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Description: Assistive technology products for people with disabilities. 
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Description: Information on healthcare research & quality including data & surveys, clinical information, funding opportunities, research findings, & more. 
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Description: Citations to agricultural literature. From the National Agricultural Library (NAL) catalog. 
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Description: An international multilingual database covering all aspects of agriculture from the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO). Coverage: 1975-present. 
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Description: Bibliography on Alternatives to Animal Testing. Produced from MEDLINE searches on alternatives to the use of live vertebrates in biomedical research & testing. 
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Description: Over 130 medical calculators & formulas. For Palm, Windows Mobile, Blackberry & iPhone/iPod Touch. 
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Interactive cases simulate diagnosing a patient, taking history & physical, ordering & interpreting tests, making final diagnosis, & following course of disease. From American Society of Hematology.

 
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Description: Interdisciplinary & multi-format collection on ethical issues related to health care, biomedical research, biotechnology, & the environment. 
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Description: Publisher of peer-reviewed, open access journals. 
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Description: Digitized collection of material relating to the Birmingham Medical College. Items range in date from 1894-1915 & include photographs, correspondence, diplomas, & printed material such as programs, invitations, & matriculation cards. 
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Description: Publications for the patient, the public, & health professionals from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). 
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Description: Includes case studies in all areas of science, including the life & physical sciences, engineering & mathematics, medicine, dentistry, & nursing. From National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo. 
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Electronic & print publications from the legislative, executive, & judicial branches of the federal government.

 
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Description: Health information & statistics. 
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Contains over 125,000 citations of international rehabilitation research published between 1990 and the present.

 
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Antibody search engine.

 
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American Civil War material held by the UAB Archives, the Reynolds Historical Library, or the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences.

 
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Description: Registry of federally & privately supported clinical trials. 
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Description: 2D & 3D anatomical, annotated images. 
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Description: Digitized collection of photographs documenting Alabama native Dr. Lawrence Reynolds time in France 1917-1919 & his work during World War I. 
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Description: Gateway to information on over 15,000 drugs from National Library of Medicine & other government agencies. 
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Contains various publications from many agencies, boards & commissions within Alabama state government. From the Alabama Department of Archives & History.

 
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Description: UAB electronic theses & dissertations (ETD). Search the catalog for print theses & dissertations. Electronic theses dissertations (including embargoed titles) are also accessible through the catalog. 
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Description: Envirofacts Master Chemical Integrator. Chemical data from various databases. 
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Description: Databases related to toxicology & environmental health. Includes TOXNET. 
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Drug & clinical reference for more than 3,300 drugs (brand & generic).

 
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Description: Eye & vision resources on the Web. Compiled by Association of Vision Science Librarians (AVSL). 
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Gateway to statistics from over 100 federal agencies.

 
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Description: Digitized correspondence of Florence Nightingale ranging in date from 1853-1893. Most of the letters discuss either war relief charities for the Franco-Prussian War or sanitation work in India. 
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Fellowship & Residency Interactive Database. Information on graduate medical education programs.

 
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Description: Guide to understanding human genetic disorders & related genes & chromosomes. 
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Provides access to citations of scholarly literature.

 
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Variety of databases including PubMed, PubMed Central, journals, books, & other life sciences databases.

 
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Find & apply for federal government grants.

 
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Publication from the New York Academy of Medicine Library. Alerts readers to new grey literature publications in health services research & selected public health topics.

 
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Description: From National Cancer Institute. Behavioral & social science measures. Currently in Beta.
 
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Description: Lists local health services & resources around the state. Free consumer health information service of the Alabama public & medical libraries. 
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Journals in science, technology, & medicine. Also searches MEDLINE. From Stanford University Libraries.

 
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Description: Information on health effects, safety, & handling of household products from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). 
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Description: Human Resources for Health Global Resource Center. Resources focused on human resources for health in developing countries. 
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Description: Health services research resources providing numerous Internet links to data, funding announcements, reports, podcasts, discussion groups, & more. 
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Description: LHL instruction videos 
 
 
Description: Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts. 
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Description: Materials in the Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University. 
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Description: Links to Web resources with authoritative health information. Includes information about drugs, illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, & the latest health news. 
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Description: Webcasts of surgical procedures performed at medical centers in the U.S. 
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Description: Medical Image Database, provided by the Departments of Radiology & Biomedical Informatics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD. 
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Description: Concise reference books of clinical information. 
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Description: Nursing & Allied Health Resources Section of MLA. List of free nursing resources. 
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Description: Books & reports published by National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, & others on topics of science, engineering, & health. 
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Description: Resource for molecular biology information, software for analyzing genome data, & molecular bases of health. 
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Description: Scientific research & information on complementary & alternative medicine. 
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Principal health statistics agency in U.S.

 
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Description: Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. 
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Description: A dynamic inventory of Web-based neuroscience resources: data, materials, & tools. 
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Description: Videocasts & podcasts of health-related topics from various lecture series within the National Institutes of Health. 
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Description: Search several National Library of Medicine databases & resources simultaneously. 
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Description: Catalog of human genes & genetic disorders.
 
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Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Evidence. Abstracts of systematic reviews & randomized controlled trials.

 
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Description: NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database of peer-reviewed summaries & clinical trials. 
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Description: Includes over 18,000 randomized trials, systematic reviews, & clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. All trials are independently assessed & rated for quality. 
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Description: Pathology Education Instructional Resource. Over 40,000 multidisciplinary images for use in medical education. Developed under the supervision of Dr. Peter Anderson for use by UAB faculty & students. 
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Description: Digitized collection of material chronicling Alabama's valiant campaign against the nutritional deficiency disease, pellagra. 
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Description: Population Information Online. Citations & abstracts to articles, reports, & books in the fields of population, family planning, & related health issues. From Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 
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Description: Allows users to limit the 20 million+ citations in PubMed to those that are dietary supplement-related.
 
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Relationship-driven search for biomedical literature.

 
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Literature database on disability & rehabilitation.

 
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Description: Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool Expenditures & Results. Database of federally-funded biomedical research projects, patents, & publications. 
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Series of courses developed for researchers, clinicians, health care professionals, educators, and students. Provides a basic scientific understanding of the major physiological differences between the sexes, the influences these differences have on illness and health outcomes, and the implications for policy, medical research, and health care.

 
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Description: Gateway to government science information & research results 
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Description: Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, & environmental health. 
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Clinical search tool for finding evidence-based practice information.

 
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UAB Historical Collection
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Miscellaneous items from the three components of the Historical Collections unit of UAB Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences: Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences, Reynolds-Finley Historical Library, & the UAB Archives.

 
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Description: Helps UAB’s research community navigate the complexities of extramurally funded sponsored programs. 
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Description: Biographical dictionary of medical eponyms (devices, procedures, & diseases named for a person or place). 
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Women’s Health Resources is a centralized location for the latest information about significant topics in women’s health from scientific journals, peer-reviewed sources, NIH Institutes and Centers, and health news sources.  Brought to you by the National Library of Medicine and the Office of Research on Women’s Health as part of the National Institutes of Health.

 
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