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Key Databases

Other databases

- TRiP Database Medical search engine for evidence based medicine

- MedlinePlus Database of consumer health information

- COVID-19 Global literature on coronavirus disease A comprehensive database of health literature related to the COVID-19 pandemic compiled by WHO and Global Health

DigitalNZ Access to over 30 million digital items from NZ libraries, museums, govt depts, publicly funded organisations, media and community groups




Guide overview

This guide is a pathfinder to Health Science resources at UC. Navigate by using the tabs above. Quick links:

Assistance offered

Help with literature searching (either quick or comprehensive searches)

Preliminary scoping search

  • Running an initial search in Medline, CINAHL, or PsycInfo as appropriate
  • Searching MultiSearch if just a few items are required
  • Finding systematic reviews on your topic

Conducting a literature search 

  • Recommending relevant databases
  • Developing search strategies for each database
  • Using appropriate search filters, if required
  • Saving search strategies
  • Helping with management of your references

Documenting your searches

Locating full text

(including use of EndNote)

See also ...

Faculty of Health 

Resources for Psychology: Psychology Subject Guide

Systematic Review subject guide

New Health Sciences books

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Subject Librarian

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Margaret Paterson

NOTE: Appointments are available via Zoom or in-person in Central Library. Email me with any questions relating to Psychology, Speech and Hearing, or Health Sciences.

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