Medicine

We have selected the National Library of Medicine as the world's very best website on Medicine. 

The National Library of Medicine, based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, is the world's largest medical library. It is part of the National Institutes of Health. 

 Its comprehensive website is organized in the following main sections: Health Information, Library Catalog & Services, History of Medicine, Online Exhibitions & Digital Projects, Human Genome Resources, Biomedical Research & Informatics, Environmental Health & Toxicology, Health Services Research & Public Health, Health Information Technology, Grants & Funding, and Training & Outreach.

Special gateways are provided in the website for: The Public, Health Care Professionals, Researchers, Librarians, and Publishers. There is also a section for Current Health News, and a Household Products Database with health and safety information on household products.

The website contains online exhibitions, which currently include: Forensic Views of the Body, the Visible Human Project with anatomical cross-sections of the human body, Profiles in Science, Greek Medicine from the Gods to Galen, Islamic Medical Manuscripts, and Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature.

Click here for the National Library of Medicine website: http://www.nlm.nih.gov