Covers topics ranging from bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals, and provides access to far-reaching clinical findings as well as all aspects of pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics.
The foremost reference database in the life sciences; provides abstracts of literature in biological and biomedical areas. Includes Biological Abstracts, Biological Abstracts/RRM, and BioResearch Index.
A collection of chemical and chemical related dictionaries. It includes Handbook of Physics and Chemistry. The dictionaries are renowned for quick search for chemical and physical properties of compounds.
Database of systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare. Includes Database of Systematic Reviews, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness, Controlled Trials Register, and Review Methodology.
CRCnetBASE is a collection of over 6,000 electronic books that span over 40 disciplines in 34 separate collections. VCU Libraries does not subscribe to all the collections, but abstracts are available for all entries.
Full text reference guide for those working in quality control, economics, probability and statistics as well as for those applying statistical methods in any discipline. Updated annually, with revisions and new articles added quarterly.
Home page of the NCBI retrieval system for searching the major databases including PubMed, Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Genome, Taxonomy, BLAST, OMIM, PopSet, and others. Complete list of databases on the home page.
Provides access to information about ongoing federally funded projects in the fields of the physical sciences, engineering, and life sciences. Project descriptions are provided by federal agencies and updated monthly.
Evidence-based primary care information designed to be used at point-of-care. Tools for differential diagnosis, evaluation and management of medical conditions, patient education and procedures skills review.
HCUPnet contains statistics comparing hospital utilization, access, charges, quality and outcomes for community hospitals in the U.S. Generate tables and graphs for national, regional and state trends.
Information on measurement instruments (e.g., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, tests, etc.) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.
Citations and abstracts to articles in more than 800 nursing, allied health and medical journals. Over 500 journals include the full-text articles. In addition, drug patient education sheets are available from the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.
MEPS, the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, is the most complete source of data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage. MEPSnet is a collection of analytical tools to search MEPS data.
Designed to teach basic human anatomy to students of the health professions. Contains images and information in 3 areas: radiographic anatomy, cross-sectional anatomy, and gross anatomy. Provided by the VCU School of Allied Health Professions.
Evidence-based reference tool for rehabilitation specialists. Contains summaries on rehabilitation topics, exercise images for assisting patients, practice guidelines, drug information and links to full-text articles.
Covers risk arising from industrial, technological, environmental, and other sources, with an emphasis on assessment and management of risk, and includes concerns from public and environmental health to social issues and psychological aspects.
Abstracts of articles from the international literature on sport and recreation research, with full-text coverage of 530 journals back to 1985. Includes contents of 3 foreign-language databases: Atlantes, Heracles, and Catalogue du Musee Olympique.
Covers issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues, including toxicology studies of industrial/agricultural chemicals, household products and other substances.
Clinical information tool providing reviewed clinical reference material. Includes pharmaceutical information, patient handouts, graphics. Provided by the VCU Health System. New: Access is available from on campus only.