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CoViD-19: Health Studies Resources

Reliable information for our Shenandoah University Community

Information about COVID19, provided by the Medical Library Association

These are COVID19 resources for health professionals and those in health study programs, provided by the Medical Library Association. The list was created from crowd-sourced suggestions from MLA members and other health information professionals on the front lines of providing information during the COVID19 pandemic. It is not an exhaustive list, but it is a good place to learn more and stay current on the scientific literature. 

U.S. Government Resources

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Scheduled and past recorded webinars related to various emergency preparedness & response topics plus slide decks:


National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, LitCovid, a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus:


National Library of Medicine: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) summary 


National Institute on Allergies and Infectious Diseases: Coronaviruses including COVID-19


National Institutes of Health: Coronavirus Disease 2019 Situation Summary page

Journal, Publisher, Society Resource Sites

American Academy of Pediatrics 

Critical Updates on COVID-19

Resources and guidelines for pediatricians and clinicians


PediatricsAmerican College of Physicians 

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information for Internists

Submitted by Angela Spencer, Saint Louis University. Resources to assist internists seeking to prepare and manage their responses.


Cochrane Library | Cochrane Special Collections 

Coronavirus (COVID-19): evidence relevant to critical care

Coronavirus (COVID-19): infection control and prevention measures


EBSCO Medical COVID-19 Portal

Shared by Helen Chang, St. Joseph's Medical Center. 

General information portal, but also with access to clinician and researcher information, plus open access Dynamed information


Elsevier Novel Coronavirus Information Center

Free health and medical research on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


John Wiley & Sons Wiley Online Library 

Covid-19: Novel Coronavirus Content Free to Access

Research journal articles and book chapters also available.


The Lancet coronovirus hub

Content from across The Lancet journals as it is published. All COVID-19 content is free to access. 


McGraw-Hill Education/AccessMedicine distance learning libguide

Shared by Lori Fitterling, Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences. Includes content maps available online which may be helpful for clerkship/rotation students


New England Journal of Medicine

A collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.

Wolters Kluwer Ovid Portal for COVID-19

Submitted by Michelle M. Volesko Brewer, Wolters Kluwer. Articles published in Ovid MEDLINE or Journals@Ovid, Search strategies for OVID, Tools and resources for clinicians. 


For more information

Meghan Davitt, MSLS, AHIP
Health Sciences Librarian
Shenandoah University
Winchester, VA 22601