articles
Description: AGRICultural OnLine Access (AGRICOLA) serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural and allied disciplines, including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition.

AHRQ National Resource Center
Produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Source: AHRQ/DHHS
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: AAHRQ's National Resource Center (NRC) for Health IT supports the Agency's mission of developing and disseminating evidence and evidence-based tools on how health IT can improve health care quality, safety, and efficiency. AHRQ has made the NRC available as a public resource for sharing research findings, best practices, lessons learned, and funding opportunities with health IT researchers, implementers, and policymakers. More than 10,000 documents, presentations, articles, and tools are freely available on the NRC.

Alcohol History Database
Produced by Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University.

Source: Scholarly Communication Center, Rutgers University
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: This site provides access to the Alcohol History Collection at the Alcohol Studies Library, including books, images and other published materials.

ALTBIB: Bibliography on Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Source: NLM
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1980-2000
Updated: Irregular
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: 'The intent of the bibliography is to assist in identifying methods and procedures helpful in supporting the development, testing, application, and validation of alternatives to the use of vertebrates in biomedical research and toxicology testing.' Contents are a subset of MEDLINE records.

Annual Reviews
Produced by Annual Reviews, Inc..

Source: High Wire Press/Annual Reviews
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1996 - present
Updated: Annual
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Annual Reviews contains collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics. Not all volumes are available; see Journals A-Z link for available titles.

BioMed Central
Produced by BioMed Central.

Source: Springer Science+ Business Media
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: BioMed Central is a commercial STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of over 200 open access, online, peer-reviewed journals. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. Free registration allows users to receive alerts and customize the homepage.

BIOSIS (Biological Abstracts)
Produced by Thomson Scientific, Inc.

Source: Information Services Search Service
Access: Mediated search service.
Coverage: 1969 - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: BIOSIS Thesaurus
Description: Biological Abstracts® provides users with easy access to the latest information in virtually every life science discipline, and contains more than 13.2 million archival records from as far back as 1969, with more than 370,000 citations added each year. Most of the records include informative abstracts written by the author.

BMJ Updates (Evidence-Based Medicine)
Produced by BMJ and McMaster University.

Source: BMJ and McMaster University
Access: Free to all users; requires registration.
Coverage: 2002 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Use BMJ Updates both to search for best-evidence literature from over 100 journals and to receive email alerts about new evidence on topics of your choice. Ratings are made by the McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE) rating panel, with >1700 participants from around the world, all in clinical practice. Journals covered include quarterly updates of the Cochrane Library.

Books@Ovid
Produced by OvidSP.

Source: OvidSP
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current editions only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: OvidSP offers both table of contents and a search option for its books. The Books@Ovid database includes full text, references, updates, and graphics from some of the most respected sources in medicine, nursing, and pharmacology.

CA Online: Chemical Abstracts
Produced by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

Source: Information Services Search Service
Access: Mediated search service.
Coverage: 1800's - present
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The most authoritative and comprehensive source for chemical information. CAS monitors, indexes, and abstracts the world's chemistry-related information, updating it daily and making it accessible through state-of-the-art information services. CAS databases provide content from more than 10,000 major scientific journals worldwide, patent references from, dissertations, meeting abstracts, electronic-only journals, and other reputable web sources. reports, books, conference proceedings and dissertations. Over 35 million substances are included.

Campbell Collaboration Social, Psychological, Educational and Criminological Trials Register (C2-SPECTR)
Produced by the Norwegian Knowledge Center for the Health Services.

Source: University of Pennsylvania
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1950 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The SPECTR register contains over 11,000 entries, collected since the collaboration was founded in 1999 to focus on interventions in crime and criminal justice, education and social welfare.

Cancer Handbook
Produced by the Wiley Online Library.

Source: Wiley Interscience
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current edition only
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Provides a comprehensive overview of all major areas of cancer research and oncology. This title differs from existing oncology textbooks and reference works in that it bridges the gap between the molecular biology of cancer and clinical diagnosis and treatment.

Cancer Literature in PubMed (formerly CancerLit)
Produced by the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

Source: Cancer.gov (U.S. National Cancer Institute)
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1966 - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
Description: This database is a subset of MEDLINE. It contains journal citations on the topic of cancer. Abstracts are available for most entries.

CareNotes (Internet version)
Produced by Thomson Reuters.

Source: Thomson Reuters
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Patient education pamphlets for in-patient care, discharge instructions, after care instructions, and general information, provided in both English and Spanish. This is the general version provided by MICROMEDEX; it does not include custom documents or headings used by TJU clinical sites. Access to the customized database is available from computers located in Jefferson's clinical settings or MST network.

Cases Database
Produced by BioMed Central.

Source: Springer Science
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 2001 - present
Updated: Continuously updated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Developed by BioMed Central, the Cases Database allows clinicians, researchers, teachers and patients to explore thousands of peer-reviewed medical case reports from multiple journal publishers, including BioMed Central, Springer and BMJ Group. The Cases Database is a continuously-updated, freely-accessible case report database that allows users to interactively explore data from peer-reviewed case reports. It offers structured search and filtering by condition, symptom, intervention, pathogen, patient demographic and many other data fields, allowing fast identification of relevant case reports to support clinical practice and research.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Produced by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).

Source: U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (FDAC) is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which offer assistance or benefits to the American public. While a limited number of programs offer direct support to individuals, most address state and local governments or other organizations.

Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Databases
Produced by CDRH, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Source: CDRH
Access: Free to all users
Coverage: Varies by database
Updated: Varies by database
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Center collects information about medical devices and makes it available in a little over a dozen searchable databases. Topics include adverse events, new device approvals, device registration and classification, and more.

ChemBioFinder
Produced by CambridgeSoft.com and PerkinElmer Informatics.

Source: CambridgeSoft.com and PerkinElmer Informatics
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Searchable by chemical name, CAS Number, molecular formula, or molecular weight
Description: ChemBioFinder.com is an online chemistry and biology reference database. With almost 2 million compounds indexed and linked to other web sites, it provides a wealth of chemical information for professional chemists and students alike. Free registration with PerkinElmer Informatics is required in order to use the site.

ChEMBLdb (Drug Discovery)
Produced by the European Bioinformatics Institute, European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

Source: European Bioinformatics Institute, European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Access: Free to all users
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: ChEMBL is a database of bioactive drug-like small molecules; it contains 2-D structures, calculated properties and abstracted bioactivities. The data is abstracted and curated from the primary scientific literature, and covers a significant fraction of the SAR (structure-activity relationship) and discovery of modern drugs.

Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS)
Produced by National Cancer Institute.

Source: NLM TOXNET
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: CCRIS contains over 9,000 chemical records with carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, tumor promotion, and tumor inhibition test results. Data are derived from studies cited in primary journals, current awareness tools, NCI reports, and other special sources. Test results have been reviewed by experts in carcinogenesis and mutagenesis.

ChemIDplus
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: NLM
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Continuously
Vocabulary: Keyword (Name, Synonym, CAS Registry Number, Molecular Formula, Classification Code, and Locator Code)
Description: Data on over 380,000 chemicals includes name, structure, registry number, formula, classification code, synonyms, hazardous substance numbers, and links to further information in other databases. Structure searching available, using Marvin (a ChemAxon Java applet which is freely available from the ChemIDplus site) and the Chime plugin.

ChemSpider
Produced by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Source: Royal Society of Chemistry
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Over 20 million chemical compounds
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: A free chemical structure database, searchable by text and by structure, ChemSpider offers property and compound data on almost 26 million chemical compounds, from hundreds of data sources; includes patents, images, publication links, and mobile apps.

CINAHL - Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health
Produced by CINAHL, Inc..

Source: EBSCOhost
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1981 - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: CINAHL Thesaurus
Description: The Cumulative Index for Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. The database also includes information about consumer health, patient education, and health sciences librarianship. Includes complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association. It uses a special controlled vocabulary which overlaps in some areas with MeSH.Abstracts are included for most articles. Complete text for some articles and testing instruments are available online.

CIRRIE Database of International Rehabilitation Research
Produced by the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) and the University of Buffalo.

Source: CIRRIE
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1990 - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: CIRRIE Thesaurus, adapted from the REHABDATA Thesaurus
Description: The CIRRIE Database collects bibliographic citations from all areas of rehabilitation. In addition to indexing from mainstream journals and internet sites, CIRRIE includes citations to resources not readily available to U.S. researchers. Over 5000 journals are represented in the CIRRIE Database and abstracts are available for most citations.

Clinical Trials (ClinicalTrials.gov)
Produced by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: NIH and NLM
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Over 120,000 current trials sponsored by the NIH, other federal agencies, and the private industry
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The National Library of Medicine has established a registry of clinical trials for both federally and privately funded trials of experimental treatments for serious and life-threatening diseases or conditions. Information includes trial name and ID, sponsors, purpose, current status, who may be eligible, where trials are being held, whom to contact, and references to published papers that describe findings. While international in scope, most trials included are being conducted in the U.S. or Canada.

Clone DB
Produced by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Source: NCBI
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Note stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Clone DB integrates information about clones and clone libraries, including sequence data, map positions and distributor information. Clone DB has replaced the former NCBI Clone Registry, expanding the number of organisms and clone types represented. Clone DB provides integrated clone-centric information for genomic, cDNA and cell-based (gene trap/gene target) libraries and clones for a wide variety of eukaryotic organisms.

Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (CCTR)
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration.

Source: Wiley Online Library
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1943 to present
Updated: Quarterly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Register contains over 300,000 bibliographic references to definitive controlled trials in health care. Cochrane groups and other organizations contribute their specialized registers; and these registers--together with references to clinical trials identified in MEDLINE and EMBASE--form the CCTR database. Contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration follow quality control standards to ensure that only reports of definite randomized controlled trials or controlled clinical trials are included.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration.

Source: Wiley Online Library
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 2005 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The CDSR includes all Cochrane Reviews (and protocols) prepared by Cochrane Review Groups in The Cochrane Collaboration. Each Cochrane Review is a peer-reviewed systematic review that has been prepared and supervised by a Cochrane Review Group (editorial team) in The Cochrane Collaboration according to the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions or Cochrane Handbook for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Free Access to Abstracts Only
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration.

Source: Cochrane Collaboration
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1991 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Provides ABSTRACTS ONLY for regularly-updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by the international Cochrane Collaboration.

Cochrane Library
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration and the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, England.

Source: Wiley Online Library
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Varies by database
Updated: Varies by database
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: This suite of databases devoted to aspects of evidence-based medicine includes the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Cochrane Methodology Register, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and--from the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination--the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE), the Health Technology Assessment Database, and the NHS Economic Evaluation Database. Users may search each database individually, or as a group.

Cochrane Methodology Register
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration.

Source: Wiley Online Library
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1952 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR) is a bibliography of publications that report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. It includes journal articles, books, and conference proceedings. The content is sourced from MEDLINE and hand searches. CMR contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general methodological studies that could be relevant to anyone preparing systematic reviews. CMR records contain the title of the article, information on where it was published (bibliographic details), and, in some cases, a summary of the article. They do not contain the full text of the article. The Cochrane Methodology Register contains over 9,000 bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care.

Code of Federal Regulations
Produced by the National Archives and Records Administration's (NARA) Office of the Federal Register (OFR), and the Government Printing Office (GPO).

Source: FDSys
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1996 through current edition
Updated: Quarterly
Vocabulary: Federal Register Thesaurus
Description: The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. The 50 subject matter titles contain one or more individual volumes, which are updated once each calendar year, on a staggered basis. Each title is divided into chapters, which usually bear the name of the issuing agency. Each chapter is further subdivided into parts that cover specific regulatory areas. Large parts may be subdivided into subparts. All parts are organized in sections, and most citations to the CFR refer to material at the section level.

Community Health Data Base Full Datasets (CHDB)
Produced by the Public Health Management Corporation.

Source: Public Health Management Corporation
Access: Jefferson Campus Key required.
Coverage: 2004 - present
Updated: Biennial
Vocabulary: N/A - Requires SAS or SPSS
Description: The Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) compiles local, population-based data for use in health planning, policy and program development by local health and social service organizations, for use in research, and for the education of health practitioners. The full datasets are available to Jeffersonians for use with either SAS or SPSS to answer custom queries (these statistical packages are available in AISR's Learning Resources Centers).

Community Health Data Base Web-Based Analysis Tool (CHDB)
Produced by the Public Health Management Corporation.

Source: Public Health Management Corporation
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 2000 - present
Updated: Biennial
Vocabulary: N/A - Requires SAS or SPSS
Description: The Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) compiles local, population-based data for use in health planning, policy and program development by local health and social service organizations, for use in research, and for the education of health practitioners. Basic information and popular tables are available via the Web.

Community of Science Pivot
Produced by the Community of Science.

Source: Community of Science
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current opportunities only
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: COS Subject Headings
Description: COS Pivot brings together funding opportunities and scholarly profiles. It is one of the world's leading online resources for funding information related to research, collaborative activities, travel, conferences, fellowships, post-doctoral positions, equipment acquisition, and operating or capital expenses. Search it by sponsor, amount, deadline, eligibility of applicant, funding type, and area of interest. The over 26,000 opportunities covered include both public and private sources of funding.

Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) Citation Index on PubMed
Produced by the U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: NCCAM and NLM
Access: Free to all users.*
Coverage: 1963 - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
Description: A special subset of PubMed is available for over 180,000 bibliographic citations devoted to complementary and alternative medicine. Use this special entry point into PubMed to automatically limit your search and retrieval to CAM citations.

Congressional Record
Produced by the U.S. Congress.

Source: FDsys
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1994 to present
Updated: Daily, when Congress is in session
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress.

DailyMed
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: National Library of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: DailyMed provides FDA approved labels (package inserts) for over 30,000 drugs marketed in the United States. Searchable by brand or generic name. An RSS feed is available.

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE)
Produced by the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, England.

Source: Wiley Online Library
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Quarterly
Vocabulary: MeSH
Description: DARE provides critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. DARE is produced by the expert reviewers and information staff of the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) at the University of York, England, and consists of structured abstracts of systematic reviews from all over the world. DARE records cover topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.

Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology/Environmental Teratology Information Center (DART®/ETIC) Database
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: National Library of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1965 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology/Environmental Teratology Information Center (DART®/ETIC) Database Y Description: DART/ETIC is a bibliographic database in the Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®). It covers teratology and other aspects of developmental and reproductive toxicology. It contains over 200,000 references to literature published since 1965. Search by subject terms, title words, chemical name, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number (RN), and author. Search results can easily be viewed, printed or downloaded. Search results are displayed in relevancy ranked order, but may be sorted by publication date, author or title.

Diagnosaurus
Produced by Roni F. Zeiger, MD / McGraw-Hill.

Source: Access Medicine
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description:

The popular differential diagnosis tool covers over 1000 diseases, and allows browsing by disease, organ system, and symptom.


DIRLINE
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: National Library of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
Description: The Directory of Information Resources Online is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's online database containing location and descriptive information about a wide variety of information resources including organizations, research resources, projects, and databases concerned with health and biomedicine.

Dissertation Express
Produced by UMI/ProQuest.

Source: UMI/ProQuest
Access: Free to all users to search. Charges apply for ordering full text.
Coverage: 1861 - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Search for dissertations by title words or author. Relevancy-ranked results are limited to 40 titles and include the title, author, institution, length and UMI number for ordering dissertations submitted to ProQuest from institutions worldwide. While searching is free, note that charges apply for ordering dissertations. For assistance with more complex dissertation searching, contact the Reference Desk at 215-503-8150, or AskaLibrarian@jefferson.edu.

DrugNotes (Internet accessible version)
Produced by Thomson Healthcare, Inc..

Source: Thomson Healthcare, Inc.
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: As part of the overall CareNotes service, DrugNotes includes patient education pamphlets for in-patient care, discharge instructions, and general information, provided in both English and Spanish. This is the general version provided by MICROMEDEX; it does not include custom documents or headings used by Jefferson clinical sites. Access to the customized database is available from computers located in clinical settings.

Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed)
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: National Library of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: LactMed, part of the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®), is a database of drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Statements of the American Academy of Pediatrics concerning a drug’s compatibility with breastfeeding are provided, as are suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs where appropriate. All data are derived from the scientific literature and fully referenced. Data are organized into substance-specific records, which provide a summary of the pertinent reported information and include links to other NLM databases. Supplemental links to breastfeeding resources from credible organizations are also provided. Users can search by drug or chemical name, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number (RN), pharmacologic category, and/or subject terms. Search results can easily be viewed, printed or downloaded. Search results are displayed in relevancy ranked order, but may be sorted by publication date, author or title.

EBSCO Suite of Databases
Produced by EBSCO Industries, Inc..

Source: EBSCOhost
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Varies by database
Updated: Varies by database
Vocabulary: Varies by database
Description: EBSCOhost is a suite of health-related databases which use the same interface. Databases in this suite include: CINAHL, Health Business Elite, SPORTdiscus, and an eBook collection.

EcoCyc
Produced by SRI International, Marine Biological Laboratory, DoubleTwist Inc., The Institute for Genomic Research, University of California at San Diego, and UNAM.

Source: BioCyc Knowledge Library
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Quarterly
Vocabulary: Keyword by field/hierarchy
Description: From the homepage: 'EcoCyc is a scientific database for the bacterium Escherichia coli K12 MG1655. The EcoCyc project performs literature-based curation of the entire genome, and of transcriptional regulation, transporters, and metabolic pathways.'

Elsevier ScienceDirect - Tables of Contents and Selected Titles in Full Text
Produced by Elsevier, Inc.

Source: Elsevier ScienceDirect
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1995 - present (starting dates vary by journal)
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Search the tables of contents of hundreds of research and clinical journals. Full text is available for over 800 to which Jefferson subscribes. Alerting services are also available.

Endotext
Produced by The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Rhode Island.

Source: University of Rhode Island
Access: Free to all users; requires registration.
Coverage: not stated
Updated: Frequently
Vocabulary: keyword
Description:

Endotext.org is the web-based source of information on endocrine disease written by physicians and directed to physicians around the world caring for patients with these problems.  All material may be freely downloaded for personal use. This site covers the broad area of Clinical Endocrinology, emphasizing clinical endocrine practice, including the most current information on the manifestations of endocrine disease, diagnosis and treatment.


Energy Citations Database
Produced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Source: U.S. Department of Energy
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1943 - present
Updated: Mondays and Thursdays
Vocabulary: OSTI Thesaurus
Description: Energy Citations includes bibliographic records of literature in disciplines of interest to DOE such as chemistry, physics, materials, environmental science, geology, engineering, mathematics, climatology, oceanography, computer science and related disciplines. It includes citations to report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents.

ENTREZ - Molecular Biology Information
Produced by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Source: NCBI
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: varies by database
Updated: daily
Vocabulary: Keyword; MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
Description: Entrez is NCBI's primary text search and retrieval system that integrates the PubMed database of biomedical literature with 39 other literature and molecular databases including DNA and protein sequence, structure, gene, genome, genetic variation and gene expression.

Epocrates Online
Produced by Epocrates.

Source: Epocrates
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Offers drug monographs, dosing information, adverse reactions, pill images, and more for prescription and OTC drugs. Searchable by drug name or disease. Free registration is required. Some features require upgrading to the paid version.

ERIC: Educational Resources Information Center
Produced by the U.S. Department of Education.

Source: OvidSP
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1966 - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: ERIC Thesaurus
Description: The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database provides bibliographic records for journal articles and technical documents in the field of education at all levels of instruction. This OVID version of the database includes links to full-text articles.

ERIC: Educational Resources Information Center
Produced by the U.S. Department of Education.

Source: U.S. Department of Education
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1966 - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: ERIC Thesaurus
Description: The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database provides bibliographic records for journal articles and technical documents in the field of education research and practice, at all levels of instruction. This version of ERIC contains the same data as the version of ERIC available via the OVID interface.

ETHX on the Web
Produced by the Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University.

Source: Georgetown University
Access: Free to all users
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Classification list
Description: A bibliographic database on bioethics and professional ethics, including journal articles, book chapters, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, books, audio-visuals, and news articles relating to bioethics and professional ethics.

Faculty Interests
Produced by Thomas Jefferson University.

Source: Thomas Jefferson University
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Individual records maintained by the faculty member
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Profiles and interests of Jefferson faculty.

Faculty of 1000 (F1000 Prime)
Produced by Faculty of 1000, Ltd.

Source: Faculty of 1000, Ltd.
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1999 - (with isolated instances of older papers)
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: A literature-awareness service for the biological and medical sciences. Expert scientists and clinicians rank articles and provide commentary. F1000 Prime includes F1000 Medicine Reports and F1000 Biology Reports, which are open access, peer-reviewed journals covering the most recent developments in biology and medicine.

FDsys
Produced by the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO).

Source: US Government Printing Office
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Varies by database
Updated: Varies by database
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Searchable full text of key federal services include: the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Federal Register, Congressional Record, U.S. Code, bills before Congress, executive reports, and more.

Federal Register
Produced by Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

Source: FDsys
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1994 - present
Updated: Daily, when Congress is in session
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Federal Register is the U.S. government's publication of record for the announcement of new or changed rules or regulations, contracts, and requests for proposals. An exception is for NIH medical and behavioral research grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities announcements for which the NIH Guide serves in lieu of the Federal Register.

FindZebra
Produced by Technical University of Denmark (DTU Informatics) and the University of Copenhagen (Department of Computer Science).

Source: Technical University of Denmark (DTU Informatics) and the University of Copenhagen (Department of Computer Science)
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Varies by database
Updated: Quarterly
Vocabulary: UMLS medical concepts, keyword
Description:

A search engine for rare diseases is a research project from the Technical University of Denmark, DTU Informatics and the University of Copenhagen, Department of Computer Science. Documents indexed for retrieval consist of medical articles on the topic of rare diseases. As 80% of rare diseases are of genetic origin, medical articles on the topic of genetic diseases are also indexed.

Search options include: Search on rare and genetic disease resources, Restrict to rare disease resources, and Search with UMLS medical concepts. Articles are focused on rare and genetic diseases that are freely available on the internet, e.g. Orphanet: an online rare disease and orphan drug data base, Wikipedia: Category Rare Diseases, NORD Rare Disease Database and Organizational Database, The Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), etc.


Foundation Directory Online
Produced by the Foundation Center.

Source: Foundation Center
Access: Limited access - Contact Reference Desk staff.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Nearly 100,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors are represented in the Directory, covering over 2.4 million recent grants.

The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization founded over 50 years ago to help open U.S. foundations to public view. The data in Foundation Directory Online is compiled from IRS information returns (Forms 990 and 990-PF), grantmaker web sites, annual reports, printed application guidelines, the philanthropic press, and various other sources.

New and updated grantmaker, company, and grant data appears weekly. New grantmaker-related news, job opportunities, RFPs, publications, and articles appear daily. Social media content is updated live with the most recent activity whenever the tab is opened or refreshed. New IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF are posted when they become available from the IRS.


FREIDA - Fellowship and Residency Electronic Interactive Database Access System
Produced by the American Medical Association (AMA).

Source: AMA
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current catalog only
Updated: Annual
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: FREIDA is the electronic equivalent of the American Medical Association's 'green book,' a catalog of 8,700 graduate medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and 200 combined specialty programs. FREIDA also provides aggregate statistics on training programs and graduates' career plans by specialty.

GenBank
Produced by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Source: NCBI
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Bimonthly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: GenBank is the NIH database of all known, publicly available DNA sequences; it includes supporting bibliographic and biological information. NCBI builds GenBank primarily from the direct submission of sequence data from authors and secondarily from scanning the journal literature. The data are supplemented by incorporating sequences from other public databases. Data are accessible by either downloading database files or by text and sequence similarity searches.

Genetic and Ethics Database (GenETHX)
Produced by the Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University.

Source: Georgetown University
Access: Free to all users
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: List of topics
Description: A bibliographic database on bioethics and genetics, including books, journal articles, book chapters, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, news articles and audiovisuals.

Genetic Toxicology Data Bank (GENE-TOX)
Produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Source: NLM TOXNET
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: GENE-TOX contains genetic toxicology (mutagenicity) test data, resulting from expert peer review of the open scientific literature, on over 3,000 chemicals. The GENE-TOX program was established to select assay systems for evaluation, review data in the scientific literature, and recommend proper testing protocols and evaluation procedures for these systems. Search by chemical or other name, chemical name fragment, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number (RN), and/or subject terms.

Genome Database
Produced by the Human Genome Project.

Source: Bioinformatics Supercomputing Centre (BiSC), The Hospital for Sick Children,Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Genome Database (GDB) is the official central repository for genomic mapping data resulting from the Human Genome Project, a worldwide research effort to analyze the structure of human DNA and determine the location and sequence of the estimated 100,000 human genes.

GHDx - Global Health Data Exchange
Produced by The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).

Source: University of Washington
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Varies by dataset
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: keyword
Description: The Global Health Data Exchange is a catalog of the world's health and demographic data gathered by the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Use the Exchange to identify publicly-accessible population census data, surveys, registries, indicators and estimates, administrative health data, and financial data related to health. Browse content by geographic name or report type, or search by keyword; records link to the data for direct access and download.

GoldMiner
Produced by American Roentgen Ray Society.

Source: ARRS
Access: Free to all users to search. Some links require subscription or Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword, Modality, Patient Age, Gender
Description: Freely searchable database of radiology images from over 200 scholarly journals. Search results link to the journal articles in which images appear. Many journals are freely accessible. Some require subscription for access to the full text.

Google Scholar for Jeffersonians
Produced by Google.

Source: Google
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Google Scholar is a growing database of scholarly literature in all fields. It is problematic to search, since Google does not give specifics about dates covered, bibliographic sources, or currency of material. However, it is an easy starting point that may satisfy entry-level search needs. While Google Scholar is free to all users from the Google site, this link passes users through Jefferson's proxy server, so that Google will then display Jefferson links to subscribed full text, where available.

Grey Literature
Produced by the New York Academy of Medicine.

Source: New York Academy of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 2000 - present
Updated: Annual
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description:

A searchable database of the bimonthly report on resources in public health, health and science policy, health of minorities and special populations (children, women, uninsured, elderly), and related disciplines. The report encompasses unindexed materials that are not produced by commercial publishers and are unavailable through normal, commercial distribution channels. Materials in the grey literature collection are published by government agencies, non-profit non-governmental organizations, universities, independent research centers, and international organizations. Document types include but are not limited to case studies, conference proceedings, discussion papers, fact sheets, government documents, issue briefs, research reports, statistical reports, and white papers. Numeric reports are not collected, although questionnaires, health statistics and data are collected when they form an integral part of a report. Currently no audiovisual material, videos or webcasts are collected.


HaPI, Health and Psychosocial Instruments
Produced by Behavioral Measurement Database Services, Inc..

Source: OvidSP
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1985 - present
Updated: Quarterly
Vocabulary: HaPI Thesaurus
Description: Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) is a catalog of tests used to measure health and behavior. It includes citations to tests that are available commercially, as well as tests which have appeared only in journal literature or technical reports. It does not include the tests themselves, and not all commercial tests listed are in print. Use HaPI in conjunction with the print resources in the Reference Collection: Tests, Test Critiques, the Mental Measurements Yearbook, Tests in Print, and Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures.

Harrison's Online
Produced by McGraw-Hill, Inc.

Source: McGraw-Hill, Inc.
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 18th edition
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The classic internal medicine textbook in online form, Harrison's Online adds database-style searchability, continuous updating, clinical trials related to internal medicine, pretests for review of topics, and selected Internet links for additional reference.

HathiTrust Digital Library
Produced by the HathiTrust academic consortium.

Source: HathiTrust
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1500 - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: Author, Title, Subject, Keyword
Description: Catalog of several million full text books available at participating libraries. If in the public domain, full access is free.

Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: NLM TOXNET
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: HSDB focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas. All data are referenced and derived from a core set of books, government documents, technical reports and selected primary journal literature. HSDB is peer-reviewed by the Scientific Review Panel (SRP), a committee of experts in the major subject areas within the data bank's scope. HSDB is organized into individual chemical records, and contains over 5000 such records. Search by chemical or other name, chemical name fragment, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number (RN), and/or subject terms.

Health Business Elite
Produced by EBSCO.

Source: EBSCOhost
Access: Jefferson Campus Key required.
Coverage: Varies by title, cumulatvive coverage is 1922-present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Health Business Fulltext Elite Subjects
Description: This database provides comprehensive journal content detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include hospital management, hospital administration, marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance. Health Business Elite contains full-text content for nearly 600 journals such as H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Harvard Business Review (available back to 1922), Health Facilities Management, Health Management Technology, Healthcare Financial Management, Marketing Health Services, Modern Healthcare, and many more. Some journals have full-text delays.

Health Services and Sciences Research Resources (HSRR)
Produced by the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR).

Source: National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Contains information about several hundred research datasets and instruments/indices employed in health services research, behavioral and social sciences and public health, with links to PubMed.

Health System Measurement Project
Produced by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Source: HHS
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 2000-present (varies by measure)
Updated: Annually, or as data becomes available
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Health System Measurement Project tracks government data from several sources (AHRQ, CDC) on critical U.S. health system indicators. The website presents national trend data as well as detailed views broken out by population characteristics such as age, sex, income level, and insurance coverage status. Browse by topic, population characteristic, or audience.

Health Technology Assessments (HTA)
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration.

Source: Wiley Online Library
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), the Health Technology Assessment database brings together details on ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions). HTA is produced in collaboration with the INAHTA Secretariat, based at SBU, Sweden. The database contains records of ongoing projects being conducted by members of INAHTA as well as publications reporting completed technology assessments carried out by INAHTA members and other health technology assessment organizations.

HealthData.gov
Produced by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Source: HHS
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Varies
Updated: Varies
Vocabulary: Varies
Description: A "community" within Data.gov, HealthData.gov provides a database of health tools and datasets produced by various federal agencies, a public forum to discuss them, and galleries of non-federally produced apps and other data sites. The published downloadable datasets can be used by researchers and in mashups for public consumption. Some of the datasets allow interactive searching onsite, others must be downloaded for local manipulation.

HealthStar/OvidSP HealthSTAR
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: OvidSP
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1975 - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
Description: HealthSTAR covers the international literature of facilities management, economics, policies, insurance, health technology assessment, health services planning/evaluation, research methods, practice guidelines, and other administrative or political issues.

For many years, HealthSTAR was produced by the NLM from MEDLINE citations and additional materials indexed by the American Hospital Association. In 2000, NLM folded HealthSTAR into MEDLINE. OvidSP continued the database as OvidSP Healthstar, retaining all backfile HealthSTAR citations and new journal citations culled from MEDLINE using the NLM's HealthSTAR search strategy.

HerbMed
Produced by the Alternative Medicine Foundation, Inc.

Source: HerbMed.org
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Bibliographies include materials from the 1960s to present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: HerbMed is a searchable database of 'scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and general public.'

HIV Structural Database
Produced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Source: NIST
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword and 'data tree'
Description: The HIVSDB holdings include structural data from the Protein Data Bank, but it also contains structural data supplied directly from industrial and other laboratories. In addition, value added data for each entry is provided through the annotation process that is obtained from disparate sources. The goal is to provide those investigating AIDS drug targets a centralized structural data resource. Contents include the citation and abstract for the data when available; validation data such as R-factor or resolution; unit cell parameters; crystallization data; IUPAC name of fragments of the inhibitor.

Household Products Database
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: National Library of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Semiannually
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description:

The Household Products Database of the National Library of Medicine is based on the Consumer Product Information Database ©2004 by DeLima Associates. The database links over 5,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients. Information is from a variety of publicly available sources including brand-specific labels, Material Safety Data Sheets provided by manufacturers and manufacturers' Web sites; NLM does no original testing.


Human Genome Project
Produced by U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (N.C.B.I.).

Source: NCBI
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current data only
Updated: Varies by section
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The N.C.B.I. has developed an 'integrated, one-stop, genomic information infrastructure' for the data being generated by the Human Genome Project. Links are included to OMIM, BLAST, PubMed, sequencing, maps and other resources.

IFPMA Clinical Trials Portal
Produced by the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations.

Source: IFPMA
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Searchable database of clinical trials, including current trials and results of completed trials. No information provided regarding the source(s) of the trials, or completeness of coverage.

iHOP: Information Hyperlinked Over Proteins
Produced by the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Computational Biology Center.

Source: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The freely accessible iHOP service provides summary information on over 80,000 biological molecules by automatically extracting key sentences from millions of PubMed documents when a search is requested. It includes genes and chemical compounds, covering all organisms ranging from human and chimpanzee to yeast and HIV. The search tool allows scientists to extract comprehensive information on the function of genes in signaling pathways, interaction networks and biological processes. It also allows researchers to explore a network of gene interactions by directly navigating the pool of published scientific literature. iHOP selectively retrieves information that is specific to genes and proteins and summarizes their interactions and functions. The system adds value by filtering and ranking extracted sentences according to significance, impact factor, date of publication and syntax.

Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)
Produced by the National Library of Medicine.

Source: National Library of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 15th century - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: An online picture database of nearly 70,000 images from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) History of Medicine Division's historical collections, with the majority of images from the Prints and Photographs Collection. IHM includes portraits, photographs, caricatures, genre scenes, posters, and graphic art illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine dated from the 15th to 21st century.

Index Catalogue
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: National Library of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Antiquity-1950s
Updated: None
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: IndexCat is a digital version of the printed catalog titled Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office. It contains references to journal titles, dissertations, and monographs.

International Bioethics Organizations
Produced by the Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University.

Source: Georgetown University
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword, country
Description: A directory of organizations focusing primarily on ethics in medicine and scientific research. Listings include information on organizations' missions, programs, and publications.

International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ITCRP)
Produced by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Source: WHO
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Registered trials from several primary registers around the world
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The WHO introduced this search portal to provide an entry point to multiple high quality trial registries for researchers, health practitioners, consumers, journal editors and reporters. They believe that prospective registration of clinical trials is a scientific, ethical and moral responsibility. The Search Portal currently includes records from ClinicalTrials.gov, the Australian Clinical Trials Registry (ACTR), and the International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial Number Register (ISRCTN ). Ten others are under evaluation for inclusion. Each record contains basic information about the trial and a link to its record in the primary registry.

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
Produced by Thomson Scientific & the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Source: OvidSP
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1970 - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: Keyword & controlled vocabulary
Description: Worldwide journal literature in the pharmaceutical sciences is augmented by meeting abstracts, state pharmacy journals and more. Includes a substantial number of references to alternative medicines and herbal therapies.

International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER)
Produced by Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (TERA).

Source: NLM TOXNET
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: ITER contains data in support of human health risk assessments. It is compiled by Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (TERA) and contains over 600 chemical records with key data from the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR), Health Canada, National Institute of Public Health & the Environment (RIVM) - The Netherlands, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and independent parties whose risk values have undergone peer review. ITER provides a comparison of international risk assessment information in a side-by-side format and explains differences in risk values derived by different organizations. ITER data, focusing on hazard identification and dose-response assessment, is extracted from each agency's assessment and contains links to the source documentation. Among the key data provided in ITER are ATSDR minimal risk levels; Health Canada tolerable intakes/concentrations and tumorigenic doses/concentrations; EPA carcinogen classifications, unit risks, slope factors, oral reference doses, and inhalation reference concentrations; RIVM maximum permissible risk levels; and noncancer and/or cancer risk values (that have undergone peer review) derived by independent parties.

IRIS: Integrated Risk Information System
Produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1987 - present
Updated: Irregular
Vocabulary: Alphabetic List of chemicals
Description: IRIS is a database of human health effects that may result from exposure to individual chemicals and substances found in the environment. Included is information on hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment, and risk characterization. Information is provided in full summary and quick view formats.

Islamic Medical and Scientific Ethics
Produced by the Bioethics Research Library and the School of Foreign Service-Qatar Library, Georgetown University.

Source: Georgetown University
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1923-2011
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: IMSE-related keywords subset of Bioethics Thesaurus
Description: Citations to literature on Islamic medical and scientific ethics covering attitudes and practices on ethical issues within the Muslim world.

Jefferson Clinical Image Database
Produced by Thomas Jefferson University.

Source: Thomas Jefferson University
Access: Jefferson Campus Key required.
Coverage: Not applicable
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The JCI includes over 1,000 digital clinical images depicting a wide variety of disease entities ranging from the commonplace to the unusual. Students and residents, at all levels of training, are encouraged to visit the site to either refresh your clinical diagnostic skills in general, or to study a specific entity in more depth. The images were all photographed on the Jefferson campus; hence they represent a cross-section of diseases that a student is likely to encounter in an urban setting. Entries emphasize the description, diagnostic work-up, and treatment of each specific entity.

Jefferson Digital Commons
Produced by Thomas Jefferson University.

Source: Thomas Jefferson University
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Varies by type of material
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Jefferson Digital Commons contains articles published by Jefferson authors, Jefferson-sponsored journals, and historical materials from the University Archives and Special Collections.

Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
Produced by Thomson Scientific.

Source: Thomson Scientific
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 2008 - present
Updated: Annual
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Journal Citation Report tracks the impact factors, citation rates, Eigenfactor score, and other citation-related information about selected journals.

Journals@OVID
Produced by OvidSP.

Source: OvidSP
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Varies by title, mid-1990s to present
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Contains hundreds of scientific, technical, and medical journals from over 50 publishers and societies. Alerting services are available.

JoVE: Journal of Visualized Experiments
Produced by the journal.

Source: The journal
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 2006 - current
Updated: Monthly issues with daily updates
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological,medical, chemical and physical research in a video format. JoVE enhances the communication of experimental data and research results, overcoming the inherent limitations of traditional, static print journals. Scientists from leading research institutions demonstrate techniques and procedures, using video technology to capture and transmit the multiple facets and intricacies of life science research. Visualization greatly facilitates the understanding and efficient reproduction of both basic and complex experimental techniques, addressing two of the biggest challenges faced by today's life science research community: poor reproducibility of biological experiments, and the time and labor-intensive nature of learning new experimental techniques. Jeffersonians will only have access to the General and Neuroscience sections of the journal.

Lexicomp
Produced by Lexicomp.

Source: Lexicomp
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Lexicomp family of databases combines several different pharmacology and toxicology resources into a single searchable interface. Topics include interactions between drugs, evaluations of drugs, toxicity of common substances, herbal preparations, calculation of dosage, etc. Lexicomp includes AHFS (aka, the Big Red Book) and Martindale data. Updated continually, Lexicomp may be more current or inclusive than many print resources in the reference collection.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Produced by EBSCO.

Source: EBSCO
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1970 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Subject Index
Description: Abstracts and links to some full text of library-related professional publications.

Literature, Arts & Medicine Database
Produced by the Hippocrates Project, New York University School of Medicine.

Source: Hippocrates Project, New York University School of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1993 - present
Updated: Regularly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database is an annotated bibliography of prose, poetry, film, video and art which is being developed as a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource in medical humanities, for use in health/pre-health and liberal arts settings.

MEDLINE (via OvidSP)
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: OvidSP
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1946 - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
Description: MEDLINE covers the international journal literature of biomedicine. The over 5,400 titles indexed include foreign languages and range from letters to extensive review articles. While the main thrust of MEDLINE is clinical information, some administrative and sociological literature is included.

NOTE: The word 'MEDLINE' is frequently (but erroneously) used to describe the OVID suite of health-related databases. OvidSP uses a single interface to access many different databases, including MEDLINE, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, PsycINFO and more.

(See also PubMed for free public access to MEDLINE.)

MEDLINE In Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations (via OvidSP)
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: OvidSP
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1860s - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: MEDLINE In Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations contains newly published material being processed for inclusion in MEDLINE, as well as newly digitized backfiles of journals. It contains basic citation information, but no subject headings or other indexing. Search it by author or title keyword, and use this database to update a MEDLINE search to get the most current information.

MedlinePlus
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: National Library of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: A single search interface for consumer health topics, including drug and disease/condition information, medical terms, directories of practitioners, and other resources.

metaRegister of Controlled Trials
Produced by Controlled Clinical Trials.

Source: BioMed Central
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Mainly current trials
Updated: Irregular
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The mRCT is a major international searchable database of ongoing randomised controlled trials in all areas of healthcare, built by combining registers held by public, charitable and commercial sponsors of trials in the U.K., the U.S., Canada, Australia and other countries. The mRCT also contains some completed trials. The mRCT is a free service that allows users to search all participating registers. Where more detailed entries are available in the original register, links are available to the source website.

MICROMEDEX
Produced by Thomson Healthcare, Inc..

Source: Thomson Healthcare, Inc.
Access: No longer available.
Coverage:
Updated:
Vocabulary:
Description: The MICROMEDEX family of drug information databases is no longer available. Access was terminated as of December 14, 2010. Lexicomp is available as a substitute.

Nation Master
Produced by Rapid Intelligence, a web technology company based in Sydney, Australia.

Source: A mixture of governmental and private data sources
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Varies by source
Updated: Every few weeks
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Nation Master is an Australian company that gathers data from a variety of international sources in order to present an easy-to-use graphical comparison of countries in a number of topic areas. Users may browse prepared country rankings, or select from more than 600 statistical variables available to create customized charts. While most statistics come from international agencies or organizations, such as the U.S. Census Bureau, CIA World Factbook, WHO, OECD and UNESCO, other sources include various think tanks, advocacy organizations, commercial entities, and, in one case, an individual with subject expertise. Sources for all facts and figures are cited, which researchers will especially appreciate. Note that there are some inconsistencies in providing statistical definitions for all data, not all countries appear in all data results, and some links are broken.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database and NCJRS Virtual Library
Produced by the U.S. Office of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, Executive Office of the President.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1960's to the present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Subject vocabulary, browsable onsite
Description: The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. The NCJRS collection consists of summaries for more than 210,000 materials, including NCJRS Sponsor Agency publications, reports and resources from external sources, and journal articles. Full-text links are available for more than 35,000 of the NCJRS collection records.

National Drug Code Directory
Produced by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Source: CDER
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: updated on or about 1st and 15th of each month
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The directory consists of marketed human drug products whether prescription or OTC, approved, monograph, or otherwise unapproved. It excludes certain product types, such as bulk ingredients, animal drugs, and blood related products. It is searchable by product name, active ingredient, manufacturer, or NDC number. The NDC Directory does not contain all listed drugs.

National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)
Produced by U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Source: AHRQ
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current guidelines only
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword, MeSH
Description: The NGC is a comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents, including: a utility for comparing attributes of two or more guidelines in a side-by-side comparison; syntheses of guidelines covering similar topics; links to full-text guidelines and/or ordering information for print copies; an electronic forum for exchanging information; and annotated bibliographies on guideline development methodology, implementation, and use. Includes guidelines from HSTAT.

National Limb Loss Information Center
Produced by the Amputee Coalition of America.

Source: Amputee Coalition of America
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: NLLIC vocabulary, available online
Description: The National Limb Loss Information Center (NLLIC) provides comprehensive resources for people with limb loss, as well as their families, friends, and the health care professionals involved in their lives. The library catalog of the National Limb Loss Information Center includes abstracts and some full text for journal literature, books, and other formats of material.

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC)
Produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

Source: NQMC
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: MeSH
Description: NQMC provides information about specific evidence-based health care quality measures and measure sets. Records include structured, standardized abstracts (summaries) about measurement tools and their development; a utility for comparing attributes of two or more quality measures in a side-by-side comparison; and links to full-text quality measures (when available) and/or ordering details for the full measure.

Natural Standard
Produced by Natural Standard.

Source: Natural Standard
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Varies by topic, 3-18 months
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Evidence-based information about alternative and complementary therapies includes foods, herbs & supplements, fitness, traditional therapies, diets, and more. Medical conditions are listed, with analysis of alternative approaches. Includes a nutrition database for raw and packaged foods, interaction checker and symptom checker for differential diagnosis.

NCBI Biosystems Database
Produced by The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: National Library of Medicine
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The NCBI BioSystems Database currently contains biological pathways from two source databases, KEGG and the EcoCyc subset of BioCyc, and will add other sources as they become available.

NCBI's Structure Database
Produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

Source: NCBI
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Structure database (formerly known as the Molecular Modeling Database or MMDB) as part of NCBI's Entrez system, facilitates access to structure data by connecting them with associated literature, protein and nucleic acid sequences, chemicals, biomolecular interactions, and more&.

New Medicines in Development
Produced by The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).

Source: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Searchable by company, drug name or disease/condition.
Description: PhRMA is a professional association representing the country's leading research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. This section on their site, "New Medicines in Development," provides a brief review of some medicines in development for certain diseases (e.g. Alzheimer's, arthritis, diabetes, etc.). The PhRMA makes this site available as a public service, but gives no indication of the standards for inclusion.

NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHSEED)
Produced by Centre for Reviews and Dissemintation (CRD).

Source: Wiley Online Library
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: NHS Economic Evaluation Database focuses on the economic evaluation of health care interventions and aims to help decision makers interpret an increasingly complex and technical literature. NHS EED systematically identifies and describes economic evaluations, appraises their quality and highlights their relative strengths and weaknesses.

NIDDK Central Repository
Produced by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Varies by repository
Updated: Varies
Vocabulary: Keyword (Ontology Search Tool only)
Description:

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Central Repository provides information from studies funded by the NIDDK. There are three sites which constitute this repository: Fisher BioServices, Inc. (Biosample Repository), Rutgers Lab (Genetics Repository), and RTI International (Central Data Repository). “These Repositories enable scientists not involved in the original study to test new hypotheses without any new data or biospecimen collection, and they provide the opportunity to pool data across several studies to increase the power of statistical analyses.” The Public Query Tools provide the user with various search options. Available study samples may be shared upon request.


NIH Clinical Research Trials and You
Produced by The National Institutes of Health.

Source: The National Institutes of Health
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: not stated
Updated: not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: This purpose of this site is to help the general public learn more about clinical trials, why they matter, and how to participate. It includes information about the basics of clinical trial participation, first hand experiences from actual clinical trial volunteers, explanations from researchers, and, links on how to search for a trial or enroll in a research matching program. Health care professionals can read about evidence-based strategies for talking with patients about trials, print audience-tested posters to help promote trials in clinics and offices, and find other educational materials.

NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts
Produced by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Source: NIH
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1970 - present
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The official publication for NIH medical and behavioral research grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities. Occasionally, unofficial notices of interest to the scientific research community are published. The NIH considers applications for the support of basic or clinical biomedical, behavioral, and bioengineering research.

NIH RePORTER (RePORT Expeditures and Results)
Produced by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Source: NIH
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: RePORTER contains records for the past 25 fiscal years.
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: RePORTER (RePORT Expenditures and Results) is a tool that allows users to search a repository of NIH-funded research projects and access publications and patents resulting from NIH funding. It is one of several tools available on the RePORT site. The information is drawn from eRA databases, Medline, PubMed Central, the NIH Intramural Database, and iEdison. Patent information in RePORTER is incomplete. RePORTER replaces CRISP. The CRISP legacy data can be downloaded at the ExPORTER site.

NLM Gateway
Produced by U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: NLM
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Select Meeting Abstracts and Health Services Research Projects in Progress
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: MeSH, keyword, field searching
Description: The Meeting Abstracts database contains selected abstracts from meetings and conferences in the subject areas of AIDS, Health Services Research, and Space Life Sciences. HSRProj contains descriptions of research funded by federal and private grants and contracts for use by policy makers, managers, clinicians and other decision makers. It provides access to information about health services research in progress before results are available in a published form.

Note: The NLM® Gateway has transitioned to a new pilot project from the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC). The NLM Gateway no longer provides search access across multiple databases. The new site currently searches only two databases: Meeting Abstracts and Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj).


Nutrient Data Laboratory
Produced by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service.

Source: U.S.D.A.
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The National Nutrient Database provides composition data on foods available in the United States.

OLDMEDLINE via OvidSP
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: National Library of Medicine
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1950 - 1965
Updated: None
Vocabulary: Keyword, MeSH
Description: MEDLINE® is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's database of current biomedical literature. The citations in OvidSP's OLDMEDLINE® database are for articles from international biomedical journals covering the fields of medicine, preclinical sciences, and allied health sciences, originally published in printed indexes from 1946 through 1965.

OMIM - Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
Produced by Johns Hopkins University.

Source: U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: OMIM is a compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes. Full-text, referenced overviews in OMIM contain information on all known mendelian disorders and over 12,000 genes. It focuses on the relationship between phenotype and genotype. OMIM is a continuation of Dr. Victor A. McKusick's Mendelian Inheritance in Man, which was published through 12 editions, the last in 1998. OMIM is currently biocurated at the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

OpenDOAR (Directory of Open Access Repositories)
Produced by the University of Nottingham, U.K..

Source: University of Nottingham
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Varies by repository
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Directory of institutional repositories, which provide open access to full text of articles, teaching materials, images, video, presentations, dissertations, and other materials. Search for a particular repository OR search the contents of all repositories.

Orange Book: Approved Drug Products With Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations
Produced by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Source: CDER
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The products in this list have been approved under section 505 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Information is updated to coincide with the monthly supplements and annual edition. Searchable by active ingredient, proprietary name, patent, application number and applicant holder. Contents include over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs, and discontinued drug products.

OT Search - Occupational Therapy Literature
Produced by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF).

Source: AOTF
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Early 1900s - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: OT Search Thesaurus, available online
Description: OT Search contains bibliographic records for materials in the American Occupation Therapy Foundation's Wilma L. West Library: AOTA serial and monographic publications, non-AOTA journals about occupational therapy, and selected relevant articles from other specialty journals.

OT Seeker - Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Evidence
Produced by the Universities of Queensland and Western Sydney.

Source: University of Queensland and University of Western Sydney
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1951 - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: OT seeker contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. Trials have been critically appraised and rated. The site includes a tutorial on evidence-based practice.

OvidSP Suite of Databases
Produced by OvidSP, Inc.

Source: OvidSP
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Varies by database
Updated: Varies by database
Vocabulary: Varies by database
Description: OvidSP is a suite of health-related databases which use the same interface. Databases in this suite include: MEDLINE/MEDLINE In Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations, OLDMEDLINE, ERIC, Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI), HealthSTAR, PsycInfo, Books@Ovid and Journals@Ovid.

PDQ: Comprehensive Cancer Database
Produced by the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Source: Cancer.gov (NCI)
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information
Updated: Regularly
Vocabulary: PDQ vocabulary
Description: PDQ (Physician Data Query) is the NCI's comprehensive cancer database. It contains summaries on a wide range of cancer topics; a registry of 8,000+ open and 19,000+ closed cancer clinical trials from around the world; and a directory of professionals who provide genetics services. PDQ also contains the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms, with definitions for 6,800+ cancer and medical terms, and the NCI Drug Dictionary, which has information on 2,300+ agents used in the treatment of cancer or cancer-related conditions.

PDR.net
Produced by PDR Network.

Source: PDR Network
Access: Free
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: PDR Network is a distributor of drug labeling information, product safety alerts, and REMS programs.

PEDro: Physiotherapy Evidence Database
Produced by the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy (CEBP).

Source: CEBP
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1929 - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: PEDro, the Physiotherapy Evidence Database, includes bibliographic details, abstracts, and some full-text articles of randomized controlled trials systematic reviews, and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. All trials on PEDro are independently assessed for quality. Clinical trial quality ratings are used to guide users to trials that are more likely to be valid and to contain sufficient information to guide clinical practice. Access points include keyword, body part, therapy, method, score, and subdiscipline. Intended audience: health care professionals. For consumer-related materials, choose PEDro's link to 'Physiotherapy Choices.'

PHDIL: Philadelphia Historical Digital Image Library
Produced by Thomas Jefferson University and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Source: Thomas Jefferson University and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Mid-19th century to the 1990s
Updated: Irregular
Vocabulary: PHDIL vocabulary
Description: The PHDIL database contains over 3,000 images from the TJU Archives, located in the Scott Memorial Library, and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania. PHDIL documents healthcare, architecture, medical education, and life in Philadelphia during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

PMC
Produced by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Source: NCBI
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Coverage varies by journal
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Formerly PubMed Central, PMC is a free 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) with two main types of content:
  • Commercial publishers archive the content of entire journals, which can be viewed issue by issue or searched by keyword.
  • Authors whose work has been funded by NIH must contribute copies of the resulting research articles (2008-present).

POPLINE
Produced by Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project at Johns Hopkins University.

Source: Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project
Access: Free to all users
Coverage: 1970 to the present; selected citations dating back to 1827.
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword, POPLINE thesaurus
Description: POPLINE® contains citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. POPLINE has numerous special features including links to free, fulltext documents; the ability to limit your search to peer-reviewed journal articles; and many abstracts in French and Spanish.

PRIDE: PRoteomics IDEntification database
Produced by the European Bioinformatics Institute & Ghent University.

Source: European Bioinformatics Institute
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 21,089 Experiments, 8,129,636 Identified Proteins, 47,676,850 Identified Peptides, 4,499,362 Unique Peptides, 282,201,537 Spectra
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword and MeSH
Description: PRIDE offers descriptions of experiments, protein identifications and supporting peptide identifications, together with the evidence supporting these identifications.

PrimateLit
Produced by the Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center; the Primate Information Center at the Washington Regional Primate Research Center, University of Washington; and the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Library Technology Group.

Source: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1940 - 2010
Updated: no longer being updated as of November 30, 2010
Vocabulary: Keyword, Taxonomy, Geography
Description: PrimateLit is a bibliographic database of non-human primate research and educational literature. The literature indexed includes journals, technical reports, dissertations, books, and book chapters. Searchable six month updates are also included for journal articles and books. **No longer being updated as of November 30, 2010**

Project Tycho
Produced by University of Pittsburg - Graduate School of Public Health.

Source: University of Pittsburg - Graduate School of Public Health
Access: Free to all users; requires registration.
Coverage: 1888-present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Pull down menu: disease, location, incidence
Description:

Developed at the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh, Project Tycho provides open access to U.S. surveillance data.  The Project Tycho™ database aims are to advance the availability and use of public health data for science and policy. The database contains the entire history of weekly Nationally Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS) reports for the United States (level 3 data). A major part of these data have been standardized for online access (level 2 data).  Level 2 data include a large number of diseases, locations, and years but are not complete as standardization is ongoing.  Level 1 data have been custom tailored for specific analyses and are the most complete and standardized data but for a limited number of diseases, locations, and years.  Level 3 data have not been standardized and cannot be used for analysis. These data are provided upon request.


Protein Data Bank (PDB)
Produced by the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics.

Source: Protein Data Bank
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1971 - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The PDB is the single worldwide repository for the three-dimensional structures of large molecules and nucleic acids. With over 50,000 structures on file, this freely available online library allows biological researchers and students to study, store and share molecular information on a global scale. Officially founded at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in 1971 with just seven structures, the archive is currently managed by a consortium called the Worldwide Protein Data Bank.

Psychiatry Online
Produced by American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc..

Source: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Varies by resource, 1965 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword, plus browsable topical index
Description: The comprehensive psychiatric resource features DSM-IV-TR® Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM-IV-TR® Casebook and its Treatment Companion, 5 journals, APA practice guidelines, psychiatric books, self-assessment tools, clinical & research news, and medication information handouts for patients.

PsycINFO
Produced by the American Psychological Association.

Source: OvidSP
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Journals: 1800s - present; Books: from the 1600s - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms
Description: The American Psychological Association produces PsycINFO for coverage of the international literature of psychology and related disciplines. PsycINFO contains citations and summaries of journal articles, books and book chapters, dissertations, and technical reports.

PubChem
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine & NCBI.

Source: National Library of Medicine & NCBI
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated.
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: PubChem is a component of NIH's Molecular Libraries Roadmap Initiative. It provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. PubChem is organized as three linked databases within the NCBI's Entrez information retrieval system. These are PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay. PubChem also provides a fast chemical similarity search tool.

PubGet
Produced by PubGet, Inc..

Source: PubGet.com
Access: Free to all users. Off-campus access to full text requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1800 to present
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Indexes PubMed and other biomedical journal literature, with a simplified search interface and immediate PDF delivery system. Choose to set your subscriptions to Thomas Jefferson University to see Jefferson's subscribed content.

PubMed - free public access via National Library of Medicine
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: NLM
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Comprehensive coverage mid-1940s - present, selected items mid-1860s - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
Description: PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's own interface for MEDLINE. PubMed includes PREMEDLINE (new citations which don't have their subject headings yet) and OLDMEDLINE (reaching back to the 1940s). This link includes a special filter that allows PubMed's results to show which articles are free on the Internet.

PubMed for Jeffersonians
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: NLM
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Comprehensive coverage mid-1940s - present, selected items mid-1860s - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
Description: PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's own interface for MEDLINE. PubMed also includes PREMEDLINE (new citations which don't have their subject headings yet) and OLDMEDLINE (reaching back to the 1940s).

While regular PubMed is free to all users, this link for Jeffersonians offers connections to the full text of Jefferson's subscribed journals and a filter to limit your results to the Jefferson collections. Use the JEFFLINE icon on record abstracts to access Jefferson subscriptions.


PubMed Health
Produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Source: NLM and NCBI
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 2003 - present (systematic review section)
mid-1860s - present (articles section)
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: PubMed Health is an evidence-based medicine resource, offering reviews of clinical effectiveness research with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports. Clinical effectiveness research finds answers to the question "What works?" in medical and health care. Content is based on systematic reviews of clinical trials, developed in conjunction with a dozen international information partners; the reviews have generally been published or updated from 2003 to date. In addition, your search on PubMed Health runs simultaneously in PubMed. A filter is used to identify all the indexed scientific articles at the NLM that might be systematic reviews. The PubMed portion of the search includes articles from before 2003.

PubMed PubReMiner
Produced by Jan Koster.

Source: PubMed PubReMiner
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: mid-1860s - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
Description: PubMed PubReMiner is a data mining tool. It searches PubMed abstracts and presents results in the form of frequency tables. Various fields are displayed, including author, year, journal and medical subject headings (MeSH). These search results can be refined and viewed in PubMed. PubReMiner is a useful tool for identifying the top journals and authors publishing in a particular research field or for helping to improve one's search strategies.

Quertle
Produced by Quertle.

Source: Quertle
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: mid-1860s - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Natural language
Description: Quertle is a relationship-driven search tool that offers natural language searching as an alternative to traditional MeSH-based MEDLINE searching. The database provides a list of Power Terms (broad-based) for including in search strategies. Quertle includes MEDLINE/PubMed records from the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), full-text documents from BioMed Central, and open access articles from PubMed Central. In addition, Quertle covers the NIH RePORTER database of grant applications, submitted scientific white papers and posters, and the NLM's TOXLINE database of biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. Results can be exported to RefWorks, utilizing the RIS format. Quertle was the winner of the National Library of Medicine's software development challenge in 2011.

Register for a free personal account in order to see links to Jefferson's subscriptions.


R2 Library
Produced by Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc..

Source: Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc.
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current editions only
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: A searchable collection of textbooks in medicine, nursing and allied health disciplines.

RefWorks
Produced by RefWorks, Inc..

Source: RefWorks, Inc.
Access: Jefferson Campus Key required.
Coverage: Not applicable
Updated: Not applicable
Vocabulary: Not applicable
Description: RefWorks is a database service that allows Jeffersonians to collect and organize citations to articles and other materials for later retrieval.

REHABDATA
Produced by the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC).

Source: NARIC
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1956 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: REHABDATA is the leading literature database on disability and rehabilitation, 1956 - present. It covers physical, mental and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities. It includes U.S. National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) funded research reports, journal articles, and books; the funded research reports are available in full text. NARIC is funded by the NIDRR.

RenDER: Renal Data Extraction & Referencing System
Produced by the U.S. Renal Data System.

Source: U.S. Renal Data System
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current year only. Archived annual data reports available from 1994 - present.
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: RenDER provides statistical information on end-stage renal disease in the U.S. It can provide data in a multi-axis format for population group, year and disease. Free registration is required. RenDER is funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDKD).

Rx List - The Internet Drug Index
Produced by WebMD.

Source: WebMD
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Rx List is a popular and free site for drug information. It covers prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as some herbal preparations. Search by drug name (brand or generic) or imprint code. The MedTerms Dictionary is included, as well.

Science Citation Index
Produced by ISI.

Source: Information Services Search Service
Access: Mediated search service.
Coverage: 1955 - 2002 in a mixture of print or CD at the reference desk, 1974 - present via the Information Services Search Service
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Science Citation Index (SCI) is a comprehensive basic science index. It covers both English and foreign language journals in over 100 scientific disciplines. It can be used, like any bibliographic database, to identify work currently being done in the physical and biomedical sciences. It is mainly used, however, to trace related (cited) works through time, since it also indexes the footnotes or bibliographies of each paper. Topical searching is by keyword only - no controlled vocabulary is available.

Prefer to do your own searching? Consider using Scopus for cited reference tracking from 1996 - present.


SCImago Journal and Country Rank
Produced by the SCImago Research Group.

Source: SCImago Research Group
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1996 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Not applicable
Description: SCImago compiles citation data for journals indexed in Scopus, and applies evaluative algorithms to assess journal impact and influence. The algorithms used (H-factor, Eigenfactor, etc.) are clearly explained, and comparative charts may be customized to compare journals.

Scopus
Produced by Elsevier.

Source: Elsevier
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1823 - present for topical searching, 1996 - present for cited references
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword, MeSH and EMBASE
Description:

Scopus is Scott Memorial Library's broadest literature database for nursing, life and health sciences. Scopus searches citations and abstracts of over 19,000 journals across a broad spectrum of sciences, medicine, social sciences and technology, science-related Web sites, conference papers, and world patent literature. Alerts and individual profiles are available.

Since 1996, Scopus has indexed the citations and references for each document, making it possible to track citations to individual documents and authors.


Scott Library Catalog
Produced by Academic & Instructional Support and Resources (AISR).

Source: EOS International
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1484 - present (both archival and modern books are included in this database)
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
Description: The online catalog of Jefferson's Scott Memorial Library and AISR Learning Resources, includes bibliographic and holdings information for the library's collection of books, multimedia and archival materials. For journal holdings, please use the Journals A-Z list.

SearchMedica
Produced by CMP Healthcare Media, LLC.

Source: CMP Healthcare Media LLC
Access: Free to all users - free registration required.
Coverage: Not stated
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Combines fulltext from CMPMedica publications (such as Consultant, or Psychiatric Times) with citations from PubMed and other Internet sources, with special focus on evidence-based materials and patient education. Search across all therapeutic areas or conduct focused searches in the following therapeutic areas: cardiovascular, diabetes/endocrine, hematology/oncology, infectious, mental/nervous system, musculoskeletal, mental/nervous, ob-gyn, pediatric, practice management, radiology, and respiratory.

Sigma-Aldrich Catalog
Produced by Sigma-Aldrich, Inc.

Source: Sigma-Aldrich
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Continuous
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: A product catalog from one of the major suppliers of equipment and materials for lab sciences. The chemical information includes commercial product name and number, molecular formula, and Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) number. Catalog entries include property data, protocols and safety information. Customers have the opportunity to contribute and read ratings and reviews of individual products.

Smoking & Health Resource Library
Produced by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Office of Smoking and Health.

Source: CDC
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1903 - present
Updated: Irregular
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: This bibliographic database covers international English language literature on tobacco use and health. The majority of citations are from 1960 - present. Where available, citations link to freely accessible full text. A separate data and statistics section is available elsewhere on the CDC site.

Social Care Online
Produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).

Source: SCIE
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1960s - present
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: This British resource collects research briefings, to reports, government documents, journal articles, and websites. Many records include links to full text of the original publication. Broad topics, such as "research and evaluation" or "mental health" can be browsed. Offers optional RSS and email feeds.

Social Sciences Citation Index
Produced by ISI.

Source: Information Services Search Service
Access: Mediated search service.
Coverage: 1972 - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The Social Science Citation Index includes multidisciplinary, international coverage of 'significant' items from social science journals and monographs. It also covers selected social science articles from journals in the natural, physical, and biomedical sciences.

SPORTDiscus
Produced by the Sport Information Resource Centre of Canada.

Source: EBSCO
Access: Jefferson Campus Key required.
Coverage: 1800 - present (bulk of records 1975 - present)
Updated: Quarterly
Vocabulary: SPORTDiscus Thesaurus
Description: SPORTDiscus covers the international literature of sports medicine, training, physical education, fitness, rehabilitation and therapy. It indexes journal articles, books, conference proceedings, and audiovisual publications. Use the JEFFLINE buttons on each abstract to access any available Jefferson subscriptions.

Springer Protocols (formerly Biomed Protocols)
Produced by Springer Science + Business Media.

Source: Springer Science + Business Media
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Searchable full text of thousands of reproducible, peer-reviewed, laboratory research protocols from the popular series Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, and other Methods and Handbooks series.

SpringerLink
Produced by Springer Science & Business Media.

Source: SpringerLink
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Starting dates vary by journal
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: SpringerLink offers over 1,200 journals in full text. In addition to biomedical journals, subjects include mathematics, linguistics, material sciences, computer science, law and many other fields.

STAT!Ref
Produced by STAT!Ref.

Source: STAT!Ref
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current editions only
Updated: Annual
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description:

The full text of a collection of core clinical textbooks is searchable by keyword. Texts include Davis Drug Guide for Nurses, ACP Smart Medicine, The Merck Index, and many more. Stat!Ref also includes MedCalc 3000 (a collection of calculators and dosing tools), Stedman's Medical Dictionary, and the guidelines of the National Guidelines Clearinghouse. Also available on the STAT!Ref Mobile App.


State Health Facts
Produced by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

Source: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Not stated; varies
Updated: Varies
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Provides data on over 500 health, health care, and health policy topics across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the United States as a whole and is based on a range of public and private sources. Sources include original Kaiser Family Foundation reports, public websites and data, and information purchased from private organizations. Browse data by topic or search by keyword.

Syllabus Exchange Database
Produced by the Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University.

Source: Georgetown University
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1986 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Subject list and course type/level
Description: A collection of over 600 bioethics syllabi in 3 languages from 12 countries. The Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University accepts submissions for semester-length classes, seminars, and continuing education classes at the high school through graduate level. Most include links to full text.

Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet
Produced by the U.S. Library of Congress (LOC).

Source: LOC
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1967 - present (limited coverage prior to 1975)
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Bill Number, Congress Number, Keyword
Description: Thomas provides full-text access to U.S. federal laws, bills, treaties, appropriation, and presidential nominations. Coverage starts with the 90th U.S. Congress.

TOXLINE
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: NLM
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1900 - present
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: The TOXLINE database is the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database for toxicology, a varied science encompassing many disciplines. TOXLINE records provide bibliographic information covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. It contains millions of bibliographic citations, most with abstracts and/or indexing terms and CAS Registry Numbers. TOXLINE references are drawn from various sources grouped into two parts--TOXLINE Core and TOXLINE Special. A standard search of TOXLINE retrieves records from both subsets. Users can also limit retrieval to only one subset.

TOXNET: Toxicology Data Network (including TOXLINE)
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Source: NLM
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Varies by database, oldest covers 1950 - present
Updated: Varies by database
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: TOXNET is a multidatabase system of information for literature and data on toxicology, hazardous chemicals and related areas. Includes teratology, chemical carcinogens, mutagenicity and environmental toxicity. It is compiled by participating U.S. government agencies

TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library)
Produced by the Center for Research Libraries.

Source: Center for Research Libraries Global Resources Network
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Federal technical reports issued prior to 1975
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: TRAIL provides access to over thousands of older federal scientific and technical reports, all dating prior to 1975. The millions of pages of content include biomedical sciences. The Center for Research Libraries continues to collect, digitize, and develop the resource; all TRAIL content also appears in Google and other major Internet search indexes.

TRID: Transportation Research Information
Produced by the Transportation Research Board, U.S. National Academies, and the Joint Transport Research Centre, OECD.

Source: U.S. National Transportation Library
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1920 - present (varies by type of material)
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Transportation Research Thesaurus
Description: TRID indexes published transportation research including technical reports, books, conference proceedings and journal articles, with links to freely accessible full text where available. Coverage includes planning, finance, design and construction, materials, environmental issues, safety and human factors and operations for the modes of highways, transit, railroads, maritime and aviation. TRID does not contain information on vehicle standards and specifications, patent information, market research, military transport or news articles.

TRIP Database
Produced by TRIP Database, Ltd..

Source: TRIP Database, Ltd.
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Varies by source, oldest (PubMed) covers 1860s - present
Updated: Monthly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: TRIP is a UK-based website that helps answer clinical questions by providing a simultaneous search of over 50 sources of evidence-based information. Free registration allows users to save search strategies and take advantage of other features.

U.S. Patent Full-Text and Full-Page Image Databases
Produced by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: 1790 - present
Updated: Weekly
Vocabulary: Keyword, Patent Number, Category
Description: Searchable full text of patents issued from 1976 to the present. Note that patents from 1790 to December 1975 offer only the patent number, issue date, and current US patent classification in the text display, and can be searched only within those fields. However, this limited text display also includes a hyperlink to obtain full-page images of all pages of the patent.

UpToDate
Produced by UpToDate, Inc.

Source: UpToDate, Inc.
Access: On- and off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Quarterly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Clinical decision support tool. The first time you connect to UpToDate, you will be asked to provide your campus key and password. Once you log in you can create a personal account for future use of the UpToDate system. Creating an account only takes a few seconds, you won't have to re-enter all of the information each time you connect through JEFFLINE, and it provides CME credit.

UpToDate (anonymous on-campus session)
Produced by UpToDate, Inc..

Source: UpToDate, Inc.
Access: Direct access via campus computers.
Coverage: Current information only
Updated: Quarterly
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: This anonymous, on-campus session is available for alumni, affiliates, and day-pass visitors.

USA.gov
Produced by combined agencies of the U.S. federal government.

Source: USA.gov
Access: Free to all users.
Coverage: Currently available information only
Updated: Daily
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: USA.gov is the main portal of the U.S. federal government. It searches the full text of federal government documents online, covering all agencies. It also features a topical index, online transactions, links to state and local government, options to contact government agencies and officials, and other tools. USA.gov is a public-private partnership, led by a cross-agency board and administered by the Office of Citizen Services and Communications in the General Services Administration.

Wiley Interscience
Produced by Wiley Interscience.

Source: Wiley Interscience
Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
Coverage: 1946 - present (varies by journal)
Updated: Not stated
Vocabulary: Keyword
Description: Search the text of journals published by Wiley Interscience.

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