Tools and Resources

Find the best library databases and tools for your research.


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.

Professionally indexed, APA PsycTests makes it easy to download select ready-to-use research instruments, including a wide range of reliable measures never made commercially available.
Best Practice brings together regularly updated research evidence and guidelines with peer-reviewed expert opinion. Healthcare professionals get information they can trust quickly — and in an intuitive format that recognizes the demands of everyday clinical practice. Best Practice is the only point of care tool to include a clinical workflow component, anticipating clinical questions and providing answers in seconds without sifting through large quantities of text.
Access and read Rush's scholarly journals for free in a format optimized for your device. Browzine is an app that organizes journals by topic area.
DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts). This Web site provides a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling found in medication package inserts.
On December 12, 2022, PubChem will serve as NLM's single source for chemical information. NLM is retiring ChemIDplus and the Drug Information Portal, two chemical property information sites, to better focus our development efforts on a single, integrated source of chemical information. All of the data found in ChemIDplus and the Drug Information Portal is currently available and will continue to be available in PubChem.
The ECRI Guidelines Trust® is a publicly available online repository of objective, evidence-based clinical practice guideline content. Its purpose is to provide physicians, nurses, other clinical specialties, and members of the healthcare community with current clinical practices to advance safe and effective patient care. This centralized repository includes evidence-based guidance developed by nationally- and internationally-recognized medical organizations and medical specialty societies.
Embase is a unique medical literature database where comprehensive goes beyond content. With Emtree indexing of full-text content and dedicated search terms, you find all relevant and current results.
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Access Elsevier's Embase on the Ovid platform, using the familiar Ovid search interface.
HIVinfo, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), offers access to the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information for health care providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public.
ImmPort Shared Data enables searching and downloading shared biomedical research data funded from NIAID DAIT and DMID, other NIH agencies, and non-government sources. Additional resources include step-by-step data reuse tutorials with example R and Python analysis code, the Cell Ontology Visualizer, the Cytokine Registry, 10,000 Immunomes, a reference dataset for human immunology and ImmuneXpresso - the cytokine and cell interaction literature mining tool.
Find Infectious and Immune-mediated Disease (IID) data across many repositories.
The OED is the definitive record of the English language, featuring 600000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1000 years of English. An unsurpassed guide for researchers in any discipline to the meaning, history, and usage of over 500,000 words and phrases across the English-speaking world.
RxNav is a browser for several drug information sources, including RxNorm, RxTerms and MED-RT. RxNav finds drugs in RxNorm from the names and codes in its constituent vocabularies. RxNav displays links from clinical drugs, both branded and generic, to their active ingredients, drug components and related brand names. RxNav also provides lists of NDC codes and links to package inserts in DailyMed. The RxTerms record for a given drug can be accessed through RxNav, as well as clinical information from MED-RT, including pharmacologic classes, mechanisms of action and physiologic effects.

Guides by Subject

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Off-campus access is restricted to Rush users