TCC Database List - By Subject

To find books, AV materials, or anatomical models, please use the TCC Library Catalog

Anatomy


Homework


Bibliographic Databases

Journal Lists

Complemetary and Alternative Medicine

Patient Information

Drug Information

Point of Care

E-Books

Radiology

Evidence Based Medical Resources

Search Engines

Histology

Teaching, Education

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Anatomy

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Anatomy Atlases
A digital library of anatomy information.

Anatomy.TV -- currently not available off campus

A suite of 3D interactive models of human anatomy. Intuitive controls allow the user to zoom, rotate and peel away layers to educate and communicate with an ease and directness that was never possible with print. Includes MRIs, X-rays, live-action movies and animations.

MedicalStudent.com
A digital library of authoritative medical information for the medical student and all students of medicine. Resources include interactive anatomy tutorials to x-ray reviews.

Visible Human Project
It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed.

Visible Human Server
This site gives instructions on how to navigate the Visible Human Project.
Winking Skull
WinkingSkull.com is designed to let you study and test yourself on human anatomy. You can gauge your proficiency against a handy timer and see your test results instantly.
Yale Image Finder
Search the actual image content of 548,165 (and growing!) Open Access images and figures from PubMed Central.

Bibliographic Databases

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Ali Baba
Takes key words in PubMed abstracts and creates a graph showing their relationships.

Alt HealthWatch
Information on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Alt Health Watch offers full text articles for nearly 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. This is an EBSCOhost resource.

CINAHL
The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, is the most comprehensive resource for nursing and allied health literature. This is an EBSCOhost Resource.
Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library is a unique source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of intervention in health care. Published on a quarterly basis, the Cochrane library is designed to provide information and evidence to support decisions taken in health care and to inform those receiving care. The Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases.
Cochrane's DARE Library
This alternative version of the DARE Cochrane database has more content than the version that is available through the traditional Cochrane website.

Ebsco eBook Collection
Contains a large number of ebooks on many subjects including medicine.

ERIC Education Resources Information Center)
Used primarily to find articles in education literature.
Google Scholar
Yes, it is true. Google Scholar can be a beneficial resource for finding scholarly medical research. Many of its entries link to PubMed, but it also indexes less than reputable resources as well. Use it, but use it with caution.

GoPubMed
Sorts PubMed by topic.

HubMed
Users may track and download PubMed citations. Citations may be downloaded in RIS, and BIb Text formats for Endnote, ProCite, or RefManager.

Index to Chiropractic Literature
This chiropractic only database searches approximately 40 journals, many of which are peer-reviewed and most of which are owned by the TCC library.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
A government resource with evidence-based, clinical practice guideline summaries.
NCBI Bookshelf
The National Institutes of Health growing collection of ebooks on medical issues.
PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)
PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. PEDro is a free database of over 19,000 randomized trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.
PubMed
This extensive database constructed by the National Library of Medicine covers a wide range of medical subjects. The username for My NCBI is tcclibrary and the password is student.

SPORTDiscus

SPORTDiscus™ with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 530 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. Of those, nearly 400 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search™, Health Source® or Biomedical Reference Collection™.

STAT!Ref/ACP Smart Medicine
Enables users to intuitively cross-search full-text titles, journals, evidence-based, point-of-care and authoritative resources, with 300+ resources currently offered in over 50 healthcare disciplines. Accessible by desktop, laptop and wireless or web enabled mobile devices.
TCC A-Z Journal List
Lists a couple thousand medical journals with full-text online access. The entries that have print collection noted at the bottom are journals that are sitting on the library shelves.
TCC Library Catalog
Find books, journals and videos at TCC through the catalog. The TCC Library is available on or off campus.
TexShare -- NOT YET AVAILABLE OFF CAMPUS
TexShare covers biomedical and non-medical subjects. There is a section specifically for medical databases.
TRIP Database
The Internet's leading resources for Evidence-Based Medicine. Allowing users to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products
Created by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, this site provides objective information for oncologists and healthcare professionals, including a clinical summary for each agent and details about constituents, adverse effects, interactions, and potential benefits or problems.
Alt HealthWatch
Information on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Alt Health Watch offers full text articles for nearly 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. This is an EBSCOhost resource.

BMC Complemtary and Alternative Medicine

BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on interventions and resources that complement or replace conventional therapies, with a specific emphasis on research that explores the biological mechanisms of action, as well as their efficacy, safety, costs, patterns of use and/or implementation.

CAMbase
CAMbase is a virtual search engine that enables the user to easily find relevant literature of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in different resources.
CAM Index
Created by the University of Maryland Medical Center, the CAM Index is searchable by a browse feature. Subjects may be found by treatment, depletions, conditions, drugs, herbs, and supplements. Information is written at a consumer level and references are provided.
CAM in UME Digital Depository
The CAM in UME Digital Resource Repository (DRR) contains curriculum materials to support the teaching of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) topics in Canadian undergraduate medical education (UME) programs.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research

This free database is one of several "Life Science Portals" from ICMG, a media & publishing company geared toward professional scientists. It offers a quick link to recent CAM literature, including advance publications that may appear nowhere else. Just click on the Articles button at the top of the page.

Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD)
Offers information about label ingredients in more than 6,000 selected brands of dietary supplements. It enables users to compare label ingredients in different brands. Information is also provided on the "structure/function" claims made by manufacturers.
Index to Chiropractic Literature
This chiropractic only database searches approximately 40 journals, many of which are peer-reviewed and most of which are owned by the TCC library.
MD Anderson Cancer Center Complementary and Integrative Medicine
From the Houston Medical Center, a very useful collection of resources designed to help physicians and patients decide how best to integrate CAM therapies into their care.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
Recognized as the scientific gold standard for evidence-based information on natural medicines. It is easy to navigate and updated daily.
Natural Standard
This resource contains information on alternative medicine with an emphasis on herbs, supplements and alternative therapies. It includes detailed data on specific conditions and diseases, as well as herb, supplement and drug interactions, symptom checkers, calculators and genetic information.
Quackwatch
A member of Consumer Federation of America, Quackwatch is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads and fallacies. Please remember Quackwatch is mainly based on one person's personal opinion.
VitaSearch
Current research summaries in nutrition and integrative medicine.

Drug Information

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DailyMed
DailyMed provides high quality information about marketed drugs. This information includes FDA approved labels (package inserts). This Web site provides a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling as found in medication package inserts.
MedlinePlus: Drugs & Supplements
Prescription and over-the-counter medication information is from AHFS Consumer Medication Information, a product of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Information on herbs and supplements is from Natural Standard.

E-Books

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Ebsco eBook Collection
Contains a large number of ebooks on many subjects including medicine.

NCBI Bookshelf
The National Institutes of Health growing collection of ebooks on medical issues.

TCC Library Catalog
Find books, journals and videos at TCC through the catalog. The TCC Library is available on or off campus.

Evidence Based Medical Resources

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Bandolier
Bandolier collects good quality evidence under a variety of different headings. It searches for systematic reviews of treatments, of evidence about diagnosis, epidemiology or health economics, and abstracts it.

Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library is a unique source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of intervention in health care. Published on a quarterly basis, the Cochrane library is designed to provide information and evidence to support decisions taken in health care and to inform those receiving care. The Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases.
Cochrane's DARE Library
This alternative version of the DARE Cochrane database has more content than the version that is available through the traditional Cochrane website.
DynaMed
A clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care'. With clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics.
Evidence Australia
A search engine that indexes only evidence-based medical information for Australia.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
A government resource with evidence-based, clinical practice guideline summaries.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
Recognized as the scientific gold standard for evidence-based information on natural medicines. It is easy to navigate and updated daily.
Natural Standard
This resource contains information on alternative medicine with an emphasis on herbs, supplements and alternative therapies. It includes detailed data on specific conditions and diseases, as well as herb, supplement and drug interactions, symptom checkers, calculators and genetic information.
PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)
PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. PEDro is a free database of over 19,000 randomized trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.
STAT!Ref/ACP Smart Medicine
This database is comprised of numerous resources including ACP Pier, and older editions of books such as Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine, Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology as well as many other titles.
TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice) Database
The Internet's leading resources for Evidence-Based Medicine. Allowing users to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.
UpToDate
UpToDate isis a clinical decision support system that helps clinicians throughout the world provide the best patient care. It uses current evidence to answer clinical questions quickly and easily at the point of care.

Histology

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Histology
This site was created as a supplement to a basic histology course. It explores microanatomy and the many links between form and function at the microscopic level.
Lumen Histology
Created by Loyola University Medical Education Network, Lumen Histology presents slides on cell and molecular biology, host defense, and functions of the human body.

Homework

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Chiro.org
General news, information and research for chiropractors and chiropractic students. Search chiropractic related topics.

Chiropractic Technique List
A thorough list of chiropractic techniques and their creators.
Citing Medicine [ebook]
Provides assistance to authors in compiling lists of references for their publications, to editors in revising such lists, to publishers in setting reference standards for their authors and editors, and to librarians and others in formatting bibliographic citations.

MedicalStudent.com
A digital library of authoritative medical information for the medical student and all students of medicine. Resources include interactive anatomy tutorials to x-ray reviews.

Medical Terminology
This is a complete and self-contained course in modern medical terminology. It is suitable for all students of the health occupations who will have a need to communicate with physicians, dentists, and other medical professionals.

MediLexicon
This database carries a "medical dictionary, pharmaceutical company search, hospitals, medical abbreviations and associations" as well as other information.

Medscape
A free, integrated site for health professionals. Robust and very useful.

Merck Manuals Online
These are online versions of Merck Manuals. They give quick and easy access to medical information.

Orthogate
Gateway to the Orthopedic Internet. Orthopedic information and musculoskeletal health.

Vancouver Style [pdf file/ebook]
Guide to this citation style used predominately in the medical field.

Journal Lists

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A-Z Journal List
Lists a couple thousand medical journals with full-text online access. The entries that have print collection noted at the bottom are journals that are sitting on the library shelves.
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
There are now 6724 journals in the directory, and they are always adding to the list.
Free Medical Journals
Lists over 400 medical journals, books and podcasts with free access over the Internet.
Geneva Foundation of Free Medical Journals
Categorizes journals by topic and their free/pay status. It does not let users look up specific articles, but links to publisher's websites where articles or citations may be found.

Highwire Press Free Full-Text Articles
Largest archives of free full-text science journals. The list is easy to navigate.

Medscape
A free, integrated site for health professionals. Robust and very useful.
Open Science Directory
Open Science Directory contains collections of open access journals and journals in other special full-text programs.
OpenDOAR
OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories.
Public Library of Science
PLOS publishes their own peer-reviewed, full text online, medical journals.

Patient Information

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eMedTV
EMedTV has videos and articles on health topics geared towards the consumer. As the name suggests, the site specializes in videos.

Familydoctor.org
This is a consumer-based website with information for the patient. It is very easy to navigate.

Healthfinder.gov
Healthfinder contains a small, online medical reference library and a collection of selected health topics organized for men and women, by age from kids to seniors, by race and ethnicity, for parents, caregivers, and health professionals. The site also features information about doctors, dentists, public clinics, and hospitals.

Lab Tests Online

Lab Tests Online has been designed to help a patient or family caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases. For a medical professional, this site can serve as a quick reference tool or as a resource for keeping up with advances in laboratory science.

Mayo Clinic
High quality patient level information. One must register (free registration) to get access to some of the information.
MD Anderson Cancer Center Complementary and Integrative Medicine
From the Houston Medical Center, a very useful collection of resources designed to help physicians and patients decide how best to integrate CAM therapies into their care.
MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus should be one of the first places a patient looks for information on his/her condition. Information is given in several languages.
Quackwatch
A member of Consumer Federation of America, Quackwatch is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads and fallacies. Please remember Quackwatch is mainly based on one person's personal opinion.
Spine-Health
Patient-oriented website on understanding and managing spinal diseases and conditions. Watch out for the advertisements.
WebMD
WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing health, and support to those who seek information.

Point of Care

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Dynamed
A clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care'. With clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics.
STAT!Ref/ACP Smart Medicine
Enables users to intuitively cross-search full-text titles, journals, evidence-based, point-of-care and authoritative resources, with 300+ resources currently offered in over 50 healthcare disciplines. Accessible by desktop, laptop and wireless or web enabled mobile devices.
UpToDate
UpToDate isis a clinical decision support system that helps clinicians throughout the world provide the best patient care. It uses current evidence to answer clinical questions quickly and easily at the point of care.

Radiology

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ARRS GoldMiner
ARRS (American Roentgen Ray Society) GoldMiner provides instant access to 240,897 radiological images published in 262 selected peer-reviewed journals. You can search by findings, anatomy, imaging technique, and patient age and sex.

AuntMinnie.com

Aunt Minnie is an online community for people interested in radiology. Access requires free registration. There are discussion forums to exchange information or seek advice, as well as the latest radiology news, case examples, career information, and e-reference books.

CHORUS (Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology)
CHORUS is a "quick reference" hypertext for physicians and medical students. More than 1,100 documents describe diseases, radiological findings, differential-diagnosis lists ("gamuts"), and pertinent anatomy, pathology and physiology. CHORUS documents are indexed topically by organ system and alphabetically by title. Documents are interconnected by a network of more than 2,200 hyperlinks.

Learning Radiology.com
LearningRadiology.com is aimed at medical students and radiology residents.
Contains images, lectures, handouts, podcasts, cases, quizzes and more.

MedicalStudent.com
A digital library of authoritative medical information for the medical student and all students of medicine. Resources include interactive anatomy tutorials to x-ray reviews.
My PACS
Over 24,000 cases with over 138,000 radiologic images have been contributed by the medical community to create this site.
Radiology Assistant
The Radiology Assistant is the educational web site of the Radiological Society of the Netherlands. They focus on common radiological issues in a problem oriented way for radiology residents and radiologists.
Radiopolis
Radiopolis is a community formed to create a network for the needs of radiologists, residents, medical students, technologists and industry. It is based on a taking and giving principle, where you share your knowledge and others do the same.

Visible Human Project
It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed.

Visible Human Server
This site gives instructions on how to navigate the Visible Human Project.

Yale Image Finder
Search the actual image content of 548,165 (and growing!) Open Access images and figures from PubMed Central.
Yotta Look
Medical imaging search engine for web, journals, teaching-files, images, books and more.

Search Engines

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Bandolier
Bandolier collects good quality evidence under a variety of different headings. It searches for systematic reviews of treatments, of evidence about diagnosis, epidemiology or health economics, and abstracts it.

Blausen Medical - Medical Animations

Award winning 3D medical & scientific animations... anytime, any website, your browser of choice! Blausen It scans your favorite websites for medical/scientific terms, and allows the user to view relevant animations, illustrations, and models.

Evidence Australia
A search engine that indexes only evidence-based medical information for Australia.

Google Scholar
Yes, it is true. Google Scholar can be a beneficial resource for finding scholarly medical research. Many of its entries link to PubMed, but it also indexes less than reputable resources as well. Use it, but use it with caution.
Omni Medical Search
Search several health related search engines at one time. There is a separate search function for images that lets you search more than 140,000 images from 100 different websites. RefDesk includes links to approximately 250 links to medical journal websites in 55 categories, and links to 47 free databases.
PogoFrog
PogoFrog.com jumps over the layman-focused clutter on the Internet to find only credible medical information for physicians.
Science.gov
Searches over 45 databases and over 2000 selected websites from 14 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.

VitaSearch
Current research in nutrition and integrative medicine.

WorldCat
This database will let you search for books and journals in libraries around the country.
Yotta Look
Medical imaging search engine for web, journals, teaching-files, images, books and more.

Teaching, Education

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CAM in UME Digital Depository
The CAM in UME Digital Resource Repository (DRR) contains curriculum materials to support the teaching of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) topics in Canadian undergraduate medical education (UME) programs.
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
Used primarily to find articles in education literature.
HEAL (Health Education Assets Library)
HEAL is a digital repository that allows medical educators to discover, download, and re-use over 22,000 medical education resources.

IN-CAM
Canadian Interdisciplinary Network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research. This resource includes practical and accessible information on outcome measures within a framework of domains that are important to CAM researchers.

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