MWU Libraries

Databases & eResources

MWU Library Services uses the same login as your Midwestern email and/or account login. Off campus access to databases and eresources will require your login. If you have login problems or need an account, please contact ITS Online Help.


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Access Anesthesiology Provides leading ebooks on a new generation of reference anesthesiology.


Access Medicine Provides access to more than 60 medical titles including images, illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, and diagnostic tools.
jggg Access Pharmacy AccessPharmacy allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, or search across leading pharmaceutical references.


Access Surgery Provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing surgeons with quick answers to surgical inquiries from trusted sources.


Acland Anatomy Acland Anatomy has many cadaver based anatomy instructional videos covering the human body. 


American Society of Health -System Pharmacist (ASHP)  Includes about 46 ebooks on Clinical Reference to Professional Practice.


Anatomy TV Anatomy TV is an image database that includes interactive 3D models of: regional anatomy, sports therapy, and podiatric medicine.



Ageline focuses exclusively on the population aged 50+ and issues of aging.

A.T. Still University Collection Osteopathic ejournals and books


AudioDigest AudioDigest files are available via MP3 and iTunes app. *Username and password required, contact your local MWU library to request it.


AZHIN Arizona Health Information Network provides access to different eResources including eBooks, eJournals, databases and more.


BioMed Central BioMed Central is a collection of free peer-reviewed scientific articles in all areas of medical research and biology.
ggg Books at Ovid Currently, 15 ebooks available on various health care topics.


Child Development & Adolescent Studies This resource contains information on the growth and development of children through the age of 21.


CDC Tools A collection of free resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) including: childhood immunization schedules, tools for accessing the growth of children, the Public Health Image Library, Cancer Statistics, and Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System.

CINAHL CINAHL provides articles from worldwide scientific literature from over 2,900 nursing, allied health, biomedical, and consumer health journals.

F This site provides a registry of federal and privately supported clinical trials conducted worldwide.


Cochrane Library The Cochrane Library is an evidence-based medicine database that includes: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials.

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source (DOSS) DOSS contains academic journals and books covering general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental anesthesiology, endodontics, forensic odontology, geriatric dentistry, oral and maxillofacial pathology radiology and surgery, orthodontics, dentofacial orthopedics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry and prosthodontics.


DIRLINE Directory of Health Organizations is the National Library of Medicine's database containing descriptive information about organizations, research resources, projects, and news concerned with health and bio-medicine.


Drug Information Portal

This portal searches across authoritative resources to provide drug information for over 12,000 drugs.


EBSCOhost Search several databases at once with the EBSCOhost interface. Databases vary by campus. Some full-text available.


eHuman Contains dental anatomy & 3D interactive tooth atlas.


ERIC ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is federally funded. The results are in the forms of document abstracts and journal articles on education research. Available for free through this government website and via OVID interface.
d Essential Evidence Plus (EE+) EE+ contains evidence-based information. Primary care and family practice journal literature is continuously surveyed by EE+ to identify valid and clinically applicable new evidence.


e-Therapuetics This database is published by the Canadian Compendium of Pharmaceuticals. It contains a wealth of information on various drugs.


ExamMaster Advanced board preparation testing for medicine and the health sciences. Individual login registration required.


FDA Orange Book This resource identifies drug products approved on the basis of safety and effectiveness by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
k Facts & Comparisions Facts & Comparisons provides access to reviewed drug information. It includes drug facts, patient information and orphan drugs.


Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) Online

FCC Online has information on food chemicals. **You must log off after session.



Foundation Directory provides information on organized philanthropy, connecting non-profits, grantmakers, grantseekers, and policymakers giving them access to over 98,000 US foundations and corporate donors. It is accessible by username and password only.**Please contact your local MWU campus library for more information.


GoogleScholar Google Scholar allows for searching of scholarly peer-reviewed literature. Sometimes full-text is available.

HAPI Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI) provides information on measurement instruments, questionnaires, and interview schedules.


Health Business Health Business provides information on health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management.


HSRProj Health Services Research Project in Progress (HSRProj) is funded by federal and foundation grants. It includes over 5,000 citations to ongoing and recently completed research funded since 2000.


HSTAT Health Services/Technology Assessment Text (HSTAT) is a free resource that provides full-text documents on health care decision making.


IBIDS IBIDS is now found in the Limits page Subset section, 'Dietary Supplements'. It is designed to find citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models.


IPA International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA) provides access to citations and abstracts from the pharmaceutical literature. Some full-text available.

JCR Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is part of the ISI Web of Knowledge and provides performance metrics with a systematic and objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals.


JoVE  Journal of Visualized Experiments, JoVE, is dedicated to accelerating biological, medical, chemical and physical research. 


LactMed LactMed is a service of the National Library of Medicine. It contains over 500 drug specific records on drug levels in breast milk.
d Lexi-Comp-Medical The database has access to drug information and includes Lexi-Interact and Lexi-Drug ID.
  Lexi-Comp-Dental The database has access to dental and oral health care information.
hhh McGraw Hill ebooks McGraw Hill Medical ebook collection contains many titles including those from the First Aid Collection.

MDConsult MDConsult provides a database for physicians, residents, and students. Provides full-text ebooks, ejournals, patient handouts, drug information, clinical guidelines and more.


Provides online access to Merck Index only.

Medline This database is available via OVID, EBSCO, and PubMed. It provides authoritative medical information on nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pre-clinical sciences, medical and general health information.


MedlinePlus MedlinePlus is a gateway to information from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It provides patient information on medical conditions, full-text drug information, surgery video clips and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.


Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) This resource provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals.


Merck Index Provides wealth of drug information.

Micromedex A database for substance ingredient identification, drug, pharmaceutical & disease information, tablet & capsule identification, and information on worldwide drugs.


NARIC National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) is one of the most comprehensive libraries in the country on disability and rehabilitation information, with over 52,000 items.


Natural Medicines Allows you to search a variety of natural products on health topics.


Natural Standard Natural Standard allows users to search for a large variety of natural products, use the interactions checker, and browse health & wellness and medical conditions.


NCBI Entrez The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) includes information on genome sequences, taxonomy, and cancer chromosomes. Use this link to search across the variety of different free life sciences databases.


Netter's Reference Includes Netter Presenter & Netter's Concise Radiologic Anatomy & Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy, 5th ed.


NLM Gateway The National of Library of Medicine allows users to search MEDLINE, PubMed, LocatorPlus, MedlinePlus,, Dirline, and HSRProj all at one time!


OSTMED.DR OSTMED.DR is an osteopathic medicine digital library and is sponsored by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM).


OT Search OT Search is provided by The American Occupational Therapy Association. Citations only. For full-text see ejournals holdings


OTSeeker OTSeeker is a database of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy.
dd OVID Medline Provides some full-text articles to major health science journals.


Pediatric Care Online Provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Includes point-of-care reference, bright futures, and a visual library on pediatrics.


PEDro PEDro is the physiotherapy evidence database. It provides abstracts of randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.


Popline Popline is the world's largest database on reproductive health in the fields of family planning, population, and related health issues.
R Procedures Consult Provides imagery in Emergency, Family, and Internal Medicine. Review and test questions also included. **Registration required to download review test.

PsycArticles Available via EBSCO, PsycArticles provides full-text articles on psychology from 1987 to present. It includes articles from 50 journals published by the American Psychological Association.
ss PsycBOOKS Over 30,000 book chapters and nearly 2,000 ebooks on all psychology related topics are available in PsycBOOKS.


PsycINFO Available via EBSCO, PsycINFO is produced by the American Psychological Association and contains abstracts of journal articles, book chapters, technical reports, and some citations to dissertations in psychology.


PubMed PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 16 million MEDLINE citations from 1950 to present and continues to grow.


PubMed Central PubMed Central is the National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

R2 eBook Library Rittenhouse (R2) digital ebook library currently includes 40+ titles in medicine and allied health.


Rehabilitation Reference Center Provides drug information, patient education, and exercise images.


Residency Program Directory This directory is published by the American Osteopathic Family Physicians and has over 100 residency programs nation wide.


ScienceDirect ScienceDirect is a digital archive of over 1,800 journal titles published by Elsevier Science. MWU subscribes to 200+ journal titles in this collection.


SciFinder Scholar Provided via the American Chemical Society, SciFinder Scholar offers access to current high-quality scientific information including patent documents, substructures, and chemical reactions. Available on campus only with personal account. First time users AZ campus click here. First time users IL campus click here.


SportDiscus SportDiscus provides full-text for more than 440 journals from 1985 to present. It covers all aspects of sports medicine, exercise, physiology, recreation, and leisure.


STAT!Ref STAT!Ref is a health care reference that integrates over 60 core textbooks with evidence-based resources and innovative tools.


Tests in Print Tests in Print is available within the Mental Measurements Yearbook. Tests in Print provides information on test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, and publication


Thieme ebooks Covers areas from anatomy to traditional Chinese medicine.


Thieme Teaching Assistant The Thieme Teaching Assistant is a state-of-the-art presentation tool featuring thousands of stunning illustrations and clinical images from Gilroy et al. Atlas of Anatomy & Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Medicine. **Registration required for saving/downloading images.


Toxnet Toxnet is an integrated system of toxicology and environmental health databases. Provided by the National Library of Medicine.


TRIP Database TRIP is a database full of clinical research designed for health care professionals to identify the highest quality clinical care.


Up-to-Date Up-to-Date is a comprehensive evidence-based clinical information resource available to the MWU community. On campus only. For remote access to similar information use: ACP PIER or Essential Evidence Plus.


USMLEasy USMLEasy provides thousands of online questions covering all the disciplines and organ systems covered on the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3.
ff USP Dictionary Provides adopted names and nonproprietary names for generic drugs. **You must log off after session.
dd USP-NF USP-NF provides pharmaceutical information. **You must log off after session.
h VisionCite VisionCite consists of over 270,000 citations to journal articles from the Illinois College of Optometry since 1984. It covers optometry, ophthalmology, vision science, contact and color lenses, color perception, and eye disease. Remote access available by username and password only.
PW Visionet Visionet is an online catalog provided by the Southern College of Optometry. It contains a wealth of information in the field of optometry. It is accessible by username and password only. **Please contact your local MWU campus library for more information.


Web of Knowledge ISI Web of Knowledge pulls information from MEDLINE and Journal Citation Reports (JCR).

Web of Science Web of Science provides information on the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.