Research Protocols Available Online

The Library now provides access to SpringerProtocols, a database of peer-reviewed laboratory research protocols in the life and biomedical sciences. SpringerProtocols covers 15 subject collections--such as molecular medicine, biological science, and biotechnology--and contains over 600 titles from 1980-2011, including:

  • Methods in Molecular Biology
  • Methods in Molecular Medicine
  • Methods in Biotechnology
  • Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Neuromethods
  • Springer Protocols Handbooks

Looking for more online resources on research protocols? Try one of these other databases in the UCSF Library’s collection:

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer-reviewed video journal which covers biological, medical, chemical, and physical research.

Cold Spring Harbor Protocols is a source for biomedical research methods in cell, developmental and molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, protein science, computational biology, immunology, neuroscience, and imaging.

Current Protocols is a "best-practices" collection that provides comprehensive coverage of protocols with overviews examining the pros and cons of differing methodologies. The UCSF Library provides online access to Current Protocols: Bioinformatics, Cell Biology, Cytometry, Human Genetics, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Nucleic Acid Chemistry, Pharmacology, Protein Science, and Toxicology.

Nature Methods publishes primary research papers as well as overviews of recent technical and methodological developments in the biological and biomedical sciences. The UCSF Library provides access back to 2004.

ProceduresConsult is a database containing complete details on how to prepare for, perform, and follow up on the most common procedures required in today's hospital setting. It covers the procedures required by the ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine) and conforms to ACGME standards to help physicians and residents to consistently achieve the best patient outcomes.

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