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  • Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries Newsletter
    4 star rating Updates regarding library services, electronic journal holdings, document delivery, and journal usage. Trustees of Dartmouth College. Trustees of Dartmouth College.
  • Harvard Biomedical News Links
    4 star rating Full text newsletters including Harvard Medical School's "Countway Library News" and the "Countway Newsletter". Also provides links to "Harvard Biomedical News" and "World Biomedical News".
  • Medical Library Association News
    4 star rating REG Association news plus updates regarding medical publication industry trends, new information technologies, legislation, and international events. Restricted registration or content areas. Medical Library Association.
  • Newsletters to European Health Librarians
    4 star rating Newsletters that supports the professional and academic interests of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries.
  • Academic Library Newsletters in the United States
    3 star rating A list of links to nonmedical and medical sites that update patrons regarding medical library resources and new journals and services. Academic Library Newsletters in the United States.
  • Lane Library Update at Stanford
    3 star rating A newsletter regarding medical library resources and announcements of new journals and services. PDF format. Stanford Medical School. Stanford University Lane Library.
  • Latitudes ` Newletter of Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library
    3 star rating Timely articles that support the professional tasks and interests of member libraries of the Pacific Southwest Regional Medical libraries of the The National Network of Libraries of Medicine. The Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library (PSRML).
  • NewsBytes at M.D. Anderson
    3 star rating A monthly alert service regarding medical library resources provided by the medical research library of this premier Cancer center. Includes announcements of new online medical jounrnals and reviews of important websites. Research Medical Library at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
  • Newsletter of William H. Welch Medical Library at Johns Hopkins
    3 star rating An archive of news regarding medical library resources and announcements of new journals and services. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - Library - Welchweb.
  • US Medical Library Newsletters
    3 star rating Newsletters which update patrons regarding medical library resources, new journals, and services. Collected by the University of South Alabama Biomedical Library
  • UT Southwestern Medical Library Newletter
    3 star rating UT Southwestern's librarians regularly review biomedical resources that are included in the library's offerings.
  • UCLA Biomedical Library Update
    2 star rating News items in support of patron library resource discovery. Louise M. Darling UCLA Medical Library.
  • NLM Newsline
    1 star rating A full-text quarterly newsletter about NLM current events. National Library of Medicine.

Full Text / MultiMedia

  • "Impact Factor" Powerpoint Lectures
    5 star rating Powerpoint lectures that discuss the use of journal impact factors in quantitatively assessing the importance of medical journals based upon the frequency that their articles are cited. collected by the Google search service.
  • New England Sounding Line from NN/LM New England Region
    4 star rating Articles from this bimonthly newsletter of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region covers issues in health and medical information access and medical librarianship.


Major Sites / Home Pages

  • Medical Library Association
    4 star rating REG A professional organization of more than 1,200 institutions and 3,800 library professionals in the health information field. Restricted registration or content areas. Medical Library Association.
  • National Library of Medicine
    4 star rating The website for the world's largest medical library. The Library collects over 6 million items--books, journals, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, photographs and images in all areas of biomedicine and health care. NLM supports 400 million annual searches of Medline and provides links between article references and full text. A service called PubMed Central allows free access to a central repository of journal articles. The NLM has created a special Web site, MEDLINEplus, to link the general public to many sources of consumer health information. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  • American Medical Publishers Association
    3 star rating Membership information, updates from conferences, and newsletter reviews of important issues facing medical publishers. American Medical Publishers Association .
  • Friends of the National Library of Medicine
    3 star rating An organization for supporters of the NLM - the world's largest repository of biomedical health sciences information. This website allows members to share information about activities, exhibits, and lectures at the NLM.
  • National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)
    3 star rating A network of libraries throughout the United States providing timely, convenient access to biomedical and health care information resources
  • The Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group
    3 star rating An organization of individuals interested in and committed to the provision of quality health care information.
  • CrossRef
    1 star rating Information about a collaboration of major medical publishers which hyperlinks from text in online articles to bibliographical citations of remote articles. The reader can access the full text article via subscription, document delivery, or pay-per-view. Publishers International Linking Association, Inc. (PILA).
  • EBSCO Bibliographic & Full Text Databases
    1 star rating REG An "aggregation" service that provides libraries fee subscription access to full text, peer reviewed, medical journals. Fee registration for full text. Free trial.
  • World Association of Medical Editors
    1 star rating REG Membership information regarding an organization that facilitates worldwide cooperation and communication among editors of peer-reviewed medical journals. Resources section amongst other information also links to extensive "Instructions for authors" site. Free registration.



  • Medical Document Delivery Services Directory
    3 star rating A directory of weblinks for medical and pharmaceutical article document delivery companies. Instant Information Systems .
  • ISI
    1 star rating A database of information on individuals who are the most highly cited in scientific disciplines as measured by the number of citations to their work. Includes links to researcher publications and biographical information.

Educational Materials

  • Embase Biomedical & Pharmacological Information
    4 star rating REG A gateway to citations and abstracts for high-quality, current and validated biomedical and pharmacological information. Contains more than 13 million records drawn from international literature sources. Free demo. Fee registration. Subscription fee. Free trial.
  • NLM Recommendations for Internet Bibliographic Citation
    4 star rating Guidelines provided by the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and the International Standards Organization (ISO). This PDF document provides sample citations illustrating recommendations. National Library of Medicine.
  • ProQuest Digital Dissertations
    4 star rating REG Search access to citations and abstracts of academic and university dissertations in various subject areas. Visitors have free access to most current two years. Titles published since 1997 are available in PDF digital format and have 24 page previews available. Free registration. Fee transactions. Free trial. University Microfilms, Inc. .
  • eLibrary Literature Search
    3 star rating REG Hundreds of articles from popular periodicals, international newswires, classic books, maps, photographs, and major works of literature, art, and reference. Articles are available for abstract preview and purchase. Free registration. Fee transactions. Free trial. Tucows, Inc.
  • CINAHL Database
    2 star rating REG A fee-based, searchable database of abstracts for journals in the fields of nursing and allied health. Includes nurse practice acts, patient education materials, and nursing standards of practice. Free demo with registration. Fee registration. Subscription fee. Cinahl Information Systems.
  • National Library of Medicine Technical Bulletin
    2 star rating Periodic updates about Medline and other medical knowledgebases provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.


  • Canadian Medical Libraries Mail List
    4 star rating REG A web page that describes subscription to email exchanges for notices, inquiries, answers, and networking in support of Canadian medical librarianship. Free registration.
  • MEDLIB-L Medical Libraries Discussion List
    4 star rating REG An electronic discussion list for medical and health sciences librarians which covers practical and theoretical professional concerns. Free registration.

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