Websites by Subject

Biotechnology resources

ATCC (American Type Culture Collection)

Best Biotech Web Sites in the World (Arthur G. Roberts, Albuquerque High-Performance Computing enter)

 (European Patents)

International Biotechnology Sites (Univ. of Calgary)

National Centre for Biotechnology Education (U.K)

National Center for Biotechnology Information (includes GenBank)

NCBI Bookshelf (free bioscience e-books)

Patent & Trademark Office (includes a searchable database of U.S. patents)

Evidence-based practice resources (UTHSCT list)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

AHRQ Clinical Practice Guidelines

Bandolier (UK)

Cochrane Library At Wiley Interscience

EBM Calculator University of Toronto

Evidence Based Medicine Course SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Evidence-Based Practice Centers

Evidence-Based Practice Centers Evidence Reports

Evidence-Based Practice Tutorial for Nurses Penn State

Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine Duke University/University of North Carolina

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Clinical Practice Guidelines (US NIH)

Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations (US AHRQ)

PubMed Click Clinical Queries link on left side of PubMed screen.

Systematic Reviews — Resources to Support Work in Systematic Reviews
Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

 

General Information Resources

Austin American-Statesman

Bartleby.com (reference works)

Britannica Online

Discovery Texas (formerly Library of Texas)

DIYmaps  (Do-It-Yourself map making, including counties)

Handbook of Texas (Texas State Historical Association & U.T. Austin)

Library of Congress

LibrarySpot (general reference)

Microbiology Glossary (Hardy Diagnostics)

Molecular Cell Biology Glossary. 4th ed.

MSN Maps & Directions (program for producing maps based on street address)

National Map

Periodic Table of the Elements (Holt, Rinehart & Winston)

TexShare Core Databases

University of Texas System Digital Library

U.S. Postal Service zip code look-up

World Map (Holt, Rinehart & Winston)

yourDictionary.com (English, foreign language, multi-lingual, and specialized dictionaries and thesauri)

 

Government health science resources

University of Texas

University of Texas System Office of Health Affairs

 

Texas Government

Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Texas Medical Board (formerly Texas State Board of Medical Examiners)

Texas Board of Nursing

 

U.S. Government

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (includes links to Clinical Practice guidelines)

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

CRISP – Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects (federally funded research projects)

Centers for Disease Control (includes MMWR, Emerging Infectious Diseases, and the National Center for Health Statistics)

Dept. of Health & Human Services

Food & Drug Administration

CMS – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Legislation (Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce)

Medicare Participating Physicians/Suppliers Directory (MEDPARD)

National Center for Biotechnology Information (includes GenBank)

National Center for Health Statistics

National Guideline Clearinghouse (Agency for Health Care Policy & Research; evidence-based clinical practice guidelines)

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institutes of Health (includes NIH Guide to Grants & Contracts)

National Library of Medicine (includes links to free PubMed Medline and other databases)

National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services (SIS)

 

Government and legal resources

University of Texas System

University of Texas System

U.T. System Copyright Site

U.T. System Digital Library

U.T. System Intellectual Property

U.T. System Fast Facts 2013 (formerly U.T. System Statistical Handbook)

 

State of Texas

Legislative Budget Board

State of Texas Government Information

Texas Administrative Code

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (formerly Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission)

Texas Constitution

Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Department of Information Resources

Texas Department of Insurance

Procurement Site — Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Texas Law Library

Texas Legislative Reference Library

Texas Legislature

Texas Medical Board

Texas Records and Information Locator (TRAIL; administrative, legal, and financial records and vital statistics by agency)

Texas Register

Texas State Agencies

Texas State Library

Texas Statutes

Window on State Government (Comptroller of Public Accounts)

 

U.S. Government

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (formerly Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; includes links to Clinical Practice Guidelines)

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Bureau of Labor Statistics (includes Safety and Health Statistics)

Census Bureau

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (includes MMWR, Emerging Infectious Diseases, and the National Center for Health Statistics)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (formerly HCFA)

Code of Federal Regulations

Copyright Office

CRISP – Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects (federally funded research projects)

Department of Agriculture

Department of Health & Human Services

Environmental Protection Agency

Federal Register, Office of the (National Archives and Records Administration; also includes Code of Federal Regulations and Public Laws)

FirstGov (“Your First Click to the U.S. Government” )

Food & Drug Administration

GPO Access (Government Printing Office; includes Congressional Bills, Congressional Directory, Federal Register, U.S. Code, and Public Laws)

Guide to Disability Rights Laws (U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section)

Internet Law Library

Legislative Branch

Library of Congress

National Agricultural Library(includes links to food and dietary information)

National Center for Biotechnology Information (includes GenBank)

National Center for Health Statistics

National Institutes of Health (includes NIH Guide to Grants & Contracts)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

National Library of Medicine (includes links to free PubMed Medline and other databases)

Science.gov (U.S. Science Agency resources)

Patent & Trademark Office (includes a searchable database of U.S. patents)

Postal Service (includes zip code look-up)

THOMAS (legislative information)

WashLaw Web (Washburn Univ.)

The White House

 

Medical graphics and illustrations

Anatomy of the Human Body (Gray’s 1918 ed.)

The Atlas of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Atlantic South Gastroenterology, PC)

Atlases of Human Anatomy

The Big Picture Book of Viruses (Tulane University)

Digital Anatomist Project (U. of Washington)

Doctor Fungus

Infectious Disease Images (Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital; The Partners AIDS Research Center)  Free registration required

Innerbody Human Anatomy Online

Mycology Image Gallery (Mt. Sinai Hospital)

Parasite Images (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)

Public Health Image Library (CDC)

SpringerImages Over 40,000 free images, searchable by keyword and browsable by topic

Structure of the Human Body (Loyala U. Medical Center)

The Visible Human Project (NLM)

Web Atlas of Medical Parasitology (Korean Society for Parasitology / Medical Research Information Center [Korea] / Ministry of Health & Welfare) [Korea]

The Whole Brain Atlas (Harvard)

 

Multidisciplinary Skills Training

NetLearning via Performance Manager (Learning Opportunities button) UTHSCT login required; courses on various human relations and behavioral health competencies

SkillSoft UTHSCT login required; includes tutorials and other information on IT, desktop, and business skills, as well as on well-being

Tutor.com (UTHSCT students only; requires registration and login.) Personalized tutors for writing and other topics.

 

Journals and other publications

Online Journal Locator

Library research instruction & tutorials

Guide to Online Research

Web Search Hints

Choosing a MEDLINE search engine

PubMed Tutorial (National Library of Medicine)

The Basic Information Gathering Process

Individual and group instruction are also available to UTHSCT users on request.

 

Patient and consumer information

Medline Plus (in English) Health topics, drug information, a medical encyclopedia, and more from the National Library of Medicine

Medline Plus (en Español) Temas de Salud, información sobre medicamentos , una enciclopedia médica, y más de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina

Health Information in Other Languages Medline Plus

Healthfinder From the U.S. DHHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Familydoctor.org Patient information from the American Academy of Family Physicians

UpToDate Patient Info Search Free “Beyond the Basics” information. Basic or Professional level information is provided on a subscription basis.

Cancer.gov Cancer information from the National Cancer Institute

What did my doctor say? The Medical Library Association’s website with an explanation of medical terms and prescription abbreviations as well as information on selecting health information websites.

HONsearch for Patient and Individual Searches Patient information websites certified by HON — Health On The Net Foundation

 

Public Health

General Public Health

ATCC (American Type Culture Collection)

Best Biotech Web Sites in the World (Arthur G. Roberts, Albuquerque High-Performance Computing enter)

 (European Patents)

International Biotechnology Sites (Univ. of Calgary)

National Centre for Biotechnology Education (U.K)

National Center for Biotechnology Information (includes GenBank)

Patent & Trademark Office (includes the searchable database of U.S. patents)

Tuberculosis and Related Infectious Disease Information Resources (UTHSCT)

 

Disease Prevention and Control

Association for Professionals in Infection Control

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas

Case Western Reserve University Tuberculosis Unit and HIVNET Projects

CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

CDC National Center for HIV, STD & TB Prevention (U.S. Centers for Disease Control)

CDC National Prevention Information Network

CDC TB Guidelines and Recommendations (U.S. Centers for Disease Control)

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy (University of Minnesota)

Chronic Disease (American Public Health Association)

Federal Prevention Initiatives

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases

NIH Division of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (U.S. National Institutes of Health)

Texas Center for Infectious Disease

Strategic Planning for Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination in the United States and Prevention and Control of TB Globally

Vaccines (American Public Health Association)

 

Environmental Health

American Thoracic Society: Environmental and Occupational Health

Center for Health and the Global Environment Publications

Children’s Environmental Health Network

Disaster Recovery and Environmental Health (U.S. National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services Division)

Enviro-Health Links (U.S. National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services Division)

Environmental Health (American Public Health Association)

Environmental health (Partners in information access for the Public Health Workforce)

Environmental Health (US Geological Survey)

Environmental Health  (WHO)

Environmental Health and Toxicology (National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services)

Environmental Health & Toxicology Information Service (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; includes campus access to Environmental Health Perspectives)

Environmental Health News

Environmental Health Perspectives (NIH)

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

EPA Office of Pesticide Programs

Lead Contamination (American Public Health Association)

National Center For Environmental Health (CDC)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Public health and environment health topics (WHO)

United Nations Environment Programme

 

Health Care Policy, Finance, and Administration

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

American College of Healthcare Executives

American Hospital Association

Global Health.gov

Healthcare Financial Management Association

Health in All Policies  (American Public Health Association)

Healthcare Information & Management Systems

Healthcare Leadership Alliance Competency Directory

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Medical Group Management Association

Medicare.gov

National Center for Healthcare Leadership

National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Office of Injured Employee Counsel

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

State Office of Risk Management

Texas Department of Insurance

Texas Employees Retirement System

Texas Health & Human Services Commission

Texas Pension Review Board

TX OPIC: Introduction to Health Insurance

U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Health Administration

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)

WHO Management for Health Services Delivery

 

Statistics and Epidemiology

Ambulatory Health Care Data (CDC/NCHS)

Bioterrorism Partners in information access for the Public Health workforce

Bureau of Labor Statistics (includes Safety and Health Statistics)

Cancer Statistics (NCI)

Cancer Facts and Statistics (American Cancer Society)

Cardiovascular and Stroke Statistics (American Heart Association)

Census Bureau

CMS Statistics (Centers Medicare & Medicaid Services; formerly HCFA)

Ebola (American Public Health Association)

FedStats (U.S. Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy)

Finding Medical Statistics (FAQ from National Library of Medicine)

Health Data Tools and Statistics (Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce)

Health Statistics (MEDLINEPlus)

Health Statistics (Univ. of Michigan Taubman Library Research Guides)

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; “A tool for identifying, tracking, analyzing, and comparing statistics on hospitals at the national, regional, and State level”)

Healthy People (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)

Links to National Health-Related Sites (World Health Organization)

Lung Disease Epidemiology and Statistics (American Lung Association)

National Center for Health Statistics

Oxford University Department of Statistics

Population on the Web (Princeton Univ.)

Scientific Data, Surveillance, and Health Statistics, and Laboratory Information (CDC)

SEER: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (NCI)

State Health Facts Online (Kaiser Family Foundation)

Statistical Abstract of the United States (U.S. Census Bureau)

Statistics and Data (OSHA)

StatSci.org

Texas Cancer Information — Cancer Data & Programs

Zika (American Public Health Association)

Zoonotic and vector-borne diseases (U of Washington)

 

Population Health

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): Rural Health

Cross-Cultural Healthcare Program (CCHCP)

Diversity Rx

Eliminating Health Disparities: Measurement and Data Needs (free eBook)

Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities (American Hospital Association)

Health Equity (American Public Health Association)

HRSA: Rural Health

Maine Rural Health Research Center

National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH)

National Center for Rural Health Works

National Farm Medicine Center

National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH)

National Rural Health Association

National Rural Health Resource Center

North Carolina Rural Health Research Program (NC RHRP)

Pacific Northwest agricultural safety and health center  (U of Washington)

Racism and Health (American Public Health Association)

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Across the U.S. (REACH U.S.) (CDC)

Reducing Disparities in Health Care (AMA)

Rural Assistance Center

Rural Health Research Gateway

Rural Information Center (United States Department of Agriculture)

Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI)

Social Determination of Health  (American Public Health Association)

South Carolina Rural Health Research Center (SCRHRC)

Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care (free eBook)

University of Washington WWAMI Rural Health Research Center

Publishing and writing tools

(including citation formats and instructions to authors)

Tutor.com (UTHSCT students only; requires registration and login.) Personalized tutors for writing and other topics.

Citation Formats & Style Manuals (Meriam Library, California State U., Chico)

Citing Electronic Resources (Univ. of Washington)

Citing Medicine: NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 2nd ed., 2007

Copyright Office (U.S.)

Copyright (U.T. System)

Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by the American Psychological Association

Elements of Style (Strunk)

Information and Documentation — Presentation, Identification, and Description of Documents(ISO Standards)

List of Serials Indexed for Online Users (official journal title abbreviations for MEDLINE and bibliographies)

National Library of Medicine Recommended Formats for Bibliographic Citation. Supplement: Internet Formats

Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals (older versions called the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors)

UT Tyler Writing Center Free online tutoring (for students only)

Reference and general information resources

(dictionaries, encyclopedias, maps, grant sources, etc.)

Austin American-Statesman

Bartleby.com (reference works)

Britannica Online

Discovery Texas (formerly Library of Texas)

DIYmaps  (Do-It-Yourself map making, including counties)

Handbook of Texas (Texas State Historical Association & U.T. Austin)

Library of Congress

LibrarySpot (general reference)

Microbiology Glossary (Hardy Diagnostics)

Molecular Cell Biology Glossary. 4th ed.

MSN Maps & Directions (program for producing maps based on street address)

National Map

Periodic Table of the Elements (Holt, Rinehart & Winston)

TexShare Core Databases

University of Texas System Digital Library

U.S. Postal Service zip code look-up

World Map (Holt, Rinehart & Winston)

yourDictionary.com (English, foreign language, multi-lingual, and specialized dictionaries and thesauri)

 

Statistical and epidemiological resources

Ambulatory Health Care Data (CDC/NCHS)

Bureau of Labor Statistics (includes Safety and Health Statistics)

Cancer Statistics (NCI)

Cancer Statistics (American Cancer Society)

Cardiovascular and Stroke Statistics (American Heart Association)

Census Bureau

CMS Statistics (Centers Medicare & Medicaid Services; formerly HCFA)

FedStats (U.S. Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy)

Finding Medical Statistics (FAQ from National Library of Medicine)

Health Data Tools and Statistics (Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce)

Health Statistics (MEDLINEPlus)

Health Statistics (Univ. of Michigan Taubman Library Research Guides)

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; “A tool for identifying, tracking, analyzing, and comparing statistics on hospitals at the national, regional, and State level”)

Links to National Health-Related Sites (World Health Organization)

Lung Disease Epidemiology and Statistics (American Lung Association)

National Center for Health Statistics

Oxford University Department of Statistics

Population on the Web (Princeton Univ.)

Scientific Data, Surveillance, and Health Statistics, and Laboratory Information (CDC)

SEER: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (NCI)

State Health Facts Online (Kaiser Family Foundation)

Statistical Abstract of the United States (U.S. Census Bureau)

Statistics and Data (OSHA)

StatSci.org

Texas Cancer Information — Cancer Data & Programs

 

Toxicology, environmental, chemical, and safety resources

ATSDR (U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)

Disaster Readiness (American Hospital Association)

Disaster Recovery and Environmental Health (U.S. National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services Division)

Enviro-Health Links (U.S. National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services Division)

Environmental Health & Toxicology Information Service (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; includes campus access to Environmental Health Perspectives)

Environmental Health and Toxicology (National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services)

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

EPA Office of Pesticide Programs

Haz-Map (occupational/environmental hazards by hazard, disease, and job/activity; National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services)

Household Products Database (National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health)

Material Safety Data Sheets (Interactive Learning Paradigms, Inc.)

National Occupational Research Agenda (NIOSH NORA)

National Pesticide Information Center (Oregon State Univ. & US EPA)

NIOSH (U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

OSHA (U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

OSHNET (Occupational Safety and Health Network)

Related Health and Safety Sites (U.S. CDC Ohasis)

Report on Carcinogens (National Toxicology Program)

Second National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals (CDC)

Statistics and Data (OSHA)

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ; formerly TNRCC – Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission)

Toxicology and Environmental Health (National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services)

Toxline

Toxmap (geographic toxic release information)

Toxnet

  • HSDB (Hazardous Substances Data Bank)
  • CCRIS (NCI Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System)
  • IRIS (EPA Integrated Risk Information System)
  • GENE-TOX (EPA Genetic Toxicology/Mutagenicity Data Bank)
  • TRI (EPA Toxic Releases Inventory)
  • ChemIDPlus
  • TOXLINE
  • DART/ETIC (Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology)

ToxTown (National Library of Medicine; “an interactive guide to commonly encountered toxic substances”)

WebWISER (National Library of Medicine-Hazardous Materials Database for First Responders)

WHO IPCS (World Health Organization International Programme on Chemical Safety)

Vermont SIRI MSDS Collection (Safety Information Resources, Inc.)

 

Tuberculosis and related infectious diseases

Organizations, Agencies, and Programs

Heartland National TB Center

American Society for Microbiology

Association for Professionals in Infection Control

Case Western Reserve University Tuberculosis Unit and HIVNET Projects

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy (University of Minnesota)

CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

CDC National Center for HIV, STD & TB Prevention (U.S. Centers for Disease Control)

Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center

Charles P. Felton National Tuberculosis Center (now part of ICAP – International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs – at Columbia University)

Infectious Diseases Society of America

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD)

NIH Division of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (U.S. National Institutes of Health)

NIH Tuberculosis Research Activities

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases

Rutgers Global Tuberculosis Institute

Texas Center for Infectious Disease

World Health Organization Reports on Tuberculosis

WHO Tuberculosis page (World Health Organization)

WHO Tuberculosis Strategy & Operations, Monitoring & Evaluation (World Health Organization)

 

Guidelines, Standards, and Plans

CDC TB Guidelines and Recommendations (U.S. Centers for Disease Control)

European CDC

Strategic Planning for Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination in the United States and Prevention and Control of TB Globally

 

Research Resources

ATCC (American Type Culture Collection)

List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature

Mycobacterium DataBASE

Surveillance of Tuberculosis in Europe

 

Clinical, Patient, and General Information and Comprehensive Sites

CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV InSite Knowledge Base (Univ. of California, San Francisco)

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease – Tuberculosis Division

Microbes.info

Oregon Tuberculosis Research Laboratories (Oregon Health Sciences Univ.; includes PUBMED search utility and pathology graphics)

Pathology of Tuberculosis (Univ. of Utah WebPath)

TB Literature (Pan American Health Organization)

Trends in Tuberculosis Morbidity and Mortality (American Lung Association)

Tuberculosis (American Lung Association)

Tuberculosis (Natl. Library of Medicine MEDLINEplus)

Tuberculosis Case Notification in the World (Research Institute of Tuberculosis – Japan)

Tuberculosis & HIV (The Body: An AIDS and HIV Information Resource)