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Health Sciences - key resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationAcland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
3D rotational gross anatomy videos featuring real cadaver specimens. The specimens have not been embalmed and therefore retain the colour, texture and mobility of the living body.
Further informationAnatomy & Physiology Online (Primal Pictures)
Choose the Anatomy and Physiology tab to the left of screen. Includes 20 modules with clear 3D images and interactive models, narrated animations and illustrations, dissection slides, clinical case studies, the impact of aging on each body system, pronunciation guide, quizzes and more.
Further informationAnatomy.TV (Primal Pictures)
An online anatomy reference with access to three-dimensional animations that illustrate accurate anatomical function, biomechanics, and movement, as well as treatments and surgical procedures. Note: Library subscription is for 15 simultaneous users, please use the log off button when exiting.
Further informationBMJ Learning
Access to online evidence based learning resources for professionals in primary care and hospital medicine. BMJ Learning features hundreds of accredited, peer-reviewed learning modules in text, video, and audio formats. Individual users must register and/or sign in.
Further informationMobile appCINAHL (EBSCOhost)
This database provides indexing for journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
Further informationClinicalKey
Full-text access to a large collection of medical and surgical journals, reference works, books, handouts, and medical and procedural videos and images.
Further informationCochrane Library (Wiley)
A collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups.
Further informationMobile appe-Anatomy: The Interactive Atlas of Human Anatomy
Atlas of human anatomy: cross-sectional anatomy, gross anatomy, radiological anatomy. Provides medical imaging and pictures of head and neck, thorax abdomen and pelvis, limbs, and spine.
Further informationEMBASE (Ovid)
A biomedical and pharmacological database containing bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals. EMBASE is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research.
Public accessGoogle Scholar
Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Search across peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Article link provides access to library databases and full-text of many articles.
Further informationHarrison's Online
Online version of the key textbook Harrison's principles of internal medicine via AccessPharmacy.
Further informationMartindale (Books@Ovid)
Summaries and detailed monographs for drugs, disease, alternative medicine, toxicological managements, reproductive risks, and emergency care.
Further informationMedline (Ovid)
An indexing database that covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care.
Further informationOvid
A collection of databases covering medicine, pharmacy, psychology, education, philosophy, food science and technology. Access includes: Books@Ovid, Your Journals@Ovid, PsycARTICLES Full-Text, AMED, EBM Reviews, EMBASE, ERIC, Food Science and Technology Abstracts, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, Medline, Philosopher's Index, PsycBOOKS, PsycCRITIQUES, PsycEXTRA, and PsycINFO.
Further informationMobile appPsychiatryOnline Premium
Features DSM-5 and a collection of psychiatric references including books, journals, and self-assessment tools from American Psychiatric Publishing.
Further informationPsycINFO (Ovid)
An electronic bibliographic database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature for behavioral sciences and mental health. The database includes material in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.
Further informationPubMed
A citation database for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. Citations may include links to full-text content.
Further informationMobile appSciFinder Scholar (CAS)
First time users must register (see entry below). A chemical sciences research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases that contain literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.
Further informationSciFinder Scholar (CAS) registration
First time users must register, use this link.
Further informationMobile appScopus
A multidisciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature covering the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. The database includes more than 5,000 international publishers including Elsevier (ScienceDirect), Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, Taylor & Francis, and Sage.
Further informationTOXINZ
A poisons information database containing recommendations on the management of poisoning from chemical products, pharmaceuticals, plants and hazardous creatures. This resource is continually reviewed and rapidly expanding to accommodate more information.
Further informationUpToDate
A clinical reference tool providing specific, practical recommendations for diagnosis and treatment. Users are required to accept licence conditions. Online demo available. Access is available on-campus for staff and students. Off-campus access is available for students via the Student Desktop. Dunedin Medical students also have a link through the relevant landing page in Moodle.
Further informationMobile appWeb of Science Core Collection
Provides access to the world's leading citation databases: Science Citation Index Expanded; Social Sciences Citation Index; Arts & Humanities Citation Index; Emerging Sources Citation Index; Index Chemicus; Book Citation Index; and, Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covers the highest impact journals, including Open Access journals and conference proceedings.

 

Health Sciences - additional resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationAcademic Video Online (AVON): Premium (Alexander Street)
A multidisciplinary collection of videos with thousands of titles and more added each month that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. Academic Video Online: Premium allows students and researchers to analyse unique and valuable content from over 500 producers and distributors of videos around the world.
Further informationMobile appAccessPharmacy
An online curricular resource designed for pharmacy education. This database offers access to: Textbooks; Quick Reference; Multimedia library; Drug therapy cases; Self-assessment; Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice; Integrated drug database.
Further informationACP (American College of Physicians) Journal Club (Ovid)
Consists of two journals, ACP Journal Club, a publication of the American College of Physicians, and Evidence-Based Medicine, a joint publication of the American College of Physicians and the British Medical Journal Group.
Public accessAfrican Index Medicus (AIM)
An international index to African health literature and information sources. Administered by the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) with technical support from the World Health Organization.
Further informationAMA Manual of Style
Online edition of the American Medical Association Manual of Style - a guide for authors and editors in medical and scientific publishing.
Further informationMobile appBIOSIS Citation Index (Web of Science)
A citation database covering all major areas in the life sciences, with broad coverage in molecular and cell biology, pharmacology, endocrinology, genetics, neurosciences, infectious diseases, ecology and organismal biology.
Further informationBMJ Case Reports
A focused, peer-reviewed collection of cases in all disciplines providing healthcare professionals, researchers and others with clinically important information on common and rare conditions.
Further informationCancerLit
See: National Cancer Institute : Cancer Literature in PubMed
Further informationMobile appCurrent Contents Connect (Web of Science)
A multidisciplinary, current awareness database that provides access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as from relevant, evaluated websites.
Public accessDietary Supplement Label Database (DSDL)
Contains the full label contents from a sample of dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S. A joint project of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and National Library of Medicine (NLM).
Further informationEBM Reviews (Evidence Based Medicine Reviews) (Ovid)
A database of key evidence-based medicine sources: ACP Journal Club, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Health Technology Assessment, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, National Health Service Economic Evaluation, and Cochrane Methodology Register. EBMR links to Medline citations and abstracts.
Further informationEncyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS)
An updating resource of specially commissioned, peer-reviewed articles in the life sciences. Articles in eLS are written by leaders in the field to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of each subject area.
Public accessGlobal Health Library (GHL)
Promoted and led by WHO, the objective of the GHL is to increase access to information and scientific evidence on health, particularly in developing regions. GHL searches across a range of regional and global indexes including: AIM (AFRO), LILACS (AMRO/PAHO), IMEMR (EMRO), IMSEAR (SEARO), WPRIM (WPRO), MEDLINE, WHOLIS (KMS), and SciELO.
Further informationHealth & Medical Collection (ProQuest)
Combines the clinical research titles available in ProQuest Medical Library with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. The journals cover all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others.
Further informationHealth & Medicine (ProQuest)
A central access point for searching across the ProQuest health and medicine databases. The collections include health care and biomedical journals as well as evidence-based content, multimedia and dissertations.
Further informationHealth Reference Center Academic (Gale Cengage)
This database integrates articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters and select consumer health information sources with full-text reference works and health-related multimedia.
Further informationMobile appHealth Sciences (Alexander Street)
An collection of videos from practitioners, teachers, and researchers in a wide array of medical fields - including dentistry, nursing, rehabilitation therapy, sports medicine and exercise science, and veterinary science.
Further informationMobile appIEEE Xplore Digital Library
This digital library is a resource for discovery and access to scientific and technical content published by IEEE and its publishing partners. Browse this resource to access IEEE's journals and magazines, standards, and conference proceedings.
Public accessIndex Medicus for South-East Asia Region (IMSEAR)
An indexing database of articles published in selected journals within the WHO South-East Asia Region. It is a collaborative effort of participating libraries in Health Literature, Library and Information Services (HELLIS) network in the region.
Public accessIndex Medicus for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (IMEMR)
An online index of medical and health journals published in twenty countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region.
Further informationIndex New Zealand
A searchable database that contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from New Zealand periodicals and newspapers. The periodicals range from academic research journals to magazines.
Further informationInformit Health Collection
Content includes full-text research articles, reports and case studies in the fields of therapeutic, diagnostic and preventative health. Specialist and current topics of interest include ageing and age care, child health and breastfeeding, indigenous health issues, mental health and rehabilitation.
Further informationMobile appJoVE Biology Collection
The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is an online journal publishing visualized (video-based) biological research studies. The Biology collection includes the following sections: Neuroscience, Immunology & Infection, Medicine, and Behavior.
Further informationNursing & Allied Health Database (ProQuest)
Provides users with healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and more.
Further informationNursing and Allied Health Collection (Gale Cengage)
A full-text journal collection covering all aspects of the Nursing profession - from direct patient care to health care administration.
Further informationOECD Health Statistics
Offers a comprehensive source of comparable statistics on health and health care systems in OECD economies.
Further informationProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland
A comprehensive record of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Public accessPsycINFO Topic Guides
Topic Guides are brief handouts designed to demonstrate how PsycINFO can be used to search for resources in a variety of topic areas. They contain three sample search scenarios, and a list of selected Index Terms.
Further informationPublic Health Database (ProQuest)
This database allows you to search the core literature in the field of public health. It includes full-text for journals articles, magazines, news, reports and dissertations.
Further informationReference Module in Biomedical Sciences (Elsevier)
Combines related content from Elsevier reference works into a single source of information that is continuously updated.
Further informationMobile appRehabilitation Therapy in Video (Alexander Street)
A video resource for the study of occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and speech-language pathology. It includes footage of top clinicians and academics explaining the underlying anatomical and neurological issues in specific patient populations, while demonstrating effective techniques and methods for their treatment.
Further informationReviews in Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine (Wiley)
This updating encyclopedia covers both the molecular and cellular basis of life and medicine. Each subject is presented on a ‘first-principles’ basis, including mathematical treatment as appropriate, tables of key data and detailed figures.
Public accessSciELO Citation Index (Web of Science)
An abstracting/indexing database with links to open access full-text for journals from Latin America, Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean and South Africa.
Further informationMobile appScience Online
Access all content from print Science (from AAAS), plus additional enhanced material only available online. Includes ScienceXpress (electronic publication of selected Science papers in advance of print), Science News (daily news service) and Science Classic (digital archive, 1880-1996).
Further informationScience, Technology, and Medicine: 1780-1925 (NCCO)
This archive of journals, books, reports, and personal documents covers scientific research and discovery during the nineteenth century.
Further informationMobile appScienceDirect
Access full-text, peer reviewed journals, books, and reference works. Covers a broad range of subjects in the Social Sciences and Humanities, Health Sciences, Life Sciences, and, Physical Sciences and Engineering.
Further informationMobile appSciFinder Scholar (CAS)
First time users must register (see entry below). A chemical sciences research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases that contain literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.
Further informationSciFinder Scholar (CAS) registration
First time users must register, use this link.
Public accessScitable (Nature Education)
A free science library and personal learning tool from Nature Publishing Group. Access evidence-based articles, connect with a global community of faculty, researchers, and students, and, contribute to the Scitable community by uploading material.
Further informationMobile appSPORTDiscus with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
An important source of literature for sports and sports medicine journals, providing full-text content from many well-known and respected sources.
Further informationMobile appSports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video (Alexander Street)
A video collection in the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and more.
Further informationMobile appSpringerLink
Full-text, peer reviewed journals, books, and reference works. Subjects include: architecture, design, behavioral science, biomedical and life sciences, business, economics, chemistry, materials science, computer science, earth and environmental science, humanities, social sciences, law, mathematics, statistics, medicine, physics, and, professional and applied computing.
Further informationToxline (ProQuest)
This database, produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens.
Public accessTRIP database
A clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. First-time users are required to register for access.
Public accessWestern Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIM)
An online index of medical and health journals published in Member States of the WHO Western Pacific Region.
Further informationWiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science
An updating reference work covering the main areas of specialist and expert knowledge and skills used by those involved in all aspects of the forensic process.
Public accessWorld Health Organization Publications
Provides access to book and journal publications from the World Health Organisation.