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ABI/Inform Complete Plus

Multi-disciplinary database with emphasis on scholarly publications and peer-reviewed journals.  Full-text available for many titles.

Academic Search Complete

Multi-disciplinary database with emphasis on scholarly publications and peer-reviewed journals.  Full-text available for many titles.


Information resource designed to support study and instruction and provide clinical information via access to a full-text anesthesia book collection, procedural videos, and self-assessment resources. 

Trial access: 2021

AccessEmergency Medicine provides access to educational and clinical resources to support the information needs of the emergency department.  AccessEmergency Medicine provides access to a full-text book library including Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, procedural videos, interactive self-assessment Q&A, a drug database, customizeable patient education handouts, and clerkship corner with text references, case files, and videos on essential concepts and procedures. 


Full-text clinical and basic sciences textbook collection that includes Harrison's Online, Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Hurst's The Heart, Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, and the Lange educational library series.

AccessMedicine app

Clinical reference tools including Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, Fitzpatrick's Clinical Dermatology Access, Diagnosaurus 2.0, and Pocket Guide to Diagnostics Tests


Integrated online surgery resource includes videos, animations, full-text textbooks, surgical atlas, and board review materials.

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

Contains nearly 330 videos of real human anatomic specimens in their natural colors, including 5 groundbreaking videos of the inner ear. Presents moving structures (muscles, tendons, and joints) making the same movements that they make in life. Shows complex structures step by step, from bone to surface anatomy, to provide a foundation for understanding anatomical structure and function.  Create free personal account to access practice exam questions.

African Index Medicus (AIM)

Produced by the World Health Organization in collaboration with the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA).

American Hospital Directory
Access restricted to educational use by students only. Contact Laura Abate (leabate@gwu.edu) for more information.

Data and statistics about more than 7,000 hospitals nationwide including both public and private data sources such as Medicare claims data, hospital cost reports, and commercial licensors. 

Aperio ePathViewer

App used to view pathology slides in GW MD curriculum.

App Shelf @ Himmelfarb

Apps available via Himmelfarb Library's collections as well as selected free apps.  Follow instructions in order to link to apps available as Himmelfarb Library's collections.