Literature searches can provide you with a wealth of information, or deluge you with useless information. The library can prepare a literature search for you, or you may search the literature yourself. Contact the library if you need assistance. You can reach us via email at
; phone: 973.754.3590 or fax: 973.754.3593.
Search Medline using PubMed (click to search)
PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's search engine to search the Medical Literature. PubMed contains all of the citations (and abstracts when available) that have been indexed in Index Medicus. Citations from 1966 to the present are included.
Search Medline using Ovid (click to search)
The Ovid interface to search the same database as above.
Search AccessEmergencyMedicine (click to search)
AccessEmergencyMedicine contains textbooks, including Tintinalli's of interest in emergency medicine.
Search AccessMedicine (click to search)
AccessMedicine contains preclinincal and clinical textbooks, including Harrison's Online, Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Schwartz Surgery Online, and many other titles. AccessMedicine also contains Lange Case Files, and the Lange Self-Assessment tool powered by USMLEasy.
Search CINAHL (click to search)
CINAHL is the Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature, and is searchable using EBSCOhost. Passwords for use outside the hospital are available.
Search Clinical Guidelines (click to search)
The National Guidelines Clearinghouse may be searched for clinical guidelines on a variety of topics. You may also join their mailing list for new information and updates.
Search Clinical Trials (click to search)
The National Library of Medicine maintains this database of clinical trials. The database can be searched for information about clinical trials of interest to you or your patients.
Search Cochrane Library (click to search)
The Cochrane Library is a database of evidence-based medicine. After connecting to the Cochrane Library, click on "Enter" for IP subscribers. This link will only work from the hospital's computers.
Contains information to help understand people of other cultural, ethnic or religious beliefs, and their healthcare practices and preferences.
Search EBSCOhost (click to search)
EBSCOhost contains a variety of searchable databases, and includes many full-text articles in both newspapers, journals, and popular magazines..
Search Medlineplus (click to search)
Medlineplus is the National Library of Medicine's database of health information for patients, their families, and the general public. It also has videos of surgical procedures, and interactive tutorials.
Search Micromedex (click to search)
Access Micromedex 2.0 and Care Notes.
Search NJ Administrative Code and NJ Register (click to search)
Click on "I agree" to proceed to your choice of the NJ Administrative code, or the NJ Register for rulemaking changes and proposals.
Search Nursing and Allied Health Collection (click to search)
Database of nursing and allied health literature, with some fulltext articles.
Search Nursing Resource Center (click to search)
Database of nursing literature, with some fulltext articles.
Search Procedures Consult (click to search)
Procedures Consult contains videos of common procedures.
Search ScienceDirect (click to search)
ScienceDirect is a product of Elsevier Publishers. You can search their titles here, or browse the tables of contents of their journals. You may access the full-text of subscribed journals, which have a green icon next to the journal name.
Search UpToDate (click to search)
Use UpToDate to see summarized clinical information on a topic. Limited to onsite use.
Search Selected Readings in General Surgery (click to search - please contact library for username & password)
Selected Readings in General Surgery is produced by the American College of Surgeons, and provides current and comprehensive surgical knowledge.