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RefWorks, a web-based bibliographic management program (comparable to Endnote or Procite), is available both on site and remotely. You will need to set up an individual account to get started.


MEDLINE contains approximately 13 million references to journal articles on biomedicine dating back to 1966. At HSS, MEDLINE is searchable two ways: through Ovid and the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) PubMed.

Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews

  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
  • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE)
  • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

Other Medical Databases

Read by QxMD is an app for accessing and reading content from academic journals on the iPad and smart phones. The app allows you to browse complete journal issues that the library subscribes to, collect favorite journals on a shelf of one’s own, save favorite articles. 

Primal Pictures is a collection of interactive anatomy learning modules. Each module focuses on a specific region of the body and uses multiple media formats to illustrate a topic.

Cinahl provides coverage of the nursing and allied health literature.

MICROMEDEX® is a drug, disease, and toxicology information system.

Library Catalogs

To see if the library owns a book or journal, you can search the Kim Barrett Memorial Library (KBML) Online Catalog.

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the world's largest medical library. The collections stand at more than 6 million items - books, journals, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, photographs and images. Use the LocatorPlus Catalog to search NLM holdings.