PubMed includes MEDLINE, PREMEDLINE and unique citations from the following now defunct IGM databases : AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, HISTLINE, and HealthSTAR. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, PubMed is an international bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and the preclinical sciences.
The Excerpta Medica database (EMBASE) provides access to information on medical and drug-related subjects. It contains citations and abstracts from over 5000 biomedical journals from 70 countries.
The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases - including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and others - that contain high-quality information regarding the effects of various interventions in health care. Link to the Wiley Online Library here
Provides comprehensive coverage of the English language journal literature related to nursing and the allied health disciplines. Subject areas include Health Sciences, Medicine, Dentistry.
The Physiotherapy Evidence Database or ‘PEDro’ is a free, web-based database of evidence relevant to physiotherapy. PEDro contains citations of over 11,400 randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines relevant to physiotherapy.
Scopus is an abstracts database covering articles from peer-reviewed titles, including international publishers. Subject coverage includes: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Engineering; Life and Health Sciences; Social Sciences, Psychology and Economics; Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; and General Sciences.