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Databases for Quick Find Information

Google ScholarThis is a custom link which enables linkages to library full text content.

PubMed Clinical QueriesResults are limited to specific clinical research areas

Barwon Health Library Catalogue - Use the 'Resource Type' filter on the left-hand side of the results page to narrow results to just articles or books

Databases for Evidence Based Information

PubMed - citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Look for the Library Logo to the top right on the results page after clicking on the article title. LibKey Nomad Chrome browser extension makes accessing full text PDFs even easier through Pubmed

EMBASE- Covers the most important international biomedical literature from 1947 to the present day. Look for the Library Logo on the right for full text and article request options.

Medlineinformation on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Look for the Library Logo on the right for full text and article request options.

Cochrane Library - is a collection of high-quality, independent evidence

CINAHL Completeprovides full text coverage to over 1,300 titles including nursing specialties, speech and language pathology, nutrition, general health and medicine and more.

PsycINFO - a database providing abstracts of peer-reviewed behavioral sciences and mental health journals, articles, books, and more

TripPROa clinical search engine designed to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support practice and/or care.

For more suggested databases refer to the full list on this page.
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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
ATSIHealth, compiled by Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, is produced at Kurongkuri Katitjin the Edith Cowan University Centre for Indigenous Australian Education and Research. ATSIHealth is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts published and unpublished material on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
Source documents include theses, unpublished articles, government reports, conference papers, abstracts, book chapters, books, discussion and working papers, and statistical documents.
Developed in partnership with the Analysis & Policy Observatory, this extensive collection reinforces quality search results across articles, grey literature, reports, video, digital, infographics and guides available within Informit. Sharing the latest in policy knowledge and evidence, this database supports enhanced learning, collaboration and contribution.
Covers mainly Australian content on family, marriage, women; culture and institutions, private, civil and family law; social services and public welfare. Content includes peer-reviewed journals from government and specialist associations. A full text database, coverage is from 1976 to the present.
Database covers Australasian health information, providing full text access to core content from the region. Content includes research articles, reports and case studies of practical support to anyone studying or working in therapeutic, diagnostic and preventative health roles. A significant proportion of the content is unavailable online elsewhere, and includes journals dedicated to specialist and current topics of interest including ageing and age care, child health and breastfeeding, indigenous health issues, mental health and rehabilitation.
With a broad range of international Indigenous research resources brought together, the Informit Indigenous Collection offers a variety of content on both historical and topical issues within Indigenous studies. The multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary framework encompasses anthropology, community development, cultural studies, economics, education, health, history, human geography, law and land rights, literature, politics and policymaking, (post)colonial studies, etc. It covers the period from 1977 to present both for full text publications and index.
Searches only Informit full text databases.
Provides access to specialised databases across a wide range of subjects, including Australasian social, aboriginal, health, family, policy studies. ...
Content sources include authoritative publishers and peak research institutes from across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.