NOTE: Access to these databases is restricted to pharmacy students and faculty.
Online collection of eBooks, multimedia, self-test (including NAPLEX review), cases and care plans, and more. Includes full text of DiPiro, Goodman & Gilman's and other major pharmacy textbooks.
Drug information reference. Includes drug monographs, IV compatibility checker, and drug identifier module. For mobile access, contact the Pharmacy Librarian.
Cochrane Collection Plus
Provides health care information in the form of product trials and product reviews as well as the medical effects of particular methods of treatment.
Clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. Provides evidence-based information on disease states, tests, and treatments in an easy-to-read bulleted format.
Provides access to the world's literature in the biomedical and pharmacological sciences. More pharmaceutics than Medline/Pubmed.
Epocrates Online (Available on the Web with no restrictions)
Free drug information tool sponsored by drug companies. You will need to create a free account to use most features.
Drug information reference. Specific strengths include adverse effects information with incidence data to help evalutate the likelihood and severity of adverse effects.
GlobalRPH.com (Available on the Web with no restrictions)
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
Provides access to journal literature covering all aspects of drug therapy and pharmaceutical information including biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, pharmacist liability, and other topics.
Drug information resource. Contains several sub-databases including Lexi-Drugs, AHFS DI, patient education information in English and Spanish, IV compatibility information from the King Guide, and lab tests and diagnostic procedures.
Provides access to Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy and Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference.
Medline with Full Text
Provides full text access to more than 1,400 medical journals covering all aspects of medicine, nursing, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and other areas of interest.
Medscape (Available on the Web with no restrictions)
News for health practitioners. Some features require registration.
Drug information resource. Contains several sub-databases including DRUGDEX, AltMedDex (alternative medicine), IDENTIDEX (excellent drug ID tool), DrugPoints (patient information in up to 15 languages), Index Nominum (international drug directory), and pricing information from RED BOOK Online.
NABPLAW Online (Password restricted)
The Source for State Pharmacy Law and Regulation. Allows you to quickly access pharmacy laws and regulations from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. To get the password, Ask a Librarian.
Provides evidence-based information with evidence grades for alternative and complementary treatments including dietary supplements and integrative therapies like massage, acupuncture, and aromatherapy.
eBook collection including the Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs and Communication Skills for Pharmacists. Also includes career information and NAPLEX review questions.
PubMed (Available on the Web with no restrictions)
PubMed includes all the records in MEDLINE (above), plus newer articles that have not yet been added to MEDLINE and articles available through the National Library of Medicine's free repository. Free to everyone, but if you use this link to access PubMed you will be able to link back from individual articles to the D'Amour collection for full-text access.
SciFinder (Password restricted)
Chemistry information. Allows searching by chemical structure, CAS RN, and other less-common methods. For login information, Ask a Librarian.
TOXNET (Available on the Web with no restrictions)
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Evidence-based/Expert Opinion clinical decision support system for use at point of care. Written and edited by a global community of 5,100 physicians, world-renowned experts in their specialties.
USP-NF Online (Password restricted)
The United States Pharmacopeia. To obtain password, click on the "View or Print: Password for USP-NF online" link on the library catalog record.
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