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Health Professions Media Libraries

General Health Professions

3D Atlas of Human Embryology

The 3D Atlas of Human Embryology comprises of 14 user-friendly and interactive 3D-PDFs of all organ systems in real human embryos between stage 7 and 23 (15 till 60 days of development), and additional stacks of digital images of the original histological sections and annotated digital label files.

The Cell Image Library™

The Cell Image Library™ is a freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms, showcasing cell architecture, intracellular functionalities, and both normal and abnormal processes. The purpose of this database is to advance research, education, and training, with the ultimate goal of improving human health.

Dartmouth Medical Library

This resource links to several medical image databases.

ARRS Golminer

ARRS GoldMiner® helps users find images and articles from peer-reviewed biomedical journals. Although intended primarily for health professionals and students, it is available to all users without charge.

Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

Hardin Library for the Health Sciences image catalog

Health Education Assets Library (HEAL)

HEAL is managed by the University of Utah. This extensive library has several sub-collections and clearly states copyright for each item.

John Hopkins School of Public Health

This site contains a wealth of images and infographics under Creative Commons licenses and organized by subject.

LITFL Collections

Image collections and resources from Mike Cadogan an emergency physician with a passion for medical informatics and medical education/textbooks.

MedEdPortal

While the AAMC’s MedEd Portal is a well known source of research publications, numerous videos, animations and images can be found here as well.

MedPix

MedPix® is a fully web-enabled cross-platform database, integrating images and textual information. Our primary target audience includes physicians and nurses, allied health professionals, medical students, nursing students and others.

Mercer School of Medicine: The Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education

The WebPath® educational resource contains over 2700 images with text that illustrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings along with radiologic imaging associated with human disease conditions. For self-assessment and self-directed study there are over 1300 examination items. There are more than 20 tutorials in specific subject areas. These computer-aided instructional materials support educational programs in the health sciences.

MERLOT Health Sciences Section

MERLOT is administered by the CSU system and has been in existence longer than many digital repositories. This repository covers all subjects, with this sub-section being devoted to Health Sciences. Many types of media are available here, from singular learning objects like images, to full courseware.

The NIH 3D Print Exchange

The NIH 3D Print Exchange provides models in formats that are readily compatible with 3D printers, and offers a unique set of tools to create and share 3D-printable models related to biomedical science.

The NIH 3D Print Exchange

The NIH 3D Print Exchange provides models in formats that are readily compatible with 3D printers, and offers a unique set of tools to create and share 3D-printable models related to biomedical science.

Open i

Open i contains thousands of images and associated articles. Copyright can vary but most is clearly noted with the material.

PEIR Digital Library

The Pathology Education Informational Resource (PEIR) Digital Library, is a multidisciplinary public access image database for use in medical education.

Public Health Image Library (PHIL)

PHIL is administered by the CDC. There is a well-organized searchable repository of thousands of images. With few exceptions, the images are high resolution and copyright cleared. As always, please verify the copyright on images you use.

Pub Med Central

PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).  Relevant images from journal articles will appear in the search results.

Specimens

Flickr page from Ed Uthman, a Houston pathologist.

Stanford University Bassett Collection

This is an extensive collection of stereoscopic images of human anatomy.

Stanford University Lane Medical Library

This is an extensive collection of stereoscopic images of human anatomy.

Wiki Premed

This site host numerous diagrams and other learning materials aimed at the premed learner.

Discipline Specific

ASH Media Library

Image library for the American Society of Hematology

ASRS Image Bank

Launched in August 2012, the Retina Image Bank captures the range of all things retina: clinical disease, anatomy, education, and treatment.

Genome.gov Media Library

Media Library for the National Human Genome Research Institute

LearningRadiology.com

The site was originally intended to replace the paper handout notes that accompanied lectures for the residents and medical students at Einstein Medical Center. It now contains over 5,000 pages of content, and has grown in popularity so that currently almost ten thousand unique visitors access the site every single day. Visitors access over 23 million pages of content every year.

The website has been, and continues to be, free to use. It requires no registration, no sign-in and no fee.

NCI Image Library

Image library for the National Cancer Institute

NIBI Image Library

Media library for the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

NIGMS Media Library

Media library for the National Institute of General Medical Sciences

NIH NEI Library

Media Library for the National Eye Institute

NIMH Media Library

Image library for the National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Wadsworth Blood Cell Library

Blood cell image library from the New York Department of Public Health’s Wadsworth Center