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Pharmacy Journal and Newspaper Databases

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Clin-Alert
Sage Publications
Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
Summaries of adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and market withdrawals from over 100 key medical and research journals from around the world. Searchable.
  • August 2001-

  • 24 issues per year
FIRST Consult
Elsevier
Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
  • Images
Findings from journals and health references organized into a highly accessible format for point-of-care use via the desktop or handhelds, with tools for differential diagnosis, evaluation and management of medical conditions, patient education and procedure skills review.
  • Varies

  • Daily
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPAB)
Ovid
Pharmacology and health sciences
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
Worldwide coverage of pharmaceutical science and health-related literature
  • 1970-

  • Monthly
MD Consult
Elsevier
Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
  • Images
A family of online medical information sites serving medical professionals' content needs, integrating books, practice guidelines, patient education materials, drug information and peer-reviewed journals from 50+ publishers, medical societies, and government agencies.
  • Varies

  • Daily
Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
The Medical Letter, Inc.
Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
Unbiased, critical evaluations of drugs. Appraises drugs in terms of their effectiveness, toxicity, cost, and possible alternatives. Includes access to the Antimicrobial Therapy H andbook, Adverse Drug Interactions Program, and patient brochures. Searchable.
  • January 1, 1988 -

  • Biweekly
MEDLINE - Ovid MEDLINE
Ovid
Medicine, nursing, dentistry, allied health, biology, chemistry and biophysics
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
Electronic counterpart of Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and the International Nursing Index
  • 1950 -

  • Daily
Pharmacist's Letter
Therapeutic Research
Registration Required

Medicine and health sciences

  • Text

Online journal including "Detail-Documents" on every topic covered, charts and patient handouts and updates on newly-approved drugs

  • 1996

  • Monthly
PLoS
Public Library of Science
Biology, medicine and health sciences
  • Text
  • Images

Contains full-text of the following open-access, peer-reviewed journals: PLoS Biology, PLoS Medicine, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Geneticsand PLoS Pathogens

  • Varies by title

  • Monthly
PubMed
National Library of Medicine
Medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, healthcare systems, and preclinical sciences
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
4,500 biomedical journals, magazines, newspapers, and newsletters
  • 1966+

  • Tuesday and Saturday

SciFinder Scholar
CAS

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Biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science , pharmacy
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
Patent and journal references from all scientific disciplines , substance information, chemical synthesis information, regulated chemicals information, commercially available substances.
  • Ongoing
SpringerLink
Springer-Kluwer
Sciences, medicine, social sciences and education
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
  • Links
380+ journals in full text
  • Varies by title
Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter
The Medical Letter, Inc.
Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
Review articles of drug classes for treatment of common disorders. Recommends first choice and alternative drugs. Includes access to the Antimicrobial Therapy Handbook, Adverse Drug Interactions Program, and patient brochures. Searchable.
  • September 1, 2002 -

  • Monthly

USP-NF Online
The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.
Login required.
Please ask at Information Desk.


Medicine and health sciences
  • Text
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Contains standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, medical devices, and dietary supplements.
  • Latest edition

  • Annual update plus two supplements per year
Wiley InterScience
Wiley
Business, education, engineering, science and social science
  • Citations
  • Abstracts
  • Text
670 journals in full text
  • Most titles from 1997-

  • Daily
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