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  • AIDSinfo A central resource for current information on clinical trials for AIDS patients, federally approved HIV treatment and prevention guidelines

  • Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH) The Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database, commonly referred to as ETOH, is a database of historic alcohol-related research information.

  • Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco Web Links Searchable database of over 600 links to organizations and resources in the addiction field. Includes Research Centers, Professional Societies, Journals & Newsletters, Training, and more.

  • Historical Resources on Alcohol Use in America (Rutgers)
    A growing number of organizations and institutions are providing Internet access to their historical materials on alcohol/drug use in America. Below is a selected list of historical resources on the Web, some of which offer full-text documents and digitized images, while others provide access to bibliographic records through library catalogs and online databases. A few of these Websites provide contact and descriptive information (regarding collections and services) only.

  • Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS) APIS provides authoritative, detailed, and comparable information on alcohol-related policies in the United States, at both State and Federal levels. Designed primarily as a tool for researchers, APIS is intended to encourage and facilitate research on the effects and effectiveness of alcohol-related policies.

  • Alcohol Studies Database, Rutgers Contains over 80,000 citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and audio-visual materials.

  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Serials Database Information on over 400 journals, newsletters, and monograph series in the field of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. It includes both active publications and those that have ceased publication. Maintained by SALIS members at the ADAI Library. Citations only.

  • Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) Violence Literature Database (VioLit) This database stores bibliographic information and CSPV abstracts of violence related research and literature, primarily journal articles, books, reports and literature reviews on the topics related to juvenile violence.

  • CORK: A Database of Substance Abuse Information Nearly 70,000 items on substance abuse primarily from the professional literature and include journal articles, books, book chapters, and reports (from the late 1970s to present). Citations only.

  • Drug Information Provided by DrugScope

  • Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) A national information system funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to provide access to education literature and resources.

  • Evidence-Based Practices for Treating Substance Use Disorders Database of over 40 EBPs to assist treatment providers and policy makers evaluate and select science-based treatment practices.
     
  • Faststats A to Z The Faststats site provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages. From the National Center for Health Statistics.
     
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Resource Database Access to information on thousands of resources, including audiotapes, books, CD-ROMs, newsletter, magazine, newspaper, and journal articles, pamphlets and booklets, posters, videos, slide shows, and Web-based materials.
     
  • The Hazelden Research Library One of the largest repositories of addiction resources in the world. Use the Virtual Research Library to search databases of over 10,000 books, videos, and audio tapes.
     
  • Information on Drugs and Alcohol (IDA) This collection provides access to over 100,000, bibliographic abstracts and full text articles and reports which focus on drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, as well as mental health, social marketing and health communication issues.
     
  • Legacy Tobacco Documents Library (LTDL) Contains nearly 7 million documents related to advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research of tobacco products. Visitors can search, view, and download these documents from the web site.

  • Medline/Pubmed Provides access to bibliographic information which includes MEDLINE as well as additional life science journals.

  • MedlinePlus Provides health professionals and consumers access to extensive information about specific diseases and conditions and also has links to consumer health information from the National Institutes of Health, dictionaries, lists of hospitals and physicians, health information in Spanish, and clinical trials.

  • NCJRS Abstracts Database The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of the more than 190,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the National Criminal Justice Reference Service Library collection (from 1975 to present). Abstracts only.

  • Project Cork bibliographic database Provides immediate access to authoritative information and materials on substance abuse, useful to health and human service professionals, educators and their students, and those in public policy.

  • Responsible Gambling Council Online Library Magazine and newspaper articles, newsletters, research.

  • Richard W. Pollay 20th Century Tobacco Advertisement Collection A tobacco advertising archive with a searchable database of tobacco ads, with images, and a database of youth marketing materials. Sponsored by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

  • SAMHSA Publications ordering A resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment. View and order free government reports, manuals, brochures, webcasts, and posters.

  • Smoking and Health database Contains abstracts of journal articles, books handbook chapters, dissertations, reports, conference proceedings and papers, government documents, policy or legal documents, editorials, letters, and comments on articles. Sources include the Journal of the American Medical Association, and the American Journal of Public Health.

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) Data and surveys on topics in substance abuse and mental health. Download data sets, analyze data online, and produce analytic tables.

  • Substance Abuse Information Database (SAID) A one-stop source of information with summaries and full-text of materials relating to workplace substance abuse issues. Employers can draw on articles from experts as well as success stories from a variety of industries to assist them in establishing and maintaining a workplace substance abuse program.

  • Substance Use Screening & Assessment Instruments Database Database with over 300 measures to assist clinicians and researchers find instruments used for screening and assessment of substance use and substance use disorders. ADAI Library, University of Washington.

  • Tobacco Industry Documents (TID) This is a single federal source for Internet access to more than 27 million pages of tobacco industry documents (called the 4B index) that illustrate the health dangers of tobacco.

  • Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET) Information on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, toxicological effects of drugs, etc. Abstracts only.

  • Violence Databases (CSPV) The Center for the Study and Prevention and Violence at the University of Colorado at Boulder maintains several databases related to violence related research, videos and curriculum as well as violence prevention, intervention and treatment.

  • WorldCat.org A global catalog of library collections. You can search for books, music, video, articles and much more at a library near you or that you can order through interlibrary loan from your local library.