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This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for journals, including full text for peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for many journals, and searchable cited references are provided for many titles.

AccessAnesthesiology merges a collection of medical resources with exclusive procedural videos, customizable curriculum functionality, and powerful search functions, along with tables and charts designed for quick reference. This resource offers multiple tools for certification and recertification in pain management, critical care, and perioperative medicine. Useful for research in anesthesiology. 

AccessEmergency Medicine allows users to quickly search the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of emergency cases with videos. Useful for researchers in emergency medicine.

AccessMedicine is an online resource that provides access to medical textbooks with updated content, images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools. This resource has a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device.

AccessObGyn is an online resource covering obstetrics and gynecology. The collection provides access to sonography videos and cases, a growing list of Williams animations, and a library of landmark obstetrics and gynecology references from McGraw-Hill Medical.

AccessPediatrics is an integrated online resource organized around a set of Core Topics developed by an advisory board of pediatricians. The resource provides medical students, pediatric residents, and practicing pediatricians with a broad range of content that covers the entire span of pediatric practice, from neonatology through adolescent medicine.

An integrated online resource that provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing surgeons with quick answers to surgical inquiries from trusted sources. Organized around the ACGME's (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) mandate for a Core Curriculum, AccessSurgery delivers content in context. Useful for researchers in surgery, orthopedics, and rehabilitation.

Acland's (streaming) Video Atlas of Human Anatomy is web-based product that uses fresh, unembalmed specimens, retaining the color, texture, and mobility of the living human body in 3D. A concise synchronized narration runs throughout the program. As each new structure is shown, its name appears on the screen. Footage has been segmented into intervals no longer than 10 minutes and the streaming rate is capped at 250kbs. Features include section exams (free login account), a glossary, and an A-Z index.

Africa-Wide Information (produced by NISC South Africa) combines bibliographic databases from around the world to form a multidisciplinary aggregation offering coverage of all facets of African studies. It includes content from databases such as South African studies, African studies, and African HealthLine (which focuses on all aspects of health relating to Africa and other developing nations). Citations and abstracts date back to the 16th century.

The Amboss platform serves students preparing for their USMLE exams. It includes Learning Cards to test future physicians’ medical knowledge of clinical topics along with a Qbank that covers 15,000+ clinical knowledge areas.  

AMED covers journal articles on allied and alternative health. Subjects covered include: acupuncture, homeopathy, hypnosis, chiropractic, osteopathy, rehabilitation, herbalism, holistic treatments, Chinese medicine, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry. The AMED thesaurus contains over 2,500 terms and is based on MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library.

Years of Coverage: 1983 to present.

Virtual anatomy lab developed by faculty at the Yale School of Medicine. Useful for researchers in surgery.

Curated research guide of library tools and databaes for Anesthesiologists.

APA PsycBooks contains scholarly book titles published by the American Psychological Association (APA) from 1953-present, approximately 50 classic books in psychology dating from the early 19th century, and the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology. 

APA PsycExtra supplements traditional peer-reviewed journals and books with access to gray literature (such as conference papers, newsletters, patient-oriented fact sheets, standards) in psychology and the behavioral sciences. 

APA PsycInfo is produced by the American Psychological Association and 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, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacoloy, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law.

Coverage: Dating back to the 17th century with extensive coverage from 1800 to the present.

Aquifer offers medical students a collection of interactive virtual patient cases that correlate with the learning objectives of clinical clerkships

The Audio-Digest Foundation offers audio CME and CE courses to physicians and healthcare professionals.  MP3 files on many issues pertinent to a variety of specialties are available for you to listen to at your convenience.  This is a great way to keep up with current issues in your field.