AMA Physician Select 

This American Medical Association site provides addresses, specialties, education, and other background information on licensed physicians in the U.S. and its possessions. Search by physician name or medical specialty.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others.

Encyclopedia of Public Health
Aimed at the non-specialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the encyclopedia examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries.

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine 

Presents current information on alternative and complementary medical practices. Information on recommended therapies for specific disorders and diseases, medicinal uses for plants and herbs, are balanced by conclusions of studies on efficacy and analysis of current levels of acceptance by traditional scientists and doctors.

Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer 
Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects, and diagnostic procedures.

Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence 

The set, which covers every major body system, is arranged into five main entry types: Diseases and Disorders; Development; Immunizations; Drugs; and Procedures. Emphasizes the health issues affecting children under the age of four.

Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health.

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders

Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments, and therapies.

Health Information Portal 

Developed by librarians at the University of Illinois, this website provides links to commonly used health databases such as PubMed, as well as subject links for more than 30 health specialties, including aging, alternative medicine, genetics, medical imaging, oncology, substance abuse, toxicology, and veterinary medicine.


Health information provided by the National Library of Medicine. Includes tutorials, a medical encyclopedia, a drug information, provider directories and more.

Merck Manual Medical Library 

Home edition of the popular medical information guide.

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z 

Examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national, and personal level. Analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health, and fitness in various countries at different times in history. Also includes biographies of influential figures in the field of nutrition and medicine, dietary trends within various cultures, profiles of major organizations such as UNICEF and the World Health Organization, and much more.

Source for prescription drug information. Includes an A-Z list of drugs, as well as a visual pill identifier.