Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Presenter: Emmanuel Onwuachi
Location: Second Floor Temporary Classroom
This class focuses on using PubMed tags (filters) to narrow and add specificity to one’s PubMed searches.
Provider: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Contents: brief records, index, links, links to full text
Access Level: Free, Open Access, Partially Open
Descriptions: OMIM is a comprehensive, authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes that is freely available and updated daily. The full-text, referenced overviews in OMIM contain information on all known mendelian disorders and over 12,000 genes. OMIM focuses on the relationship between phenotype and genotype. It is updated daily, and the entries contain copious links to other genetics resources. Registration required for ftp downloading on the part of nonprofit entities; commercial use/use by a commercial entity requires a license.
Keywords: diseases, genetics, genome, genomics
Contents: blog, charts/graphs, full text, images
Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User
Descriptions: Scriver’s OMMBID,updated several times a year, provides online access to the leading genetic information from renowned international experts. The site now features a researchers' blog, podcasts, the ability to limit searches to images and tables, creation of personal storage and bookmarking.
Keywords: drugs, genetics, medicine
Contents: Abstracts, dissertations, full text
Access Level: Free, Open Access, TMC Academic User, TMC Non-Academic User
Descriptions: OATD.org is an excellent resource for finding open-access dissertations and theses. Information is harvested from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions worldwide. OATD currently indexes approaching 3.5 million theses and dissertations. (Note: Look for "Texas Medical Center" as publisher to find TMC dissertations.)
Keywords: dissertation, thesis
Provider: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Contents: full text, government documents, index
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: The Orange Book provides updated information on prescription, over-the-counter and discontinued FDA-approved drug products. It can be searched and consulted online, or the annual edition and monthly cumulative supplements can be downloaded in .pdf format. The Electronic Orange Book provides daily updates of new generic drug approvals. Search by active ingredient, proprietary name, patent, application number or application holder. If a newly-approved drug product is not turned up in the search, use the search box at top right of the page to find results from the Orange Book's monthly supplements and other FDA sources.
Keywords: drugs, federal agencies, patents, pharmaceutical, products, public health, U.S. Government