Recommended Databases: Medicine & Health

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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)

Subject coverage: Citations, abstracts and full-text of articles published in scholarly journals, trade journals, magazines and newspapers on multidisciplinary topics including accounting.


Cambridge Core covers over 1 million journal articles and 30,000+ books in all subject areas.

Ebook Central

Subject coverage: Access to full-text books on multidisciplinary topics

Faculty of 1000

Subject coverage: Over 8000 leading experts in Biology & Medicine

HIV policy

Subject coverage: Provides citations and full-text of articles published in scholarly journals, conference papers & proceedings, government documents, NGO and IGO reports and policy analyses related to HIV/AIDS policies.


Subject coverage:  Ideal for publishers looking to put their content online for the first time, increase the global visibility of their publications, or who are looking for an additional online channel to market.

IOP Science

Access to scientific, technical and medical contents.


Subject coverage:  Journals, primary sources & books.  To browse by subjects


Subject coverage: Online clinical reference for drugs, conditions, diseases, and more. Free online or on mobile. Accessible point-of-care resource.

ProQuest All Databases

Subject coverage: Search through all of Proquest's databases from one link. 

ProQuest Biology Journals

Subject coverage: A wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments.

  • Biological chemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Botany
  • Cytology and histology
  • Environmental studies
  • Microbiology
  • Microscopy
  • Zoology

Date range: 1998-current

Proquest Pharmaceutical News Index

Subject coverage: Provides citations and abstracts and full-text of articles published in trade journals, magazines and wire feeds on topics pertaining to pharmacology, healthcare research, development and regulatory issues.

ProQuest Research Library

Subject coverage: Multidisciplinary one-stop access to thousands of full-text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics. in all instances.  You have access to:

  • Research Library: Business
  • Research Library: Health & Medicine
  • Research Library: History
  • Research Library: Literature & Language
  • Research Library: Science & Technology
  • Research Library: Social Sciences
  • Research Library: The Arts

Proquest Science Journals

Subject coverage: For students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s.

  • General science
  • Materials science
  • Aerospace
  • Engineering
  • Computers
  • Physics
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Military

Subject coverage: Comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites. Maintained by the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. 

Sage Journals

SAGE is the world's 5th largest journal publisher in humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine.


Subject coverage:  Peer reviewed journals, articles, book chapters and open access content.

Taylor and Francis Online

Subject coverage: Peer reviewed open access research across all disciplines.

Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)

Provides citations and abstracts of articles published in scholarly journals across the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities. 

World Bank elibrary

Subject coverage: Offering researchers quick and easy access to the complete collection of World Bank publications since the 1990s.

World Bank Data Bank

Subject coverage: Collections of time series data on a variety of topics. You can create your own queries; generate tables, charts, and maps; and easily save, embed, and share them. 

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