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Medicine subject guide: Home

Subject Guide - help and guidance on finding resources in your subject area
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Welcome to the Medicine Subject Guide

  This guide will help you make the most of the library and information resources and services.   

 

New to the University?  Explore the Library Induction to learn all about the Library basics. 

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Amy can support you to develop skills in literature searching and evaluating information. Book an appointment for 1:1 support.

Where to start your search

Library Search

Search for print books, ebooks, journals, articles + more.  Use Library Search LibGuide for guidance.

For a full selection of databases and archives, use the A-Z Databases List.

Key resources

A quick start guide to using PubMed can be found here. For tips and advice from the Library, see our guide to Medline (PubMed).

Use the Databases A-Z List to access all the resources available to you.

You can browse by subject Medicine or search to find your required resource.

To access this resource there are a couple of additional steps. Watch the video below for a demonstration of how to log in and register to access ebooks and assessment activities.

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Using the BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities tool

This video introduces a range of evidence-based resources from NICE including, NICE Evidence Search, Clinical Knowledge Summaries, the BNF and BNFC.

Watch this video for a demonstration of how to search for literature on Medline (Ovid) using multi-field search

Using subject headings when searching Medline can help you find more relevant results and make your search more comprehensive. To learn how to carry out a searching using MeSH (medical subject headings) watch the below video.

The Journal of Visualized Experiments provides access to videos demonstrating methods and experimental approaches for biomedical and clinical research.

 

Frequently asked questions - healthcare databases

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