Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

General Medical Reference Resources

General and medical reference materials.

Medical Online Encyclopedias

Require access through the university.

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine - an authoritative medical guide featuring comprehensive, easy-to-read information on almost 2000 medical topics, including diseases and conditions, tests and procedures, drugs and treatments, and wellness information.

Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health - cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment.

MedlinePlus ADAM Medical Encyclopedia -  includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.

Encyclopedia of Bioethics  - covering topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment.