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NEW database – Northern Light Life Sciences Conference Abstracts

Image copied from https://flic.kr/p/ceC63SThe Library has purchased access to Northern Light, a database of conference proceedings covering life sciences and medicine.

The database is supplied on the OvidSP platform and can be searched using the same functionality as the other databases available from OvidSP. It can be accessed by anyone with a School username and password from any computer with internet access, just follow the links on the Library’s databases page.

The database provides information on more than 1,420,000 abstracts and posters from over 1,600 conferences. These cover a variety of subjects including:

  • Ageing and health
  • Blood disorders and hematology
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Childhood diseases
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Gastrointestinal diseases
  • Immune system diseases
  • Infectious diseases
  • Kidney diseases
  • Muscular and skeletal diseases
  • Nanomedicine
  • Neurological diseases and neuroscience
  • Obesity and weight loss
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orphan diseases
  • Pain management
  • Paediatrics
  • Sleep disorders
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stem cell research
  • Urology
  • Vaccines
  • Women’s and men’s health
  • Wound care

More information on the Northern Light database can be found on the Library’s spec sheet.

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