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Databases and Online Resources

Through the UNIMED E-Library, users of our library can access various subscription databases and online resources. Find below some of the resources that can be accessed through our e-Library. Please contact the E-Library to obtain login details of resources requiring passwords.


HINARI

One of the world’s largest collections of biomedical literature; offered by the leading biomedical publishers; administered by WHO.

Access: UNIMED e-Library


JSTOR

Offers current and archival journals, books, and primary sources; provides access to back runs of thousands of academic journals, current issues of select titles, primary source materials, and books in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities; administered by ITHAKA.

Access: UNIMED e-Library


ERIC

Authoritative database of indexed and full-text educational literature and resources; Features journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index; Essential for education researchers of all kinds; Includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more.

Access: -unregulated-


MEDLINE (PUBMED)

Comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature; citation from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books; citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Access: -unregulated-


PROQUEST Dessertations

Robust database for literature in Health & Medicine, Science & Technology, etc; hundreds of full text and A&I (abstract & index) collections.

Access: UNIMED e-Library


Academic OneFile

Up to 8,000 academic journal and general interest magazines; for research in physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, etc.

Access: UNIMED e-Library


BioMed Central

Over 290 quality peer-reviewed journals in Biology, Clinical Medicine and Health; owned by Springer Nature.

Access: -unregulated-


ELDIS

Access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues; resources for Global Health, Nutrition, Evidence for practice and policy, ageing, health systems, etc.

Access: -unregulated-


POPLINE

Comprises world’s reproductive health literature; full Text of Population and Public Health Documents.

Access: -unregulated-


World Health Organization Institutional Repository for Information Sharing (WHO iris)

WHO global digital library; online access to WHO published material.

Access: -unregulated-


eJournals Delivery Service (eJDS) (For Physics and Mathematics)

Access current scientific literature, mainly in the fields of physics and mathematics; From the International Centre for Theoretical Physics.

Access: UNIMED e-Library


Inasp

Journals of the American Physical society (Physics)

Access: UNIMED e-Library


Cochrane Library

Collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making; collection of evidence-based medicine databases covering the effects of interventions in health care.

Access: -IP Regulated-


SafetyLit

Abstracts of doctoral theses, “scholarly” reports and journal articles about injury occurrence and risk factors.

Access: -unregulated-


LISTA

Indexes more than 560 core journals, books, research reports and proceedings on librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Access: -unregulated-


American Doctoral Dissertations

Built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses.

Access: -unregulated-


HighWire

Up to 2.5 million full-text articles; Subject coverage: Biological Sciences, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Physical Sciences and social sciences.

Access: -unregulated-


Encyclopedia Britannica

General encyclopedia covering all fields of knowledge.

Access: -unregulated-


National Science Digital Library

Provides high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

Access: -unregulated-


Engineering and Physical Sciences Library

Books, Journals, articles and media for Physical Sciences and Engineering.

Access: -unregulated-


OpenDOAR

An authoritative directory of academic open access repositories.

Access: -unregulated-


WorldCat

Connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

Access: -unregulated-


AJOL

In partnership with hundreds of journals from all over Africa to make research outputs from the continent available to Africans and the rest of the world.

Access: -unregulated-


British Library for Development Studies

Largest library collection of development research in Europe.

Access: -unregulated-


Science in Context

Information about hundreds of different science topics. It includes articles from 560 academic journals, newspapers and magazines, information about experiments, and links to podcasts and videos.

Access: UNIMED e-Library


QScience Highlights

Open access collection of high-quality research and reviews; covers topics in healthcare, engineering and social sciences

Access: -unregulated-


Entrez – The Life Sciences Search Engine

Includes PubMed, Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, Taxonomy, OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man), and others.

Access: -unregulated-


NCBI Bookshelf

Books and documents in life science and healthcare.

Access: -unregulated-


PLOS (Public Library of Science)

Nonprofit organization with a mission “to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.”

Access: -unregulated-


FastStat

Statistics on public health topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Access: -unregulated-


OrangeBook

Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations.

Access: -unregulated-


Science Gateway

A directory of links to biomedical science and research journals.

Access: -unregulated-


TOXNET

Data on toxic chemicals and indexes to toxicology articles.

Access: -unregulated-


Africana Periodical Literature

Index to articles on a wide range of topics relating to all countries in Africa.   Some of the databases included are: Africana Periodical Literature, African Women’s literature, Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa, AJOL, and the Library of Congress’s Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature.

Access: -unregulated-


AllAfrica

Access to the full text of over 130 African newspapers and magazines, including articles in French. Covers the entire African continent.

Access: -unregulated-


Open Thesis

A free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.

Access: -unregulated-


Free Medical Journals

Promotes access to medical journals over the internet.

Access: -unregulated-


New England Journal of Medicine

Dedicated to bringing physicians the best research and key information at the intersection of biomedical science and clinical practice, and to presenting the information in an understandable and clinically useful format.

Access: -unregulated-


Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

Official journal of the US National Academy of Sciences, which is an authoritative source of high-impact, original research that broadly spans the biological, physical, and social sciences.

Access: -unregulated-


Global Health Expenditure Database

Provides internationally comparable numbers on national health expenditures; from WHO.

Access: -unregulated-


Scientific Journal International

SJI publishes peer-reviewed open-access journals for all disciplines.

Access: -unregulated-


World dataBank: World Bank’s Open Data Initiative

Offers open and free access to over 2,000 financial, business, health, economic and human development data for more than 200 countries; Access to at least 20 World Bank Group databases, including: World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, Global Economic Monitor, Actionable Governance Indicators, Doing Business Database, Health, Nutrition and Population Statistics.

Access: -unregulated-


Social Science Research Network

Contains abstracts of over 359,800 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and over 293,500 downloadable full text documents.

Access: -unregulated-


Note on access types

*UNIMED e-Library: resource can only be accessed at the e-Library

*-IP Regulated-: Resource can only be accessed while using UNIMED Internet connection

*-unregulated-: Resources can be accessed through UNIMED website from any location

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