Loansome Doc Alternatives

News of Loansome Doc’s retirement on July 1, 2019 has sent shock waves throughout the health sciences community and the libraries that served them.  It is quite unfortunate for the numerous solo practitioners, medical groups, and other health-related entities who need affordable access to credible information from the academic/professional literature.  Furthermore, many health sciences libraries find themselves in a moral dilemma because they want to provide biomedical information yet may be in violation of their electronic subscription licenses. Though the need for information remains, it is understandable that no library will jeopardize access for their current students, staff, and faculty or cause any embarrassment to their institutions.

In addition to visiting your local public or academic library, there are many online resources with freely available biomedical information and practice guidelines. Below is a select list of those resources:


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