Medical Databases


PubMed® comprises more than 37 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). 


It is a free database of over 60,000 trials, reviews and guidelines evaluating physiotherapy interventions


Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature

African Index Medicus (AIM)

African Index Medicus (AIM) is a database of health information from Africa. It provides access to journal articles, theses, and other resources on various health topics and regions.


An international index to African health literature and information sources produced by the World Health Organization, in collaboration with the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA). Provide access to information published in or relating to Africa

Google Scholar

Searches specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research.

The Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.   


BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine): Basic Search (


Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Science Direct

Wiley Interscience

Browse Fully Open Access Journals | Wiley full text of Wiley journals

Virtual Library

Pharmacy Page of Associations is the most  complete list available on the web


American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)  appears online as AAPS Pharmaceutica with rich resource content

Drug Product Database online query


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