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Top resources

These are the Health Sciences Library's most frequently used databases and tools:

AccessMedicine + other Access databases

Core textbooks in medicine, emergency medicine, pediatrics, pharmacy, and surgery from McGraw-Hill.

CINAHL Plus with full text (EBSCO)

Research database indexing nursing journals, conference proceedings, and selected books.


Full text access to clinical journals, medical textbooks, drug information, practice guidelines, and patient handouts.

Cochrane Library

Collection of databases each containing a type of quality, evidence-based information for healthcare decision-making.


Find answers to clinical questions in this evidence-based medical database, updated daily.


International biomedical and pharmacological database that is comprehensive in scope, including all of MEDLINE.

EndNote, Mendeley, & RefWorks

Reference management tools that assist with research and make creating bibliographies easy.

Explorit! EBM (evidence-based medicine search)

Search tools for evidence-based medicine (EBM), evidence-based decision making (EBDM), and clinical effectiveness research in various practice areas and disciplines.

Google Scholar

Search tool for the scholarly literature that is configured with links to full text documents licensed by the library.

MEDLINE: PubMed & OvidSP

Two interfaces to MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine's biomedical database. Choose either PubMed or OvidSP.


Find articles, dissertations and book chapters in psychology and behavioral health.


Search the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, including scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings.


Access to core medical, nursing and pharmacy texts and tools.


Evidence-based clinical decision support tool. Usage may be tracked for CME/CE credit.

Web of Science

Database of core research journals and conference proceedings. Also calculates impact factors for journals.

More databases

Complete list of Health Sciences Library databases, A-Z.

Last updated Dec 20, 2019 by cdstewart