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Ethical & Religious Directives

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Ethics Databases

  • BELIT - Bioethics Literature Database
    Integrated database of about 470,000 references from American, German, and French database sources, including journal and newspaper articles; books; monographs; grey literature; legal documents.
  • Bioethicsline (1972-1999)
    Contains over 50,000 bibliographic citations for resources that cover literature on a wide range of bioethical issues. References also moved to PubMed database.
  • ETHXWeb
    Citations to literature on bioethics and professional ethics
  • GenETHX
    Citations to literature on the ethical, legal & social implications of genetic & genomic research
  • Islamic Medical and Scientific Ethics
    Citations to literature on Islamic medical & scientific ethics
  • PubMed
    Over 21 million references. Limit to Subject - Bioethics to search only bioethics references.

Ethics Websites

  • AMA's Code of Medical Ethics
  • Bioethics Resources on the Web
    Bioethics info from the National Institutes of Health & other US government offices, programs, publications, reports, guidelines & regulations. Includes a listing of general bioethics resources.
    New & analysis of current bioethical issues from the American Journal of Bioethics. Includes a "Bioethics for Beginners," bioethics blog, & some free articles on various topics.
  • Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity
    Examines the issues of bioethics using rigorous research, conceptual analysis, charitable critique, leading-edge publication, and effective teaching. CBHD is a bioethics research center of Trinity International University.
  • Hastings Center
    Independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit bioethics research institute focused on ethical issues in health, medicine and the environment.
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics
    Bioethics databases, bibliographies, organizations, publications, & other Web resources.
  • National Catholic Bioethics Center
    Established in 1972 to defend the dignity of the human person in health care & life sciences through educational programs, publishing, consultation & research.
  • University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics
    The JCB is a partnership between the U of Toronto & affiliated healthcare organizations. It studies important ethical, health-related topics through research and clinical activities.

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