Information for Researchers
Institutional Review Board (IRB) Support
IRB Library Contacts:
Christine Russell, MACE, MSLS firstname.lastname@example.org 757 446-5856
Esther Sarino, MLIS email@example.com 757 446-5852
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Support
Contact: Kerrie Shaw, MSLS
General Research Databases
PubMed LinkOut (Provides links to EVMS full-text journals)
MEDLINE (through OVID)
CINAHL (through EBSCOhost)
Web of Science (Provides access to Science Citation Index: 1999-Present and Medline 1950-present
Human Genome Sources
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) A guide to genes and inherited disorders.
Entrez Gene A comprehensive database of genes and associated information.
Map Viewer An interactive viewer for physical and genetic maps, genomic sequence, genes, and other genome annotations.
Clone Registry Genomic clones and libraries, including sequence data, genomic position, and distributor information.
Computational Molecular Biology Sources
BLAST® A sequence similarity tool.
GenBank® A database of nucleotide sequences.
Molecular Structure and Function A database of macromolecular 3D structures, as well as tools for their visualization and comparative analysis.
Taxonomy Database A database of taxonomic names of lineages of organisms represented in NCBI's sequence databases.
Conserved Domain Database (CDD) A database to identify the conserved domains present in a protein sequence.
Reference Sequences (RefSeq) A collection of reference sequences for genomes, gene transcripts, and proteins.
UniGene Automatic partitioning of gene transcripts and proteins.
Vector Alignment Search Tool (VAST) Similarity searches of protein structure.
PubMed LinkOut : Provides links to most EVMS full-text electronic journals. Look for the "EVMS Online" icon.
Electronic Journals: Alphabetical and "By Discipline" lists of full-text electronic journals
Electronic Books: Alphabetical, searchable list of electronic books.
AccessMedicine: Full-text access to current medical textbooks, study aids and clinical toolsClinicalKey: Full-text access to current medical reference texts, journals, patient handouts, and drug information.
STAT!Ref (E-Books) : Full-text access to current medical reference texts and clinical tools.
Online Catalog (WebCat) Click on “Periodical Title” to search by journal title to find print periodicals.
ILLiad Request journal articles and books not owned by EVMS and also journal articles not available electronically.
EVMS has an annual Copyright License which is designed to help save faculty and staff members' time, support learning and research, and ensure that the college is in compliance with copyright law.
Library Assisted Searches
In addition to the databases available to EVMS associates, librarians can search additional databases including Biosis and Embase.
Please call the Information Desk at (757)446-5851 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss a search.
Search Request Form (general research requests)
Protocol Literature Request (IRB research requests)