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Additional Databases

 The following resources are freely available on the internet:

AIDS Info National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Gateway
ChemSpider Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro)
Clinical Trials
Educational Resources Information Centre Social Care Online
Index-Cat  TRIP Database of Evidenced Based Resources 
LILACS World Health Organization Library Database


Content: AIDSinfo is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project that offers the latest federally approved information on HIV/AIDS clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines for people living with HIV/AIDS, care providers, scientists, and researchers.

Content: ChemSpider is a chemistry search engine built with the intention of aggregating and indexing chemical structures and their associated information into a single searchable repository and to make it available to everybody, at no charge. Chemspider is a way to search many chemical structures databases. There are databases of curated literature data, chemical vendor catalogs, molecular properties, environmental data, toxicity data, analytical data and many more.

Clinical Trials
Content: is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and contacts.

ERIC Educational Resources Information Centre
Content: ERIC  indexes hundreds of journals in education and the social sciences and also cover education-related materials from scholarly organizations, professional associations, research centers and policy organizations. There are significant numbers of fulltext items in the database.
Coverage: from the 1960s to the present.

Index-Cat: Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office
Content: References to nearly 4 million items in the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office in the US Army: journal articles, books, pamphlets, report, dissertations.
Coverage: 1880-1961

Content: LILACS is a triple language database edited in Brazil with interfaces in Spanish, Portuguese and English. This database indexes more than 670 medical journals in Latin America and Caribbean, most of which are not indexed in MEDLINE. LILACS is a recommended resource for those undertaking systematic reviews. Produced by BIREME/PAHO/WHO - Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Gateway
Content: over 30 US databases, datasets and resources on molecular biology, genetics, proteins, biochemistry and genomics.
National Library of Medicine
Content: The NLM gateway is a Web-based interface that lets users search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro)
Content: PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. It has been developed to give rapid access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.

PubChem is an NCBI database of chemical molecules. Millions of compound structures and descriptive datasets can be freely downloaded. PubChem consists of three dynamically growing primary databases. (i) Compounds, 37 million entries, contains pure and characterized chemical compounds. (ii) Substances, 71 million entries, contains also mixtures, extracts, complexes and uncharacterized substances. (iii) BioAssay, bioactivity results from 1644 high-throughput screening programs with several million values.

Social Care Online
Content: Social Care Online is the UK's most extensive free database of social care information. With everything from research briefings, to reports, government documents, journal articles, and websites.

TRIP Database
Content: TRIP Database identifies clinically relevant material through systematic searches of the internet, reports in the literature and liaison with clinical question answering services such as the National Library for Health Question & Answer Service
World Health Organization Library Database
Content: Indexes WHO’s journals and technical reports together with material from governmental and non-governmental healthcare agencies

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