Guide to Resources in Laboratory Sciences


MEDLINE (PubMed)* – Comprehensive biomedical journal literature, multi-lingual, from the (U.S.) National Library of Medicine. Free Medline search tool for Medline developed by National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

CINAHL Complete (EBSCO) – (for UAMS only) See CINAHL tutorials
Index of over 4,300 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. Searchable cited references for more than 1,500 journals. Full text for over 1400 journals, plus legal cases, critical paths, research instruments and clinical trials. Includes Pre-CINAHL.

Clinical Resources

AccessMedicine – 5 concurrent users. Full text and images from the most recent editions of gold standard textbooks in internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacology, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, and patient care. Some features require free account registration, including the USMLE practice from the Lange Self Assessment Tool.

EBM Evidence Based Medicine Reviews (Ovid) – 10 concurrent users. Includes Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, DARE, ACP Journal Club, and the Cochrane Controlled Clinical Trials Registry.

National Guidelines Clearinghouse* – Comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents. Structured summaries with links to full-text guideline when available. A collaborative initiative by AHRQ, AMA, and AAHP.

MedCalc – MedCalc 3000 encompasses a wide array of pertinent medical formulae, clinical criteria sets and decision tree analysis tools. Select the “Resources” tab when you enter StatREF for access.

Search and browse eJournals by title. If there is not a match, search our print journal collection.

Selected Titles:
American Journal of Medical Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science
The Internet Journal of Laboratory Technology
Laboratory Investigation
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
International Journal of Imaging Systems
Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis
The Techni-caller
Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Diagnostic Cytopathology

eBooks (select for a list of all ebooks by broad subject)
See sections for toxicology, pharmacology, medicine, etc. Some examples are:

See sections for diagnosis, laboratory techniques, endocrinology, genetics, histology, immunology, etc. Some examples are:

Delmar’s Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
Histology Image Review
Infectious Diseases
Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests
Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease
Approved Lists of Bacterial Names

Print Books
Search the UAMS Library online catalog by book title or broad topic such as:

diagnostic test* or lab* test*
microbiological techniques
laboratory mathematic* (use * to truncate a word for more results)

Fines for overdue books are $1.00 per day per book.


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