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UMB Digital Archive

The UM Digital Archive is a service of the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) that collects, preserves, and distributes the academic works of the University of Maryland, Baltimore. It is a place that digitally captures the historical record of the campus.


UpToDate® is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource which clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions. UpToDate covers more than 11,800 topic reviews in 25 medical specialties More than 7,100 world-renowned physician authors, editors, and peer reviewers use a rigorous editorial process to synthesize the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based recommendations that are proven to improve patient care and quality.

Urban Studies Abstracts

Urban Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

USP Dictionary Online

The USP Dictionary features clear illustrations of chemical structures for more than 5,000 United States Adopted Names; more than 14,000 Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII) codes developed by the Federal Drug Administration for the immediate identification of drug substances; nonproprietary names designated by USP in applicable compendial quality standards that are enforceable by FDA; and 13,592 corresponding (CAS) registry numbers.

USP–NF Online

The USP-NF contains the pharmacopeial standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, biologics, compounded preparations, medical devices, dietary supplements, and other therapeutics.

Violence and Abuse Abstracts

Violence & Abuse Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.


VisualDx is a diagnostic clinical decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety.

Clinicians can quickly build a custom differential diagnosis across general medicine or use the powerful search function to access patient-specific clinical information and medical images.

VisualDx is a tool for front line healthcare workers, it provides a curated, peer-reviewed approach for quality patient care.


A catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.