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Anatomy TV contains rotatable 3D models of the human body and anatomical layers which may be stripped away. Also included are common pathologies, radiological content, and interactive quizzes.
Annual Reviews is a nonprofit publisher that synthesizes the vast amount of primary research literature. The review articles are written by authors who are recognized experts in the field, and serve the purposes both of current awareness and introduction to a new subject.
BioMed Central has an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals in science, technology, engineering and medicine.
Birds of the World is a powerful new resource that brings together scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology (Birds of North America, Neotropical Birds, Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive and Bird Families of the World) into one rich and colorful hub where you can find comprehensive, authoritative information on more than 10,720 species accounts.
In-depth, non-biased reports on political and social issues, with regular coverage of topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
A community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
Journal articles, books, and other resources across many subjects. Provides a "cited by" feature to indicate other papers containing a source paper as a reference.
Many publishers who work with HighWire allow access to their content without a subscription. Take a look at a list of publications which offer free, full-text content.
NMU Commons is the University's institutional repository, which preserves and provides access to the research and scholarly output of the University. The Commons Includes student work such as Master's Theses and Conspectus Borealis (NMU's undergraduate interdisciplinary journal) as well as work by faculty from all departments across campus.
PLOS is a nonprofit Open Access publisher, publishing 7 peer-reviewed journals in science and medicine.
An interdisciplinary collection of over 300 high quality, peer reviewed journals in the humanities and social sciences.
PROLA provides access to the American Physical Society journal collection dating back to the first volume of each journal. Access is to all journal content, except for the current year and the preceding three years.
Journal articles covering biomedical research and the clinical sciences including nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, and pre-clinical sciences. Also good coverage of literature in cellular and molecular biology and biochemistry. Formerly known as MEDLINE. Mid 1960's to present.
The R2 Digital Library features a comprehensive selection of medical, nursing and allied health eBooks.
Sage publishes journals in the social sciences, humanities, health, life and biomedical sciences and engineering.
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Michigan eLibrary provides Michigan residents with free access to online full-text articles, full-text books, digital images, and other valuable research information. Databases are available for kids, adults, and on specialized topics such as car repair and practice tests. Below is a sample of the more than 50 resources offered. Check out the Michigan eLibrary for a complete list.
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