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Research by Subject: Life Sciences

Research Guides

Biomedical Engineering

A guide to Biomedical resources at Wentworth Institute of Technology

Course Guides

Find resources and tools aggregated especially for your course.

Core Resources

AccessScience | tutorial

AccessScience includes many important Scientific resources such as the the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology encyclopedia, the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography, as well as research updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology.

BioDigital Human | Off-campus? Contact us for set up code.

BioDigital reveals anatomy, health conditions, and treatments in interactive 3D- demystifying what goes on beneath the skin through friendly but impactful visuals.


SpringerLink provides access to millions of scientific documents from journals and books in a wide range of subjects. All are easily downloadable/printable in PDF format. To limit your search to subscribed content, uncheck the box “Include Preview-Only content”.

Knovel Answers for Science and Engineering | tutorial

Knovel Answers for Science and Engineering contains 100's of full-text handbooks for engineering, chemistry, construction materials, metals and metallurgy and more.

Nursing Resource Center

The Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts. The information is written in accessible language for students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals as they learn how to care for and treat patients. Search results are returned in tabs that correspond to steps in the nursing process.

MEDLINE (a component of PubMed) | tutorial

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Health Reference Center Academic | tutorial

Health Reference Center Academic provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

PubMedCentral (PMC): full text articles

Full-text articles in biomedical and life sciences from the National Center for Biomedical Information.

Proquest Life Sciences Articles

Find articles covering topics in Life Sciences..

JSTOR | tutorial

Used by millions for research, teaching, and learning. With more than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources, JSTOR is one of the world's most trusted sources for academic content.

Additional Resources

Applied Science & Technology Full Text

Applied Science and Technology features full text, graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of data in scientific and technical articles.


With access to the latest handbooks in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering, the ENGnetBASE Engineering Collection is sure to power your research to the next level.

LexisNexis Academic | tutorial

LexisNexis Academic provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information back to the 1980's.

Article Databases A-Z

Browse all our resources and article databases A-Z.

Subject Specialists

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