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CAB Direct
“[T]he most thorough and extensive source of reference in the applied life sciences, incorporating the leading bibliographic databases CAB Abstracts and Global Health.”

A searchable database of cancer related clinical trials from the National Cancer Institute.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination Databases
CRD was established in January 1994, and produces and promotes the use of research based knowledge in health and social care.

Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS)
A data bank containing chemical records with carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, tumor promotion, and tumor inhibition test results.

A database of the structural and nomenclature authority files used for the identification of chemical substances in National Library of Medicine (NLM) databases.

Child Development & Adolescent Studies
A database containing “references to the current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21. Included are book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals, and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations that cover the biomedical and social sciences worldwide.

Child Trends DataBank
Up to date trend data for leading indicators of child and adolescent health, compiled from Federal reports.

China Data Center
From the University of Michigan’s international Center to advance the study and understanding of China. A primary goal of the Center is the integration of historical, social and natural science data in a geographic information system, where spatial and temporal references are maintained through a relational database.

CINAHL (Cumulated Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) EBSCO
Provides authoritative coverage of the literature related to nursing and allied health, including publications of the American Nurses Association and the National League for Nursing. CINAHL dates from 1982 to the present. Through EBSCOhost. Limited concurrent users.

CIRRIE Database of Rehabilitation Research
The CIRRIE Database of International Rehabilitation Research currently contains over 27,000 citations of international rehabilitation research published between 1990 and the present.

Formerly known as Research Index (Scientific Literature Digital Library). A digital library that gathers and organizes scientific literature from a variety of hard-science and soft-science fields, including computer science.

ClinicalKey is a clinical knowledge platform for users to search for clinically relevant answers through a wide array of trusted content. ClinicalKey provides the latest evidence across specialties in a variety of formats.
Provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers.

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
EBM database containing bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care.

Cochrane Clinical Answers
Provides a concise summary of research on and an entry point for more comprehensive research on medical and health topics.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
A full-text EBM database containing meta-reviews of current medical research.

The Cochrane Library
This multifile database allows simultaneous searching of EBM Review databases: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Methodology Register, Health Technology Assessment Database, and the NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
A source for theory and research in international affairs. Contains a range of scholarship from 1991 to present. Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.

Combined Chemical Dictionary
Chemical database containing over 500,000 substances.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Subset on PubMed
Searches will be automatically limited to the complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) subset of PubMed.

Complete Anatomy
Online 3D anatomy platform, compatible with MacOS, Windows 10, iPad, iPhone, and Android.

Computer Access to Research on Dietary Supplements (CARDS)
Database of federally funded research projects on dietary supplements.

Computer-assisted Learning in Pediatrics Program (CLIPP)/Aquifier Pediatrics
Virtual patient program for the pediatrics clerkship. As of June 1, 2017 a new LMS platform: sign in option has changed. Go to and click on the Sign In button on the top. You will then see two options to sign in, click on Legacy Access (grey button). You will then be sent to the sign in page for the older LMS. Type in your username (your school email) and password and click Login.

Conference Board Research Database
Full-text research reports on issues in business management and on US and global economics. Covers business trends, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, human resource management, productivity, and more. Full-text coverage 1998 to date. Economics material includes US and global economic indicators and analysis and forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science
From the Institute for Scientific Information, 1990- present.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities
From the Institute for Scientific Information, 1990- present.

Congressional Publications

Congressional Quarterly Researcher
Full text basic background information on issues of interest to Congress. Excellent starting point for research into major public issues, with summary coverage to all sides of issues and useful bibliographies. From 1991.

Conserved Domain Database (CDD)
A collection of sequence alignments and profiles representing protein domains conserved in molecular evolution. It also includes alignments of the domains to known 3-dimensional protein structures in the MMDB database.

Conserved Domain Search Service (CD Search)
Identifies the conserved domains present in a protein sequence. CD-Search uses RPS-BLAST (Reverse Position-Specific BLAST) to compare a query sequence against position-specific score matrices that have been prepared from conserved domain alignments present in the Conserved Domain Database (CDD).

Contemporary Women’s Issues
International in scope, covering such subjects as violence and sexual exploitation, human rights, development, health, family life and the arts.

Corporate linkage information on nearly 200,000 prominent parent companies and their affiliates, subsidiaries and divisions, down to the seventh level of corporate linkage. Includes major public and private businesses in the United States and throughout the world.

Criminal Justice Abstracts
Crime trends, crime prevention, punishment and sentencing. 1968-present.

Criminal Justice Periodicals Index
Detailed abstracts and indexing for U.S. and international journals in law enforcement, social work, drug rehabilitation, criminal and family law, industrial security and other criminal justice fields. More than 50 titles in full-text; abstracts and indexing for 140 more. Coverage: 1981 to present.

Current Index to Statistics
A bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields.

Current Research Information System (CRIS/USDA)
CRIS is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) documentation and reporting system for ongoing and recently completed research and education projects in agriculture, food and nutrition, and forestry.

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