Ben Franklin Learning Resource Center

Online Information Resources

Links are provided below for selected resources in the following categories:

Indexes to medical and other current literature:

PubMed: (opens in a new window) Medline on the Web. Available to everyone from any computer with internet access and Web capabilities
Marvel: (opens in a new window) A collection of indexes to current periodicals, newspaper and other databases covering a wide variety of topics. Available to all Maine residents from any computer with Web capabilities.

Selected Medical Web sites:

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Franklin Community Health Network Bioterrorism Resources for Clinicians
Guidelines: a searchable database of clinical practice guidelines, from the AHCPR
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (opens in a new window)

Selected Nursing Web sites:

American Association of Critical Care Nurses
American Nurses Association

Selected Consumer health information Web sites:

American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
Medline Plus: produced by the National Library of Medicine, an organized and searchable database of links to reliable sources of health information on the Web intended for the lay person

Selected Health care management sites:

Index of Local Medical Review Policies for New England (related to Medicare)

Libraries online:

Library of Congress
National Library of Medicine
URSUS, the catalog of the University of Maine libraries

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