Resources in Biomedical Sciences

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Find Articles in Databases & Journals

Use databases to search multiple journals at the same time. Find articles about a specific topic by using keywords, subject headings, authors, and more.

MEDLINE® is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's (NLM premier bibliographic database with contains article citations and abstracts for biomedical journal literature from around the world.

Other Biomedical Databases



Find Background Information

Reference sources, such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and directories and are great starting points for background information about a specific topic.



Browse Useful Websites

Websites can provide statistics, data, articles, documents, and other information about a specific field of study.

Develop Research Skills

Research guides help users find and use information resources related to a specific subject or for a specific class.

Biomedical Research Guides

General Research Guides

Class Guides



Use Additional Library Resources

Find Books and Other Materials

Search for books, journals, and media by title, author, subject, keywords, material type, or publication date.

Biomedical Related Libraries and Library Services



Learn About Other Resources on Campus

Learn about biomedical resources, research, and services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.




About the Biomedical Sciences Collection

Biomedical Science is a multidisciplinary area covering basic science, medicine, nursing, health, bioengineering, biotechnology, human genomic research and more.

Please direct comments, questions, or requests for information, instruction or consultation to Peg Burnette, Biomedical Sciences Librarian (217) 300-5942.