As a subject specialist librarian, Amy is responsible for outreach, instruction, reference, and collection services to the faculty, students, and staff of the School of Medicine at UC Davis. In addition to her role as a subject specialist librarian, Amy currently serves as Interim Lead Librarian at Blaisdell Medical Library, where she is responsible for the day-to-day operations and public services of the library.
More than 27 million citations and abstracts for articles published in approximately 8,400 journals in medicine, life sciences, health administration, veterinary medicine, nursing, molecular biology and genetics. PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine on the NCBI platform.•PubMed Tutorial & more •Alerts/Automatic Updating Service (Saving & Managing Searches) •NLM Searching PubMed with Mesh tri-fold handout [PDF] •NLM PubMed Basics tri-fold handout [PDF]
Large interdisciplinary abstract and citiation database to academic journal literature, conference proceedings and books with broad coverage across the sciences and social sciences, includes citation tracking tools.
Essential Evidence Plus offers a system of filtered, synopsized, evidence-based information, with an integrated search engine that enables simultaneous keyword search in multiple databases: Essential Evidence Topics, EBM Guidelines, POEMs Research Summaries, Cochrane Systematic Reviews, NGC Practice Guidelines, Decision Support Tools, H&P Calculators, Diagnostic Test Calculators, Derm Expert Image Viewer, and Medicare's Evaluation & Management Services Coding.
The TRIP (Turning Research into Practice) Database is a clinical search engine designed to allow clinicians to quickly find answers to their clinical questions using the best available evidence. The Library has licensed the professional version of TRIP, which has added features, and requires IP authentication However, the standard version is freely available.=Sources searched by TRIPBelow are the categories of publications searched by the TRIP database - use this link to see all the publications:http://www.tripdatabase.com/publications#.*Evidence Based Synopses *Systematic Reviews *Guidelines - Aus. & NZ *Guidelines - Canada *Guidelines - UK *Guidelines - USA *Controlled Trials*Core primary research
MicroMedex Health enables searching across a suite of drug information databases, covering drug administration, adverse effects, clinical applications, contraindications, dosage, indications, interactions, over-dosage, pharmacology, precautions, product/substance identification, toxicity, references, synonyms, and uses. Databases include: NeoFax, Physicians Desk Reference (PDR), Martindale International drug information - including investigational and herbal drugs, POISINDEX, and DRUGDEX (Consults and Evaluations), P&T Quik Reports, MSDS from USP, REPRORISK, DESEASEDEX (General and Emergency), Alternative Medicines, TOMES, and RED BOOK (wholesale drug prices) .
Embase is a biomedical and pharmacological database containing bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals, and is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research and conference abstracts.Embase contains over 22 million records spanning 1974-present, with over 1 million records added annually. Each record contains the full bibliographic citation, indexing terms, and codes; and 80% of all citations in Embase include author-written abstracts. The Embase journal collection is international with over 7,500 active peer-reviewed journals more than 90 countries. All MEDLINE records produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) are included, as well as over 5 million records not covered in MEDLINE. Broad biomedical scope covering the following areas:
- Drug therapy and research, including pharmaceutics, pharmacology and toxicology
- Clinical and experimental (human) medicine
- Basic biological science relevant to human medicine
- Biotechnology and biomedical engineering, including medical devices
- Health policy and management, including pharmacoeconomics
- Public, occupational and environmental health, including pollution control
- Veterinary science, dentistry, and nursing
- Psychiatry and mental health, including substance dependence and abuse
- Forensic science
- Alternative and complementary medicine
References and abstracts on nursing, biomedical, allied health and consumer health literature. Also includes health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters, as well as Evidence-Based care sheets. Full text is provided for hundreds of journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. Includes PreCINAHL as a companion database.
PsycINFO is a department of the American Psychological Association (APA). It provides citations to articles in professional journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, dissertations and even important internet sites in psychology and related disciplines, most with abstracts and some citations.
Web of Science combines traditional bibliographic searching of journal content across the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences with broadly interdisciplinary "cited reference" search capabilities.• Quick Reference Guide: Web of Science Core Collection • Saving Your Search & Setting Alerts • Creating Citation Alerts for Current Awareness
Natural Medicines provides clinical, evidence-based information on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies. Search results in Natural Medicines draw from several databases: Foods, Herbs & Supplements; Health & Wellness; Comparative Effectiveness; Sports Medicine; Medical conditions; Manufacturers; and, Commercial Products. Special tools provide quick guidance about: interactions, nutrition depletion, effectiveness, adverse effects, and pregnancy & lactation. Natural Medicines merges content from the former Natural Standard and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.
Health Sciences Libraries: Tutorials
March 15, 2017
This guide points to short tutorials about health sciences information resources for faculty, students, researchers, clinicians, and staff. Key databases are covered, as well as the steps necessary to access information from the UC Davis Library.Read More
Health Science Library Favorites
March 15, 2017
This guide provides links to popular health sciences databases, key subject guides, research help, and library services. Information is provided about the two UC Davis Health Sciences Libraries, Carlson Health Sciences Library in Davis and Blaisdell Medical Library in Sacramento.Read More
Health Sciences eBooks
January 11, 2017
The UC Davis Library licenses thousands of health science eBooks. This guide describes how to find eBooks in the library catalog and by using links to publishers' eBook platforms. A select list of human health science eBooks that are available from the UC Davis Library is provided, organized by specialty.Read More