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Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Library - E-Books and Vendors

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AIDS Knowledge Base - Textbook on HIV Disease
Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California San Francisco.

Atlas of Diseases of the Kidney
This consists of five volumes of texts with images, searchable in numerous ways. 

Biological Sciences: The Online Book Page, University of Pennsylvania

Complete Herbal in Bibliomania
A free Online Literature with more than 2000 Classic Texts. 

Diabetes Dictionary

Ebrary Academic Complete is a growing e-book collection spanning all academic subject areas. With the integration of the ProQuest platform, there are currently over 70,000 titles of major textbooks and scholarly books accessible through this collection. Use it to read book chapters, to complete class reading assignments and save file folders for study purposes.

* Access is available from San Diego, New York and Chicago campuses.
* Access is available from outside of PCOM Campus by logging in using your MyPCOM username/password..

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OVID E-books on TCM, Peoples Med Pub House
A collection of over 100 invaluable E-books from the People's Medical Publishing House on Traditional Chinese Medicine. These famous textbooks and case studies from China are available to view, copy, and print from the library or home computers.

* Access is available from San Diego, New York and Chicago campuses.
* Access is available from outside of PCOM Campus by logging in with your MyPCOM username/password.

Thesis dissertation manual part 1

Thesis dissertation manual part 2

Book 1Book 2
Dissertation and Theses Manual, Guidelines from San Diego State University

Food and Nutrition: The National Academies Press

Free Books for Doctors
Free Books for Doctors promotes free access to medical books. See list of 650 titles on sidebar. Registration is required to access some books. A few books only list the table of contents.

Medical Dictionary Medline plus- Merriam Webster

Medical Sciences and Health Care
Books listed by National Academies Press with full text read-only access available. Scroll to the title you want, click on the title, then click on Full Text under "Read."

Medicine: The Online Book Page, University of Pennsylvania

Medifocus eBook
Current Medical Guides on Major diseases and conditions. Includes free full text description previews of topics listed on the sidebar.

Merck Manual – 18th edition online version.

Merck Manual of Geriatrics

Merck Manual Second Home Edition

Preparation and Submission Manual for Doctoral Dissertations and Master"s Thesis, "Bluebook," Guidelines from UCSD

National Academies Press
Read over 1,300 books online in pdf format. Users need to register for access.

Online Books
Books available are listed in alphabetical order.


ADAM Medical Encyclopedia
The MedlinePlus Encyclopedia definitions is based on the ADAM system. The summary definitions are organized alphabetically and also includes images.

Biology Encyclopedia
Biology summary and topics from Wikipedia.org

Biology-Online Dictionary
This is a completely open and editable dictionary which utilizes a WiKi concept, so that everybody can make a contribution. Popular Pages includes over 45 definition summaries and subtopics.

Bookshelf in Pub Med
Bookshelf provides free access to books and documents in life science and healthcare. A vital node in the data-rich resource network at NCBI, Bookshelf enables users to easily browse, retrieve, and read content, and spurs discovery of related information.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments in Psychiatry
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments in Psychiatry gives the mental health practitioner a solid introduction into the philosophy behind CAM approaches as well as a broad array of evidence-based CAM therapies that are increasingly finding their way into patient treatment plans with positive results.

Free Books 4 Doctors- Anatomy
Amedeo (free medical literature guide) Alos includes the Visible Human, NLM.

MDGB Chinese-English Dictionary
Includes Chinese characters, Pinyin, English, and tools such as flash card quizzes, etc. See sidebar for search formats.

Medicine in the Americas 1610-1920-History of Medicine Natl Library of Medicine
Go to Introduction section to look up materials. Need Help go to Contact for assistance at NLM. Index topics – Go to http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/index.html

The 28 Day Solution: The natural approach to menopause, Yitian, Ni, O.M.D. and Russell, Geraldine S.

University of Utah Health Sciences Library
This popular web resource includes over 1900 images along with text, tutorials, laboratory exercises, and examination items for self-assessment that demonstrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease conditions. 


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