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Locate is the library's online catalogue and a reliable route to all of our paid-for journals and books. It is a useful starting point for scoping out a research topic. More information on how to search Locate effectively can be found in the Locate Help Guide. The Key Resources box below highlights other paid-for or freely available sources that will be useful to you when interrogating a topic in detail.
This is the most up to date version of the Royal Marsden Manual and also has the best functionality.
There are a variety of visual resources which provide health and medical-related images, diagrams and photographs.
Visible Body (Human Anatomy Atlas)
An online, interactive textbook of human anatomy. Note: Please see below for a pdf file containing instructions on how to access this resource.
There are a wide range of free resources available on the web to find images related to health, medicine and public health. Links to some useful resources are given below.
A freely accessible image database of medical images provided by the National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health in the US.
Public Health Image Library
A wide selection of modern and historical images relating to public health from the CDC (Center for Disease Control) in the US.
3D Atlas of Human Embryology
A resource from the University of Amsterdam providing a selection of detailed 3D images covering human embryo development. These can be downloaded as special PDF files containing 3D content allowing diagrams and images to be moved and rotated on screen.
BrainInfo is designed to help you identify structures in the brain