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Texas Medical Center Library Access

Faculty and graduate students can get access to the Texas Medical Center Library's electronic resources. See the TMC Library Card tab for instructions on how to get a TMC Library Card, or if you already have a card, go directly to the TMC Library's eResources.


Other Web Links

Texas Administrative Code (Texas State Board of Pharmacy)


Citation Management Tools

Use the FREE citation manangement tools UH Libraries have available for you!  Choose the right one for you:


One-Stop Places for:

  • Exporting article citations and links from 100's of databases.
  • Saving useful websites' URLs to your source list.
  • Creating fully formatted bibliographies in any style in just a few easy steps!

Go to the Citation Management Tools Guide for more information.

Library Skills Lab Survey

Use this survey to answer questions about the primary, secondary, and tertiary literature during the Library Skills Lab.


    Finding Research Articles

    Use these databases to find research articles about your topic.

    • PubMed
      This is the major database for all medical research areas.
    • SCOPUS  
      UH Libraries Has recently purchased this database for a 3 year trial as of September, 2011
    • Academic Search Complete  
    • PubGet
      Pubget provides full-text document access to PDFs in the life sciences for open access journals and journals to which the University of Houston subscribes, including those in PubMed.
    • MEDLINE (EBSCOhost)  
      Basically the same as PubMed, but repackaged in a more user friendly format.
    • SCOPUS [Requires HAM-TMC Login]
      SciVerse Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources. Nearly 18,000 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide.
    • EMBASE  
    • International Pharmaceutical Abstracts  
      Worldwide coverage of pharmaceutical science and health related literature from 1970 to the present, and is updated monthly.
    • SciFinder
      This database also allows you to draw a chemical structure and then find articles about that structure. You can also search by a chemical formula.

    Finding Information on Drugs

    Use these databases to locate drug monograph information, plus physical and chemical properites of specific drugs such as adverse effect, dosage form, molecular formula, solubility, stucture, etc.

    • AccessPharmacy  
      AccessPharmacy is an online curricular resource designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education. AccessPharmacy allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, or search across leading pharmacy online references.
    • StatRef  
      Provides the full text of nearly 100 medical and pharmaceutical reference works. STATRef provides information about diagnosis, treatments, drug interactions and uses, and patient referrals.
    • Clinical
      A registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers.
    • FDA -- Drugs
      U.S. FDA web site that gives all kinds of information about drugs-- including recently approved drugs, drugs recalled, The Orange Book, and the National Drug Code Directory.
    • ChemID Plus
      Provides Registry Numbers (RN), formulas, structure diagrams and other physical properties of Drugs and chemicals
    • Orange Book (FDA Approved Drugs)
      A good resource for finding a list of the latest drugs approved for consumer use by the FDA. In order to provide timely consumer information on generic drugs, the Electronic Orange Book is updated daily as new
    • Pillbox
      This site, created by the National Library of Medicine, is for identifying unknown pills based on appearance or other information. It also links to other reliable information from other NLM, NIH, and FDA sources.
    • MICROMEDEX [Requires HAM-TMC Login]
      Provides standard drug information, plus good section for drug identification, drug interaction, and drugs IV compatibility. Allows you to compare drugs together for compatability. Provides pricing information.
    • Lexicomp [Requires UH College of Pharmacy Student Login]
      Provides useful data on drugs such as interactions and I.V. compatibilities. Also provides a drug identifier tool and a nice fill-in-the blanks medical calculations tool similar to Access Pharmacy.

    Contact your Librarian

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    office: 117U M.D. Anderson Library
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    Catalog Search

    Need to find books on a topic? Looking for a specific journal? Search the library catalog:

    Library doesn't have what you're looking for?  Obtain articles and books the Library doesn't own through Illiad, the library's Interlibrary Loan service.

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