* = MSL/UMS-funded
M = Mobile Site 

AccessAnesthesiology™ from McGraw-Hill is an online collection of current clinical anesthesiology textbooks, videos of procedures and drug interactions, practice guidelines, interactive Board Review,and a fully integrated drug database. Physicians, residents, and nurse anesthetists can access a compendium of renowned medical resources for education and certification/recertification in pain management, critical care, and perioperative medicine.

A collection of medical references including Harrison's Online, Hurst's the Heart, Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology and the Lange Educational Library. (M)

Online version Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.  Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. AccessScience Online Tutorial. (*)


Adverse Drug Interaction Program
An evidence-based, proprietary database of adverse drug interactions. Searches for interactions between 2 and up to 12 drugs; also includes management recommendations and references are hyperlinked to the original literature. Updated regularly.

Allied and Complementary Medicine (AMED)
The Allied and Complementary Medicine Database (AMED) covers journals in complementary medicine, palliative care, and several professions allied to medicine, 1985 on. (M) is a detailed 3D model of human anatomy. Includes features such as interactive zoom, rotation, angle, interactive layers, extensive text, MRI, clinical slides and xrays, live action movies, animations, radiology slides, dissection videos and slides, surface anatomy videos and slides. Focuses on muscles, ligaments, nerves, veins, arteries, bones.

BioMed Central
BioMed Central publishes 250 peer-reviewed open access journals in all areas of medical research and biology.

A variety of full text electronic books available through Ovid. Individual records for these titles are also searchable in the Libraries Catalog.

Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic
Designed for doctors, research scientist, students, clinical specialists and managers, this medical database provides over 100 full text journals, including full text for many peer-reviewed publications. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*, M)

Cases Database
A continuously-updated, freely-accessible database of thousands of medical case reports from multiple publishers, including Springer, BMJ and PubMed Central.

ClinicalKey (formerly MD Consult)
ClinicalKey gives you and your institution access to Elsevier’s current medical and surgical content including:
·         Procedures Consult
·         Top journals
·         Best-selling medical and surgical books
·         Thousands of medical videos, millions of images, and much more content across 12 distinct content types.
Plus, all of this content is then semantically enriched using Elsevier’s proprietary medical taxonomy – EMMeT. This ClinicalKey exclusive is what powers the dynamic search that brings you the answers you need faster than ever before.

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) is a comprehensive source of reports of controlled trials and is part of the Cochrane Library and updated quarterly. Many records come from Medline and Embase but are also from other databases, trial registers, and handsearches of many hundreds of journals and conference proceedings. (M)

Cochrane Collection Plus
Cochrane Collection Plus is an essential source of high quality health care data for both providers, patients and those responsible for researching, teaching, funding and administrating at all levels of the medical profession. It combines the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) and Health Technology Assessments (HTA) with the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and Cochrane Methodology Register.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
The Cochrane Database includes the full text of regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare from The Cochrane Collaboration. The reviews are presented in two types: Complete reviews - Regularly updated Cochrane Reviews, prepared and maintained by Collaborative Review Groups.  Protocols - Protocols (background, objectives and methods) for reviews currently being prepared. (M)

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects
DARE is a full-text database containing critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals and consists of structured abstracts of systematic reviews from all over the world. DARE records cover topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment. (M)

Drug Facts & Comparisons
Drug Facts and Comparisons is a comprehensive drug information compendium. Organized by therapeutic drug classes, the format is designed to provide a wide scope of drug information in a manner that facilitates evaluations and comparisons.

DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically -organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice. (M)

Early Journals and Osteopathic Books
The Early Journal Project, launched in 2007, began with The Journal of Osteopathy. Over the past year we have added several thousand pages of osteopathic journals and books, ranging from the American Osteopathic Historical Society Bulletin to the Western Osteopath.

Covering international biomedical literature from 1974-present, embase includes all 20 million+ MEDLINE records, plus over 5 million records from 1800 additional journals. Embase is commonly used to track drugs and devices, as a source for evidence-based medicine and systematic reviews, and to support research and discovery.

Exam Master
EXAM MASTER is an efficient way to study for the USMLE, PANCE, NAPLEX, NBDE, board certification exams, and to review medical subjects.

Facts and Comparisons
Includes Drug Facts and Comparisons, Drug Interaction Facts, Med Facts (patient education material), and Review of Natural Products. (M)

 Harrison's Online
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine and updates.

Iowa Drug Information Service
The Iowa Drug Information Service (IDIS) database provides access to the serial literature of medicine and pharmacy. Articles from over 180 English-language journals (about one-quarter are published outside the US) concerning human drug therapy, the clinical pharmaceutics of drugs or the economics of drug use are indexed in the database. IDIS/Web Tutorials.

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) integrates the best available evidence with clinical experience that allows clinicians to recommend, and their patients to make, informed choices consistent with their values. JAMAevidence helps decision makers identify the best available evidence by providing guides to the systematic consideration of the validity, importance, and applicability of claims about the assessment of health problems and the outcomes of health care. (M)

LWW Health Library: Osteopathic Medicine Collection
Welcome to the LWW Health Library for Medical Education! Your exclusive access features content from our Osteopathic Medicine Collection. Browse by title; use the keyword or full-text search; or find images, cases, and techniques from our bestselling titles. These resources ensure preparedness for courses and confident entry into the clinical setting.

MANTIS is a health care database emphasizing health promotion, prevention and conservative care. Journals are from medical, osteopathic, physical therapy, chiropractic, and other disciplines. Emphasis is on research relating to the etiology, physiopathology and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal conditions. Methods of conservative management such as acupuncture, biofeedback, exercise therapy, joint manipulation and physical therapy are extensively reviewed.

Medical Letter
Online access to current issues of The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics and Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter, as well as CME Online, Adverse Drug Interactions Program, Antimicrobial Therapy online handbook, and more.

Medline - EBSCO
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that covers biomedical literature, allied health, and biological and physical sciences. More than 22 million records from 5,600+ journals are indexed; abstracts are included for about 83% of the records. Funding for EBSCO Medline provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*, M)

Medline - PubMed
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that covers biomedical literature, allied health, and biological and physical sciences. More than 22 million records from 5,600+ journals are indexed; English abstracts are included for about 83% of the records. PubMed Tutorials. (M)

Medline - PubMed Central
PubMed Central (PMC) is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM). With PubMed Central, NLM aims to preserve and maintain access to the electronic literature. All the articles in PMC are free, though sometimes on a delayed basis.

Consumer and professional health information from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. (M)

MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series
Evidence-based, clinical reference for drug, disease, and toxicology information, plus laboratory test and patient education information. Includes Red Book Online, Trissel's IV Compatibility, Neofax, and more. Works best with Internet Explorer. (M)

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
Provides evidence-based, clinical information on natural medicines, herbal medicines, and dietary supplements. Compiled by pharmacists and physicians, this database provides reliable information on safety and efficacy and is updated daily.

Natural Standard
Natural Standard was founded by clinicians and researchers to provide high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. This international multidisciplinary collaboration now includes contributors from more than 100 eminent academic institutions.
Natural Standard demo

National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. NCBI Tutorials.

National Institutes of Health is the nation's medical research agency-supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health. NIH's mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.

National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world's largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection, and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. In addition, the Library coordinates a 6,000-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States. PubMed "Quick Tours" Tutorials.

OSTMED.DR® is an osteopathic medicine digital library created by a partnership between Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and VTLS, Inc. in 2006. OSTMED.DR® builds upon OSTMED®, a bibliographic index to the literature of osteopathic medicine.

Prescriber's Letter
Prescriber's Letter is a subscription service for prescribers to keep them up to date on new developments in drug therapy. We've been publishing drug information since 1985 and started Prescriber's Letter in 1993. The service consists of a monthly letter, plus Detail-Documents available 24 hours a day. (M)

ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
Search over 400 titles, with nearly 350 in full text. Over 200 key MEDLINE titles cover all medical specialties, while many additional titles provide information for the nonspecialist.

ProQuest Public Health
Search the core literature in the field of public health, including biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, behavioral sciences, international public health, and more.

MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that covers biomedical literature, allied health, and biological and physical sciences. More than 22 million records from 5,600+ journals are indexed; English abstracts are included for about 83% of the records. PubMed Tutorials.

r2 Library
A variety of full text electronic books available through Rittenhouse. Individual records for these titles are also searchable in the Libraries Catalog.  R2 Flash Tutorial.

Online access to over 1200 leading science journals from Elsevier Science and other cooperating sources. (M)

Scientific & Medical Art Imagebase (SMART)
SMART Imagebase contains medical illustrations, animations, and interactive multimedia for 23 body systems/regions and 19 medical specialties. This database contains a growing collection of more than 10,000 high quality illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, pathology, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology, and other medical topics.

Scientific American Medicine (formerly ACP Medicine)
Current, comprehensive medical information covering all 15 subspecialties of internal medicine.


Scopus is a multidisciplinary navigational tool that contains records going back to the mid 1960s, offering newly-linked citations across the widest body of scientific abstracts available in one place. (M)

STAT!Ref lets you cross-search more than 31 medical texts and more, including Medline, Stedman's Medical Dictionary and popular texts from McGraw Hill, Mosby, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Thieme Electronic Book Library
The Thieme ElectronicBook Library launches with the popular Flexibook Atlases and Textbooks Series, the review and reference collection trusted by students and professionals worldwide for more than 40 years.

A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.

UpToDate is an electronic resource offering evidence-based, synthesized medical information quickly at the point of care. It is comprised of original topics that are written, reviewed and continually updated by a faculty of physician experts. UpToDate Tutorials. (M)



The following is a listing of selected subject headings relating to medicine. Each is a live link directly into the UNE Libraries catalog.

If you need a book that is not available through the UNE Libraries catalog, you can request it through MaineCat or ILLiad: Interlibrary Loan.


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