A service to help provide current best evidence for clinical decisions. It conducts searches simultaneously in several evidence-based information services (online evidence-based texts, evidence-based guidelines and pre-appraised journal publications). ACCESSSS also provides email alerts to newly published evidence in the user’s chosen area(s) of training/interest. First-time users should register for an account and select the appropriate University of Otago campus from the dropdown menu.
|Acland'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.
|Anatomy & 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.
|Anatomy.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.
|APS Digital Library (American Physiological Society)|
The APS Journals Digital Library provides full-text access to journals in many disciplines within physiology.
|BMJ Best Practice|
A clinical decision support tool for health professionals that provides access to the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion in a single source. BMJ Best Practice includes differential diagnosis tables, treatment algorithms, videos of common clinical procedures, integrated evidence from Cochrane Clinical Answers, over 250 medical calculators and more.
|BMJ 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. A Fellowship Code is assigned to all institutional subscribers to enable users to submit their medical cases to be published in the journal. This is a unique code allocated to the university. Users need to register a personal profile and use the Fellowship Code to submit their cases. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or your Subject Librarian (https://otago.libguides.com/liaison) to request the University of Otago Fellowship code.
BMJ OnExamination provides online medical exam preparation. It offers exam revision resources, self assessment modules and clinical video tutorials. 4th and 5th year students should have been supplied with a voucher code and URL through Moodle, enabling free registration.
|CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCOhost)|
CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers a range of subjects including nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Includes full-text journals, health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.
Full-text access to a large collection of medical and surgical journals, reference works, books, handouts, and medical and procedural videos and images. To access eBook PDFs you will need to register (create a User profile/Personal Account) and log in using those credentials.
|Cochrane Library (Wiley)|
The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.
A clinical reference tool that represents the best available evidence drawn from medical journals and systematic evidence review databases. The content is written by a world-class team of physicians who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis. New information is integrated into existing content daily. Christchurch campus staff and students use the following link: DynaMed Plus. Wellington campus staff and students use the following link: DynaMed Plus.
|e-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.
|EBM 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.
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.
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.
Online version of the key textbook Harrison's principles of internal medicine via AccessPharmacy.
|LWW Health Library|
The LWW Health Library platform provides authoritative texts, multimedia resources, and teaching & learning tools for medical education and the health professions. Users have access to texts, cases, self-assessment tools, procedure videos and audio files covering 14 specialist subject collections: Advanced Practice Nursing, Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Exercise Science, Medical Education, Occupational Therapy, Oncology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Therapy, Premium Pharmacy, Speech Language Hearing, and Surgery.
|Martindale: the complete drug reference (Books@Ovid)|
Summaries and detailed monographs for drugs, disease, alternative medicine, toxicological managements, reproductive risks, and emergency care.
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.
NCBI Bookshelf is a freely available collection of electronic books, reports, databases, and other scholarly literature in biology, medicine, healthcare and the life sciences.
|New Zealand Formulary (NZF)|
An independent resource providing healthcare professionals with clinically validated medicines information and guidance on best practice, enabling healthcare professionals to select safe and effective medicines for individual patients.
|New Zealand Formulary for Children|
An independent resource providing healthcare professionals with clinically validated medicines information and guidance on best practice, enabling healthcare professionals to select safe and effective medicines for individual children. Content and coverage is continually updated.
|New Zealand Universal List of Medicines (NZULM)|
New Zealand’s national medicines list for universal use across the health and disability sector.
|Oxford Medicine Online|
Oxford Medicine Online is a collection of full-text medical handbooks and textbooks published by Oxford University Press.
Features DSM-5 and a collection of psychiatric references including books, journals, and self-assessment tools from American Psychiatric Publishing.
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.
PubChem is a freely accessible online database for chemical information, providing comprehensive information on various chemical entities. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers.
PubMed is a free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health–both globally and personally. The PubMed database contains more than 30 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. It does not include full-text journal articles; however, links to the full text are often present when available from other sources, such as the publisher's website or PubMed Central.
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.
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.
|Web 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.
Dunedin Medical Schools - additional resources
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.
|ACP (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.
|BIOSIS 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.
|Current 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.
|Health & 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.
The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is an online journal publishing visualized (video-based) biological research studies. The Library's subscription includes the following video collections: Biology, Neuroscience, Immunology & Infection, Medicine, and Behavior.
|Public 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.
|Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences (Elsevier)|
Combines related content from Elsevier reference works into a single source of information that is continuously updated.
|Scitable (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.
|Springer Protocols (SpringerLink)|
Springer Protocols is a database of over 55,000 reproducible laboratory protocols in biomedicine and and life sciences, providing researchers with reliable and accurate lab techniques.
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.
|Taylor & Francis Online|
A collection of full text journals in humanities, social sciences, science and technology from Taylor & Francis, Routledge and Psychology Press, including access to back issues from 1997 where available.
A web-based search service giving access to the bibliographic details of what is held in New Zealand and international libraries.
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.
|Wiley Online Library|
A collection of full-text scientific, technical, medical, social science and business journals published by Wiley.