Generic Resources

  • BioMed Central is an open access publisher of over 100 peer-reviewed journals.
  • The Wright State Library serves as a scholarly information center for the BSOM and other health science related colleges and departments. It collects, organizes and facilitates access to scholarly resources in all formats; supports teaching, learning and research; and provides instruction in the use of traditional and new information resources and technologies.
  • Google Health Co-op is a project which allows subject expert individuals and organizations to establish accounts, and then create annotations with a limited number of categories or limits to links in the Google Health database.
  • Hardin MD (Hardin Meta Directory) lists a "directory of directories" for health and medicine. The site is maintained by Hardin Library for the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa.
  • MedEdPORTAL is a new approach to online publication that offers peer review for teaching resources. Examples of MedEdPORTAL publications include tutorials, virtual patients, cases, lab manuals, assessment instruments, faculty development materials, etc. MedEdPORTAL is a resource designed to help faculty publish and share educational resources. MedEdPORTAL was designed to promote collaboration and educational scholarship by facilitating the open exchange of peer-reviewed teaching resources.
  • MedlinePlus is a consumer oriented site that brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. The site is maintained by the NLM.
  • Public Library of Science is one of several initiatives that promote open access to scientific and medical literature. They have launched a nonprofit scientific publishing venture that will provide scientists with high-quality, high-profile journals in which to publish their most important work, while making the full contents freely available for anyone to read, distribute or use for their own research.
  • PubMed Central is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature developed and managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). NLM is taking the lead in preserving and maintaining unrestricted access to the electronic literature. PubMed Central aims to fill the role of a world class library in the digital age. It is not a journal publisher. NLM believes that giving all users free and unrestricted access to the material in PubMed Central is the best way to ensure the durability and utility of the archive as technology changes over time.