Tag Archives: databases

Bearing the cost of informal mhealth: a call to action

By Katie Hampshire (Durham University) This wasn’t a paper I’d been intending to write – rather, it demanded to be written in Health Policy and Planning. We had been working for the last three years on an ESRC/DFID-funded project researching the … Continue reading

Violence & Abuse Abstracts trial access

Trial access to Violence & Abuse Abstracts: August 2016 Violence & Abuse Abstracts is a bibliographic research database focusing on the legal, medical, psychological, and social aspects of all types of interpersonal violence. Areas covered include child abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment, … Continue reading

NEW database – Northern Light Life Sciences Conference Abstracts

The 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 … Continue reading

2014 update to Expert Searches in Ovid Medline

Those of you who save searches in Ovid Medline may have noticed that there are lots of searches already saved. These are added as ‘Expert Searches’ and are available to everyone who logs in via a School username and password. … Continue reading

2014 changes to Embase index terms

Each year, Medline and Embase update their indexing terms. The Embase update is due to take place next week. If you use indexing terms in your saved searches (often also called subject headings or MeSH terms), you may have to … Continue reading

SciELO now available in the Web of Science

Thomson Reuters announced today that SciELO is now available via the Web of Science. SciELO is an open access database, providing links to articles from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, Portugal and South Africa. These cover a range of health, … Continue reading