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  • E-anatomy IMAIOS
    Provides MRI images, 3D reconstructions, and illustrations. Green, yellow and red dots correspond to basic, medium and advanced level anatomy modules.
  • Lists over 3900 biomedical and academic journals which publishing full text articles in the Internet. Includes FindIt@Stanford - a link resolver.
  • Consists of digital images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English. Based on the microfilm collections Early English Books 1475-1640 and Early English Books 1641-1700. Includes 96,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) (STC I) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) (STC II). The latter collection includes the Thomason tracts.
  • A synthesis of the best available evidence on diagnosis, management and treatment of frequent and high-cost problems occurring in primary care, inpatient and emergency department settings. Includes the top conditions; recommends a course of action for diagnosis, disease management and drug therapy.
  • A library of ebooks on a wide array of topics, digitized and made available online in conjunction with the original publishers.
  • EcoCyc describes the genome and the biochemical machinery of E. coli. MetaCyc is a metabolic-pathway database.
  • ECR Browser Database
    A navigation tool for visualizing pre-computed evolutionary relationships in vertebrates and non-vertebrates based on whole-genome primary sequence alignment.
  • Eighteenth Century collections online Gale, Browsers must be cookie enabled
    Consists of digital images of books published during the 18th Century. It is a digital version of The Eighteenth Century microfilm set, which has aimed to include every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, between 1701 and 1800. Consists of books, pamphlets, broadsides, ephemera. Include nearly 150,000 titles in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science.
  • The ePSS is an application designed to help primary care clinicians identify clinical preventive services that are appropriate for their patients. Based on the current, evidence-based recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
  • Provides integrated access to more than a quarter million entries from the databases of thirteen of Gale Research's most popular reference directories.
  • This site includes physician end of life (EOL): abstracts of peer-reviewed instructional materials; a list of core resources and opportunities for training, funding, and conferences; online discussions; and, submission of educational materials for peer review and inclusion on the site.
  • eNeurosurgery Fulltext
    An online collection of Thieme ebooks, procedures, images and ejournals relating to neurosurgery.
  • Engineering index Engineering Village
  • Engineering Village is a multi-database search engine ("metasearch") for key engineering-related databases such as Compendex, Engineering Index, Inspec, NTIS and others.
  • Ensembl Database
    Ensembl is a comprehensive database of the genomes of metazoans species ranging from primitive chordates to mammals, whose genomes have been sequenced to completion.
  • Entrez NCBI
    The Global NCBI search engine allows a search to be run simultaneously against a set of Entrez's databases. Website also links to the individual database search pages.
  • Includes information cited in MEDLINE. GenBank, EMBL, DDBJ, SWISS-PROT, PIR, PDB, PRF, dbEST and U.S. and European patents.
  • The Global NCBI search engine allows a search to be run simultaneously against a set of Entrez's databases. Website also links to the individual database search pages.
  • The NLM Catalog provides access to NLM bibliographic data for journals, books, audiovisuals, computer software, electronic resources, and other materials via the NCBI Entrez retrieval system.
  • A collection of human genome sequences.
  • The protein entries in the Entrez search and retrieval system have been compiled from a variety of sources, including SwissProt, PIR, PRF, PDB, and translations from annotated coding regions in GenBank and RefSeq.
  • EPConDB Database
    Provides access to gene expression and sequences for genes active in mouse and human beta cells.
  • ERIC pre-1966-, CSA
    Database OCLC FirstSearch
    Database US Dept. of Educ.
    Database EBSCO
    ERIC is the database of educational materials collected by the Educational Resources Information Center of the U.S. Department of Education. It consists of citations from two sources: (1) Resources in Education (RIE), covering documents, and (2) Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE), covering approximately 750 journals and other serial publications. All ERIC citations include abstracts.
  • eTBlast Search Engine
    eTBLAST is a text similarity-based engine for searching scientific literature and grant databases using a user-defined text as input. It is designed to identify similar documents within literature databases such as MEDLINE, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) CRISP database, the Institute of Physics (IOP) database, and the NASA technical reports database.
  • EthnoMed Database
    This site contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to Seattle, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world.
  • ETHXWeb NRCBL
    The online catalog for the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (NRCBL) ETHX on the Web, contains citations to journal articles, books and book chapters, Web documents, audiovisuals, conference proceedings, and unpublished documents relating to bioethics and professional ethics.
  • Annotated non-redundant collection of data on eukaryotic POL II promoters for which the transcription start site has been determined experimentally.
  • Eureka! Database, Limited to 2 simultaneous users, logoff when finished.
    "Provides a simple one-button one-window access to GeneGo's manually curated databases. Users can query the database with gene, protein, compound, drug names, diseases, and processes, pathological or toxic categories in a free text format. The results, ranked based on relevance, will present all categories of information and data from the database and links to external databases including third party vendors such as Sigma Aldrich"--Edited description from PR Newswire.
  • ExactAntigen Database
    Curated database of commercial monoclonal antibodies.
  • Examination preparation and subject review for USMLE Step 1 (9000+ questions), USMLE Step 2 (5000+ questions), and USMLE Step 3 (3000+ questions), among others. Certification Review aids cover Family Practice, General Pediatrics, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and SPEX. Students can create self-study exams in a variety of subjects.
  • ExPASy provides integrated access to a variety of databases and analytical tools dedicated to understanding proteins.

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UpToDate: A point-of-care clinical information resource containing succinct and aggressively updated clinical topic reviews.PubMed: provides fulltext access to Lane's resources. Includes the MEDLINE database, which contains coverage of over 5000 journals and more than 16 million citations for biomedical articles, including, but not limited to, clinical trials, systematic reviews, case reports, and clinical practice guidelines.Lane RSS feeds (Really Simple Syndication)
A drug information resource containing: American Hospital Formulary System (AHFS), drug formulary for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH) and Stanford Hospital & Clinics (SHC), Lexi-Drugs (adverse reactions, dosage and administration, mechanism of action, storage, use, and administration information), Lexi-Calc, Lexi-ID, Lexi-I.V. Compatibility (King Guide), Lexi-Interact, and Lexi-PALS.Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) contains coverage of nursing and allied health literature.A specialized PubMed search geared towards helping clinicians quickly access systematic reviews.A knowledge database that provides access to topic reviews based on over 6000 clinically relevant articles.Provides critical assessments of systematic reviews compiled from a variety of medical journals.Selects from the biomedical literature original studies and systematic reviews that are immediately clinically relevant and then summarizes these articles in an enhanced abstract with expert commentary.Multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. Includes cited reference searching, citation maps, and an analyze tool.Multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. Includes cited reference searching, citation maps, and an analyze tool.Features systematic reviews that summarize the effects of interventions and makes a determination whether the intervention is efficacious or not. Cochrane reviews are created through a strict process of compiling and analyzing data from multiple randomized control trials to ensure comprehensiveness and reliability.Provides systematic coverage of the psychological literature from the 1800s to the present through articles, book chapters and dissertations.A decision support tool that includes guidelines, articles, text books and drug information.Lane provides access to over 5,000 eBooks many of which provide helpful background material that will prepare you to better tackle primary literature.Features topic reviews that include a synthesis of the biomedical literature and specific patient care recommendations.Provides reviews of treatments for over 250 conditions that summarize the related available evidence from systematic reviews, clinical trials, observational studies and clinical practice guidelines.PIER (Physicians' Information and Education Resource) is a Web-based decision-support tool designed for rapid point-of-care delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based guidance for primary care physicians.Cochrane Central registry of Controlled Trials (CCTR) provides access to 300,000 controlled trials that have been identified the Cochrane Collaboration.A major drug resource providing information organized by drug types, diseases, acute care, toxicology and alternative medicines.Provides drug information targeted for patients.A drug database organized by generic name, trade name and drug class.LPCH / Stanford Hospital Formulary.A goldmine of trusted consumer health information from the world's largest medical library.Provides patient handouts from the American Academy of Family Physician.Access to the Stanford Health Library for patients.A continually updating drug monograph.