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- ISRCTN registry (Current Controlled Trials)
(BioMed Central) Primary clinical trial registry recognised by WHO and ICMJE that accepts all clinical research studies (whether proposed, ongoing or completed), providing content validation and curation and the unique identification number necessary for publication.
Tools for understanding and applying the medical literature and making clinical diagnoses.
- Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
( Clarivate / Web of Science) Journal Citation Reports. Tool for ranking journals according to their citation influence.
Scholarly books and journals in all disciplines.
- JSTOR Sustainability
Journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of sustainability. Covers climate change policy, environmental education, food security, resource economics, urban development, and more.
Provides access to articles published in Korean medical, dental, nursing, nutrition and veterinary journals.
A peer-reviewed, referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.
- Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature (LILACS)
Health information from Latin America and the Caribbean countries, including systematic reviews, randomized controlled clinical trials, evidence synthesis, health technology evaluation studies, economic evaluation studies, clinical practice guidelines, technical reports, case reports and others.
- LitMed: Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database
Collection of literature, fine art, visual art and performing art annotations related to medical humanities. NYU School of Medicine.
Information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, patterns, and management of liver injury attributable to prescription and nonprescription medications, herbals and dietary supplements.
Catalog of the National Library of Medicine collections.
- MAGPIE (Map Assisted Generation of Procedure and Intervention Encoding)
Interactive tool to find SNOMED CT and ICD-10-PCS codes for medical procedures and interventions. MAGPIE is developed in collaboration with the SNOMED CT to ICD-10-PCS Mapping Project Group.
- MarciveWeb DOCS - Express Search
Index to US government documents from 1976 through the present.
Portal to human medical genetics information available through NCBI
(Ebsco) The MEDLINE database is included in PubMed.
Authoritative, curated consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other U.S. government agencies, and health-related organizations.
- MEPS - Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
A set of large-scale surveys of families and individuals, their medical providers, and employers across the United States providing data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage.
- Micromedex 2.0
(Truven Health Analytics) Evidence-based drug information, including drug comparisons, interactions, compatibility, toxicology, and reproductive risks.
- Micromedex: CareNotes
Customizable patient information handouts. UW NetID required.
UW EH&S MyChem MSDS/SDS search (requires NetID)
- National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Publications Search
Locate Data Briefs and other NCHS publications and products.
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database
Criminal and juvenile justice literature maintained by the US Dept. of Justice.
- National Guideline Clearinghouse
Public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
- Native Health Database
Bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations.
- Native Health Research Database
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.
- Natural Medicines
Provides high quality, evidence-based information on dietary supplements, functional foods, diets, complementary practices (modalities), exercises, and medical conditions. (Formerly Natural Standard and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database)
The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information, literature and databases. Submit data to GenBank or other NCBI databases
- NCBI Genome Data Viewer
Directly view DNA sequences/genes in the context of chromosome structures for all higher organisms.
- NCSES Survey Data
National Science Foundation data system providing access to a large body of statistical data resources for science and engineering (S&E) at U.S. academic institutions. Emphasizes S&E, but its data resources also provide information on non-S&E fields and higher education in general.
- NEJM Resident 360
- Newborn Screening Coding and Terminology Guide
The goal of the Newborn Screening Coding and Terminology Guide is to promote and facilitate the use of electronic health data standards in recording and transmitting newborn screening test results.
- News: E-Newspapers
US and global news sources.
- NGO search engine
Custom Google search engine designed to search across hundreds of NGO websites.
- NIH RePORTER
RePORT Expenditures and Results (RePORTER) query tool of research funded by NIH and other Public Health Services agencies. Includes NIH funding for each project (expenditures), and the publications and patents that have acknowledged support from each project (results). Replaced CRISP.
- NLM Drug Information Portal
Quick search of quality drug information sources.
Online Clinical Care Advisories & Messages is a content management system that brings together UW Medicine-specific content in a single, mobile-optimized format. OCCAM was created in partnership with the University of Washington Health Sciences Library and UW Medicine as part of research conducted at the University of Washington.
- OMIA - Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) is a catalogue/compendium of inherited disorders, other (single-locus) traits, and genes in 223 animal species (other than human and mouse and rats).
- OMIM - Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
(NCBI) A freely available & continuously updated catalog of human genes and genetic phenotypes. It is thus considered to be a phenotypic companion to the Human Genome Project.
- Open Think Tank Directory
Global collection of think tanks and related organizations.
- OpenGrey: System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe
Bibliographical references of grey literature (paper) produced in Europe.
Database of abstracts of systematic reviews, randomized controlled trials and other resources relevant to occupational therapy interventions.
- Ovid Books
Ovid book collection providing healthcare industry and point-of care information.
- PAIS Index
Social and public policy literature.
Physiotherapy evidence database including randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines.
Online mapping with data on demographics, real estate, health, jobs and more in communities across the United States
Bibliographic coverage of all scientific literature related to nonhuman primates in the biomedical, behavioral, veterinary, paelontological, genetic and zoologic fields, including animal models for human disorders.
- Project Muse
ebooks and ejournals in humanities & social sciences, including gender studies, health policy, medicine, public health, psychiatry, and more.
- Properties of Organic Compounds
Search an extensive database of chemical compounds by name, physical property, structure, CAS registry number, and more.
- ProQuest Congressional
Provides daily updated information, including full text of US bills, public laws, committee reports, House & Senate documents; Congressional Record, Federal Register, National Journal and other government information.
- ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
Index to dissertations and theses from all fields of study, 1861-present, with full text available 1997-present.
- Proquest Ebook Central
Books on all subjects from a wide range of academic publishers.
- Proquest Statistical Insight
Index to governmental and private statistical data. Includes tables from the Statistical Abstract of the United States.
(Ebsco) Collection of electronic journals published by the American Psychological Association and others.
- Psychiatry Online
Books, journals, guidelines, clinical cases, video & DSM Library.
(Ebsco) Covers academic, research, and practice literature in psychology and related disciplines; 1872 to the present.
(EbscoHost) Provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments, as well as descriptive information about test development and administration, mostly drawn from articles in peer-reviewed journals or books.
(Proquest) Citations to worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health consequences of traumatic events. National Center for PTSD. Formerly called PILOTS.
Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicology data for potentially hazardous chemicals. Provides information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, nanomaterials, and related areas. Previous Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB).
- Public Health +
High quality pre-appraised studies and reviews relevant to public health. NCCMT, and McMaster University.
(MEDLINE) Major index to articles covering all aspects of medicine.
- PubMed Central (PMC)
Free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM)
- PubMed Clinical Queries
Searches Clinical Study Categories, Systematic Reviews, Medical Genetics Topics
- PubMed Health Services Research (HSR) Queries
PubMed searches on healthcare quality and costs.
- R2 Digital Library
Medicine, nursing & allied health books.
- Read by QxMD
Requires individual account creation; select UW as institution in profile settings. Browse medical & scientific articles by specialty area. Follow individual journals or search PubMed. Also available as IOS or Android mobile app.
- ResearchWorks at the University of Washington
Articles, dissertations and theses, technical reports, datasets, images and other file types produced by UW faculty and researchers.
- SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO)
Articles, books (including Little Green and Little Blue book series), case studies, datasets, and video covering quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research methodologies in social and behavioral sciences. Includes Sage Research Methods Cases (SRMC) and Sage Research Methods Datasets (SRMD).
- Sanford Guide - Web Edition
Providing comprehensive infectious diseases treatment recommendations.
Scholarly literature published in open access journals from Latin American, Portugal, Spain and South Africa.
Articles from Elsevier journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences.
Access to Chemical Abstracts databases. Comprehensive chemical info database. Covers journals, patents, conference proceedings & technical papers. Access is restricted primarily to current UW faculty, staff, and students.
- Small Business Research Funding Opportunities
- Social Explorer
Current and historical census data and demographic information to explore demography and social change
- Social Science Research Network
Contains abstracts and full text research papers, covering accounting, economics, including health economics, finance, and legal scholarship.
- Social Services Abstracts
Bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. (ProQuest)
- Social Welfare History Archives
Images/media search of posters and pamphlets on social issues such as dance, family, health education, hygiene, mental health, public health, reproduction, and sexual abstinence.
- Social Work Abstracts
Social work and social services.
- Sociological Abstracts
Social work, social welfare, human services and community development.
- Springer Protocols
Database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the life and biomedical sciences.
- SR Toolbox
Search for systematic review tools: software, guides, checklists, standards.
- STAT!Ref Online Library
Medical and drug texts, including Stedman's medical dictionary.
- Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
(Informaworld) Index to books and journal articles on all aspects of women's studies.
- Substance Use Screening & Assessment Instruments Database
Resource by Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI) Library that is intended to help clinicians and researchers find instruments used for screening and assessment of substance use and substance use disorders. Some instruments are in the public domain and can be freely downloaded from the web; others can only be obtained from the copyright holder.
- TERIS (Teratogen Information System)
Expert guidance on the pregnancy risks of medications and other environmental exposures including infections and vaccines.
- Thieme Teaching Assistant Anatomy
Human anatomy illustrations
- Think Tank Search
Google custom search of think tanks and research centers; grey literature search.
- Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)
Set of publicly available databases containing information on releases of specific toxic chemicals and their management as waste, as reported annually by U.S. industrial and federal facilities.
- Trip Database
Clinical research evidence summaries, guidelines, and articles.
- Tropical Plant Database
Amazon rainforest plant database containing taxonomy data, phytochemical information, ethnobotanical data, uses in traditional medicine systems, and links to clinical research abstracts.
- Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory
Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory. Directory to 300,000+ journals and other serials.
- Union of International Associations IGO Search
Search all intergovernmental organization websites, comprising over 3000 bodies including the United Nations, the European Commission, the World Bank, etc.
Clinical topic summaries, evidence-based clinical support, CE.
- USP-NF Online
Pharmaceutical information, including FDA-enforceable quality standards for drugs, dietary supplements, excipients, procedures for tests, assays, analytical methods, and more.
- UW Laboratory Test Catalog
Information on collecting, handling, and processing lab tests available at the UW.
Clinical decision support system to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety
- Web of Science
Multidisciplinary database covering journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, with searchable cited references.
WebCSD is the easy to use version of Cambridge Structural database. Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) contains published crystallographic data on organic, organometallic, and metal complex structures whose 3D structures have been determined using X-ray diffraction or neutron diffraction.
- Westlaw Campus Research
Federal and state court cases, statutes, & regulations; law reviews & journals; legal research encyclopedias; and some international legal resources, company information, and news. Campus Research is not available to the law school or the office of the general counsel.
- WHO Institutional Repository for Information Sharing
Index of World Health Organization publications and articles from WHO-produced journals and technical documents, sortable by title, region, author, subject, date, and more.
(formerly OCLC FirstSearch) Union catalog of holdings from thousands of libraries worldwide