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Human Nutrition - key resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationAMED (Allied & Complementary Medicine) (Ovid)
A bibliographic database produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library. It covers a selection of journals in complementary medicine, palliative care, and several professions allied to medicine.
Further informationMobile appCINAHL (EBSCOhost)
This database provides indexing for journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
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 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.
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 informationNutrition and Food Sciences (CABI)
A specialist database covering human nutrition, food science and food technology. Key subject areas include public health, clinical nutrition, nutrition physiology, food safety, food security, consumer behaviour, food science and technology and food product groups such as functional foods.
Further informationPEN: Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition
A full-text database of information about dietetics, developed from key practice questions and evidence-based answers, with links to tools and resources consistent with the evidence.
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 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 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.
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.

 

Human Nutrition - additional resources

InfoDatabase title
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.
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.
Public accessHIIRC (Health Improvement and Innovation Resource Centre) Knowledge Library
Describes New Zealand based research on quality and innovation in the health sector. Some international research that is applicable to the New Zealand context is also described. Areas of focus include: clinical leadership; improvement methods; productivity (focusing on hospitals and shorter stays in emergency departments); and health targets.
Further informationMerck Index Online
A full-text databases of information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals.
Public accessNew Zealand Food Composition Database
Contains information on the nutrient content of foods commonly prepared and eaten in New Zealand. To access the data, first-time users need to register for a username/password.
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.
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 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 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.