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Electronic Books

SIUSM Restricted to current SIU School of Medicine students, faculty, staff, and residents. Guests are welcome to visit the Medical Library and conduct their research at library workstations.

PUBLIC Freely available to the general public via the Internet.


"The Bad Bug Book" - Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins Handbook (second edition) PUBLIC

This handbook provides basic facts regarding foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. It brings together information from the Food & Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service, and the National Institutes of Health.


ClinicalKey SIUSM

Clincial Key contains a collection of more than 1100 books, including Cecil's Essentials of Medicine, Medical Physiology, and Human Pharmacology. See the list of selected ClinicalKey ebooks.


Clinical Pharmacology SIUSM

A comprehensive resource including drug monographs, drug interaction reports, patient handouts, dosing calculators, and multiple search capabilities.


Credo Reference SIUSM

Includes Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Biographies, Quotations, Bilingual Dictionaries, Crossword Solver, Measurement Conversions.


EbscoHost eBook Collection SIUSM

Search and view the full text of eBooks.


Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOHost) SIUSM

This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.


Harrisons Online SIUSM

Featuring the complete contents of Harrison's Principles of
Internal Medicine, 18e
. Sections can be printed, emailed, or downloaded for handheld devices.


Medical Dictionary from Merriam-Webster PUBLIC

Free online medical dictionary


Springer Medicine eBook Collection SIUSM

These books appear in the Medical Library I-Share catalog with links to the full text.


NCBI Bookshelf PUBLIC

Free access to life science and healthcare books and documents in the National Center for Biotechnology Information.


Oxford English Dictionary SIUSM

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language.


Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology PUBLIC

An electronic text by a University of Wisconsin professor in the Department of Bacteriology. Continually updated.


Visual Histology Text Book PUBLIC

Concise, illustrated on-line Text-Atlas, “Visual Histology,” by Moran & Rowley. Originally published in “hard copy” and now available as a free online book.


Selected ClinicalKey Books:

SIUSM

Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Alternative Medicine

Anesthesiology & Pain Management

Basic Science

Cardiology

Dermatology

Emergency Medicine

Endocrinology & Metabolism

Family Medicine

Gastroenterology

Geriatric Medicine

Hematology

Hospice & Palliative Care

Infectious Disease

Internal Medicine

Nephrology

Neurology

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Oncology

Ophthalmology

Orthopedic Surgery

Otolaryngology

Pathology

Pediatrics

Pharmacology

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Physiology

Psychiatry

Pulmonary Medicine

Radiology

Rheumatology

Surgery, General

Urology

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