Medicine resources

Your Liaison Librarian: Steve Parton      email: s.parton@keele.ac.uk     tel: +44 (0)1782 733480


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To search for all your online and print resources with Library Search, just enter a title, author or keywords.

Use Library Search to search for both print and ebooks for your studies.

LWW Health Library (Medical Education) - Wolters Kluwer
Collection of e-books, plus a range of learning and teaching materials for Medicine such as videos, quizzes and real world case studies.

Medicines Complete - Royal Pharmaceutical Press
Includes full access to the current editions of the two BNFs.

AMED (Allied & Complementary Medicine Database) - EBSCO
Complementary medicine, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry, and rehabilitation.

Cochrane Library
Database of systematic reviews, clinical trials and other evidence-based material.

Healthcare Databases Advanced Search (HDAS)
Contains journal articles, research and reviews from the major healthcare related databases AMED, BNI, Cinahl, Embase, Health Business Elite, HMIC, Medline and Psychinfo. Requires an HE Athens account username & password. For queries about Athens account eligibility, contact s.parton@keele.ac.uk or tel: +44 (0)1782 733480.

MEDLINE - EBSCO
Contains millions of references for articles in many current biomedical journals.

PsycINFO - EBSCO
Find references for journal articles, book chapters and dissertations in the field of psychology, psychiatry, behavioural science & mental health.

Web of Science - Clarivate
Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database covering science, social sciences and arts and humanities. It offers access to research tools like citation reports and cited reference searching, and personalised features such as saved searches and alerts.

All available journals both print and electronic, and including those at the Health Library, are listed on Library Search.
Use Library Search to find print or ejournals by title (e.g. The Lancet) or to find a particular article from a journal.
To find relevant articles on a topic, search the appropriate databases. See sections below for information on databases.

Anatomy

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
Features nearly 330 videos of real human anatomic specimens in their natural colour.

Education

Best Evidence Medical and Health Professional Education
Reviews and supporting information from BEME.

EBSCO databases
EBSCO contains thousands of full-text journal articles across lots of subject areas. You can search all of the EBSCO collections at once, or limit to individual databases. EBSCO hosts a variety of important databases for education, including ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) and the British Education Index.

LWW Health Library (Medical Education) - Wolters Kluwer
Collection of e-books, plus a range of learning and teaching materials for Medicine such as videos, quizzes and real world case studies.

Pharmacology

Medicines Complete - Royal Pharmaceutical Press
A key reference resource for pharmacology. Includes full access to the current edition of the two BNFs, the Merck Index, Stockley's Drug Interactions and other material.

Social Sciences

AgeLine - EBSCO
Find references on ageing from the field of health sciences, psychology and social-science related disciplines.

ASSIA (Applied Social Science Index & Abstracts) - Proquest
General health information; particularly suitable for health psychology / health sociology topics.

Sports Medicine

SPORTDiscus - EBSCO
Find references for material on sports medicine.

BMJ Case Reports
Peer-reviewed collection of cases in all disciplines. If you wish to submit a case as a student or member of staff at Keele University please contact s.parton@keele.ac.uk or tel: +44 (0)1782 733480.

British Library EThOS
The British Library ETHOS project provides electronic access to research theses from many UK universities.

Information for Researchers (Health Library)
A selection of useful resources for Keele and NHS based researchers produced by staff at the Health Library.

Keele Research Repository
A digital archive of research and enterprise output produced by Keele University staff.

Library Hub Discover
Library Hub Discover replaces Copac and SUNCAT. This catalogue gives you access to details of materials held in many UK national, academic and specialist libraries.

NHS Evidence - NICE
Guidelines, reports and reviews published by accredited sources. This acts as a very good search engine, identifying material from a number of verified resources.

RefWorks
Reference management software which you can use to import, manage and save references from your research, whether they are from books, library databases, journals, web pages or other sources. You will need your Keele username and password to access RefWorks.

TRIP
Clinical Search Tool providing access to high quality clinical evidence.

If you need help using any Library Resources, or have questions you’d like to ask you can always contact us: library.help@keele.ac.uk, or start live chat.

The Liaison Librarian for Medicine is Steve Parton. If you’d like more in-depth help on using resources, want advice on how to search effectively, or want to further develop your information or digital literacy skills you can contact Steve and ask for an appointment: s.parton@keele.ac.uk

You can also come along to our ‘…In a Nutshell’ training sessions. These workshops introduce key academic skills in bitesize, 30 minute, practical sessions. The Health Library also provide a range of training sessions.

There’s also guides and tutorials linked below that should help you get started:

If you’re just getting started using the Library you can access our Library Guide or view our Welcome Video.

If you’re a PhD student or researcher at Keele you can access help and support from our Research Support Librarians. Find out more on the Research Support webpage.