These databases contain journal citations, abstracts and in some cases full text. They are used to find journal articles on a particular topic. Use them for research and to conduct literature searches.
Key database of nursing and allied health literature.
Includes Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) and Cochrane Clinical Answers.
Search across a number of health related databases at once. Note there are limitations on searching with regards to subject headings, MESH etc.
In addition to Medline records, Embase indexes thousands of unique journals and has a focus on European and drug research.
Nursing and allied health
Systematic reviews and evidence guides with a nursing focus
Key database of biomedical and clinical sciences literature on the Ebsco platform. Includes pre-print and non-indexed citations.
Key database of biomedical and clinical sciences literature on the Ovid platform. Includes pre-print and non-indexed citations.
Mental health literature
A version of Medline that is free to use. This access point provides links to BHS full text where available.