Medical Resources

Public Health

  • Arctic Health (NLM): Health and well-being of our planet’s northern-most inhabitants.
  • Contagion: Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics a digital library collection that brings a unique set of resources from Harvard’s libraries to Internet users everywhere. Offering valuable insights to students of the history of medicine and to researchers seeking an historical context for current epidemiology, the collection contributes to the understanding of the global, social–history, and public–policy implications of disease. Contagion is also a unique social–history resource for students of many ages and disciplines.  Created by the Harvard University Library’s Open Collections Program.
  • Genetic & Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD): Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), a collaborative effort of two agencies of the National Institutes of Health, The Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) to help people find useful information about genetic conditions and rare diseases.
  • Genetics Home Reference: Genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes responsible. Consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health.
  •  HRH Global Resource Center: The HRH Global Resource Center is a global library of human resources for health (HRH) resources focused on developing countries.
  • Infectious Disease: Free Medical Video Lectures.
  • Orphanet: Orphanet is the reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs, for all audiences. Orphanet’s aim is to help improve the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with rare diseases. Orphanet is led by a European consortium of around 40 countries … offers a range of freely accessible services.
  • Public Health: Free Medical Journals.