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Allopathic Medicine: NSU MD Library Guide: Databases

An instructional pathfinder to researching for Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine

Comprehensive Lists

What are Databases?

  • Collections of journal articles and abstracts
  • Access: HPD Students, Faculty, Staff
  • See the Library Guide for your group (Nursing, Pharmacy etc.) to see which databases are best for use in your subject area
  • Tutorials: select "How do I learn to use the databases?" tab on this Guide




Is my journal Peer-Reviewed?

Peer-reviewed journals are also called:

  • scholarly
  • refereed

 Urichs Periodical Directory

  • Indicates if a journal is peer-reviewed or refereed
  • Type full name of journal

Power Search

Create a Power Search in EBSCOhost  or Ovid by searching multiple databases simultaneously.



Exam Preparation Resources


Search PubMed for articles

What is PubMed?

PubMed (MEDLINE) is the National Library of Medicine database for medical research.

PubMed has a public website that does not link to HPD Library subscriptions.

Use the NSU PubMed to link to full-text articles using the Find It! button.


Evidence-based Resources

Databases with Clinical Information and Procedures

Searching the Web

Drug Resources databases

Free resources:

NLM Drug Info Portal

Drug Trials: Center Watch

Library subscription resources:



Image databases

Journal Citation Reports

Find Journals with high impact factors in Journal Citation Reports


Find out how many times your article was cited as a reference by other authors:

  • Go to Web of Science
  • Choose Cited Citation Search


Audio-Digest is a library of podcasts.


  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Practice
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • OB/GYN
  • Oncology
  • Opthalmalogy
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Urology


Statistical Databases

Test, Measurements, Assessment Instruments