Web Resources

This page contains links to high quality resources freely available on the Internet. For resources and tutorials of interest to researchers, please see Research Help.
For assistance with accessing and using these resources, contact librarian[at]cmcc.ca.

Medical & Health Resources

Drug Information

Medical Education

Chiropractic Organizations

Complementary & Alternative Medicine


Medical & Health Resources

Starting Points / Patient Information

MEDLINE – PubMed [Link to CMCC's PubMed through the E-Resources Portal];

Index to Chiropractic Literature facebook link

ChiroSearch [a Google Custom Search of the pages to which the Index to Chiropractic Literature links]

MEDLINEPlus: Trusted Health Information for You; [U.S. National Library of Medicine]

PEDro: Physiotherapy Evidence Database [The George Institute for Global Health] Health Canada

Trip Database - Clinical Search Engine

Allied Health Evidence
[This search tool allows you to locate research across 4 databases at once: PEDro, OTseeker, SpeechBITE and PsycBITE.]

Public Health Agency of Canada

IN-CAM Outcomes Database

Outcome Assessment Questionnaires

Scirus for scientific information only

The Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals Medical Library

FamilyDoctor.org [American Academy of Family Physicians]

NLM Gateway: a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health

NCBI Entrez, The Life Sciendes Search Engine

The Canadian Patient Safety Dictionary

Google Scholar

Internet Archive Wayback Machine

Drug Information

MedlinePlus: Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Protecting and Promoting Your Health

Health Canada Drugs and Health Products

RxList: The Internet Drug Index

mediLexicon: Medical Dictionaries, Drugs & Medical Searches

PHARMASICT SCHOOLS: Professional Resources for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians


Medical Education

ERIC – Educational Resources Information Center [U.S. Dept. of Education]

Research & Development Resource Base (RDRB): a searchable literature database for the health professions [University of Toronto]

British Education Index

Theory Into Practice: Explorations in Learning & Instruction: The Theory Into Practice Database

Instructional Design

iCDL– International Centre for Distance Learning [UK Open University]


Chiropractic Organizations

American Chiropractic Association

Association of Chiropractic Colleges

British Chiropractic Association

Canadian Chiropractic Association

Canadian Chiropractic Examination Board

Canadian Federation of Chiropractic Regulatory and Educational Accrediting Boards (CFCREAB)

College of Chiropractors of Ontario
  Annual Reports

Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCEA)

Council on Chiropractic Education - Europe (ECCE)

Council on Chiropractic Education - United States (CCEUS)

Ontario Chiropractic Association

International Chiropractors Association

World Federation of Chiropractic

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Written Examinations


Complementary & Alternative Medicine

OSTMED.DR: Osteopathic Medicine Digital Repository

National Agricultural Library [U.S. Dept. of Agriculture]

HerbMed – [American Botanical Council]

Dietary Supplements (PubMed) Subset [ U.S. National Institutes of Health]

Native American Ethnobotany Database – University of Michigan-Dearborn

Natural Standard – [see CMCC's E-Resources Portal]

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine [NCCAM]

CAM on PubMed®

PEDro – Physiotherapy Evidence Database, [The George Institute for Global Health]

Phytotherapies.org – Herbworx Corporation (Australia)

Tropical Plant Database

Online Archive of American Folk Medicine – supported in part by the UCLA Academic Senate, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare

Bandolier: 'Evidence based thinking about health care'

Bandolier: The Oxford Pain Internet Site

Herb Research Foundation – "HRF is the world's oldest and foremost source of accurate, science-based information on the health benefits and safety of medicinal plants. HRF has been educating the public, health care professionals, and the media about the herbs for almost 20 years."