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Links and tools to aid in finding medical images to print or download.
Last Updated: Jun 8, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Subscription Databases

  • Journals@Ovid Full Text
    Login and password to search Ovid journals is not required - follow the link for non-subscribers at the bottom of the login page. To search for images within articles use the search suffix .CT (e.g. biopsy needle.ct). The Caption Text (CT) field includes the descriptive text for tables, figures, and other graphics published in the journal articles.
  • MD Consult
    Over 50,000 high-quality medical images (photos, tables, graphs and more) from the medical books on MD Consult. Use the "Images" tab on the site's top navigation bar.
  • STAT!Ref  Icon  Icon  Icon  Icon
    To search for images from the STAT!Ref book collection, use the advanced search and check the images box.

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Washington University Images

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Historical Images

  • Anatomia Collection, 1522-1867 (University of Toronto Libraries)  
    Approximately 4,500 full page plates and other significant illustrations of human anatomy selected from the Jason A. Hannah and Academy of Medicine collections in the history of medicine at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.
  • Historical Anatomies on the Web  
    Historical Anatomies on the Web is a digital project designed to give Internet users access to high quality images from important anatomical atlases in the National Library of Medicine’s collections.
  • Historical Images in Medicine (Duke University Medical Center Library)  
    The Historical Images in Medicine (HIM) collections encompass over 3,000 photographs, illustrations, engravings, and bookplates from the history of the health and life sciences.
  • Images from the History of Medicine (NLM)  
    This system provides access to the nearly 70,000 images in the prints and photograph collection of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).
  • Philadelphia Historical Digital Image Gallery  
    PHDIL, the Philadelphia Historical Digital Image Library, is a grant-funded collaborative effort between the Scott Memorial Library of Thomas Jefferson University and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
  • Wellcome Images
    Wellcome Images is one of the world's richest and most unique collections containing historical images from the Wellcome Library as well as over 40,000 high-quality images from the clinical and biomedical sciences selected from the UK's leading teaching hospitals and research institutions.

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