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Academic search premier.

Identifies articles from social science, science, and humanities scholarly journals.


A collection of clinical medicine and basic science electronic books.


"Gives pharmacy students instant access to videos, games, Q&A, and leading pharmacy textbooks ...; enables pharmacy instructors to create, track, and report their students' progress through a custom curriculum ...; and allows practicing pharmacists to get information instantly about drugs, herbs and supplements, and consult features and editorials."

AccessSurgery : a comprehensive resource for surgical education / editor-in-chief, Gerard M. Doherty,AccessSurgery Advisory Board.

Current curriculum includes instructions in following formats: videos, animations, textbooks, atlas, etc. New surgical videos from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and textbooks on key topics updated monthly.

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry.

This American Dental Association tool provides evidence-based dentistry resources to help support clinical decision making.


Identifies articles, books, and reports related to animal science, food science, agriculture, and related fields.

Aphasiology archive.

A repository of papers presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference.

ASM journals. ASM minireviews published in the last 12 months.

American Society for Microbiology (ASM) publications, including full-text access to ASM's 13 journals and minireviews published in the last 12 months.

BaseSpace correlation engine.

Support early-stage research to identify mechanisms of disease, drug targets, and prognostic or predictive biomarkers.

Bates' visual guide to physical examination / [project and content advisor] Lynn S. Bickley.

A series of online videos demonstrating techniques used to perform patient examinations and assessments.

BioMed Central.

Open access databases and e-journals in science, technology and medicine.

Biomedical & life sciences collection

A searchable series of audiovisual presentations from internationally-recognized scientists.

BIOSIS previews.

Identifies articles, proceedings, patents, etc., related to the biological and biomedical sciences.


Database contains full text access to selected biomedical and nursing books.

Business source complete.

Includes hundreds of journals covering all aspects of business, including full-text article access.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination.

The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE) and the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) provide access to: over 35,000 quality assessed systematic reviews of health and social care interventions, summaries of all Cochrane systematic reviews and protocols up to March 2015, and over 17,000 economic evaluations of health and social care interventions. The HTA database currently provides access to over 15,000 summaries of completed and ongoing health technology assessments.


Identifies articles from journals as well as books, proceedings, etc., related to nursing and allied health fields.

CLC genomics workbench.

A comprehensive and user-friendly analysis package for analyzing, comparing, and visualizing next generation sequencing data.

CLC main workbench.

Sequence analysis software for analyzing and visualizing Sanger sequencing data.


Incorporates all of health care publisher Elsevier's medical and surgical content including books, journals, videos, and images.

Cochrane central register of controlled trials.

References to controlled clinical trials from the journal literature.

Cochrane clinical answers.

Provide a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane systematic reviews.

Cochrane database of systematic reviews.

Full-text systematic reviews of the effects of health care that explore the evidence for and against the effectiveness and appropriateness of treatments in specific circumstances.

Cochrane library.

A collection of evidence resources to inform healthcare decision-making from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more.

Cochrane methodology register.

A database of studies relevant to the methods of systematic reviews of health care and social interventions. The Cochrane Methodology Register contains over 9,000 bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care. Includes journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, conference abstracts, and reports of ongoing methodological research. Records contain bibliographic information and, in many cases, a summary. Provided as part of the Cochrane library.

CogNet library.

Electronic books, journals, and proceedings related to the cognitive sciences.


Identifies articles from engineering journals and proceedings, including biomedical engineering and medical technology.


Selected systematic reviews on the effectiveness of clinical interventions and policies.

Defining gender, 1450-1910.

Features original source material about the study and analysis of gender, leisure, and consumer culture from a gendered perspective, from British and European archives.

Dietary Supplement Label Database.

The database is designed to help both the general public and health care providers find information about ingredients in brand-name products, including name, form, dietary ingredients, amount of ingredient/unit, manufacturer/distributor information, suggested dose, label claims, warnings, percentage of daily value, and further label information.

DMPTool : data management planning tool.

"U.S. funding agencies such as the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health require researchers to supply detailed, cost-effective plans for managing research data, called Data Management Plans."

Drug information portal.

Provides the public, healthcare professionals, and researchers a gateway to current, accurate and understandable drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies.

EBSCO Open dissertations.

Created from a collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs, EBSCO Open Dissertations is a free electronic theses and dissertations database (ETD) offering access to more than 800,000 ETDs, including those previously available in American Doctoral Dissertations. It may be searched by author, title, subject and university.

E-EROS : encyclopedia of reagents for organic synthesis / editor-in-chief, Leo A. Paquette.

Electronic theses & dissertations.

Full-text electronic master's theses and doctoral dissertations completed by University of Pittsburgh students.


Identifies articles from the worldwide literature on biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences.

Endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism case reports.

An open-access database of international case reports.


The software enables the user to create own pathways from scratch.


Digital library of education research and information from the Education Resource Information Center (ERIC).

Europe PubMed Central.

Europe PubMed Central offers free access to biomedical literature resources including abstracts, full text articles, patent abstracts (European, US, and International), National Health Service clinical guidelines, Agricola records, and supplemented with Chinese Biological Abstracts.

European health for all database (HFA-DB) / World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.

A collection of core health statistics from the 53 countries in the WHO European Region.

EXAM MASTER online : advanced board preparation for medicine and the health sciences.

Customized exam and board review for the USMLE and Medical Specialty Board Exams, NCLEX-RN (nursing), NAPLEX (pharmacist), NBDE (dental), and PANCE/PANRE (physician assistant).

Faculty Information System.

A database of health sciences faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC and their current research interests.

Faculty of 1000 : F1000.

Identifies and recommends important articles in biology and medical research publications written by an international faculty.

Find a dentist.

The American Dental Association member directory, searchable by state, zip code, and specialty.

Find a D.O.

The American Osteopathic Association directory, searchable by state, zip code, and specialty.

FREIDA online.

An AMA-produced database of residency and fellowship opportunities from accredited graduate medical education programs.

Gale directory library.

Contains directory listings for more than 140,000 nonprofit membership associations in all subjects and areas at the international and national levels worldwide and at the regional, state and local levels in the United States, including Encyclopedia of Associations, Statistics Sources, and several other directories.


Provides powerful, accessible statistical tools for intuitive data analysis and visualization.

Global health.

Identifies articles, books, reports, dissertations, and other information about all aspects of international public health.

Google scholar.

Multi-discipline, scholarly literature Internet search engine.

GoPubMed / Andreas Doms and Michael Schroeder.

A biomedical literature search tool that expands on PubMed search results through ontology and categorization rather than chronology.


Research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment.

Health and psychosocial instruments.

Provides information on measurement instruments (i.e. questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes, rating scales, etc.) in the fields of health and psychosocial sciences.

Health source.

Provides consumer oriented information to full-text journals with a focus on the fields of nursing and allied health.

Health technology assessment.

"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) ... Many different types of research are included in the HTA database, including systematic reviews and ongoing and completed research based on trials, questionnaires and economic evaluations."--Database guide.


The gold standard resource for comprehensive data on published human inherited disease mutations.

Highly cited research.

Biographical information and publications of the most highly-cited researchers in life sciences, medicine, physical sciences, and the social sciences.

History of science, technology, and medicine.

Identifies articles, proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of science, technology, and medicine.


Pre-1950 articles, books, dissertations, government publications, and reports in medicine and the health sciences.

Ingenuity pathway analysis

Web-based software application that enables biologists and bioinformaticians to model and analyze the biological relationships between genes.


Scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computing and control, and information technology.

Jeremy Norman's history of medicine and the life sciences

An interactive annotated world bibliography of the history of medicine, biology and dentistry from circa 2000 BCE to circa 2010 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman, traditionally known as "Garrison-Morton".

Journal citation reports.

Information about and rankings of scholarly journals based on citation-frequency, citation immediacy, and other related measures.

Lab index.

This index enables scientific researchers to identify the most influential scientists within a specific research area and to rank them by their contributions to the field. The index searches millions of published research papers and hundreds of thousands of scientists and returns the four most relevant topics as word clouds. Additional features include open job postings within the defined research area and speaking events at conferences.


Provides innovative and easy to use desktop software tools for today's life scientists.

Linscott's directory of immunological and biological reagents.

Lists suppliers of antibodies, assays, cytokines, enzymes, recombinant proteins, tissues, and organs.

MathSciNet / American Mathematical Society.

Identifies articles from scholarly journals related to mathematics and statistics.


A publication service, from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), that provides an open exchange of peer-reviewed health education teaching and assessment resources.

Medical heritage library

A collaboration among some of the world's leading medical libraries to make available free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine.

MEDLINE / National Library of Medicine.

Identifies articles from the worldwide biomedical literature.

MedOne Education

Provides online, full text access to medical and life science textbooks published by Thieme.

Mental measurements yearbook.

Full-text information about and reviews of English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas.


MetaCore is an integrated software suite for functional analysis of microarray, SAGE, proteomics and other types of experimental data.


Comprehensive drug information from sources such as the PDR and Martindale's. Includes product identification tools, dosing tools, drug interaction tools, etc. PDA version is available.

Multimedia manual of cardiothoracic surgery : MMCTS / European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.

The Multimedia Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery is the premier online manual of cardiovascular and thoracic surgical procedures. Authored by experts in the field, MMCTS includes how-to descriptions along with informative videos and drawings illustrating all the vital aspects. Peer-reviewed comments are also posted about new alternative techniques.


Online board review for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX).

Natural medicines.

Natural Medicines is the most authoritative resource available on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies.


Online board review for the National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE).


Online board review for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

NEJM resident 360

Includes podcasts, blogs, videos, discussions and articles related to life as a medical resident.

NHS economic evaluation database.

"The NHS Economic Evaluation Database contains over 6000 abstracts of quality assessed economic evaluations. The database aims to assist decision-makers by systematically identifying and describing economic evaluations, appraising their quality and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses."--Database field guide.

OMIM : online Mendelian inheritance in man / [edited by] Dr. Ada Hamosh.

OMIM is intended for use primarily by physicians and other professionals concerned with genetic disorders, by genetics researchers, and by advanced students in science and medicine.


The collection of databases available to HSLS on the Ovid search system.


Online board review for the Physician Assistant Certification and Recertification Exams (PANCE/PANRE).

Partek Flow.

Partek® Flow® is a start-to-finish software analysis solution for next generation sequencing data applications. It has an easy-to-use interface, robust statistical algorithms, information-rich visualizations, and cutting edge genomic tools enabling researchers of all skill levels to confidently perform data analysis.

Partek Genomics Suite.

Software that offers an intuitive user interface and built-in workflows for a variety of genomic applications that guide researchers though every step of the analysis process.

PILOTS database.

Include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations.

Pitt Data Catalog.

A tool to help researchers identify, locate, and share datasets created by University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff.


Proceedings from selected conferences in all disciplines.

Project Tycho : data for health.

Contains more than 125 years of infectious disease case data, from the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh.

ProQuest dissertations & theses.

Comprehensive collection of doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Many dissertations are available full text or for purchase as printed copies.


Knowledge-base of published data on eukaryotic transcription factors and miRNAs, their experimentally-proven binding sites, and regulated genes. Includes databases: TRANSPATH and HumanPSD.


Collection of current and classic full text scholarly books in the fields of psychology, mental and behavioral health.


Offering a wealth of information for practitioners, faculty, students, and librarians alike, the PsycCRITIQUES® database extends beyond typical book reviews by covering relevant films and videos. With new reviews added each week, PsycCRITIQUES provides analysis and insights to help in collection development, research, classroom activities, and practice.


PsychiatryOnline is a website that features the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5) and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of a collection of psychiatric references. This resource also includes books, journals, medication information handouts for patients, clinical and research news, self-assessment tools, and previous editions of the DSM.


Identifies articles, books, chapters, dissertations, and other information related to psychology, psychiatry, nursing, social work, education, sociology, and related fields.