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Web of Science

The UT Health Science Center Library no longer has a current subscription to Web of Science.  Please try Scopus as an alternative.  For instructions on how to use Scopus, please contact the HSC Library, 567-2450 or email



Collection of study aids for entry-level anatomy and physiology students. Created at the University of Minnesota.

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Wellcome Images

Includes the Biomedical Collection, which holds over 40,000 high-quality images from the clinical and biomedical sciences. Selected from the UK’s leading teaching hospitals and research institutions, it covers disease, surgery, general healthcare, sciences from genetics to neuroscience including the full range of imaging techniques.

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Whole Brain Atlas

The Atlas is intended as an introduction to basic neuroanatomy, with emphasis on the pathoanatomy of several leading central nervous system diseases.

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Free, interactive human anatomy study aid. Winkingskull includes a feature to print images for flashcard study.

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WISER is a system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. WISER provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice.WISER is available on the web as WebWISER and also provides support for PDA browsers, including BlackBerry, Pocket PC, Palm, iPhone, and many other phones.

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World History Collection

World History Collection offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. It contains cover-to-cover full text for 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964.

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The free version of WorldCat provides access to most of the OCLC online union catalog, with information culled from the shared records of libraries from all over the world. Enter a zip code to locate the closest libraries that own each item.

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WorldCat (FirstSearch)

WorldCat (the OCLC online union catalog) is a large database of bibliographic information, culled from the shared records of libraries from all over the world. Over 1 billion items, in over 400 languages are represented in the database, with holdings information, and other information vital to collection development, and cataloging.

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