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Access and use of electronic resources made available by the Becker Medical Library are governed by license agreements between the School of Medicine and publishers or third parties. Several of the electronic resources carry some restriction on their use. Access may be restricted by user location, number of concurrent users, and/or password.

In short, most people experience access limitations based on the network to which their computer is connected. Below is a quick breakdown of what can be accessed from various networks.

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AccessMedicine
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
AccessMedicine
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
MDConsult
Red Book Online
ScienceDirect
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
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Not sure which database to use for your research? Want to learn about the latest features available in a particular database? The Becker Medical Library Database Gateway is the place to start.

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AccessMedicine

AccessMedicine™ from McGraw-Hill is an innovative online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 60...

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AccessPhysiotherapy

AccessPhysiotherapy™ from McGraw-Hill is an award-winning resource for physical therapy students, educators, and those in practice seeking to maintain certification. Leading...

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AccessSurgery

AccessSurgeryTM from McGraw-Hill is an integrated online resource that provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing surgeons with quick answers to...

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ACP Journal Club

ACP Journal Club's general purpose is to select from biomedical literature articles that report original studies and systematic reviews that warrant immediate attention by physicians...

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Associations Unlimited

Consists of three files corresponding to: Vol. 1 of Encyclopedia of associations; Encyclopedia of associations. International organizations; and: Encyclopedia of associations. Regional, state, and...

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BioMed Central

BioMed Central, an open access publisher, contains a portfolio of over 100 journals ranging from the highly selective, general interest Journal of Biology, which publishes both online and in print...

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Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection

The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection provides immediate access to over 1,400 online seminar style talks containing the latest research, developments as well as the fundamentals presented...

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Board Certified Docs

BoardCertifiedDocs.com is published by Elsevier in cooperation with the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). This authoritative reference tool provides certification status and complete...

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Cambridge Structural Database System

Web interface to Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) without the need to install client software. Contains published crystallographic data on organic, organometallic, and metal...

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CenterWatch Clinical Trials: Drugs in Clinical Trials

New investigational treatments in phase I through III clinical trials.  Updated weekly.  CenterWatch Clinical Trials: Drugs in Clinical Trials is ideal for monitoring the performance of...

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CINAHL Plus—Nursing and Allied Health

CINAHL Plus provides indexing for 3,123 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing...

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Clinical Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology is designed to provide timely, concise drug information and clinical reports for medical professionals and health care consumers. Includes descriptions, mechanisms of action...

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Clinical Pharmacology Mobile

Includes multiple criteria search, drug identifier, and several dosage and diagnostic calculators. Content is updated “live” to include newly released drug products...

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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care.

The CDSR includes all Cochrane Reviews (and protocols) prepared by...

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Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library includes a collection of evidence based medicine databases:

  • Database of Systematic Reviews
  • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)...
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Cochrane Methodology Register

The Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR) is a bibliography of publications that report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. It includes journal articles, books, and conference...

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Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)

The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE) is the only database to contain abstracts of systematic reviews that have been quality-assessed. Each abstract includes a summary of the...

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Dissertations & Theses (Proquest)

Includes citations for dissertations ranging from 1861 to those accepted last semester. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts; master's theses from 1988...

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DrugPoints

DrugPoints® gives you direct access to the exact level of drug information you need to do your job.

  •  Helps you prescribe, administer, and monitor drugs safely...
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Drugs in Clinical Trials

The Drugs in Clinical Trials Database is a comprehensive online resource offering detailed profiles of new investigational treatments in phase I through III clinical trials. Updated weekly, the...

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EMBASE

Find quick, accurate answers to your biomedical questions.
 
With over 25 million indexed records, more than 7,600 currently indexed peer-reviewed journals, and...

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Essential Science Indicators

Essential Science Indicators (ESI) enables researchers to conduct ongoing, quantitative analyses of research performance and track trends in science. Covering a multidisciplinary...

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Exam Master

Exam Master contains practice exams and guides covering the USMLE and Medical Specialty Board exams.

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FREIDA Online

FREIDA Online is a database with over 8,200 graduate medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, as well as over 200 combined specialty...

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a web browser that limits search results to scholarly literature including articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies...

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Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)

Health and Psychosocial Instruments provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/...

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Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health and Wellness Resource Center is a comprehensive resource for libraries, schools, and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.

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Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA)

 

Health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions) from around the world to improve the quality and...

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Henry Stewart Talks - Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection

The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection provides immediate access to over 1,400 online seminar style talks containing the latest research, developments as well as the fundamentals presented...

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History of Science, Technology and Medicine

The History of Science, Technology, and Medicine database includes nearly 300,000 journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of science,...

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Inspec

Produced by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), Inspec is an English-language bibliographic information service providing access to the world's scientific and technical literature...

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Journal Citation Reports (including Impact Factor)

Journal Citation Reports, which includes Impact Factor, is a comprehensive and unique resource tool that allows for evaluation and comparison of journals using citation data drawn from over 8,000...

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MD Consult

News, Books, First Consult, Clinics, Drugs, Guidelines, Images, and Patient Education.

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MedCalc 3000

MedCalc 3000 is a unique computerized medical reference and tool set. MedCalc 3000 encompasses a wide array of pertinent medical formulae, clinical criteria sets and decision tree analysis tools...

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MedDRA

MedDRA - the Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities - is a medical terminology used to classify adverse event information associated with the use of biopharmaceuticals and...

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MEDLINEplus

An extensive guide to health information resources. Includes common diseases and conditions, drug information, dictionaries, organizations, clearinghouses, publications, directories, consumer...

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Mental Measurements Yearbook

Produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, the Mental Measurements Yearbook™ (MMY) provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,...

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National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing...

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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence: Guidance (NICE)

NICE clinical guidelines are recommendations on the appropriate treatment and care of people with specific diseases and conditions within the NHS in England and Wales. They are based on the best...

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Natural Standard: Integrative Medicine

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Provides evidence-based information about...

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NetAnatomy

NetAnatomy is designed to teach human anatomy to students of the health professions, including undergraduate medical, health sciences, and nursing students.

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Neuroanatomy : Draw It to Know It

Draw It to Know It contains over  125 whiteboard tutorials, a complete muscle + nerve directory and radiographic brain atlas and all of the necessary reference materials for your neuroanatomy...

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NHS Economic Evaluation Database (EED)

Assists decision-makers by systematically identifying economic evaluations from around the world, appraising their quality, and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses.

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OTDBASE

The only online indexing and search service that contains over 10,000 abstracts from more than 20 global Occupational Therapy journals since 1970.

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Ovid - MEDLINE

The OVID MEDLINE database contains bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more than 4,600 biomedical journals published in the United States and in 70 other countries. The database...

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PEDro

PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. It has been developed to give rapid access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-...

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PIER (Physicians’ Information and Education Resource)

Evidence-based clinical guidance and recommendations based on all levels of medical evidence including RCTs, cohort and observational studies, case reports, and expert opinion. 

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PsychiatryOnline

PsychiatryOnline features DSM-5 and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of a collection of psychiatric references, including books, journals, and self-assessment tools....

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PsycINFO

Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines including medicine,...

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PubMed

PubMed Medline is the National Library of Medicine’s search service that provides access to over 17 million citations from 5,000 titles in Medline, Premedline, and other related databases....

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Reaxys

Reaxys is a unique web-based chemistry database consisting of deeply excerpted compounds and related factual properties, reaction and synthesis information as well as bibliographic data, navigated...

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Safari Tech Books Online

Safari Tech Books Online is a collection of over 12,000 full-text electronic books on computing, databases, networking, operating systems, programming, software engineering, .NET, Cisco products,...

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SciFinder

SciFinder Scholar is the Internet-based interface to the Chemical Abstract Society’s Chemical Abstracts and Registry databases. The database is available either via the web or as an...

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Scirus

Scirus, the search engine for science, focuses only on Web pages containing scientific content. Driven by the latest search engine technology, Scirus searches over 167 million science-specific...

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SCOPUS

SCOPUS is a large abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources and contains over 18,000 titles from 5,000 different publishers. Coverage dates from 1832-present....

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Stat!Ref

Stat!Ref provides access to full-text electronic information in latest editions of medical, chemical and pharmacological texts, dictionaries and indexes. Subjects range from emergency-critical...

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Ulrichsweb

Ulrichsweb is an easy to search source of detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (...

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UpToDate

Peer-reviewed text which provides specific, practical recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.

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Web of Science

Web of Science is a portal from which researchers can access, analyze, and manage information. Web of Science offers seamless navigation to the Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation...

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WorldCat

WorldCat is a catalog which itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories...

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