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Find articles: Databases

Academic and clinical articles published in thousands of journals worldwide. They are the main resources for healthcare research and can be easily searched using the advanced search engines.

Unless otherwise stated all databases are available on or off campus with your RCSI network password.

At present use Chrome or Firefox browsers with Web of Science and ClinicalKey

AccessMedicine

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AccessMedicine is a search platform for internal medicine resources from McGraw Hill containing 90+ e-textbooks, a diagnostic tool, drug information, cases, images and videos. What can AccessMedicine do for me?

Cinahl Plus with Full Text

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References to over 2 million articles from 4600 journals in nursing, consumer health, complementary medicine and 17 allied health disciplines. Full text is available from 760 journals from 1937.

Help >>         RCSI Library YouTube video on searching CINAHL using keywords
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RCSI Library YouTube video on searching CINAHL using subject headings

Clinical Key

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ClinicalKey is a dynamic clinical resource designed to provide physicians with fast, clinically-relevant answers from Elsevier’s library of medical and surgical content. Includes over 1,000 e-books, 500 e-journals, thousands of videos, and millions of images. For a full Medline search we recommend using PubMed, Ebsco or Ovid Medline. Not all the the results from a ClinicalKey Medline search will be available in full text. What can ClinicalKey do for me?

Cochrane Library

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5,000 + full-text reviews on the effectiveness of healthcare interventions. Also includes critical assessments of systematic reviews. Cochrane reviews are updated regularly.
Access: Funded by the Health Research Board and available within Ireland only.

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Embase

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20 million + articles from over 7,000 journals in biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences.Strong coverage of European sources, of drugs and pharmaceuticals. ALl Medline is included but Embase indexes an additional 1,800 sources not covered by Medline. From 1974.

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Emerald

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Articles in healthcare management.

Help >>RCSI Library YouTube video on searching Emerald

ERIC

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Educational Information Resources Centre indexes hundreds of journals in education and the social sciences and also cover education-related materials from scholarly organizations, professional associations, research centers and policy organizations. There are significant numbers of fulltext items in the database. Coverage: from the 1960s to the present.

EBM Reviews

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Evidence-based Medicine Reviews.Over 5,000 full-text reviews on the effectiveness of healthcare interventions. Includes critical assessments of systematic reviews (DARE) and clinical studies (ACP Journal Club). From 1991.

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Global Health

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Global Health is a specialist bibliographic, abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health research and practice. Global Health contains over 1.2 million scientific records from 1973 to the present and includes publications from over 158 countries in 50 languages. All relevant non-English language papers are translated. The database's open serials policy and coverage of international and grey literature means that 60% of material contained in Global Health is unique to the database. Everything from proceedings, patents, theses, electronic only publications and other difficult-to-obtain sources are included.

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Health Business Elite

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480 full-text journals in health care administration and management.

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Journal Citation Reports

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Impact factors for 5,900 + biomedical and science journals, measuring the frequency with which an average article from a journal is cited in a particular year. Impact factors are calculated on fixed annual data, and the most recent edition is dated two years previously. Updated annually..

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JUSTIS

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The online legal library of UK, EU and Irish law dating from 1163 to the present day.

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Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) - requires registration

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LFHE offers research publications and case study information on: the UK HE system, the new HE economy, collaboration and partnerships, governance, leadership in practice, changing roles, structures and careers, leadership development, leading the student experience, leading equality and diversity and internationalisation.

Registration is required to access the publications. Click MyLF Login to register an account.

 

Medicines Complete

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Provides online access to some of the world's leading drug and healthcare references.

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MEDLINE PubMed

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PubMed is the US National Library of Medicine research level version of MEDLINE indexing over 20 million medical and healthcare articles. Now includes links to RCSI e-journal holdings and requires a login from offsite. Browse to PubMed direct to avoid RCSI login. 

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MEDLINE at OVID

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OVID’s MEDLINE offers the most access to the fulltext of RCSI journals

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MEDLINE at EbscoHost

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EbscoHost’s MEDLINE offers an alternative search engine

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NetAnatomy

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NetAnatomy is designed to teach human anatomy to students of the health professions. The database contains images and information in three areas: Radiographic anatomy, Cross Sectional Anatomy and Gross Anatomy. Anatomical descriptions, labels and online tests are provided.

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OVID e-books

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Almost 300 e-books covering a diverse range of subjects including Behavioural Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Heath Professions, Nursing, Pharmacology & Public Health. Includes the new LWW Nursing Bridge Collection of over 70 nursing e-books.

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PEDro

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PEDro is a database of over 34,000 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy

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PsycINFO

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References to 2.5 million + articles from over 2,000 journals in behavioural and social sciences. Also includes some book chapters and US dissertations. From 1800s.

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Scifinder Scholar

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SciFinder is a research discovery application that provides integrated access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.
MySciFinder Registration: registration is required prior to using SciFinder. To register you must be on campus and use your RCSI email address.

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Scopus

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Scopus is an abstract and citation database of 20000 peer-reviewed titles from 5000 international publishers. Also includes the full Medline database. Content from various dates.

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TOXLINE

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NLM's TOXLINE covers the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. From from 1965.

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Web of Science

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Web of Science is a large suite of over 12 databases and citation indexes in the sciences and the social sciences. Use Chrome or Firefox browsers.

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