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Anatomical Plates from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

The collection features approximately 4500 full page plates and other 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.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation

Atlas about human anatomic variations; produced at the University of Iowa.

Anatomy of First Aid

Anatomical aspects of first aid; an atlas produced at the University of Iowa.

American Society of Hematology: Image Bank

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Image Bank is intended to serve as a comprehensive reference and teaching tool that is widely accessible to physicians and hematology students around the world.

Atherosclerosis Image Library

The Collection by Prof. Stary now contains 110 images which illustrate atherosclerosis in human coronary arteries. The present images have been arranged into 19 thematic groups or "albums" which are designed to explain the sequence of lesion development and the participation and significance of individual lesion components.

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Atlas of Human Anatomy, produced at the University of Iowa.

Gloal Atlas of Infectious Diseases

Atlas of Infectious Diseases, provided by the WHO.

OPRM - Atlas of Oral Pathology

Atlas made by The University of Iowa / College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics. The goal of this atlas is to show multiple examples of important lesions of the oral cavity. One should never diagnose a lesion simply by visually inspecting it. The patient history and physical examination are critically important.

Lessons from a Bone Box

Lessons on Anatomy of human bones, produced at the University of Iowa.

The Whole Brain Atlas

The WHOLE BRAIN ATLAS is compiled by Keith A. Johnson and J. Alex Becker.

BrainSpan Atlas of the Developing Human Brain

The BrainSpan atlas is a foundational resource for studying transcriptional mechanisms involved in human brain development.

Cell Centered Database"  info

The National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research (NCMIR) created the CCDB in March 2002 to accommodate high-resolution 3D light and electron microscopic reconstructions.The CCDB also is one of a series of linked and federated databases across multiple biological scales as part of the Biomedical Informatics Research Network (BIRN) project, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative that uses emerging cyberinfrastructure, such as high-speed networks, distributed high-performance computing, and software and data integration capabilities, to foster large-scale biomedical science collaborations.

Images from the Clendening Library

This exhibit displays hundreds of images from medical and natural history texts, most of which were printed before 1800. They are organized by theme: diagnostics, human body, imaging, instruments, physician-patient culture, portraits, public health, reproduction, reproduction instruments, therapeutics.

Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section

Human anatomy by cross sections.

Atlas of Dermatology"  info

Excellent atlas of dermatology.

DPDx Parasite Image Library

Image Library of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) / National Center for Infectious Diseases / Division of Parasitic Diseases.

Electron Microscopic Atlas of Mammalian Tissues

The atlas was produced by Dr. med. Holger Jastrow, Institute for Anatomy, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany.

EMDataBank - Unified Data Resource for Cryo-Electron Microscopy"  info

EMDataBank is a unified global portal for deposition and retrieval of 3DEM density maps, atomic models, and associated metadata, as well as a resource for news, events, software tools, data standards, validation methods for the 3DEM community.

Atlas of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

All endoscopic photographs were taken by Drs. Martin and Lyons at the Gastrointestinal Diagnostic Unit of Tenet South Fulton Medical Center, East Point, Georgia.

Encyclopedia of Life"  info

The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is an ambitious, even audacious project to organize and make available via the Internet virtually all information about life present on Earth. At its heart lies a series of Web sites—one for each of the approximately 1.8 million known species—that provide the entry points to this vast array of knowledge. The entry-point for each site is a species page suitable for the general public, but with several linked pages aimed at more specialized users. The sites sparkle with text and images that are enticing to everyone, as well as providing deep links to specific data.

Functional Imaging Research of Schizophrenia Test Bed

The Function BIRN test bed is working to understand the underlying causes of schizophrenia and to develop new treatments for the disease. The Database is provided by the BIRN, the Biomedical Informatics Research Network.

Health Education Assets Library"  info

HEAL provides free digital materials of the highest quality that meet the needs of health sciences educators. HEAL was established in 2000 as a joint effort of three health sciences institutions in the United States:

  • The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • The University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

  • HealthMap

    HealthMap is a global disease alert map. It shows the incidence of infectious diseases.

    Hematology - Atlas

    This Atlas has the goal of supplying hematologists, laboratory technicians, medical school students, biologists as well as professionals working in the field of morphology of blood cells.

    Historical Anatomies on the Web

    Famous historical opuses of anatomy, inter alia by Bartholomeo Eusachi, Albrecht Duerer, Andreas Vesalius. Provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, NIH.

    The Multi-Dimensional Human Embryo

    The Multi-Dimensional Human Embryo is a collaboration funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to produce and make available over the internet a three-dimensional image reference of the Human Embryo based on magnetic resonance imaging.

    Human Protein Atlas

    The protein atlas has been created to show the expression and localization of proteins in a large variety of normal human tissues and cancer cells. The data is presented as high resolution images representing immunohistochemically stained tissue sections. Available proteins (genes) can be reached through a specific search (by gene/protein name/id or classification, such as kinase or protease) or by browsing the individual chromosomes.

    Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)

    Images from the History of Medicine (IHM). This system provides access to the nearly 60,000 images in the prints and photograph collection of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The collection includes portraits, pictures of institutions, caricatures, genre scenes, and graphic art in a variety of media, illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine.

    Image Library of Biological Macromolecules"  info

    The IMB Jena Image Library of Biological Macromolecules is aimed at a better dissemination of information on three-dimensional biopolymer structures with an emphasis on visualization and analysis.

    The Index of Medieval Medical Images (IMMI) and the Graphic IMMI

    The Index of Medieval Medical Images (IMMI) was a project funded by the National Library of Medicine and by The Ahmanson Foundation. The mission of the IMMI project was to describe and index the contents of all medieval manuscript images with medical components presently held in North American collections.
    The Graphic IMMI is a cooperative project between the Medical History Division of the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and the History & Special Collections Division of the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA.

    The Discovery and Early Development of Insulin

    This site documents the initial period of the discovery and development of insulin, 1920-1925, by presenting over seven thousand page images reproducing original documents ranging from laboratory notebooks and charts, correspondence, writings, and published papers to photographs, awards, clippings, scrapbooks, printed ephemera and artifacts. Drawing mainly on the Banting, Best and related collections housed at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Archives and Records Management Services at the University of Toronto, it also includes significant holdings from the Aventis Pasteur (formerly Connaught) Archives, and the personal collection of Dr. Henry Best.

    The Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database

    The Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database is an annotated bibliography of prose, poetry, film, video and art which was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource in MEDICAL HUMANITIES, for use in health/pre-health and liberal arts settings.

    Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections

    This database, made by the University of Wisconsin, Michigan State University and The National Museum of Health and Medicine contains images and information from one of the world's largest collection of well-preserved, sectioned and stained brains of mammals. Viewers can see and download photographs of brains of over 100 different species of mammals (including humans) representing 17 mammalian orders.

    Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy

    Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy - A Functional Approach: Companion to Histology and Neuroanatomy, produced at the University of Iowa

    3D MRI Digital Atlas Database of Adult C57BL/6J Mouse Brain"  info

    MRI-atlas of adult mouse brain.

    Nucleic Acid Database"  info

    The NDB shows nucleic acid-containing structures in a X-ray atlas and in a NMR-atlas.

    Vienna Ophthalmic Case Studies

    Excellent ophthalmic case studies.

    Database of the Known 3D Structures of Proteins and Nucleic Acids

    PDBsum was created by Roman Laskowski of the European Bioinformatics Institute in Hinxton, U.K. This database provides synopses of structural and functional information stashed in the Protein Data Bank repository.

  is a Pediatric Digital Library and Learning Collaboratory intended to serve as a source of continuing pediatric education

  is a pediatric radiology and pediatric imaging digital library.

    Public Health Image Library"  info

    Image database on public health.

    The Big Picture Book of Viruses

    The Big Picture Book of Viruses is intended to serve as both a catalog of virus pictures on the Internet and as an educational resource to those seeking more information about viruses. Provided by David M. Sander, Tulane Medical Center.

    Visual Culture and Public Health Posters

    Database made by the NLM, History of Medicine Division.

    TraumaBank Information Repository

    The Trauma Imagebank is intended as a repository of quality, useful trauma images on the internet. It is appropriately classified and flexible, with images freely available for use by all. Eventually it should encompass all aspects of trauma care. Trauma care professionals from around the world regularly submit images of interest and educational value to the imagebank.

    Atlas of Ultrastructural Neurocytology

    The Atlas of Ultrastructural Neurocytology was created by Josef Spacek, MUDr., DrSc.

    The Urbana Atlas of Pathology

    The Urbana Atlas of Pathology, produced by the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign. Legends by Patricia J. O'Morchoe, M.D. Images from material collected by Donald R. Thursh, M.D. and Dr. P. J. O'Morchoe.
    Concept, design and implementation by Allan H. Levy, M.D., with the assistance of Ms. Jill Conway. Technical assistance by Ms. Dedra Williams and Ms. Tara Ramanathan.

    Visible Human Project

    The VISIBLE HUMAN PROJECT is an outgrowth of the NLM's 1986 Long-Range Plan. It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed. The male was sectioned at one millimeter intervals, the female at one-third of a millimeter intervals.

    Web Atlas of Medical Parasitology

    Parasitology-Atlas, provided by the Korean Society of Parasitology.

    The Internet Pathology Laboratory

    This popular web resource includes over 1900 images along with text, tutorials, laboratory exercises, and examination items for self-assessment that demonstrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease conditions.