There are a variety of places where health care professionals can find information for their research, patient care, and educational needs. Some information resources are available only through a subscription or license. Information in this category may only be accessible from a publishers, a library, your institution or place of employment, your professional membership, or by individual purchase.
However, in the health sciences, a tremendous amount of information is freely available thanks to the federal government, state agencies, or nonprofit organizations. Examples you may already be familiar with include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, your state Department of Public Health, or the American Cancer Association.
The key points regarding internet based information are: