Our Favorite Databases
Hawaii Medical Library Online Catalog
Search the library's online catalog for books, journals, and audiovisual items.
The MEDLINE literature search database provides citations and abstracts for journal articles. This database covers the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care administration.
Source: National Library of Medicine
Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH)
ETOH contains approximately 100,000 records and is accessed by both researchers and clinicians worldwide. Included in ETOH are abstracts and bibliographic references to journal articles, books, dissertation abstracts, conference papers and proceedings, reports and studies, and chapters in edited works. Updated monthly, ETOH contains research findings from the late 1960s to the present, as well as historical research literature.
Source: National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
CAM on PubMed
Search for journal citations and abstracts on complementary and alternative medicine topics through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed database.
Source: National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
This online catalog contains bibliographic records of Government information products available through the Federal Depository Library Program. Records extend from January 1994 to present.
Source: U.S. Government Printing Office
CHID Online (The Combined Health Information Database)
Information provided through this excellent database includes titles, abstracts, and availability for health promotion and education materials. Some materials (textbook chapters, factsheets, brochures, articles, audiovisuals, reports, newsletters) may not be indexed anywhere else.
Source: National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Resources and Services Administration
Cornell University Poisonous Plants Database
Includes plant images, pictures of affected animals and presentations concerning the botany, chemistry, toxicology, diagnosis and prevention of poisoning of animals by plants and other natural flora (fungi, etc.). Search in a variety of different ways.
Source: Animal Science Department at Cornell University
International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) Database
Contains citations from 1986 to the present, and includes some citations from MEDLINE, AGRICOLA, and AGRIS.
Source: National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents.
Find information by condition, age/gender group, body system. Also provides items on self-care and drug information.
Easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers where the health and medical information is written, reviewed and edited by at least two or more board-certified physicians.