Research Resources

Citation Help

Refer to these sources for help with MLA and APA documentation styles.

Research Guides

Guides to research in particular subject areas prepared by JWCC librarians.

Article Databases


  • Citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to free full-text content from PubMed Central.  If free full-text is not available, choose “Full Text @ John Wood” to request the article through interlibrary loan.

Medscape from WebMD

  • Free registration.  Designed for health professionals.  Search for full text articles, CME content, conference coverage, news, MEDLINE, drug information.


  • From National Library of Medicine. Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.

Medical Dictionaries

Medical Encyclopedias and Guides

Drug Reference Resources

Evidence-Based Resources

Clinical Trial  Resources


General Reference Tools



Science Reference Tools

Guides to Countries and Cities

Earth Science & Geography

Maps and Atlases

Mathematical Reference Tools

U.S. Government and Legal Reference Tools

Agriculture Reference Tools

Philosophy Reference Tools


Web Directories