WEBTREATS: Online Medical Journals

This list of online medical journals, prepared by ACOG Resource Center Librarians from other sources, is provided for information only.  Referral to these sites does not imply the endorsement of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of either the organization or their contents, expressed views, programs, or political activities. Further, ACOG does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available from these organizations or on these websites.  This list is not meant to be comprehensive; the exclusion of a site does not reflect the quality of that site.  Please note that sites and URLs are subject to change without warning. Mash/mh/jer 4/12/2012

Please also refer to the Webtreat on Continuing Medical Education for related links.

Access to the full text may be free, "pay-per-view", or via a subscription to the online or print versions of the journal.

General Medicine

ACP Medicine (formerly Scientific American Medicine)

ACS Surgery

AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment

American Journal of Public Health

Annals of Internal Medicine


Archives of Internal Medicine

Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Archives of Surgery

BMJ : British Medical Journal

Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine

CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal

Critical Care Medicine

Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity

Genetics in Medicine

JAMA : The Journal of the American Medical Association

Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Journal of the American Osteopathic Medicine Association

Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine

Journal of Urology

The Lancet

MMWR : Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

New England Journal of Medicine

NIH Consensus Statement


Ultrasound Quarterly


CA : A Cancer Journal for Clinicians


Journal of the National Cancer Institute

SEER Cancer Statistics Review

Obstetrics & Gynecology

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Contemporary Ob/Gyn

Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology

European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Biology

Female Patient

Fertility & Sterility

Gynecologic Oncology

Human Reproduction

Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease

Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health

Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Canada (JOGC)

Journal of Reproductive Medicine

Journal of Women's Imaging


Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology (member access only)

Perspectives on Sexual & Reproductive Health

Sexuality, Reproduction & Menopause


AHRQ Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web

National Health Statistics Reports

National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR)

Vital and Health Statistics Series


These sites, which provide online access to full text journals, may provide access free, via "pay per view", or through a paid subscription to the print or online versions.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Free Medical Journals

HighWire Press

Journal/Author Name Estimator (JANE)

National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Electronic Journals and Open Access

PubMed Central


Washington DC Principles for Free Access to Science

For ACOG members:

Cochrane Library
(member access only)
Log on to the Cochrane website from the ACOG website by selecting Search Cochrane Library (you will need to log in to the members' website before access will be allowed).

Your Journals @ Ovid
(member access only)
Log on to the Ovid website from the ACOG website by selecting Search Ovid (you will need to log in to the members' website before access to OVID will be allowed). Once in OVID, select the Your Journals @ Ovid database for full text access to these journals.


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Senior Director

Beth DeFrancis Sun
Special Collections Librarian

Jean Riedlinger
Reference Librarian


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