This is an alphabetic list of Health Sciences databases.
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A: AAHRQ: Evidence-based Practice & more Expand
AAHRQ: Evidence-based Practice (Free) - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) supports research that helps improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care services.
Academic Search Complete (UC) - A multidisciplinary database for academic institutions, providing thousands of full-text, peer-reviewed journals to support scholarly research in key areas of study.
AccessAnesthesiology (Subscription discontinued March 2016)
AccessMedicine (UC) - provides access to more than 75 medical titles, images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic and point-of-care tools, and the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device.
AccessPediatrics (Subscription discontinued March 2016)
AccessPharmacy (UC) - allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, search across leading pharmacy online references and view optimized content on a mobile device.
AccessScience (UC) - the online version of McGraw Hill's Encyclopedia of Science and Technology that covers all major scientific disciplines.
AccessSurgery (UC) - in addition to surgical texts for residents, there is a Clerkship Corner with text resources, case scenarios, and question and answers for surgery rotations.
ACP Journal Club (UC) - Evidence Based Medicine for Better Patient Care selects from the biomedical literature those articles reporting 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.
Agricola (UC) - contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library dating back to 1970 and includes citations of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
Agricola (Free) - a catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century. Does not contain full text but may link to it.
Alt HealthWatch (UC) - provides the full text of articles from more than 170 periodicals (most from 1990 to present), plus hundreds of reports, booklets, and other publications covering alternative and holistic approaches to medicine.
American Health Line (UC) - daily news briefing on health care politics, policy and business news at the state and national levels.
AP Images (UC) - Associated Press archive of photographs, from 1844 to the present, audio files of radio broadcasts, texts of wire stories, and info-graphics.
APA Style Guide to Electronic Resources (UC) - This comprehensive guide offers up-to-date information on formatting electronic references in APA Style.
APhA PharmacyLibrary Collection (UC) - features content from APhA's authoritative textbooks, an interactive NAPLEX review, case studies, article abstracts from the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association and a variety of news sources.
Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) 3: Aquatic Pollution & Environmental Quality (UC) - journal articles on aquatic pollution, prevention and control
arXiv (Open Access) - arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics (Cornell University Library)
ATSDR's Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (Free) - By Congressional mandate, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) produces "toxicological profiles" for hazardous substances found at National Priorities List (NPL) sites. These hazardous substances are ranked based on frequency of occurrence at NPL sites, toxicity, and potential for human exposure.
B-C: Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B) & more Expand
Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B) (UC) - covers bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals
Basic & Anatomical Sciences LWW Health Library (UC) - this ebook collection includes the most commonly required textbooks and multimedia assets for use in medical sciences programs. There are hundreds of cases and multimedia such as videos, animations, and quiz banks. The web-responsive design adjusts to the device in use.
BCC Research (UC) - BCC's market research reports explore major economic, scientific, and technological developments in healthcare, pharmaceutical, industrial, and high technology organizations.
BioMed Central (Open Access) - spans all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine
BioOne (UC) - UC and OhioLINK BioOne is the product of an innovative collaboration between scientific societies, libraries, academe and the private sector. BioOne brings to the Web a uniquely valuable aggregation of the full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals.
Biosis Previews (UC) - a leading source of life science information, collects abstracts and bibliographic references to worldwide biological and medical literature.
Biotechnology Research Abstracts (UC) - provides access to international research on all aspects of biochemical, medical, and microbial technology as applied to bioengineering, medicine, agriculture and environmental science.
BoardVitals for Family and Psychiatric NP Exam prep (UC) - practice for the Family and Psychiatric NP exams.
BoardVitals Pharmacy NAPLEX Exam prep (UC) - practice for the Pharmacy NAPLEX exam.
BoardVitals Shelf Exams prep (UC) - practice for the Shelf Exams
BuildingGreen (UC) - Designed to help building-industry professionals design and build construction projects from a whole-systems perspective and take an integrated design approach that minimizes ecological impact and maximizes economic performance.
CCOHS (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health) (UC) - Search across multiple resources at once. Resources include: MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets), RTECS (Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances), CHEMINFO, health and safety information on pure chemicals, and OSH References that include OSHLINE, NIOSHTIC, NIOSHTIC-2, & HSELINE.
CCRIS (Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System) (Free) - carcinogenicity and mutagenicity test results for over 8,000 chemicals. A TOXNET database.
ChemIDplus (Free) - dictionary of over 370,000 chemicals (names, synonyms, and structures). A TOXNET database.
CHEMINDEX (CCOHS) (Free) - a tool for finding information on over 200,000 distinct chemical substances in the CCOHS database collection.
ChemINFO (CCOHS) (UC) - comprehensive, practical occupational health and safety information on chemicals.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (OL) - provides indexing for 3,024 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937.
Clinical Key (UC) - a collection of medical and surgical journals, reference ebooks, videos, images, practice guidelines, Gold Standard clinical pharmacology monographs, and more. To access PDF full text ebook content, create a personal account. Off campus access only via VPN.
ClinicalTrials.gov (Free) - a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.
Cochrane Library (UC) - is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Among them is the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews which is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care.
Conference Papers Index (ESPM) (UC) - provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world.
Counseling and Therapy in Video (UC) - an online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.
County and City Data Book (U.S. Census Bureau) (Free) - city, county, state, and metropolitan area data
CPDB (Carcinogenic Potency Database) (Free) - provides standardized analyses of the results of 6540 chronic, long-term animal cancer tests conducted since the 1950's and reported in the general published literature or by the National Cancer Institute and the National Toxicology Program. A TOXNET database.
CRCnetBase (UC) - provides full text access to over 1,000 engineering, science, medical, and information technology reference books from CRC Press.
CRCnetBASE: Nutrition (UC) - this collection features essential information on phytonutrients, the cancerâ€“diet connection, oxidative stress, mitochondrial function, sports nutrition, and hormonal imbalances.
Credo Reference (UC) - a reference collection that includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, and books of quotations.
CTD (Comparative Toxicogenomics Database) (Free) - elucidates molecular mechanisms by which environmental chemicals affect human disease. A TOXNET database.
Current Index to Statistics (UC) - a bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields.
D-E: Developmental & Reproductive Toxicology Database & more Expand
DART (Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology Database) (Free) - index of developmental and reproductive toxicology literature. A TOXNET database.
Dissertation Abstracts (ProQuest Disseration & Theses) (UC) - includes full-text of over 800,000 dissertations from 1997 forward. Also includes full-text of all UC dissertations published in electronic format.
Ecology Abstracts (ESPM) (UC) - focuses on how organisms of all kinds - microbes, plants, and animals - interact with their environments and with other organisms.
eFacts (Facts and Comparisons) Online (UC) - compare drugs, identify potential drugs by disease/symptom, find a drug monograph using a brand or generic name, screen for drug interactions, or search for patient assistance programs.
EIS Digests of Environmental Impact Statments (UC) - provides detailed abstracts of the hundreds of environmental impact statements issued by the federal government each year.
Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center (OL) - theses and disserations from UC and other Ohio universities and colleges.
Embase (UC) - is a biomedical and pharmacological database containing bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals, and is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research. It contains over 22 million records spanning 1966-present, with over 1 million records added annually. The Embase journal collection is international with over 7,500 active peer-reviewed journals from more than 90 countries.
eMedicine now Medscape (Free) - evidence-based content practice guidelines in 38 clinical areas that are updated regularly by more than 8,000 attributed physician or health care provider authors and editors.
Envirofacts (Free) - the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created the Envirofacts Warehouse to provide the public with direct access to the wealth of information contained in its databases.
Environment Abstracts (ESPM) (UC) - encompasses all aspects of the impact of people and technology on the environment and the effectiveness of remedial policies and technologies.
Environment Complete (OL) - covers applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.
Environmental Engineering Abstracts (ESPM) (UC) - covers the world literature pertaining to technological and engineering aspects of air and water quality, environmental safety, and energy production.
Environmental Health & Toxicology (Free) - toxicology, environmental health, chemistry, HIV/AIDS, disaster health, and topics relevant to specific populations.
ERIC (UC) - the world's largest source of education information, containing abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.
EvidenceUPDATES (Free) - a service made available by the BMJ Group that incorporates the McMaster PLUS email alerting system and searchable database of best evidence from the medical literature. To search the database, free registration is required.
F-I: Faculty of 1000-Biological Sciences & more Expand
Faculty of 1000-Biological Sciences (UC) - leading biomedical experts helping scientists to discover, discuss and publish research. Register and access three different services. F1000Prime: Personalized recommendations of the best biomedical research articles from our faculty. F1000Research: an Open Science journal that provides rapid, open, post-publication peer-reviewed research, with underlying datasets. F1000Posters: an open access repository for free deposition of conference posters and slide presentations.
Federal Register (Free) - the Federal Register ActÂ in 1935, required the Federal government to publish all the administrative rules and regulations, Presidential proclamations and executive orders and any other documents that have "general applicablity and legal effect" in the Federal Register.Â The Federal Register is published every business day.
FEDSTATS (Free) - a government produced index to statistics of 70 federal agencies' statistics on the web.
GENETOX (TOXNET) (Free) - a genetic toxicology data bank. Peer-reviewed genetic toxicology test data for over 3,000 chemicals.
GQuery (Free) - search across nearly 40 National Center for Biotechnology (NCBI) biomedical and genomic databases including PubMed, Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM), Gene, Protein, Nucleotide, PubChem, and many more.
GreenFile (OL) - offers well-researched but accessible information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.
Haz-Map (TOXNET) (Free) - Haz-MapÂ® is an occupational health database designed for health and safety professionals and for consumers seeking information about the adverse effects of workplace exposures to chemical and biological agents. The main links in Haz-Map are between chemicals and occupational diseases. These links have been established using current scientific evidence.
Health & Environmental Research Online (HERO) (Free) - The database includes more than 600,000 scientific references and data from the peer-reviewed literature used by EPA to develop its regulations.
Health & Safety Science Abstracts (ESPM) (UC) - Published in association with the University of Southern California's Institute of Safety and Systems Management, this database provides a comprehensive, timely survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene.
Health and Psychological Instruments (HAPI) (UC) - provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.
Health Services / Technology Assessment Texts (HSTAT) (Free) - web-based resource of full-text documents that provide health information and support health-care decision making.
Health Source: Nursing (OL) - provides nearly 590 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 627 journals. Updated on a daily basis.
HSELINE (OSH - CCOHS) (UC) - includes excellent coverage of UK and other European health and safety literature. An invaluable source of periodicals, books, conference proceedings, reports, and legislation.
Info Sci-Online (UC) - includes ejournals, full-text books and proceedings on IT management, end user computing, data mining, knowledge management, e-commerce, multimedia databases, telecommunications, education technologies, environmental IS and more.
INCHEM (Free) - access to internationally peer reviewed information on chemicals commonly used throughout the world, which may also occur as contaminants in the environment and food. It consolidates information from a number of intergovernmental organizations whose goal it is to assist in the sound management of chemicals.
Industrial & Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A) (UC) - Significant findings and practical applications in agricultural, food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries are assembled in this journal.
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA) Online (UC) - a comprehensive collection of information on drug use and development.
J-M: Journal Citation Reports & more Expand
Journal Citation Reports (UC) - Incites: Journal Citation Report offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world’s leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. By compiling articles’ cited references, Journal Citation Reports helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals.
JournalTOC (free) - JournalTOCs is the current awareness service for researchers and academics, now contains the latest Tables of Contents of over 20,000 scholarly journals.
JSTOR: Life Sciences (UC) - back files of scholarly journals. Starts with the journals' inception.
Knovel (UC) - [Off Campus Access via VPN only] science and engineering books, conferences, and databases embedded with productivity tools in one online service.
Knowledge Translation+ (KT+) (Free with registration) - a McMaster University Health Information Research Unit that provides access to both quality filtered and nonfiltered current evidence on "T2" knowledge translation (research addressing knowledge-to-practice gap). It includes an alerting service.
Lynda.com (UC) - training videos that feature software from Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Blackboard, Facebook, Google, HTML, Microsoft, Open Source, SPSS, Twitter and many more.
LWW Basic & Anatomical Sciences Health Library (UC) - thie ebook collection includes the most commonly required textbooks and multimedia assets for use in medical sciences programs. There are hundreds of cases and multimedia such as videos, animations, and quiz banks. The web-responsive design adjusts to the device in use.
MEDLINE with Full Text (UC) - is a comprehensive EBSCO source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for more than 1,370 journals indexed in MEDLINE.
MedPix (Free with registration) - medical image database and teaching files
Medscape (Free) - evidence-based content practice guidelines in 38 clinical areas that are updated regularly by more than 8,000 attributed physician or health care provider authors and editors.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (UC) - the MMY series provides a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments in the areas of psychology, education, business, and leadership. Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
MERLOT (Free) - is a free and open peer reviewed collection of online teaching and learning materials and faculty-developed services contributed and used by an international education community.
Methods in Enzymology (book series) (UC) - protocols and descriptions of biochemical and biophysical techniques. Access from volume 311 (2000) to the present. Browse individual volumes from the list on the left or search by title, author, keyword or volume number at the top of the page.
MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) (UC) - nearly 90,000 material safety data sheets that clearly define each product giving its composition, identifying any hazardous properties, outlining first-aid treatment in case of accidental body contact and even pointing out special fire fighting procedures that might be needed.
N: National Guideline Clearinghouse & more Expand
National Guideline Clearinghouse (Free) - a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP) (Free) - includes U.S. Environmental Protection Agency publications, more than 35,000 available online and the ability to order print copies of more than 7,000 publications.
National Toxicology Program (Free) - an interagency program whose mission is to evaluate agents of public health concern by developing and applying tools of modern toxicology and molecular biology.
Natural & Alternative Treatments (UC) - contains more than 700 evidence-based articles covering medical conditions, alternative therapies, herbs and supplements, functional foods, drug interactions, and homeopathy.
Natural Medicines Database (UC) - provides high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine including dietary supplements and integrative therapies.
NCBI Bookshelf (Free) - books and documents in life science and healthcare.
NetAnatomy (UC) - designed to teach human anatomy to students of the health professions, including undergraduate medical, health sciences, and nursing students.
Netting the Evidence Google (Free) - search engine dedicated to the methodology of evidence based practice
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (Free) - an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations.
Newspaper Source (UC) - provides full text for 245 regional U.S. newspapers, eighteen international newspapers, six newswires, and nine newspaper columns, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Los Angeles Times.
NIH Photo Galleries (Free) - The NIH Image Bank contains images from the collections of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health. Contents include general biomedical and science-related images, clinicians, computers, patient care-related images, microscopy images, and various exterior images.
NIOSH (Free) - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducts research and makes recommendations to prevent worker injury and illness.
NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (Free) - a collection of methods for sampling and analysis of contaminants in workplace air, and in the blood and urine of workers who are occupationally exposed.
NIOSHTIC (UC) - highly respected retrospective database covering all aspects of occupational health and safety with a strong emphasis on toxicology.
NIOSHTIC-2 (Free) - a searchable bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, supported in whole or in part by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). 1971 to the present.
NTIS (National Technical Information Service) (Free) - serves as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. For more than 60 years NTIS has assured businesses, universities, and the public timely access to approximately 3 million publications covering over 350 subject areas.
Nursing Reference Center Plus (UC) - A point-of-care clinical resource that includes Quick Lessons and Evidence-based Care Sheets; drug information; practice guidelines; customizable patient education handouts¸ care plans¸ and more.
O-P: OCLC ArticleFirst & more Expand
OCLC ArticleFirst (UC) - this index to articles from over 12,000 journals and provides the ability to see what libraries subscribe to the journal.
OhioLINK (UC) - a consortium of 88 Ohio colleges and universities, and the State Library of Ohio that share growing collections of current and historical materials.
Open Video Project (Free) - The purpose of the Open Video Project is to collect and make available a repository of digitized video content for the digital video, multimedia retrieval, digital library, and other research communities. Researchers can use the video to study a wide range of problems, such as tests of algorithms for automatic segmentation, summarization, and creation of surrogates that describe video content; the development of face recognition algorithms; or creating and evaluating interfaces that display result sets from multimedia queries.
OpenDOAR (Free) - an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories.
Open-i (Free) - lets users retrieve not only the MEDLINE citation information, but also the outcome statements in the article and the most relevant figure or images from it. Further, it is possible to use the figure as a query component to find other relevant images or other visually similar images. The initial number of images is projected to be around 600,000.
OSH (Occupational Health & Safety) Reference Collection (UC) - provides access to international sources of OSH-related information. Databases in the collection include: OSHLINE, NIOSHTIC, NIOSHTIC-2, and HSELINE.
OSHA (Ocupational Safety & Health Administration) (Free) - With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf (UC) - brings together over 2 million entries, many of which are illustrated, into a single cross-searchable resource.Â Full text of over 34 dictionaries and encyclopedias on a variety of subjects from Oxford University Press.
Oxford Scholarship Online (UC) - provides quick and easy access to thousands of academic monographs, in 20 subject areas across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
PapersFirst (UC) - index of papers presented worldwide.
Pollution Abstracts (ESPM) (UC) - combines information on scientific research and government policies in a single resource. Topics of growing concern are extensively covered from the standpoints of atmosphere, emissions, mathematical models, effects on people and animals, and environmental action in response to global pollution issues.
ProceedingsFirst (UC) - index of worldwide conference proceedings.
ProQuest Research Library (UC) - provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.
PsycBOOKS (UC) - from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a database of more than 16,000 chapters in PDF from over 1,000 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers.
PsycCritques (UC) - is a database of full-text reviews of current books, some popular films, and comparative reviews of books. It replaced the APA print journal Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books as of January 2005. Weekly releases include current year copyright book reviews.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (UC) - is a comprehensive database with more than 510 full text titles covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
PsycINFO (UC) - is a collection of electronically stored bibliographic references--most with abstracts or content summaries. It contains citations that PsycINFO has created in electronic form. Although the references themselves are all written in English, the covered literature includes material published in over 45 countries and written in 30 languages.
PsycTESTS (UC) - is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales and other assessments as well as descriptive and administrative information.
Public Health Evidence Based Resources (Free) - provides free online access to selected evidence-based public health (EBPH) resources, knowledge domains of public health, public health journals, and bibliographic databases. Selected EBPH resources are arranged along a pathway of evidence to allow public health practitioners to easily find and use the best evidence to develop and implement effective interventions, programs, and policies.
Public Health Images Library (PHIL) (Free) - provides photographs, illustrations, and multimedia files
PubMed (Free - but linked with UC's full text) - a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
R-S: R2 Library eBook Collection & more Expand
R2 Library (UC) - medical, nursing, and allied health ebooks collection
Reaxys (UC) - a web-based search and retrieval system for chemical compounds, bibliographic data and chemical reactions. Combined data from three sources: The Beilstein Database, The Gmelin Database, and The Patent Chemistry Database.
Registry of Nursing Research (Free) - an open-access digital academic and clinical scholarship service that freely collects, preserves, and disseminates full-text nursing research and evidence-based practice materials.
Reproductive Physiology Animations (Free) - a collection of learning modules on human reproduction from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
Risk Abstracts (ESPM) (UC) - encompasses risk arising from industrial, technological, environmental, and other sources, with an emphasis on assessment and management of risk.
RTECS (CCOHS) (UC) - Providess toxicological information with citations from more than 2,500 international journals, textbooks, technical reports, scientific proceedings and compendia.
Sage Research Methods (UC) - a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more.
Science Reference Center (UC) - covers biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. This database also provides its own easy-to-use interface that allows students to browse topics by category and to have quick access to science experiments and helpful research guides.
Science.gov (Free) - An interagency portal that makes available selected authoritative scientific web sites and databases of technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, and other published materials from science agencies throughout the federal government. The web pages and the databases can be searched individually or simulatenously from the search page. Includes links to full text.
ScienceDirect e-Books Collection (UC) - searchable ebook collection includes more than 1,800 books covering the years 1995-2006. Includes seven subject categories: Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Energy, Engineering, Environmental Science, and Materials Science.
SciFinder FIRST TIME USERS (UC) - Register before using. Because SciFinder Scholar (web version) is a commercial tool funded by University of Cincinnati Libraries on behalf of the University of Cincinnati community, you will need to fill-out a one-time registration form before using it. Each user will need to register and create a user name and password for login. Please remember to register before signing on if you are a first time user.Â You will receive a confirmation email from CAS that includes a link and instructions for completing the registration process.Â You must click the link within 48 hours.Â If not, you will need to begin the registration process again.
SciFinder REGISTERED USERS (UC) - provides access to the CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) databases covering the chemical literature, chemical substances and reactions, chemical catalogs and regulatory information, as well as the Medline database.
Scopus (UC) - an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Scopus delivers an overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and artsÂ and humanities.
SportDiscus with Full Text (UC) - offers comprehensive, bibliographic and full text coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains over 230 full text titles plus over 650,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.
Springer Ebooks Collection (UC) - searchable collection with topics that include medicine, life sciences, engineering, computer science, and mathematics.
Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology Online (UC) - "Considered the definitive source of information on psychopharmacology and has established itself as the preeminent source of education and information in its field." The Prescriber's Guide -- "An excellent source of information for the art of prescribing psychotropic medications since almost every drug has had some changes to take into account new regulations and uses."
STAT!Ref eBook Collection (UC) - searchable ebook collection of medical and drug information titles.
STAT!Ref Nursing eBook Collection (UC) - searchable ebook collection of nursing titles.
Statistical Abstracts of the United States (UC) - is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
SumSearch (Free) - simultaneously searches for original studies, systematic reviews, and practice guidelines from multiple sources.
Sustainability Science Abstracts (ESPM) (UC) - explores all aspects of sustainable development, human population and demography topics, as well as societal issues involving natural resource management.
T-U: Toxicological Profiles & more Expand
Toxicological Profiles (Free) - By Congressional mandate, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) produces "toxicological profiles" for hazardous substances found at National Priorities List (NPL) sites. These hazardous substances are ranked based on frequency of occurrence at NPL sites, toxicity, and potential for human exposure.
Toxicology Abstracts (ESPM) (UC) - overs issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues.
TOXLINE (ESPM) (UC) - offers rapid access to information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens.
TOXMAP (TOXNET) (Free) - Environmental Health e-Maps. TOXMAP uses maps of the United States to help users visually explore data from the US Environmental Protection Agency .
TOXNET (Free) - databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
TRI (TOXNET) (Free) - Toxics Release Inventory. Annual environmental releases of over 600 toxic chemicals by U.S. facilities.
TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice) (Free) - medical search engine with emphasis on evidence based medicine (EBM) and clinical guidelines and queries, including content from Cochrane and Bandolier.
UpToDate (UC) - is designed to provide concise, practical answers to clinical questions at the point of care.
- PLEASE NOTE: This link provides on-site only access for anyone in the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center.
- UCMC UC Health users may access UpToDate via the hospital's licensed portal at UpToDate.healthall.com.
- If you have any questions, please contact Edith Starbuck at 558-1433 or firstname.lastname@example.org
USA.gov (Free) - a one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources, including a search engine, directory by topic, and directory by department.
USPTO Web Patent Databases (UC) - Two free patent databases provided by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); one provides the capability to search and display the text of the granted US patents from 1976 to the present. The second provides patent applications issued after 14 March 2001.
W: Water Resources Abstracts & more Expand
Water Resources Abstracts (ESPM) (UC) - focus is on water, water supply, management, conservation, desalination, watershed protection, and more.
Web of Science (UC) - an integrated, versatile research platform, delivers easy access to high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as search and analysis tools that enhance this content.
WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) Classifications (Free) - identify the regulated hazards of a chemical (e.g. acute toxicity, carcinogenicity, dangerously reactive).
WinkingSkull.com (Free with registration) - an interactive anatomy study guide.
Worldcat (UC) - connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses (UC) - provides fast and convenient access to the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries. Many theses are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution.