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Medicine : Databases

Includes: Cardiology; Dermatology; Diabetes + Endocrinology; Emergency medicine; Gastroenterology; General medicine; Infectious diseases; Nephrology; Neurology; Pulmonology; and Rheumatology.

Medical databases

What is a database?

Databases contain references to journal articles, chapters in books and in some cases, theses and dissertations. Some databases also include the full text of the articles and other items. Access to these databases is paid for by the Library.  Important note:  databases are either discipline specific or multidisciplinary.  It is important for you as the researcher to establish which databases best suit your field of study.


Databases are a good place to search when you do not know in which journals articles appear. You can search by author, topic, keyword, journal etc. From the Library's website, under the 'Electronic resources' tab, choose 'Databases A-Z' if you know which database you want, otherwise click on one of the options on this page.

All databases provide options to print, email, save and export references and full text where it is available.

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