Bioethics Research Guide: Reference Sources & Websites

Research Guide for Bioethics

Reference Sources

Access Medicine -  AccessMedicine is an online collection of key medical reference texts that provide authoritative and current medical data. Medical news, updates, patient education information, a diagnostic tool, and an integrated drug database with information about dosages, trade names, and pricing are also part of this resource. Searching is available across the entire suite of basic sciences and clinical texts. An A-Z index and QuickAccess search also provide easy access to material.

Chadwick, R. The Concise Encyclopedia of the Ethics of New Technologies (2001)

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

Key Words in Ethics, Law, and Aging: A Guide to Contemporary Usage (1995)

Martin, E. and Hine, R.S.  Dictionary of Biology. (Oxford Dictionary of Biology) (2008)

Post, G. S. Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 3rd ed. (2004)


Animal Welfare Information Center from USDA.

Bioethics Information Resources from the National Library of Medicine

Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University

Bioethics Resources on the Web    from National Institute of Health   from American Journal of Bioethics-Science.

Centre for Applied Ethics Resources  

Cleveland Clinic Department of Bioethics

Georgetown University Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Global Digital Library on Ethics — offers access to a large number of resources on ethics.

Issues in Genetics and Health from National Human Genome Research Institute.

NHGRI Policy and Legislation Database  from National Human Genome Research Institute.

Online Bioethics Resources   from National Human Genome Research Institute.    

Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethics  from Georgetown University

Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

Temple University Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy

University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics  

Reference Sources & Websites

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