Welcome: The online library­ resources of CNEI are designed to be public access libraries for use as reference material.

  • Adam Medical Encyclopedia: An excellent encyclopedia that includes diagrams, pictures, and a huge variety of information on all aspects of healthcare.
  • Medical Search Engine Guide: Links to selected medical search engines provided by the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System. Includes short descriptions.
  • CDC: Centers for Disease Control and PreventionHealth education on many topics including AIDS, Tuberculosis, Ebolla and emerging diseases.
  • MEDLINE/PubMed: PubMed provides free access to MEDLINE (the premier medical database), HealthSTAR, and PreMEDLINE in one database. Includes very current citations.
  • Study Guide For The Systems Of The Body: Have you ever wondered how you can eat the things that you eat or how you can breathe or move your arms?


PubMed Tutorial:
  • MEDLINEplus: Produced by the National Library of Medicine, this database contains links to carefully selected Web resources for over 400 health topics. Included are links to medical and drug reference sources, dictionaries, directories, organizations, news, and the MEDLINE database. You’re first stop when searching for consumer health information.
  • NLM Gateway: A Web-based system that lets users search simultaneously in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). It allows users of NLM services to initiate searches from one Web interface, providing “one-stop searching” for many of NLM’s information resources or databases.
  • NLM Databases & Electronic Resources: A variety of other medical databases available through the National Library of Medicine.
  • Cancer.Gov: From the National Cancer Institute. Focuses on all aspects of cancer.
  • Health finder: A gateway consumer health information web site produced by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Among chosen sources of online information are the federal government, state and local agencies, universities, and not-for-profit organizations. 20 hot topics are highlighted each month for quick and easy searching.
  • NOAH: New York Access to Health: Brings together health information from across the Internet with a considerable amount of information in Spanish.  Maintained by a volunteer staff of medical and consumer health Librarians from across the country.
  • MedicineNet: Network of doctors who produce comprehensive up-to-date information for the public. Health topics, news, diseases & treatments, procedures & tests, pharmacy, medical dictionary, first aid,
  • – Health: Healthcare search engine.  Topics on alternative medicine, disabilities, diseases/conditions, fitness/wellness, medicine, mental health, and women’s health
  • Dr. Koop: Health topics, health news and resources, drug information and interactions, health wellness.
  • Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body: Gray’s Anatomy text, complete with illustrations
  • Martindale’s Health Science Guide: Medical cases, journals, textbooks, databases and teaching modules.
  • PDR health: From the publishers of Physicians Desk Reference. The main sections of this huge resource are: Drug Information, full text of the PDR Family Guides to Prescription Drugs, Women’s Health, Encyclopedia of Medical Care, and Clinical Trial Information. Magazine Archives features full-text of articles from 13 medical journals.
  • Rx List: Searchable database. Gives the brand, generic, and category for more than 4000 drugs. Also has most common indications and side effects.
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Designed for both professional members of the organization and parents and families. The “Facts for Families” series was developed to provide concise and up-to-date information on topics that affect children, teenagers and their families. They are available in English, Spanish, German and French.
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): This site contains information for the researcher as well as the general public. The public information section provides specifics on mental disorders, diagnosis and treatment, in addition to links to other NIMH programs.