Actin Myosin Crossbridge 3D Animation San Diego State U.
Anatomy Atlases Curated by Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D.
AnatQuest National Library of Medicine
Visible Human Project
Basic Neural Processes Tutorials Hanover
Digital Anatomist Project Interactive Atlases Department of Biological Structure, U. of Washington, Seattle
Brain, thoracic organs and knee
The eSkeletons Project
Includes human, gorilla and baboon skeletons as well as glossary and self-test.
Histology Loyola U. of Medical Education Network (LUMEN)
Slides of human tissue with descriptive text
Human Embryology Animations Dr. Valerie O'Loughlin, Indiana U.
Includes pre- and post-tests for the embryology of several systems.
Hypermuscle: Muscles in Action U. of Michigan
Multimedia demos of muscle movements (adduction, extension, etc.)
Net AnatomySkull Anatomy Tutorial Gateway Community College, Arizona
Lack of systematic quality control means critical evaluation of Web sites is crucial. When evaluating web resources, consider:
Taken from: Ramage, Bean and Johnson. The Allyn and Becon Guide to Writing. 5th Ed. customized for Marquette University. Boston: Pearson Education, Inc., 2009: 602.
Try these to get more specific or broader results
• Use a * to include forms or variants of words in your search
• Example: type test* to search for test, testing, tests
Adding a ~
• Adding a tilde (~) to your search term will return related terms.
• Example: ~nutrition will search also nutrition, food and health
Adding a -
• Adding a negative (-) to your search term will take away that term in your search.
• Example: Pets -cats will not find web sites that focus upon cats as pets.
• By inserting quotes around an exact phrase, you will search only the words you type in, in that exact order with no words in between term.
• Example: "consumer product chemistry"
• Using AND, OR, NOT can broaden or narrow a search depending on your inquiry. "AND" will give you results that contain both words. "OR" will give results about either word and "NOT" will not search the term preceding.
• Example: Summer AND Flower, Summer OR Flower, Summer NOT flower