is a database of biomedical references produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). There are three interfaces available to search Medline:
•PubMed is NLM’s interface for searching MedLine.
•Ovid is a company that provides an interface to use MedLine for a fee. Free access for BC Health Authority staff from the Electronic Health Library of BC (e-HLbc)
also provides a MedLine
interface for a fee. Free access for BC Health Authority staff from the Electronic Health Library of BC (e-HLbc)
CINAHL contains articles from Nursing and Allied Health journals. Fee for this database; free access for BC Health Authority staff from the Electronic Health Library of BC (e-HLbc)
Abstracts of research articles maintained by the American Psychological Associatiob (APA)
The Cochrane Collaboration
Collection of systematic reviews regarded as “gold standard” for reviews of research in primary health care and policy
Cochrane Webliography of Evidence-based Resources
Overview of important print and online resources for evidence-based health care and medicine.
RehabPlus (Rehab +) is database of pre-appraised literature geared towards rehabilitation professionals.
(RDRB) Research and Development Resource Base University of Toronto
The literature in this database focuses on continuing education and knowledge translation for practitioners in medicine, nursing and allied health fields.
NARIC - REHABDATA Database
The National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) database has contents in rehabilitation, including reports from the Nat’l Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation, articles from rehab related journals and books.
Health Services / Technology Assessment Text HSTAT
Is a free, Web-based resource of full-text documents that provide health information and support health-care decision making.
The OT Seeker
database contains critically appraised abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. National Library of Medicine Search Gateway
Searches across multiple NLM resources including audio, video, full text and images.
Geared towards patients and families, this version of MEDLINE contains information about diseases, conditions, and wellness in plain language TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice)
is a meta-search engine accessing online evidence-based references. Retrieval is categorized and Web 2.0 content is included.
Meta search engine for original studies, systematic reviews, and practice guidelines. Article quality and summaries are included. JANE - Journal Author Name Editor
This multi-faceted, Web-based tool can help you select journals to submit an article for publication. The title and abstract of your article is entered into the search box, and the database retrieves journals that best fit your topic. You can also use JANE to search for relevant articles by switching the search screen to its "keyword" function. This useful tool will help you sort through the vast amount of publications in order to find the most relevant places to publish, and also to search for articles on your topic. Clinical Trials.gov
Information on clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions is provided and updated by the sponsor or principal investigator of the clinical study. Web of Knowledge
Facilitates citation searching; for example find out who has cited a particular article, or see what references are included in an article for a fee, while Web of Science
is available for to UBC affiliates.
PubMed for Handhelds
Allows you to search MEDLINE by directly entering PICO elements to the search bar. Includes a spell-checker, and option to select publication type. HubMed
A search interface from the NCBI with features for browsing, organizing and gathering information from the PubMed database. Includes web feeds for regular updates of new literature for saved searches.
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