Access the links to numerous databases. Some of the links below require a password that is currently available only to Greenville Health System employees. If you would like assistance in accessing one of these databases, please call the Health Sciences Library at 864-455-7176 or e-mail us at We look forward to serving you. If you are on GHSNet, click here to access full online services.

Access Medicine- This resource contains more than 50 medical texts, 30,000 images, procedural videos and grand rounds lectures.

 – AIDSinfo offers the latest federally approved information on research, clinical trials, and treatment for patients and health care providers.

AMA Manual of Style- This is the current edition of the AMA Manual of Styles for authors and editors.

ChemIDplus – ChemIDplus is a search system that provides access to the structure and nomenclature authority files of chemical substances cited in National Library of Medicine databases.

CINAHL(EBSCO) – Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature is a bibliographic database providing access to most English language nursing journals and primary journals in over twelve allied health disciplines. (staff only) – This site provides updated information about federal and private clinical research in volunteers including the purpose of the trial, who is participating, locations, and phone numbers.

Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (EBSCO) – This resource is a bibliography of controlled trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration and others, as part of an international effort to hand search the world’s journals and create an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews. (staff only)

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (EBSCO) – CDSR contains full-text articles as well as protocols focusing on the effects of health care. Data is evidence-based and often combines numerous studies. (staff only)

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (EBSCO) – The DARE database includes abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effects of health care from around the world. Results have been critically analyzed according to a high standard of criteria. (staff only)

DIRLINE – The Directory of Information Resources Online contains location and descriptive information about a wide variety of information resources including organizations, research resources, projects, and databases on health and medicine.

DPDx:Identification and Diagnosis of Parasites of Public Health Concern – This resource is a database of parasites and parasitic diseases.

DXPlain- This clinical decision support system offers a ranked list of possible diagnoses from a set of clinical findings.

EBSCO Research Databases
 – These databases are bibliographic and informational. 1,600 journals are full-text and can be accessed by subject, author, and title. (staff only)

Eduserve Athens- Simplifies off campus access to all library electronics resources.

ERIC – This database contains the world’s largest source of education information with more than 1 million abstracts and journal articles on education, research, and practice.

ETOH – Alcohol and Alcohol Problem Science Database – ETOH is a database which covers all aspects of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.

FirstGov – One-stop shopping for all government information.

FREIDA Online – Fellowship and Residency Electronic Interactive Database – FREIDA Online contains nearly 9,000 accredited graduate medical education programs and 200 combined specialty programs.

Greenville County Library System – This is the web page for the Greenville County Library and includes catalog, services, and maps for downtown and all branches.

Haz-Map – This site links jobs with hazardous tasks to occupational diseases and symptoms.

Health on the Net – HON covers a variety of resources on medicine including medical conferences and daily news.

HSSR – The Health Services and Sciences Research Resources database contains descriptions of research datasets, instruments/indices, and software applications.

HSTAT – The Health Services Technology Assessment Text is a searchable collection of large, full-text clinical guidelines, technology assessments and health information.

IBIDS – International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements is a database of published, international scientific literature on dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, and botanicals.

IHM – The Images from the History of Medicine database provides access to the prints and photograph collection of the History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine.

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (EBSCO) – Produced by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, this site includes information from over 750 pharmaceutical, medical, and health-related journals published world-wide since 1970. (staff only)

IRIS – The Integrated Risk Information System is a database of human health effects that result from exposure to various substances in the environment.

Medical Student – This free digital library of authoritative medical information is for all students of medicine. It includes medical textbooks, patient simulations, CME and Board Exams, as well as handheld computer medical resources.

MDConsult- Access to 80 medical journals, 50 texts, images, guidelines, and patient handouts make this resource a good place to research variety of information resources.

NCMETV- This Internet-based continuing medical education resource covers a broad range of medical topics.

NLM Gateway
 – The NLM Gateway allows simultaneous searching of several NLM information resources/databases. NLM LOCATORplus – This site is the National Library of Medicine’s online catalog.

PDQ – Physician Data Query – PDQ is the National Cancer Institute’s comprehensive cancer database, containing peer-reviewed summaries on treatment, screening, prevention, and supportive care. Open and closed clinical trials world-wide are included as well as directories of physicians, genetic counselors, and organizations providing cancer care.

POPLINE – This reproductive health site provides citations and abstracts of the worldwide literature in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues.

PubMed – This site from the National Library of Medicine provides access to over 20 million MEDLINE citations.

R2- This resources offers 8 medical texts.

RefWorks- A reference manager that helps gather, store, and organize references so that bibliographies can be generated

 – Disability and rehabilitation literature is contained in this database.

SAID – The Substance Abuse Information Database provides materials relating to workplace substance issues.

TDNet- TDNet provides a searchable listing of electronic journals and books with links to available full-text.

 – This bibliographic site covers the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals.

TOXNET – TOXNET is a cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.

TRI – The Toxic Chemical Release Inventory (TRI) contains information on the annual estimated releases of toxic chemicals to the environment and amounts transferred to waste sites.


Databases available to staff only:

Books @ OVID – online access to medical books

EBSCO Research Databases - MEDLINE with full text, CINAHL Plus with full text, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, Health Business Elite, SocINDEX with full text, SPORT Discus with full text, Alt HealthWatch, Health Source Consumer Edition, and Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, and Greenfile & Health & Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI).

OVID – MEDLINE with online links to select full-text

PubMed – links to GHS full text journals with notes for print titles

STATRef – Medical books & Stedman’s Dictionary

UpToDate – answers clinical questions with topical reviews of more than 400 journals.