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Anatomy & Physiology
- Gray's anatomy : the anatomical basis of clinical practice. (Ref 611 G792f) [Edinburgh] : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2008.
- Atlas of human anatomy by Frank H. Netter (Ref 611.0022 N387b) East Hanover, N.J. : Navartis, c2010
- Anatomy : a regional atlas of the human body (Ref 611.0022 C591) Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, 2011.
- Color atlas of anatomy : a photographic study of the human body (Ref 611.0022 R636) Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2011.
- Thieme atlas of anatomy : head and neuroanatomy. (Ref 611.91 Sch86) Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, c2007
- Human Gross Anatomy : An Outline Text (ebrary online book). Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1995
- Anatomical Terms and Their Derivation (ebrary online book). World Scientific, 2007.
- Anatomy and Physiology, Cliff's Study Solver (ebrary online book). Wiley, 2005.
- Clinical anatomy by regions. (Book Stacks: 2nd floor : 611 Sn27) LWW, 2012.
- Essential clinical anatomy. (Book Stacks: 2nd floor : 611 M784) LWW, 2011.
- Netter's clinical anatomy. (Book Stacks: 2nd floor : 611 H198) Saunders/Elsevier, c2010.
- McMinn's clinical atlas of human anatomy. (Book Stacks: 2nd floor : 611.0022 Ab82) Elsevier/Mosby, 2008.
- Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. (Ref 610.3 T113) Philadelphia: F.A. Davis, 1997.
- MedlinePlus - Medical Dictionary
General Medicine & Diseases
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. (Ref 616 H248a) 16th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005.
- Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. (Ref 616.075 M537) 18th ed. Rahway, NJ: Merck, 2006.
- Merck Manual - "Full text online version of the Merck Manual Home Edition, describes diseases and treatments."
- National Institutes of Health - General information on the programs and grants offered; and links to the 24 institutes of health. Examples are the National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Nursing Research and the National Human Genome Research Institute.
- World Health Organization - Health Topics
Diseases — History
- Cambridge World History of Human Disease. New York: Cambridge, 2008. Etiology, epidemiology, distribution and incidence, clinical manifestations and pathology, history and geography.
- Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease. (Ref 616.39 Scr39) 7th ed. 3 vols. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1995. Definition, biochemistry, treatment, pathogenesis, diagnosis and screening. Online version.
Diseases - Treatment
- National Guideline Clearinghouse - Recommendations for treatment from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
- Anatomy Atlas Images from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / The Anatomy Project.
- Anatomy Atlases
- Atlas of Histology - This web site contains an extensive set of histological specimens, featuring the College of Medicine-University of Urbana-Champaign collection of plastic sections prepared by Aulikki Kokko-Cunningham, M.D. The web interface permits you to quickly change magnification to examine areas of interest in great detail. There are over 1000 labeled histological features with accompanying functional descriptions.
- Brain Museum - This web site provides browsers with images and information from one of the world's largest collections of well-preserved, sectioned, and stained brains of mammals.
- Human Anatomy Learning Modules - From Dartmouth Medical School; radiographs and cadaver images
- Lumen Cross-Sectional Anatomy and other resources from Loyola University Chicago
- Hypermuscle: Muscles in Action - Quicktime movies showing what muscles do. Basic.
- Virtual Human Embryo - thousands of restored, digitized, and labeled serial sections from the world's largest collection of preserved human embryos.
Biology publications follow a few basic citation styles, all of which are described in the CSE manual below. If your instructor does not recommend following the style of a specific journal, use the CSE manual and choose one of the basic styles, which are based on APA, Chicago or NLM.
- Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers. (Ref 808.0665 C832) Reston, VA: Council of Science Editors in cooperation with the Rockefeller University Press, 2006.
- The Library's APA Style Guide provides a summary, or the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is available in the Reference Room (Ref 150.149 Am35b). For tips, consult the APA Style Blog
- The Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) is available in the Reference Room (Ref 808.02 Un3e). You can also visit the Quick Guide from the Chicago Manual publishers.
- AMA manual of style : a guide for authors and editors. (American Medical Association). (Ref 808.0666 Am35) Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2007
- Citing medicine: the NLM style guide for authors, editors, and publishers [Internet]. 2nd ed. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007