The following databases can be searched together, helping you to save time with your research. Choose any of the following links and above the keyword search boxes select 'Choose databases' and select the ones you would like to search.
I recommend always searching in Academic Search Complete, CINAHL, and Medline. You can choose any other relevant ones from the list below depending on your specific topic.
PubMed has some duplicate open access content from Medline, however it also has access to some content not available in Medline so is worth searching as well.
The following databases can also be searched together, choose any of the following links and above the search bar select 'Change Databases' and select the ones you would like to search. I recommend searching in the ones listed below.
ScienceDirect is a fantastic database for your subject area, unfortunately you cannot do advanced searches in it as you can in the databases above. It is still worth searching for articles but be aware that you can only search up to 8 keyword terms at once. Alternatively, you can do an advanced search in Locate to use more search terms and refine your results to the Scopus (Elsevier) collection to retrieve results from ScienceDirect.
There are a variety of visual resources which provide life-sciences images, diagrams and photographs.
There are a wide range of free resources available on the web to find images related to life-science, molecular biology and public health. Links to some useful resources are given below.
Lab Tests Online-UK is written by practising laboratory doctors and scientists to help you understand the many clinical laboratory tests that are used in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease. It is produced by the Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine in collaboration with the AACC and support from the Royal College of Pathologists and the Institute of Biomedical Science. Lab Tests Online-UK was established in 2003 with the aid of a grant from the Health Foundation and was financially supported by the Department of Health. It is currently funded by the Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, the Royal College of Pathologists and the Institute of Biomedical Science.
The Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) is the leading professional body for scientists, support staff and students in the field of biomedical science.