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Library Subject Guides

Health Sciences: Journal Articles

Key health science journals that can be accessed via the UC Library

Keeping Up-to-Date

Medline, CINHAL and PsycINFO  enable you to set up automatic search alerts. Save your search on the database and when new records matching your search are added they will be emailed to you. 

For your key journals, go to the publisher's web site and set up a table-of-contents alert. Each time a new issue is published the table of contents will be emailed to you.

Journal abbreviations

To find out what journal title abbreviations stand for use this site:-

NLM Catalog: Journals referenced in the NCBI Databases

When searching in PubMed hold the cursor over the journal title abbreviation to find the full title.

Finding journal articles for your study

Journals are scholarly publications containing articles written by researchers, many of the are peer reviewed. Journal articles are a useful source of information for essays and assignments.

To find journal articles search MultiSearch (and refine your search to 'Journal Article'), or search a Health Science database.  

Health Sciences Databases