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  • Search Elsevier’s current medical and surgical content including: First Consult, journals, medical and surgical books, videos and images.

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  • A collection of databases that contain high quality evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, including systematic reviews, technology assessments, economic evaluations and individual clinical trials.

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  • Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. Full text content available to reference books, images, videos, and consumer health related periodicals.

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  • Provides citations, abstracts, and full-text material to topics in health and medicine, medications, and wellness. Sources include encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionaries, magazines, journals, and newspapers.

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  • Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.

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  • See: ClinicalKey.

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  • A collection of medical research and investigatory journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains the table of contents and full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals.

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  • Provides indexing and abstracts to the biomedical and life sciences literature. MEDLINE can also be searched through the Web of Knowledge platform. MEDLINE is the largest component of PubMed. Dates of coverage: 1949 to present.

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  • An authoritative source of general information on health topics provided from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Both health professionals and consumers can depend on it for authoritative and up to date information. It includes information on diseases and conditions, lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, and the latest health news.

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  • Evidence-based information compiled by healthcare professionals and researchers on complementary and alternative medicine such as dietary supplements and integrative therapies.  Each product or therapy is assigned a grade to reflect the weight of scientific evidence for or against its use to treat a specific medical condition.

    License requires all users authenticate with KU Online ID and password – including those on campus.

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  • Covers the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress.  Produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health consequences of traumatic events. 

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  • A full-text collection of nursing and allied health periodicals.

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  • Features DSM-IV-TR and the American Journal of Psychiatry from American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. Full text access is available to classic resources such as DSM-IV-TR, DSM-IV-TR Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM-IV-TR Casebook and other psychiatric textbooks and journals.

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  • Journal citations and abstracts collected from the life sciences literature from 1947 to the present. Over 4,800 journals are indexed in the areas of clinical medicine, biomedicine, and health care. 

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  • Provides access to CAplus, MedLine, CASREACT, and the Registry database from Chemical Abstracts Service. Registration is required. The database includes journal articles, book chapters, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports, substance database and dissertations covered in Chemical Abstracts. The license includes the substructure search module. For guides and tutorials, see SciFinder Training Materials.

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