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Anatomy and Human Biology: Databases and journals

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Welcome to the Anatomy and Human Biology guide! In this guide you will find useful sources for information needed for your major. Click on the tabs above, or the In this Guide box to navigate.

Anatomy and human biology databases

A basic search can be done using OneSearch, but the databases listed below will provide more search functions and results specific to anatomy and human biology.

Search the following databases to find information (e.g. journal articles and book chapters) on anatomy and human biology.

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

Acland's consists of over 300 anatomical videos using cadavers, narrated by Dr Robert Acland.

Examples of Acland's images

Visible body human anatomy atlas

Visible Body series includes over 4,000 medically accurate anatomical structures covering both systemic and regional anatomy.


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Top anatomy and human biology journals

These are the top ten journals in the anatomy and morphology category as ranked by JCR journal impact factor in 2014.