Online Resources

Online Resources

AAO eBooks – the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) eBooks collection is accessible via EbscoHOST platform and provides access to the most comprehensive electronic reference library from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. It includes Focal Points Collection, Basic and Clinical Science Course Collection (BCSC), and Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery. When accessing from within NuHealth, please click on the hyperlinked title and then choose the eBooks Tab in the upper left corner for AAO collection and then “Health & Medicine” Tab on the left. When logging in remotely via EZ proxy, please obtain first your credentials from the Medical Librarian/NUMC Library.

AAP eBook Collection from the American Academy of Pediatrics – the AAP eBook Collection is a platform for the award winning pediatric content spanning a multitude of topics, ranging from high interest parenting titles to clinical reference, diagnosis and treatment, and to enhance any learning environment – academic, medical, public or professional, which is dedicated to the health of all children.

AAP eBook Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Collection from the American Academy of Pediatrics – the AAP NRP eBook Collection is a digital library of quality, peer-reviewed content in neonatal/neonatal resuscitation field and the premier online source for trusted neonatal specific information. Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) eBook Collection includes the following titles: Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation (English and Spanish); Guidelines for Perinatal Care; PCEP Book III: Neonatal Care; PCEP Book IV: Specialized Newborn Care; Guidelines for Air and Ground Transport of Neonatal and Pediatric Patients.

AAP eJournal Collection from the American Academy of Pediatrics – the AAP eJournal Collection provides information support  for clinical reviews, original research, concise commentary, and the latest news.  AAP eJournal Collection includes the following e-titles: Grand Rounds, AAP News, Hospital pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatrics in Review, NeoReviews.

AAP Pediatric Care Online (Point-of-Care) resource from the American Academy of Pediatrics – the AAP Point-of-Care (POC) e-resource is a practical and convenient resource integrating a full range of essential pediatric-specific clinical information and premier patient education content. This innovative and dynamic tool includes a wealth of point-of-care references, tools, videos, handouts, and more. It provides quick, easy access to well-care guides, acute-care answers, patient education, tool and resource collections, and pediatric coding, to support the very best patient care.

AccessEmergencyMedicine – is a comprehensive online resource that delivers quick diagnosis and treatment answers for a broad spectrum of complaints encountered in the emergency department, featuring select content co-published with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It provides medical students with a variety of resources needed to excel in their clerkship; offers residents instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading emergency textbooks that will establish an important foundation for learning; and allows practicing physicians to brush up on their medical knowledge when studying for their recertification exam. For mobile/remote access, please contact your librarian.

AccessMedicine – AccessMedicine is an innovative online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 50 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to download content to a mobile device. For mobile/remote access, please contact your librarian.

Access OB/GYN – The ObGyn Collection can help students excel in their clerkship; assist residents in strengthening their skills with instant access to sonography videos and cases, a growing list of Williams animations, and our expanding library of landmark obstetrics and gynecology references from McGraw-Hill Medical that will establish a solid base for learning; and allow practicing obstetricians and gynecologists to reinforce their medical knowledge for recertification For mobile/remote access, please contact your librarian.

AccessPediatrics – AccessPediatrics is an integrated online resource that provides students, residents, and practicing physicians with a broad range of content that covers the entire span of pediatric practice, from neonatology through adolescent medicine. It is organized around a set of Core Topics, updated regularly, and provides fast, direct access to the information necessary for completing evaluations, diagnoses, and case management decisions, as well as for pursuing research or self-assessment and board review. For mobile/remote access, please contact your librarian.

AccessSurgery – AccessSurgery is an integrated online resource that provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing surgeons with quick answers to surgical inquiries from trusted sources. Organized around the ACGME’s (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) mandate for a Core Curriculum. For mobile/remote access, please contact your librarian.

ADA eBooks Collection – American Diabetes Association (ADA) publications via Impelsys iPublish Central platform help healthcare professionals learn, train, and keep on top of the fight to Stop Diabetes and its deadly consequences and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.

AHA eBooks Collection – American Heart Association (AHA) publications via Impelsys iPublish Central platform help healthcare professionals learn, train, and keep on top of the AHA science-based treatment guidelines for CPR and ECC, which set the standard for lifesaving first aid and CPR protocols and products around the world. These AHA publications are the basis for lifesaving course materials used to teach first aid CPR and advanced cardiovascular care to millions of healthcare providers, caregivers and community members, and to help ensure the best treatment for every patient, every time.

AHA eBooks Collection – American Heart Association (AHA) publications via AHA Publisher’s platform, to be accessible to NUMC users only, help healthcare professionals learn, train, and keep on top of the AHA science-based treatment guidelines for CPR and ECC, which set the standard for lifesaving first aid and CPR protocols and products around the world. These AHA publications are the basis for lifesaving course materials used to teach first aid CPR and advanced cardiovascular care to millions of healthcare providers, caregivers and community members, and to help ensure the best treatment for every patient, every time.

BoardVitals – This institutional subscription from BoardVitals helps with the board preparation process by providing high quality, high-yield, and vetted questions via various question banks for 40+ specialties. Most of the current GME programs and their subject-related content are covered: Cardiology, Child Psychiatry, Dental Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hem/Onc, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Ob-Gyn, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Pulmonary Critical Care, Radiology, Rheumatology, and Surgery. The subscription includes detailed, up-to-date explanations, related references for both trainees and faculty, and helps to maximize the study time, monitor usage, and track performance, with allowing for each user’s personalized experience, for both Board Prep and the Maintenance of Certification. Please register and use the database when on premises, under the NUMC IP-controlled environment. If you’d like to create a supervised residency/fellowship program-specific group with a proctor, such as your Program Director and/or Board Prep Attending-In-Charge, please let the Medical Librarian know in order to assist you with contacting the vendor to organize a study group/curriculum by submitting the names and email addresses of future participants.

BrowZine from Third Iron – This application helps you to stay current with your specialty by fast browsing and current awareness of scholarly literature. BrowZine app allows you to browse, read, and download articles, with keeping track of your favorite journals, both in-house and off-site. In order to use the personalization feature of My Bookshelf and My Articles and curate a custom reading list from many available titles, you would need to create a BrowZine account. It will allow for synchronization and backing-up of your data across all used devices.

CardioSourcePlus – This database (CSP) from the American College of Cardiologists (ACC) via OVID Platform provides access to digital tools and resources that will help to succeed in both your training and professional career. With benefits available in a variety of formats, the ACC is there to help to overcome challenges on both the clinical and business side of medicine wherever and whenever you need it. CardioSourcePlus requires both IP and a personal ACC membership login for access. Please make sure you use your existing AAC membership credentials for access or register for the ACC membership credentials if you never had it.

CINAHL – The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, this database provides indexing for more than 3,075 nursing and allied health journals and publications. Literature covers a wide range of topics including nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.

Clinical Key – The database delivers all of Elsevier’s medical and surgical content in one dynamic resource, giving physicians access to over 1,040 top books and over 575 top journals, thousands of videos and millions of images. With Smart Content built on Elsevier’s proprietary taxonomy, physicians get faster, more clinically relevant answers with every search, for less time looking and more time caring for patients.

EB Medicine – Emergency Medicine Practice (EMP) & Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice (PEMP) provides you with new issues every month, each focusing on the practical application of the evidence for topics like trauma, cardiovascular emergencies, drugs & procedures, airway management, and more. We take you step by step from the moment your patient presents to the ED with an often-vague complaint, through risk stratification, laboratory testing and imaging, treatment, and disposition. With EMP & PEMP publications you can count on rigorous evidence-based research, peer-reviewed quality, and recommendations you can trust.

EBSCOhost Online – (from NHCC network) – includes  APA Databases (PsychInfo, PsychArticles, and PsychTests), eBook collections (AAO eBooks, Nursing eBooks, and Psychology eBooks), CINAHL, LQBTQ+ Source, and Nutrition Reference Center databases. Please click on a specific link of interest or “choose database” link to narrow down on your collection or database of interest.

InfoTrac – National, international, and NY state newspapers database, for consumers and professionals.

Lexicomp® – the comprehensive pharmaceutical database from Wolters Kluwer Clinical Drug Information that provides innovative medication decision support solutions to help healthcare professionals make better clinical and business decisions. Lexicomp® is the source of point-of-care references and embedded drug data solutions that are trusted worldwide to help elevate quality, reduce costs, and improve patient outcomes. For mobile access code, please hover over the blue bar in the Additional Services box and you’ll see the words Mobile Access Code, click on this it will take you to your mobile code.

LGBTQ+ Source Database via EbscoHOST (provided through the courtesy of LILRC) – LGBTQ+ Source Database provides full-text coverage for the most important and historically significant literature on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. In addition, this resource provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of journals, books, newspapers and reference works.  This database can help support diversity and inclusion within your institution as encouraged by both The Joint Commission and the American Medical Association.

Library Portal for Journals and Books – A locator and discovery tool for current library journal and book holdings that includes both print and electronic journals, as well as e-books from various publishers and vendors.

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice – A classic nursing reference, the fully updated Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice, 11th Edition, offers expert nursing knowledge and much-needed practical guidance on patient care. Authoritative yet easy to follow, this comprehensive text guides you through the nursing concepts and skills particularly vital for medical-surgical assessment, care, and treatment. Essential for both in-the-classroom and on-the-unit guidance, this is the expertise that all students, new nurses, and medical-surgical nurses need to grasp essential nursing concepts, care management, and procedures.

MedOne-Ophthalmology – MedOne Ophthalmology eResource from Thieme Publishing is a powerful platform for residents and experienced specialists, direct from respected experts. This Ophthalmology knowledge-based resource includes Thieme’s extensive library of eBooks for ophthalmic surgeons, Point-of-Care (POC) content on Ophthalmology diagnoses by cardinal symptoms, Media images for download and other use, Videos of surgical procedures, and the Training Center with the interactive test-prep bank for board reviews, to elevate the professional skills and find insights into every aspect of ophthalmic surgery.

MedOne-PlasticSurgery – MedOne Plastic Surgery eResource from Thieme Publishing is a powerful platform for residents and experienced specialists alike. This Plastic Surgery knowledge-based set includes curated content, such as eBooks, eJournals, and Videos, direct from worldwide and world-renowned experts, for surgeons and residents to connect to resources, elevate their skills, and find insights into every aspect of plastic surgery.

MedOne-Radiology – MedOne Radiology eResource from Thieme Publishing is a powerful platform for residents and experienced specialists alike. By combining expert information with stunning visuals, the site serves as both a learning and technical tool. MedOne makes it easy for busy practitioners to research at home, at work, or on the go. This knowledge-based set included eBooks, eJournals, Videos, and RadCases in Radiology field.

NeoFax from IBM Micromedex – this Point-Of-Care (POC) pharmaceutical database supports clinical decision-making process by providing evidence-based drug information, age and indication-specific drug-dosing calculators and enteral formula nutritional information to help improve medication safety and efficacy for neonatal and pediatric patients.

Nursing eBooks via EbscoHOST (provided through the courtesy of LILRC) – this curated e-book collection in nursing that includes more than 720 e-books designed for use in hospitals, medical and academic institutions. From clinical guides, and evidence-based practice manuals, to practical handbooks and professional growth titles, this collection allows researchers to quickly find and access the information they need to provide outstanding patient care.

Nutrition Care Manual – Research and Evidence-Based Nutrition Care Information. The manual provides disease-specific information and evaluation, printable client handouts, calculators that compute BMI/weight range, customization tools, and more.

Nutrition Reference Center (NRC) database via EbscoHOST (provided through the courtesy of LILRC) – the premier point-of-care tool designed specifically for dietitians and nutritionists, users can access trusted resources for education, practice and research to provide their patients with the highest level of care possible. Nutrition Reference Center offers a streamlined user-friendly interface where users can access unique content on everything from condition-specific diets to dietetics skills and practices written by a world-class team of nutritionists and dietitians.

OCLC Discovery Portal for NUMC holdings via EZ proxy – includes NUMC/NCMC Library holdings in WorldCat from OCLC and lets users search other libraries worldwide both on-site via IP-controlled access from within NHCC and off-site via OCLC EZ proxy. For remote access via OCLC EZ proxy/OCLC Discovery Portal please contact the Medical Librarian/NUMC Library for your personal EZ Proxy credentials to be assigned to you.

OrthoEvidence – OrthoEvidence™ is the global online source for high quality and timely orthopaedic-only evidence-based summaries, pre-appraised by orthopaedic medical experts. OrthoEvidence is the first of its kind, an orthopaedic-focused evidence-based summary provider; built for the orthopaedic community by orthopaedic experts. OrthoEvidence was created with the inspiration to provide critical information access to orthopaedic healthcare providers and their patients everywhere.

Ovid Online (from NHCC network) – includes OVID Medline, Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR), OVID E-books and E-journals. Also search and browse all cited journals to see abstracts and references.

Ovid eResources for Nursing, Medical, and Allied Health Professionals – includes Lippincott’s Nursing Manuals, Ovid eBooks, Ovid eJournals, Ovid EBMR (Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews) database, and Stedman’s Online: Abbreviations, Acronyms, & Symbols

Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual – Research and Evidence-Based Pediatric Nutrition Care Information from the Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association.

PsychiatryOnline – A web-based portal that features DSM® library titles, psychiatric journals and textbooks from American Psychiatric Publishing. This is also a resource for the Psychiatry Resident-in-Training® Examination (PRITE®) and the Psychiatrists In-Practice Examination® (PIPE®) by The American College of Psychiatrists®.

PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, PsycTESTS – from APA on EBSCOhost platform. The PsycINFO® database is renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, and is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. PsycARTICLES® is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Coverage spans 1894 to the present and nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1. PsycTESTS® serves as a repository for a growing selection of psychological tests and measures, including thousands of actual test instruments and test items that are available for immediate download and use in research and teaching. International in scope, the database also provides access to an increasing number of tests that are available in languages other than English.

Psychology eBooks via EbscoHOST (provided through the courtesy of LILRC) – Psychology eBook Collection covers a massive range of concepts such as clinical psychology, cognitive psychology and cognition, counseling, developmental psychology, and evolutionary psychology. This curated collection includes more than 560 popular e-books in psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, social psychology, and more

PubMed – Search the National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE and other databases from NLM/NIH with option of linking to library-subscribed online resources via Outside Tool and placing Inter-Library Loan requests for non-subscribed publications.

Red Book Online from the American Academy of Pediatrics -Provides today’s most reliable and clinically useful information on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of some 200 childhood infectious diseases. Red Book® Online is the online home of the report of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases.

Stahl Online – a comprehensive and regularly updated eResource from Cambridge University Press that provides full access to the entire current Cambridge portfolio of neuropsychopharmacology books by Dr. Stahl: The Prescriber’s Guide, Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology, Stahl’s Self-Assessment Examination in Psychiatry, Case Studies, etc. Practical and fully searchable knowledge-based set includes both prescribing information for physicians and patient guidance materials for their patients.

Stedman’s Online: Abbreviations, Acronyms & Symbols – a resource that contains thousands of abbreviation and all of the expansions of that abbreviation. This online resource meets the JCAHO requirement for hospitals to have an approved abbreviations list. The content for the Stedman’s Online product is from the 6th edition of the print title.

UpToDate – Summaries of comprehensive published evidence and specific patient care recommendations. Reviewed and updated on a continuous basis, UpToDate® is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource which clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions. For mobile/remote access, please contact your librarian.


Patient Information

Healthfinder – This database contains resources on a wide range of health topics selected from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.

MedlinePlus – This premier patient information database will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.