A – Humanity Libraries Project
Human Info NGO
For the past 25 years, we have focused on providing non-profit information, data processing and dissemination services to UN and development organizations. Our goal is to empower UN agencies, governments, governmental agencies, and humanitarian and development organizations with best practices, know-how, technology, open-source software, open source websites, digital library and data-processing solutions.
A – IDRC Books Free Online
International Development Research Centre
The IDRC Digital Library is a repository containing outputs from projects funded by the International Development Research Centre. La Bibliothèque numérique du CRDI (BNC) est un dépôt qui présente les résultats de travaux de recherche financés par le Centre de recherches pour le développement international.
DeVita, Hellman, and Rosenberg’s Cancer; Principles & Practice of Oncology; 11th ed.
Wolter Kluwer Health (2020)
Principles & Practice of Oncology, 11th Edition keeps you up to date in this fast-changing field. Every quarter, your eBook will be updated with late-breaking developments in oncology, including new drugs, clinical trials, and more.
Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry; 3rd ed.
Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry, Six Volume Set has always been characterized by its unique and comprehensive content. Since publication of the 2nd edition, many important discoveries have been made leading to novel concepts in several areas of biochemistry, and new technologies have advanced our understanding of key processes of life.
Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology; 2nd ed.
Academic Press (2020)
Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology, Second Edition, Four Volume Set provides a comprehensive and concise reference on all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology, including the organs in the gastrointestinal system, their functions in health and disease, and strategies or procedures to resolve or prevent problems and disease.
Encyclopedia of Infection and Immunity
Encyclopedia of Infection and Immunity, Four Volume Set provides new insights into the interactions between bacteria, fungi, parasites and their hosts. Specific areas of interest include host cellular and immune response to microbes, molecular mechanisms of action of beneficial microbes or host-associated microbial communities, microbial pathogenesis, virulence factors, experimental models of infection, host resistance or susceptibility, and the generation of innate and adaptive immune responses.
Encyclopedia of Microbiology; 4th ed.
Academic Press (2019)
Encyclopedia of Microbiology, Fourth Edition, Five Volume Set gathers both basic and applied dimensions in this dynamic field that includes virtually all environments on Earth. This range attracts a growing number of cross-disciplinary studies, which the encyclopedia makes available to readers from diverse educational backgrounds.
Encyclopedia of Virology; 4th ed.
Academic Press (2021)
Encyclopedia of Virology, Fourth Edition, Five Volume Set builds on the solid foundation laid by the previous editions, expanding its reach with new and timely topics. In five volumes, the work provides comprehensive coverage of the whole virosphere, making this a unique resource. Content explores viruses present in the environment and the pathogenic viruses of humans, animals, plants and microorganisms.
Foundations of Virology; 2nd ed.
F.A. Murphy (2022)
This revision has the usual additions and updatings of text and images, but also a new 10 page section on SARS-CoV-2/COVID written by Kay Holmes. It has been revised up to July of 2022, now with 626 pages and still with >2,000 images. As always, this is still a history of virology centered on discoverers and discoveries, inventors and inventions, and developers and technologies, with particular emphasis on the seminal initial discoveries that have become the foundation of today’s science. Now this extends to the ongoing pandemic virus/disease – a section that will need ongoing updating – but we shall worry about this mañana. The book still has a massive table of contents that serves as a rather comprehensive timeline; it is indexed and has a suggested additional reading list. The images are included at the highest resolution possible for online sharing, still best viewed on a large high-res monitor.
HIV InSite Knowledge Base
Laurence Peiperl & Paul Volberding
HIV InSite is offline temporarily while we clean house and move to more stable technology. We apologize to our regular users and promise to be back as soon as we are able. Honestly, we didn't plan to go offline, but our 15 year-old system finally crashed.
Hunter’s Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases; 10th ed
Elsevier Saunders (2020)
Although much has changed in the more than 60 years since the first edition was published, the current ninth edition of Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases (HTM9) retains its primary objective as a concise presentation of practical information on the essential clinical aspects of patient presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of medical conditions found in the tropics.
Immunology; An Illustrated Outline; 6th ed.
CRC Press (2021)
Immunology: An Illustrated Outline is both a guide to the essential principles of immunology and a concise dictionary of immunological terms. The book can be used to consolidate understanding in preparation for course exams and medical licensing exams, or as a refresher when immunology is encountered in related life sciences, such as microbiology, virology, and zoology.
International Encyclopedia of Public Health; 2nd ed
International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public health. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this new edition combines complementary scientific fields of inquiry, linking biomedical research with the social and life sciences to address the three major themes of public health research, disease, health processes, and disciplines.
Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases; 9th ed
Elsevier Saunders (2020)
This handbook is an introduction to Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, also known as PPID, which is the detailed, authoritative reference book for the field.
First published in 1899 as a small reference book for physicians and pharmacists, The Manual grew in size and scope to become one of the most widely used comprehensive medical resources for professionals and consumers. As the Manual evolved, it continually expanded the reach and depth of its offerings to reflect the mission of providing the best medical information of the day to a wide cross-section of users, including medical professionals and students, veterinarians and veterinary students, and consumers.
OnLine Textbook of Bacteriology
This textbook has evolved from online and live-in-person lectures presented in my bacteriology courses at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Its contents are suitable for reading or presentation in courses or course modules concerning general microbiology and medical bacteriology at the college and advanced high school levels of education. As an electronic text, new material can be added, and current material can revised and updated. This is an inherent advantage of the web-based text over the tree-burner.
Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology; 2nd ed
Oxford University Press (2017)
Fully reviewed and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology maintains its position as the must-have guide to all aspects of infectious diseases and microbiology.
Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine; 5th ed
Oxford University Press (2021)
The Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, fifth edition is the definitive resource for medical problems in tropical regions, and in low-resource settings. Comprehensive in scope, and concise in style, this portable guide ensures that you always have the vital information you need at your fingertips.
Plagues, Pandemics and Viruses; from the Plague of Athens to Covid-19
Visible Ink Press (2020)
Pandemics can come in waves like tidal waves. They change societies. They disrupt life. They end lives. As far back as 3000 B.C.E. (the Bronze Age), plagues have stricken mankind. COVID-19 is just the latest example, but history shows that life continues. It shows that knowledge and social cooperation can save lives.
Smallpox and its eradication
F. Fenner, D.A. Henderson, I. Arita, Z. Jezek, I.D. Ladnyi / WHO
The definitive history of the worlds most triumphant achievement in medicine and public health. In 31 chapters, this monumental work recounts the history of one of humanity's worst diseases, moving from ancient times, through the discovery of vaccination, to the spectacular WHO-led campaign that finally vanquished the disease.
Supercourse: Epidemiology, the Internet and Global Health
Ronald E. LaPorte
SuperCourse(SC) is a repository of JIT lectures (COVID-19 for example) as well lectures and research methods materials on global health and other areas of science designed to improve the teaching of prevention worldwide and increase number of scientific publications. Supercourse has a network of about 2 million scientists in 174 countries (together with BA African Networks) who are sharing for free a library of more than 203,050 PowerPoint lectures in 38 languages
The Sphere Handbook
The Sphere Handbook is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized tools for the delivery of the quality humanitarian response. National and international NGOs, United Nations agencies, and governmental authorities across the globe make use of its guidance when planning, delivering and evaluating humanitarian operations.
The State of Food and Agriculture
FAO’s work in agrifood economics is based on economic research and policy analysis to support the transformation to more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agrifood systems for better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and a better life, leaving no one behind.
The State of the World’s Children
Each State of the World's Children (SOWC) examines a key issue affecting children. These have ranged from children with disabilities, conflict and war, child labour, urbanization, early childhood development, and much more, making it the most comprehensive analysis of global trends that impact children.
UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. Since the first cases of HIV were reported more than 35 years ago, 78 million people have become infected with HIV and 35 million have died from AIDS-related illnesses. Since it started operations in 1996, UNAIDS has led and inspired global, regional, national and local leadership, innovation and partnership to ultimately consign HIV to history.
World Disasters Reports
IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (2022)
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian network. Our secretariat supports local Red Cross and Red Crescent action in more than 192 countries, bringing together almost 15 million volunteers for the good of humanity.