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OER COMMONS

The OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.

Google Books

Google Books has more than 10 million free books available for users to read and download. Google's free books are made available to read through careful consideration of and respect for copyright law globally: they are public-domain works, made free on request of the copyright owner, or copyright-free, e.g. US government documents.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar allows you to search scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources from a variety of databases.

Pubmed

Pubmed is the most popular and free-to-use medical search engine. It allows you to search for biomedical and life sciences literature, and also covers related fields such as bioengineering, behavioral sciences, and chemical sciences.

Pubmed allows you to search through several resources of the  U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM):

MEDLINE

MEDLINE primarily contains citations from journals with articles that are indexed with MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). 

PubMed Central (PMC)

PubMed Central (PMC) contains full-text articles from journals that have been selected by NLM for archiving. 

Bookshelf

Bookshelf is an archive of books and reports within the biomedical and life sciences field.

ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect is a medical search engine that allows you to find articles from medical journals.

Cochrane Library 

The Cochrane Libraryis a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence used by healthcare decision-makers to make informed decisions.

Scopus

Scopus is an abstract and citation database.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Dadabase@Taiwan>

TCM Database@Taiwan: The World's Largest Traditional Chinese Medicine Database for Drug Screening In Silico. The Databases aim to bridge the East-West divide of drug discovery.

台灣中醫藥資料庫是目前全世界最大提供下載虛擬篩選的中醫藥小分子資料庫。中醫藥資料庫@Taiwan (Traditional Chinese Medicine Database@Taiwan) 提供多樣的查詢,且是目前為止全世界最大可以提供免費下載資料庫內的中草藥化合物, 由於資料庫內提供的文件格式是可以直接進行分子對接(docking)和分子動力仿真(molecular dynamics simulation)的,因此他的獨特性以及完整性也是目前為止,只有本資料庫擁有。

有別於一般中醫藥或中草藥網站,本資料庫網站提供每一種中醫藥完整的化合物,並且附上參考文獻,以供查考。也提供用戶上傳的功能,以利此資料庫繼續增長。

台灣中醫藥資料庫目前建立的規格,是希望建立起全世界最大也最完整,功能最齊全的中醫藥以及中草藥虛擬篩選交流平台,基於取之於社會,用之於社會的理念,讓許多研究學者一同參與建構中醫藥資料庫,並且提供免費自由下載。

Chinese Medicinal Material Images Database

The Chinese Medicinal Material Images Database documents over 420 crude drugs commonly used in Chinese Medicine practice. The database provides drug information, including source, origins, description,  quality,  taste, and clinical indications. Annotated high-quality photographs are used to Illustrate and identify the key properties and selected microstructures of the drugs. The search function enables the convenient retrieval of records. This online database was developed as a teaching and learning platform for the subjects of Chinese Materia Medica and Authentification of Chinese Materia Medica, and to promote the popularization of Chinese Medicine knowledge.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Resource Platform

The Traditional Chinese Medicine Resource Platform has online resources on traditional Chinese medicine. It provides multiple resources and valuable reference documents for the traditional Chinese medicine industry and related industries, including electronic pharmacopeia, traditional Chinese medicine-related databases, scientific data resource search, traditional Chinese medicine policies and regulations, and pharmaceutical production quality management documents (GMP SOP) and registration requirements for proprietary Chinese medicines, etc.

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

NCCIH is the Federal Government's lead agency for conducting and supporting research and providing information about complementary health products and practices. Herbs at a Glance, a series of 42 patient information sheets, is listed at https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/herbsataglance.

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements

Provides an overview of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements with two levels of information – Health Professional and QuickFacts.

Dietary Supplements Labels Database

Dietary Supplements Labels Database offers information about label ingredients, enabling users to compare label ingredients in different brands. Each dietary supplement has additional links to other government-created HDS resources such as Medline, Clinical Trials.gov, and NCCAM.

MedlinePlus – Dietary Supplements

This consumer health database from the National Library of Medicine offers extensive information on dietary supplements. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html (Free)

University of Wisconsin Family Medicine Integrative Health Website

An excellent resource for clinician learning modules and patient information handouts.

 

 

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