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Key Health Databases

Databases are specialist tools which you can use to find resources such as journal articles.  Listed below are some of the recommended databases for health students, but there are many more available to you from the All Health databases link or the Resources A-Z link.. For help with searching these resources see the Search Skills page in this guide.


Research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.


Independent high quality evidence for healthcare decision making

Health & Medical Collection (HMC)

Access to health, medical, nursing and psychology databases.


Indexes US MEDLINE and biomedical journal articles, from 1948.


Multi-disciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

All Health databases

Key ebook collections

Topics include: Assessment, Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Neuroscience, Orthosis, Physiology, Physical Dysfunction, Musculoskeletal disorders, Research, Theory, Therapeutic exercise, Wound care etc.

Other ways to find articles

Use the Online Journal Finder A-Z

  • To search for a specific journal title
  • Check the date range we hold a journal title

What if I can't access an article?

  • If the library does not have an article you need you can request it via Interlibrary loan.

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