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MEDLINE/PubMed VCU
Premier database for citations to biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

PubMed/MEDLINE VCU
The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) foremost biomedical and life sciences database. Includes citations and abstracts from MEDLINE, life sciences journals, and online books.

Embase (via Ovid) VCU
Biomedicine and pharmacology citation database (1974 - present) with an international scope. Recommended for systematic reviews, and for finding drug and medical device information. Updated weekly. Not compatible with Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10.

PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts) VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
American Psychological Association database of abstracts for psychological literature. Includes journals, dissertations, reports, book chapters, and other scholarly documents.

AMED - Allied and Complementary Medicine VCU
Bibliographic database that covers complementary medicine, palliative care, and professions allied to medicine such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, and more.

AccessEmergencyMedicine VCU
Comprehensive search tool for quick diagnosis and treatment for a broad range of emergency cases. Includes emergency medicine textbooks, procedural videos, self-assessment tools, an integrated drug database, patient handouts, and clerkship resources.

PubMed Central
Freely available full-text biomedical and life sciences journal articles from the National Library of Medicine.

IndexCat: Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, U.S. Army
Comprehensive subject catalog of books, pamphlets, dissertations, reports, and some journal articles held by the National Library of Medicine, published from the 1400s through 1950.

Ovid MEDLINE VCU
Interface for searching MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database for biomedical research, that offers enhanced features for more precise searching. Updated daily. Not compatible with Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10.

AccessPediatrics VCU
Covers pediatric practice from neonatology through adolescent medicine. Access to leading pediatric textbooks including Rudolph's Pediatrics, procedural videos and animations, an integrated drug database, quick reference tools, and other resources.

AccessMedicine VCU
Access to McGraw-Hill medical textbooks including Harrison's Online. Contains multimedia library with case files, safety modules, procedural videos, diagnosis and self-assessment tools, patient handouts, an integrated drug database, and more.

Natural Medicines (Formerly Natural Standard) VCU
Evidence-based, peer-reviewed information on complementary and alternative medicine treatments. Includes interactions and adverse effects as well as evaluation of therapies for specific conditions, herbs and supplements, and diet therapies.

Sports Medicine & Education Index VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Indexing and abstracts of scholarly and trade literature covering a variety of content ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesthesiology, sport sociology/psychology, and more.

PsychiatryOnline VCU
Psychiatry portal that features the full-text of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), textbooks, journals and Guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association. Provided by the VCU School of Medicine.

PubMed Labs
Test out new features and tools that may be incorporated into PubMed on January 2020.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI) VCU
Information on measurement instruments (e.g., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, tests, etc.) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.

TRIP Database
Clinical search engine designed to find high-quality research evidence to support clinical practice and care. Sources include PubMed, the Cochrane Library, and websites focused on clinical information.

HEAL (Health Education Assets Library)
Large digital library of multimedia teaching resources for the health sciences, including images, videos, animations, presentations, and audio files that support healthcare education.

ClinicalTrials.gov
Registry of clinical trials in the U.S. and around the world. Provides information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations and contacts for more details.

MedicLatina VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations and full-text PDFs for Spanish-language medical research and scientific journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.

AccessAnesthesiology VCU
Online resource that includes leading clinical textbooks in anesthesiology, procedural videos, clinical guidelines, self-assessment Q&A, and an interactive drug database with search and customizable curriculum functionality.

STAT!Ref Electronic Medical Library VCU
Full-text, cross-searchable resource of evidence-based, authoritative healthcare references. Includes ebooks, journals, point-of-care tools, drug guides, niche specialty guides within a variety of disciplines, and more.

VisualDx VCU
Clinical decision support system that allows validation of a medical diagnosis based on visual conditions. Contains medical images detailing variation in age, stage, and skin type. Provided by the VCU Health System.

UpToDate
Point-of-care collection of evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and management of medical conditions. Also includes drug information. Provided by the VCU Health System.

Health & Safety Science Abstracts VCU
Covers topics relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene such as aviation and aerospace safety, environmental safety, nuclear safety, medical safety, occupational safety, and ergonomics.

Immunology Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers studies relating to all aspects of immune systems in humans and other animals, including normal functions and disorders.

Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Focuses on the experimental and clinical literature on mechanisms of oncogenes and growth factors, and every aspect of oncogene research into the molecular basis of malignant transformations.

LactMed
Database of information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed, with drug records, information on maternal and infant substance levels, potential effects on nursing infants, and therapeutic drug alternatives.

Virology and AIDS Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers the world literature on every aspect of virology in humans, animals, and plants, with topics ranging from replication cycles to oncology, hepatitis B virus vaccination, viral genetics, interferon, and more.

PubMed Labs
Test out new features and tools that may be incorporated into PubMed on January 2020.

ToxNet
Group of databases covering chemicals and drugs, diseases and the environment, environmental health, occupational safety and health, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and toxicology.Information about the databases

MedEdPORTAL
MEDLINE-indexed, peer-reviewed, open-access journal of stand-alone teaching and learning resources modules that have been implemented and evaluated with medical or dental trainees or practitioners.

R2 Digital Library VCU
Collection of full-text health sciences ebooks from Rittenhouse and other publishers.

Calcium & Calcified Tissue Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Calcium research literature abstracts from a broad range of disciplines.

AIDS & Cancer Research Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Bibliographic data for basic science research and clinical applications related to AIDS, immunology, virology, and cancer genetics.

Cochrane Library VCU
Database of Cochrane Collaboration systematic reviews healthcare evidence. Also includes databases of clinical trials, other systematic reviews, and review methodology.The Cochrane Collaboration

Neurosciences Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers all aspects of vertebrate and invertebrate neuroscience, emphasizing basic research but also including such devastating neural diseases as Alzheimer's.

TOXLINE VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations covering biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. Includes abstracts, indexing terms, and CAS Registry numbers for most entries.

AccessSurgery VCU
Resource for surgical education including textbooks, videos, drug information, and board review questions.

Springer Nature Experiments VCU
Combined database of life sciences and biomedical protocols and methods from Springer Nature. Includes Springer Protocols, Nature Protocols, Nature Methods, and Protocol Exchange.

PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations to worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. Indexes a variety of current and past literature relevant to traumatic stress without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographic limitations.

Comprehensive Physiology VCU
This authoritative collection of physiology information includes recently published review articles and an online version of the American Physiology Society's renowned Handbook of Physiology (1977-2008) book series.

PsycTHERAPY VCU
Searchable collection of psychotherapy videos showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families. Covers a wide variety of therapeutic topics.

PsycTESTS VCU
Summaries and select full text for non-commercial psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments, with descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.

Literature, Arts and Medicine Database
Annotations to paintings, prose, poetry, film, video, and other works of art for teaching and research in the medical humanities.

Alt HealthWatch VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Full-text articles on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Book excerpts are also included.

Anatomy.TV VCU
Interactive 3D models of human anatomy, including images of all bodily systems. Users may manipulate the images and view accompanying text, animations, dynamic MRI, and movie clips, as well as take interactive quizzes.

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination VCU
Videos of head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for clinicians. The site features over eight hours of video content.

ClinicalKey VCU
Clinical reference resource with full-text access to Elsevier journals and medical ebooks, as well as Clinical Overviews point-of-care summaries, procedural videos, drug information, practice guidelines, patient education handouts, and more.

AGELINE VCU
Social gerontology abstracts that cover aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. This database is designed for researchers, health care professionals, students, and consumers.

AIDSinfo
Full-text information for health professionals and consumers about HIV/AIDS. Includes guidelines, clinical trials, drugs, educational materials and more.

psychotherapy.net VCU
Streaming training videos in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction treatment.

NCBI Global Query
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) provides access to biomedical and genomic information. This query allows you to search across NCBI databases simultaneously. Results indicate the number of records in each database.

Counseling and Therapy in Video VCU
Rich collection of video for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, and psychiatric counseling. Features therapy sessions, case consultations, lectures, and interviews, as well as teaching and discussion guides.

National Academies Press
Free access to books, reports and proceedings from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Disaster Lit
Expert guidelines, research reports, conference proceedings, factsheets, & websites about disaster medicine & public health from government agencies and non-commercial sources. Curated by the National Library of Medicine for a professional audience.

ScienceDirect VCU
Portal to full-text journal articles and books in the sciences, technology, medicine, and social sciences published by Elsevier.

Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology VCU
Provides basic information on all fundamental and applied aspects of nanotechnology spanning from science to engineering to medicine.

Biotechnology Research Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers research on all aspects of biochemical, medical, and microbial technology as applied to bioengineering, medicine, agriculture and environmental science.

ArticleFirst VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations for items listed in the table of contents of thousands of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.

Tox Town
Product of the U.S. National Library of Medicine offering high quality consumer-level non-technical information about connections between chemicals, the environment, and the public's health.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text VCU
Bibliographic and full-text database covering international and interdisciplinary literature on sports medicine, nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health, exercise physiology, kinesiology, and related topics.

NCBI Bookshelf VCU
Full-text access to books, reports, and other scholarly literature in biology, medicine, and life sciences, hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals VCU
Abstracts and full-text access to Royal Society of Chemistry journals covering the core chemical sciences and related fields such as biology, biophysics, energy and the environment, engineering, materials, medicine, and physics.

OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man)
OMIM is a comprehensive, authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes that is freely available and updated daily. OMIM is authored and edited at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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