AGRICOLA serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences. AGRICOLA is organized into two data sets. The NAL Public Access Catalog contains citations to books, audiovisuals, serials, and other materials. The Article Citation Database contains citations, many with abstracts, to journal articles, book chapters, reports, and reprints.
CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects) is a searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions.
The database is designed to help both the general public and health care providers find information about ingredients in brand-name products, including name, form, active and inactive ingredients, amount of active ingredient/unit, manufacturer/distributor information, suggested dose, label claims, warnings, percentage of daily value, and further label information.
his database serves as a resource for members of the general public interested in fields like genomics, genetics and biotechnology. The DPD contains a collection of DNA-based patents and patent applications issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and makes the full-text versions of such patents available at no cost to the public. This enables searches of patents that map roughly to the fields of genetics and genomics, for example to identify how much intellectual property from a particular country or particular firm is associated with genetics or genomics R&D. Updated weekly, the DPD contains over 63,000 DNA-based patents issued from 1971 to the present and over 100,000 patent applications published from 2001 to the present.
Mapping tool that allows users to create maps and generate detailed reports based on the geographic areas and data sets they choose. EJView includes data from multiple factors that may affect human and environmental health within a community or region, including, demographic, health, environmental, facility-level data.
A quick hands-on tool designed to help primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients. Available both as a PDA application and a web-based tool. Based on current recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Can be searched by specific patient characteristics, such as age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors.
An online database of health-related organizations operating toll-free telephone services. The database also includes information on services and publications available in Spanish. It is derived from DIRLINE, the National Library of Medicine's Directory of Information Resources Online. This database contains descriptions of over 14,000 biomedical information resources, including organizations, databases, research resources, etc.
Presents a compilation of statistics from various nutrition and other health surveys conducted of the U.S. population. In addition to the data, includes: Indicator report (complete list of indicators and their respective geographic levels); user's guide; data source descriptions; and glossary of terms.
The home page for the National Center for Health Statistics includes the mission statement, news releases and fact sheets, publications, and links to CDC employment opportunities. It also includes links to a large collection of NCHS publications that provide detailed statistics on births, morbidity, mortality, and health status indicators for the population of the United States.
Presents a database of approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations, provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Allows users to search via active ingredient, proprietary name, application number, or applicant holder. The site also includes a downloadable PDF reproduction of the print publication.