Resources for Non-OHSU Library Users


Please note: OHSU Library provides access to a separate suite of Resources for Non-OHSU Oregon Licensed Health Professionals.

The OHSU Library is open to the public.

Library resources, including full-text electronic resources, may be used in the Library. There are charges for photocopying and printing.


Library Services

Current consumer health/patient information tailored to individual requests. Available at no charge to Oregonians.

The following links provide access to some additional biomedical resources reviewed by OHSU reference librarians. 


Journals, Books, Databases

Check to see if OHSU Library owns a book/journal or what materials the Library owns for a particular subject.
Combination textbook/journal.
Hundreds of full-text books in several languages, plus full-text journals and e-mail updates.
Archive of full-text articles in science and medicine.
Link to free online journals covering scientific, technical and medical topics (over 3200 titles.)
Search for free online articles

PubMed Central - National Library of Medicine's digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature, providing free access to the full text of articles.

MedBioWorld - The premier online resource portal for medical and biotechnology professionals.
Consumer health information selected by the National Library of Medicine


NLM Gateway
Links to Clinical Alerts, Clinical trials, HSTAT, Locatorplus, MEDLINEplus, TOXNET, PubMed.
National Library of Medicine's own search engine for Medline. Includes "See Related Articles" and "Clinical Queries" features.
Pubmed Tutorial


Other Resources

AltaVista Translation Service
Translates text or Web pages in any of 9 languages.
Finding Info on the Net
The best of its kind.
The Web's best search engine.
Library of Congress
News, CME, full-text articles and a lot more.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine/Pacific Northwest Region
Lots of useful resources, including special pages for primary care and rural health.
NY Times Navigator
The second best collection of reference tools on the Web.
Comprehensive databaase with useful annotations.
Oregon Blue Book
Oregon's almanac.
An excellent guide to bogus health information on the Web.
Ref Desk
The best collection of reference tools on the Web.