Our Favorite Databases

Hawaii Medical Library Online Catalog
Search the library's online catalog for books, journals, and audiovisual items.

Diseases, drugs, dictionaries, and directories. Very authoritative and for the consumer.
Source: National Library of Medicine

The MEDLINE literature search database provides citations and abstracts for journal articles. This database covers the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care administration.
Source: National Library of Medicine

Hawaii State Public Library System Catalog
Source: Hawaii State Public Library System

University of Hawaii WebPAC
Source: University of Hawaii

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Other Searchable Databases

Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH)
ETOH contains approximately 100,000 records and is accessed by both researchers and clinicians worldwide. Included in ETOH are abstracts and bibliographic references to journal articles, books, dissertation abstracts, conference papers and proceedings, reports and studies, and chapters in edited works. Updated monthly, ETOH contains research findings from the late 1960s to the present, as well as historical research literature.
Source: National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

CAM on PubMed
Search for journal citations and abstracts on complementary and alternative medicine topics through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed database.
Source: National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
This online catalog contains bibliographic records of Government information products available through the Federal Depository Library Program. Records extend from January 1994 to present.
Source: U.S. Government Printing Office

CHID Online (The Combined Health Information Database)
Information provided through this excellent database includes titles, abstracts, and availability for health promotion and education materials. Some materials (textbook chapters, factsheets, brochures, articles, audiovisuals, reports, newsletters) may not be indexed anywhere else.
Source: National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Resources and Services Administration

Cornell University Poisonous Plants Database
Includes plant images, pictures of affected animals and presentations concerning the botany, chemistry, toxicology, diagnosis and prevention of poisoning of animals by plants and other natural flora (fungi, etc.). Search in a variety of different ways.
Source: Animal Science Department at Cornell University

Diagnostic Tests
Source: Harvard Health Online

Links to Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, CBDNet, Congressional Record, U.S. Code, etc.
Source: U.S. Government Printing Office

International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) Database
Contains citations from 1986 to the present, and includes some citations from MEDLINE, AGRICOLA, and AGRIS.
Source: National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements.

National Guideline Clearinghouse
Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents.

NLM Gateway
Perform a search in multiple databases: MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, AIDS Meetings, HSR Meetings, HSRProj, MEDLINEplus and DIRLINE.
Source: National Library of Medicine

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Gateways to Additional Health Web Sites
Find information by condition, age/gender group, body system. Also provides items on self-care and drug information.

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers where the health and medical information is written, reviewed and edited by at least two or more board-certified physicians.

WebMD: Medical Library

Women's Health Database

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