Resource List

The following sites may prove useful for your research. Please keep a record of which resources you take your information from. If you are having difficulty finding certain information about your pathogen, ask Mr. Neilson or Mrs. Moody for help searching.


All the Virology on the Web
http://www.virology.net/
Click menu on left to see table of contents. Links to specific virus sites links and other resources.

Big Picture Book of Viruses
http://www.virology.net/Big_Virology/BVHomePage.html
See links menu on left. Also links to the ICTV database...viral taxonomy.

Centre for Disease Control Special Pathogens Branch
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/spb/index.htm
See menu to left. Check out technical info when specific virus page is accessed.

Centre for Disease Control Advanced Search page
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/search/advanced_search.htm
With proper keywords, most human viral diseases listed here

Universal Virus Database ICTV
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ICTVdb/Ictv/ICTVindex.htm

World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/en/

Health Canada Diseases and Conditions
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dc-ma/index_e.html
Use the search field.

Public Health Image Library...useful images of viruses and disease symptoms
http://phil.cdc.gov/phil/home.asp

Disease Database...information aggregator
http://www.diseasesdatabase.com/

Health Protection Agency
http://www.hpa.org.uk/infections/topics_az/norovirus/menu.htm

Institute of Human Virology
http://www.ihv.org
Use the search field

Viral Bioinformatics Resource Centre
http://athena.bioc.uvic.ca/bioDoc/

Medline Plus..viral infections page
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/viralinfections.html
See menu on right side of page

VisualHealth
http://www.visualdxhealth.com/
Use search field at top of page. Some pix of viral symtoms...e.g. herpes...warts. Lists links even if no pix.

Additional Virus Research Resources

ERAC Web Portal
http://access.gale.com/erac/
Four databases available to SD34 students.
Try CPI.Q and the Student Resource Centre…note you can
search for particular media types, including books and magazines.
When accessing this site from outside of RBSS:
Username:34rbss
Password: student

EBSCO
http://search.ebscohost.com/
Great starting point...links to other resources at bottom of most articles.
If accessing from outside school...
Username:rbs34
Password: pass34

Virus Ultra Structure:
http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/mmi/stannard/linda.html
See the Virology Lecture Notes and other items on menu at left.

Google Scholar
http://scholar.google.ca/
Find abstracts and full text of scholarly works on viruses.

Another technique to find scholarly info via search engines:
Type the keywords you want e.g. mumps vaccine…
followed by site:edu or filetype:pdf

Try also…
Infomine…a scholarly internet resource collection
http://infomine.ucr.edu/

Bubl Link Catalogue of Internet Resources
Useful but many of the links are on the sheet you already have.
http://bubl.ac.uk/