On this page you can find links to the most important databases and dictionaries for medicine. You are welcome to visit AU Library, Health Sciences if you need help finding literature.
PubMed The key source for literature within the health sector. Covers, amongst others, medicine, molecular biology, natural sciences, odontology, biology, public health, nursing science, sport science, agricultural sciences, psychology and health sciences.
Scopus and Web of Science Databases with research articles from all subject areas. In Scopus and Web of Science you can conduct citation searches to see how many times a specific article has been cited by others. It is also possible to extract the h-index for a given author, research group, institution, etc.
ClinicalKey Full-text access to over 1000 books and 500 journals. The database is designed for finding clinical answers via evidence-based literature. Covers all clinical specialities and also contains guidelines, patient information, videos, images, etc.
Cochrane The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases on medicine and other health-related specialties, published by the Cochrane Collaboration and other organisations. At its heart is the collection of Cochrane Reviews, which consist of systematic evaluations and meta-analyses that summarize and interpret results obtained via medical research.
Embase The database contains references to articles in the fields of biomedicine, pharmacology, toxicology and pharmacy.
PsycINFO Database of literature from the field of psychology. Contains references to literature with psychological aspects within such fields as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, physiology, anthropology, etc.
SveMed+ Contains references to articles from Scandinavian journals within such fields as medicine, odontology, nursing, physiotherapy, etc. From January 2020 SveMed+ will no longer be updated.