Allied Health Resources

Databases for Articles and Research

The Library provides access to over 300 databases. The following may be especially helpful for allied health topics:

Related Subject Guides A-Z

The Library maintains collections of electronic resources and quality-filtered websites by subject, with over 30 guides available. Allied health related subject guides include:


The Alumni Medical Library provides access to over 8,000 electronic books, which are available through BU Libraries Search (limit search results to “available online” and “books/ebooks”).

A number of our electronic textbooks are found in collections, which allow users to search a number of textbooks simultaneously as well as to read an individual title. Link to these collections on the Medical Library Ebooks page.


The Library provides online access to over 7,000 journals. As with our ebooks, you can search by subject using the drop-down menu on the page, as well as searching for a specific title. If you want to search for articles within journals, you will probably want to use one of the databases listed above, which allow you to search for interesting articles in many journals at once.

Professional Associations

Recommended Websites

Government Resources

Contact Information

If you have any questions about our resources, please contact the Medical Library Reference Desk at (617) 358-4810 or