Resources for Health Professionals

    View useful links and resources for health care professionals. Literature searches are provided by the ACH Medical Library Staff. 

    ACH Library Catalog: The UAMS Library Catalog, Koha, is also a catalog of the ACH Library collection of books, journals and videos as well as the UAMS holdings. Searches can be limited to show the ACH library titles.

    UpToDate**: The database of reviews of published evidence with recommendations for patient care. Includes Lexi-Interact drug interactions analysis tool.

    ACH eJournals and eBooks.Your ACH or UAMS login id and password will provide off-campus access to most ebooks and journals from the online portal.


    CINAHL Plus with Full Text: CINAHL Plus with fulltext, is the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature with over 770 fulltext E- journals.

    The Cochrane Library: Systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy contains full text articles, as well as protocols.


    Interlibrary Loan Service: ACH and UAMS Peds staff can order articles and books through UAMS library inter-library loan system, ILLiad, after registration.

    PubMed: PubMed Medline indexes clinical literature from 1947 to present, with some fulltext journals.

    NORD Rare Diseases Database: Pamphlets on genetic and rare diseases with links to national organization and support groups. Access available on all ACH networked computers.

    Google Scholar: Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources on the web.

    Instruction to Authors: Instructions on how to submit articles to over 2,000 journals in the health sciences.

    National Guidelines Clearinghouse: Comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.


    Nursing on the Net from NNLM: A site of links to nursing associations and organizations, CEs, disease resources,  drug information, and evidence-based nursing, 

    Nursing References from NLN: The list includes print, multimedia, and electronic sources to support nursing practice, education, administration, and research. 

    Rare Diseases Info Center: the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) helps people find information about genetic conditions and rare diseases. Contact GARD at 1-888-205-2311.