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Subject Directories
About.com. Alternative Medicine. Alternative Medicine Research and Clinical Trials
About.com. Holistic Healing
Academic Info. Health & Medicine. Alternative Medicine
Internet Public Library. Health and Medical Sciences. Alternative Medicine
MeL. Alternative Medicine/Unconventional Therapy

Subject Gateways
Alternative Medicine: Health Care Information Resources
Alternative Medicine HomePage
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
HealthWeb: Alternative Medicine
Intelihealth: Complementary & Alternative Medicine
NOHA (New York Online Access to Health): Complementary and Alternative Medicine
MedlinePlus. Alternative Medicine

Alternative Health News Online
BBC News. Health. Alternative Medicine
InteliHealth. Health News. Complementary & Alternative Medicine Headlines

Library Subject Guides
Arizona Health Science Library. Recommend Resources by Topic
John F. Kennedy University. Libraries. Holistic Studies Links
Library of Congress. Science Reference Services. Science Subject Guide. Health and Medicine: Complementary & Alternative Medicine.
Library of Congress. Science Reference Services. Science Tracer Bullets Online. Medicinal Plants
Virginia Commonwealth University. Libraries. Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Databases and Indexes
Alternative Medicine. Databases. Alternative Medicine Resources
Provides links to a collection of alternative medicine databases.

American Medical Association (WMU University Libraries)
Access to JAMA, and other specialty journals in medicine, as well as links to science journals. If the link under patient information is followed to the AMA Library, then to the Medical Resource Center, links will be found to free electronic journals and electronic books.

CAM on PubMed
Searches PubMed and restricts search to complementary medicine.

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) (WMU University Libraries)
Indexes over 1,000 journals in nursing and related fields with abstracts from 1986 to the present and indexing from 1982 to the present. Updated weekly.

Cochrane Library (WMU University Libraries)
Evidence-based medicine databases including systematic reviews and a controlled trials register on the effects of health care.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Databases
A collection of both free and fee databases on the subject.

InfoTrac Health and Wellness Resource Center (WMU University Libraries)
An index to articles as well as information from a variety of reference sources. Includes links to medical encyclopedias, a dictionary, drug and herb finder, health organization directory, and some newspapers. Coverage 1980-present. Updated daily.

HerbMed: Related Links
A collection of searchable and non searchable databases on medicinal herbs.

InfoTrac Health Reference Center - Academic (WMU University Libraries)
Indexes articles with abstracts and selected full text from medical journals and other publications about medicine, nutrition, and related subjects. Coverage: 1980-present.

MD Consult (WMU University Libraries)
The major index to medical research, from clinical medicine to cellular and biomolecular biology. Produced by the US National Library of Medicine. Coverage: 1965 - present. Updated daily.
For general access, click the "Open Generic Account." Allied health, nursing and physical assistant students should use the Personal Account. Select "Get Personal Account" from the initial page. MD Consult includes 49 medical reference texts, full-text articles from 70 journals, MEDLINE and other sources, clinical practice guidelines, patient education handouts, drug information and current medical information

Medline (FirstSearch) (WMU University Libraries)
The major index to medical research, from clinical medicine to cellular and biomolecular biology. Produced by the US National Library of Medicine. Coverage: 1965 - present. Updated daily.

Medline Plus
Health information from the National Library of Medicine presented accessibly for professionals and nonprofessionals.

One time registration required. Free access to Medline, and access to full-text medical articles.

OVID Nursing Collection (WMU University Libraries)
Indexes hundreds of nursing journals and provides full text access to over forty of these journals. Searches can be limited just to full text or review articles. Updated daily.

Plants Database (USDA)
"The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, plant links, references, crop information, and automated tools."

PsycARTICLES (WMU University Libraries)
Full-text access to over 40 major peer-reviewed psychology journals. Coverage: 1988-date. Updated weekly.

PsycINFO 1887 (WMU University Libraries)
Psychological Abstracts BF 1 .P65 (General Stacks)
Covers world-wide literature in psychology and related disciplines. Journal articles, technical reports, books, book chapters, and dissertations are included. Coverage: 1887-present. Updated weekly.
Use the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms for subject words: BF1 .P65x 2001 (Education Lib. and Waldo Ref.)

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's interface for searching MEDLINE, the major index to medical research, from clinical medicine to cellular and biomolecular biology. Provides free citations and abstracts, but limited full text. Coverage: 1966 - present. Updated weekly.
Tips for using PubMed effectively are found in the NLM PubMed tutorial.

Science Direct
Database for scientific research that contains the citations and abstracts of more than 1,800 Elsevier journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences as well as selected full text articles. Science Direct can be searched as a database or browsed by individual title. Coverage varies.

Evidence Based Practice
Bandolier. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Center for Evidence-Based Medicine
Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (journal)
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. CAM on PubMed
NN/LM Complementary and Alternative Medicine Databases


Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Dig around in this site. It is loaded with variety of resources including: professional and research resources, an Internet resources grid,
general resources, and more.

Medical Centers
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Information Resource: About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products
University of California. San Diego. Medical Center. Moore's Cancer Center. Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Cancer Patients
University of Texas. MD Anderson Cancer Center. Resources and Links

Governmental Resources

Alternative Medicine Home Page
Food and Nutrition Information Center: Alternative Medicine
National Agricultural Library
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

OCCAM (Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine

NCBI Bookshelf --Alternative medicine

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