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Title Notes

SciFinder Scholar (Web Version)

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


SPIE Digital Library

SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network)

Provided the by the Office of Research & Development (ORDE).  Off campus access via VPN only.

Springer Open

Note: The University of Colorado is an institutional member of Springer Open, making it a cost-effective publication option for CU authors.


Use an IE browser on a PC for this database. SRDS does not work on Macs or with the Firefox browser.


Some books have limited simultaneous users. If you are unable to access a title, try again later.


Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

Summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

STATRef Evidence Alerts

 Register, then create email alerts, or click on the Search tab to search for new appraisals for Medicine, Nursing and Rehab.

Stedman's Medical Dictionary

 Limited to 10 concurrent users.

Part of the STAT!Ref Database.


Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science

Test Reviews Online (Buros Institute of Mental Measurements)

Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences: Tests available in compilation volumes.



more info

TRIP Database

more info

Ulrich's Periodicals Directory

Unnatural Causes

Windows Smooth Video Streaming using Silverlight



Now enabled for off campus use! 

UpToDate appUpToDate app now available.
Register, download the app, login and go!

US Pharmacopeia (USP-NF Online)

Passworded access.

Users' Guides to the Medical Literature

USP Dictionary Online

Limited to 5 concurrent users.

Passworded access.



USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office) Databases

Free, full-text access to all patents filed with USPTO; patents from 1976 to the present are searchable and patents from 1976 to the present are available as images

Videos in Clinical Medicine (NEJM)

Videos from New England Journal of Medicine

Using the Advanced Search, type your topic into the search box and include and videos in the search strategy, ie., intubation and videos 

Visual Histology

Streaming WMV video files of the basics of cells and cell biology

Click the link to get the password. If off campus, library login required. Access is avail. only to CU Denver primary patrons.



Point of care digital medical image library that aids in the identification of dermatologic, infectious, genetic, metabolic, nutritional and occupational diseases, benign and malignant growths, drug-induced conditions, and other injuries. Users can search by diagnosis, build a patient-specific differential, or look up drug-induced adverse reactions by medication.
Note: Also accessible via UpToDate 
More Information: Video Overview
Differential Builder
Diagnosis Search
Medication Adverse Events

Web of Science

Web tutorial


WISER is the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders, a system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. WebWISER is the web version. See also: WISER versions for Palm, PocketPC, and Windows PC.

Worldcat (FirstSearch version)

Limited availability

OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

Access to this version of Worldcat is very limited, as it is part of a statewide contract with a small number of concurrent users.

WorldCat Local

OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide