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Anatomy and Physiology Resource Guide: E-Anatomy Resources

Resources selected by faculty and librarians

Images and Simulations

Open Access Search Engines

BASE: Bielefeld Academic Search Engine  one of the best and most comprehensive tools for locating open-access books, journals, dissertations, and other scholarly sources available worldwide.


Anatomy Atlases    

Anatomy Atlases is a digital library of anatomy information curated by Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D.

Anatomy Videos (MedlinePlus)

eSkeletons (University of Texas at Austin) 

Essential Skeleton App for iPhone or iPad

GetBodySmart - for many body systems

Historical Anatomies on the Web (NLM)

OPENSTAX Anatomy Website

The University of Michigan Visible Human Project    

The Virtual Autopsy    

Visible Body (Argosy Medical)  View body systems by illustration or animation.

The Visible Human Project®    

This NLM project's goal is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies.

Winking Skull is designed to let you study and test yourself on human anatomy. You can gauge your proficiency against a handy timer and see your test results instantly.

Yale University School of Medicine: Cranial Nerves    


Healthline Body Maps

Healthline Body Maps is a free, interactive anatomy program that provides access to high-quality medical images. It allows learners to virtually explore the human body by selecting a body segment from a list or detailed index of body regions/systems or by clicking on an image.