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.
|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.
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.
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)|
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.
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.
|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.
|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.
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.
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.
|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.
|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.
|ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I|
A collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, from 1743 to the present day. Where available, the database includes a 24-page preview. Dissertations published since July 1980 include a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts.
|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.
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.