Database by Subject: Genetics

Title Notes

ChemID Plus

free/open access resource

Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

Online Help
CSH Protocols News

Note: Password not required for general access; user name, password, and registration are optional for personal pages.


CoreMine Medical

Tool that shows relationships between a large range of biomedical terms, including:

  • medical subject headings
  • gene ontology
  • pharmaceutical 
  • herbal medicine 
  • chemical 
  • gene and protein 

user guide



Produces genome databases for vertebrates and other eukaryotic species.

Training Video

more info


Books, journal articles, book chapters, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, news articles and audiovisuals relating to ethics and public policy issues in genetics.

Genetics Home Reference

free/open access resource

Medline (Ovid)

Limited to 20 concurrent users

Web tutorial 
HSL Tutorial: Using Ovid Medline 
Comparison to PubMed

Molecular Biology search

From Health Sciences Library System, U. Pitt.

free/open access resource

Mouse Genome Informatics (MGI)

more info
free/open access resource
MGI is the international database resource for the laboratory mouse, providing integrated genetic, genomic, and biological data to facilitate the study of human health and disease.

NLM Gateway (National Library of Medicine)

NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information)

NCBI Books

Nucleic Acids Research Database Collection

OBRC: Online Bioinformatics Resources Collection

The Online Bioinformatics Resources Collection (OBRC) contains annotations and links for 2457 bioinformatics databases and software tools. From Health Sciences Library System, U. Pitt.

OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man)

more info



Select institution “University of Colorado Denver AMC”  

more info


More Info, Comparison to Ovid MEDLINE

HSL Tutorial: Using PubMed

Tips: Accessing Full Text Online through PubMed



The library has now made the Advanced Version available to members of the campus. When creating a new individual account, users must be on campus, logged in with their PassportID if off campus, or connected by VPN. Registration details are on the library's blog.

Non-AMC campus members can still register for access to the Basic (free) version:

A Review of Quetzal: A Linguistic Search Engine for Biomedical Literature by C. Tobin Magle, Biomedical Sciences Research Support Specialist, Health Sciences Library

Science Signaling (formerly Science STKE)

SciFinder Scholar (Web Version)

First time users must go through a one-time registration process.