- How to Find a Specific Journal Article
- Is It a Scholarly Journal or Isn't It?
- Full Text Journals
- ILLiad: Interlibrary Loan
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A collection of medical references including Harrison's Online, Hurst's the Heart, Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology and the Lange Educational Library. (M)
AccessPharmacy by McGraw-Hill for PharmD education offers +36 textbooks including DiPiro’s Pharmacotherapy. Also, +150 drug-therapy cases and care plans, +10,000 drug and NAPLEX test prep questions, +300 multimedia resources and more!
Adverse Drug Interaction Program
An evidence-based, proprietary database of adverse drug interactions. Searches for interactions between 2 and up to 12 drugs; also includes management recommendations and references are hyperlinked to the original literature. Updated regularly.
CareNotes documents enable you to conveniently provide your patients with complete, easy-to-understand information about all aspects of their care and health.
Clinical Pharmacology is the primary drug information and medication management resource of more than 1,000 hospitals, the majority of the country's largest retail pharmacy chains and consultant pharmacy corporations, the majority of U.S. pharmacy and medical schools, well-known health information websites, and hundreds-of-thousands of healthcare professionals and consumers worldwide.
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) is a comprehensive source of reports of controlled trials and is part of the Cochrane Library and updated quarterly. Many records come from Medline and Embase but are also from other databases, trial registers, and handsearches of many hundreds of journals and conference proceedings. (M)
Cochrane Collection Plus
Cochrane Collection Plus is an essential source of high quality health care data for both providers, patients and those responsible for researching, teaching, funding and administrating at all levels of the medical profession. It combines the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) and Health Technology Assessments (HTA) with the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and Cochrane Methodology Register.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
The Cochrane Database includes the full text of regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare from The Cochrane Collaboration. The reviews are presented in two types: Complete reviews - Regularly updated Cochrane Reviews, prepared and maintained by Collaborative Review Groups. Protocols - Protocols (background, objectives and methods) for reviews currently being prepared. (M)
Drug Facts & Comparisons
Drug Facts and Comparisons is a comprehensive drug information compendium. Organized by therapeutic drug classes, the format is designed to provide a wide scope of drug information in a manner that facilitates evaluations and comparisons.
Covering international biomedical literature from 1974-present, embase includes all 20 million+ MEDLINE records, plus over 5 million records from 1800 additional journals. Embase is commonly used to track drugs and devices, as a source for evidence-based medicine and systematic reviews, and to support research and discovery.
EXAM MASTER is an efficient way to study for the USMLE, PANCE, NAPLEX, NBDE, board certification exams, and to review medical subjects.
Iowa Drug Information Service
The Iowa Drug Information Service (IDIS) database provides access to the serial literature of medicine and pharmacy. Articles from over 180 English-language journals (about one-quarter are published outside the US) concerning human drug therapy, the clinical pharmaceutics of drugs or the economics of drug use are indexed in the database. IDIS/Web Tutorials.
Lexi-Comp is an industry-leading provider of drug information and clinical content for the healthcare industry. We provide the tools necessary to help improve patient safety, ensure compliance, and elevate the quality of care patients receive.
Online access to current issues of The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics and Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter, as well as CME Online, Adverse Drug Interactions Program, Antimicrobial Therapy online handbook, and more.
Medline - PubMed
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that covers biomedical literature, allied health, and biological and physical sciences. More than 22 million records from 5,600+ journals are indexed; English abstracts are included for about 83% of the records. PubMed Tutorials. (M)
MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series
Evidence-based, clinical reference for drug, disease, and toxicology information, plus laboratory test and patient education information. Includes Red Book Online, Trissel's IV Compatibility, Neofax, and more. Works best with Internet Explorer. (M)
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
Provides evidence-based, clinical information on natural medicines, herbal medicines, and dietary supplements. Compiled by pharmacists and physicians, this database provides reliable information on safety and efficacy and is updated daily.
Natural Standard was founded by clinicians and researchers to provide high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. This international multidisciplinary collaboration now includes contributors from more than 100 eminent academic institutions.
Natural Standard demo
NeoFax is designed to help clinicians accurately prescribe, calculate, formulate, and administer essential drugs and parenteral nutrition solutions for infants. By providing complete neonatal drug information covering more than 180 substances, NeoFax helps reduce medication errors and decreases time spent ordering and compounding.
NOTE: YOU MUST USE INTERNET EXPLORER VERSION 5.0 OR HIGHER TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE.
PDR (Physicians Desk Reference)
PDR® provides instant access to FDA approved drug information to include drug interactions, side effects, recommended dosages, contraindications, and more. You must register at this site.
PharmacyLibrary from American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is leading the next generation of online pharmacy resources. PharmacyLibrary features content from a selection of APhA's authoritative textbooks, an interactive NAPLEX review, case studies, article abstracts from the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association and a variety of news sources.
Prescriber's Letter is a subscription service for prescribers to keep them up to date on new developments in drug therapy. We've been publishing drug information since 1985 and started Prescriber's Letter in 1993. The service consists of a monthly letter, plus Detail-Documents available 24 hours a day. (M)
SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the Chemical Abstracts Service databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more!
Each user must create their own username and password using this link. For help see SciFinder Online Tutorials. (M)
Scopus is a multidisciplinary navigational tool that contains records going back to the mid 1960s, offering newly-linked citations across the widest body of scientific abstracts available in one place. (M)
STAT!Ref lets you cross-search more than 31 medical texts and more, including Medline, Stedman's Medical Dictionary and popular texts from McGraw Hill, Mosby, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
The following is a listing of selected subject headings relating to pharmacy. Each is a live link directly into the UNE Libraries catalog.
- Drug Industry -- Economics
- Drug Interactions
- Drug Therapy
- Pharmacy -- History
- Plants, Medicinal
Web Site Evaluation criteria.
- Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
- American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
- American Pharmacists Association
- American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
- Drug Watch
- International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS)
- Maine Pharmacy Association
- Maine Society of Health-System Pharmacists
- National Guideline Clearinghouse
- NLM Drug Information Portal
- Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base
- U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
- Worst Pills, Best Pills
For assistance with pharmacy research, please contact Beth Dyer at the Portland Campus library, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-221-4333,