Welcome to the Genetics Resource Guide, where you'll find a variety of library resources to support your research in genetics.
Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences
Fax: (804) 828-6089
509 North 12th Street
PO Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Home page of the NCBI retrieval system for searching the major databases including PubMed, Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Genome, Taxonomy, BLAST, OMIM, PopSet, and others. Complete list of databases on the home page.
The primary database of information in biomedical and health sciences fields.
- NCBI Bookshelf
Biomedical books adapted for Web access by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Access to a book page is by direct search or from a link in PubMed.
- OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man)
Database cataloging human genes and genetic disorders authored and edited by Dr. Victor A. McKusick and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere, and developed for the Web by NCBI. The database contains textual information and references.
- Web of Science
Citation databases including Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Social Sciences Citation Index for searches by cited reference, topic, and author.
If you have not found what you are looking for in 10 minutes ... it's time to call us.
As your librarians, we provide many information based services for free, including:
- Systematic Reviews - assistance with searching, citation management, and appraisal.
- Expert Liberature Searches
- Evidence Based Practice Searches
- Citation Management assistance
- and more.
We can also come to your office, lab or facutly meeting, or class to give presentations on:
- PubMed, Web of Science, BIOSIS, or any other VCU Libraries resource
- Setting up an account for RefWorks, personal or group
- Finding images or protocols
- Last Updated May 31, 2013
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