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Subject guide for Medicine

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.

Databases

  • 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.
  • More health science databases
    AU Library's list of databases tailored to the health sciences.

Dictionaries

  • Gyldendal’s dictionaries
    Contains, among other things; a Danish-English dictionary, a Danish medical odontology dictionary and a Danish clinical dictionary.
  • Ordbogen.com
    Contains dictionaries and specialist dictionaries in many languages and subject areas.

    Anatomical atlas

    • Visible Body
      Atlas with images and 3D animations.
      All modules can also be downloaded as apps via this link (you must be on AU's wifi when you download apps).

    Lectures

    Reference management

    A reference management tool can help you organize your references and use them more easily and effectively in your text documents. Students and staff at Aarhus University can freely use EndNote.


    Copyright

    Do you know the rules about copyright, when you are studying and writing papers? Figure out how and when you can use pictures, video-recordings or other materials here.

    Research guide

    We have collected some relevant information about information retrieval and on how to quickly and efficiently find the materials you need.

    More for your studies

    We have compiled the best resources for you as a student so you can get an easy overview of the services AU Library has to offer.