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Subject: Pharmacy databases

Librarians' pick

  1. 1st  Lexicomp Online   
  2. 2nd  AccessPharmacy   
  3. 3rd  PubMed  

Pharmacy research guide

Pharmacy titles

  • AccessPharmacy   

    Pharmacy eTextbook database that covers textbooks, curricular materials media, information on drugs and supplements, diagnostic tests, calculators and case studies. On a McGraw-Hill platform.

  • Ageline   

    Major gerontology indexing database that covers journals, books and reports back to 1978. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • APhA PharmacyLibrary   

    Pharmacy reference database that provides APhA's textbooks, a NAPLEX review, case studies and JAPhA abstracts. On the APhA platform.

  • Book Citation Index   

    Index to scholarly books with citation information in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • CHEMnetBASE   

    A collection of reference titles from CRC press coverting topics such as chemistry, physics, organic and inorganic compounds, and natural products.

  • Clinical Pharmacology   

    Pharmacy reference database that allows searching for drug information, consumer drug information sheets, identify pills or capsules, product comparisons, clinical calculators, drug interactions and contact information on drug manufacturers/distributors. On the Elsevier platform.

  • ClinicalTrials.gov    UW login not required

    Pharmacy reference database the provides a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. On a NIH platform.

  • Cochrane Library   

    Medical indexing/full-text database that provide systematic reviews, controlled trials, methodology register, reviews of effects, health technology assessment and economic evaluations. On a Wiley platform.

  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index   

    Index to conference proceedings in the sciences and social sciences. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Current Chemical Reactions   

    Index to chemical reaction information reported in over 100 of the world's leading organic chemistry journals. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Current Contents Connect   

    Database providing complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • DailyMed    UW login not required

    Database of medication content and FDA label information found in medication package inserts for marketed drugs in the United States. On a NLM platform.

  • Data Citation Index   

    Index of data studies and data sets in international repositories, covering social sciences, physical sciences, life sciences, and arts & humanities, with citation information. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • DrugBank    UW login not required

    Bioinformatics and cheminformatics resource that combines detailed drug (i.e. chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical) data with comprehensive drug target (i.e. sequence, structure, and pathway) information.

  • Drugs @ FDA    UW login not required

    Pharmacy reference database that provides official information of FDE-approved drug products. On the FDA platform.

  • DynaMed   

    Medical reference database providing summaries of scholarly literature on evidence-based medicine. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Essential Science Indicators   

    Science research analysis database showing publication performance statistics and trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. On the InCites platform.

  • Facts & Comparisons eAnswers   

    Pharmacy reference database that provides drug information from a number of eBooks and interactive tools. On a Wolters Kluwer Health platform.

  • Food Chemicals Codex (FCC)    UW login not required

    Compendium of internationally recognized standards for determining the purity and quality of food ingredients. Access requires creation of a personal account using a UW email address, via USP Access Point: click "Login" at the top right of the FCC window and choose "FCC Online".

  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition   

    Health sciences indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles and drug education sheets in many medical disciplines. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • HIV inSite, Database of Antiretroviral Drug Interactions    UW login not required

    Biomedical indexing database that allows searching by antiretroviral drug, interacting drug, or interacting drug class. Also provides an online textbook of HIV disease and research reports on treatment, prevention and policy analysis. On the UCSF Medical Center platform.

  • Index Chemicus   

    Index to chemical compound information, covering more than 100 of the world's leading organic chemistry journals. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Journal Watch   

    Medicine full-text database that provides brief, clinically focused articles and a daily news service. On the New England Journal of Medicine platform.

  • LactMed (Drugs and Lactation Database)  

    Database containing information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs are provided, where appropriate. On the NLM platform.

  • Lexicomp Online   

    Pharmacy database platform that provides clinical databases and clinical modules in the areas of interactions, drug identification, IV compatibility, patient education and toxicology. On the Lexicomp platform.

  • Livertox    UW login not required

    Medical database that provides up-to-date, accurate, and easily accessed information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, patterns, and management of liver injury attributable to prescription and nonprescription medications, herbals and dietary supplements. On the NLM platform.

  • Medical Letter   

    Pharmacy full-text newsletter that evaluates new FDA-approved drugs and new information on previously approved drugs back to 1988. On its own platform. Simultaneous user limit of 200.

  • MEDLINE (PQ)   

    Major biomedical indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles back to 1999. Part of the ProQuest Biology Science Collection.

  • MEDLINE (PubMed)   

    Major biomedical indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles back to 1999. On the NCBI platform.

  • MEDLINE (TR)   

    Major biomedical indexing database covering journal articles back to 1999. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • MEDLINEplus    UW login not required

    Consumer health indexing/full-text database that provides information on diseases, conditions and wellness in text, videos and links to respected websites. On the National Library of Medicine platform.

  • Micromedex   

    Pharmacy database platform that has drug interactions, IV compatibility, drug identification, drug comparison and Red Book online. On the Micromedex platform.

  • National Guideline Clearinghouse    UW login not required

    Biomedical reference database that provides evidence-based practice guidelines. On the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality platform.

  • Natural Medicines   

    Alternative medicine reference database that provides evidence-based information on dietary supplements, functional foods, diets, complementary practices, exercises and medical conditions. On its own platform.

  • Nursing and Allied Health Source   

    Biomedical indexing/full-text database that covers journals, eBooks, media, reference books and theses back to 1986. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Orange Book (FDA)    UW login not required

    Pharmacy reference database that provides approved drugs with therapeutic equivalence evaluation. On the FDA platform.

  • Pharmacist's Letter   

    Pharmacy full-text newsletter that provides information on new developments in drug therapy since 1997. On the Therapeutic Research Center platform.

  • Pharmacology World   

    Collection of instructional videos on key concepts in pharmacology. Covers all major drug classes and include mechanism of action, key pharmacokinetics, major therapeutic uses, and common and serious adverse effects. Part of the STAT!Ref collection on the TDS Health platform.

  • Pillbox    UW login not required

    Pillbox enables rapid identification of unknown solid-dosage medications (tablets/capsules) based on physical characteristics and high-resolution images.

  • Prescriber's Letter   

    Pharmacy full-text database providing recommendations for those that prescribe drugs. On the Therapeutic Research Center platform.

  • PubChem    UW login not required

    Chemical database which provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. PubChem includes substance information, compound structures, and BioActivity data in three primary databases. Search by BioAssay, Compound, Substance, or use the basic search box, which searches all three simultaneously. On the NLM platform.

  • PubMed    UW login not required

    Medical indexing/full-text database that provides public access to MEDLINE (see separately) and full-text on PubMed Central and other publisher websites. On the NCBI platform.

  • Science Citation Index   

    Science indexing database covering journal articles and citation information back to 1900. Part of Web of Science on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • SciFinder Scholar   

    Major chemistry indexing database covering journals, patents, dissertations, books, and websites. Also covers specialized substance and reactions sources. Access requires creation of a personal account.

  • SciFinder-n (new interface)   

    New interface to this major chemistry database covering journals, patents, dissertations, books, and websites, as well as specialized substance and reactions sources. Also includes the MethodsNow database of full synthetic protocols, the PatentPak interactive patent mapping tool, and the Retrosynthesis Computer-Aided Synthetic Design (CASD) module for automated retrosynthesis planning. Access requires creation of a personal account; logins previously created for SciFinder Scholar remain valid for SciFinder-n.

  • STAT!Ref   

    Collection of healthcare ebooks providing library-licensed medical texts and reference sources. Simultaneous user limit of 2 per title. On the TDS Health platform.

  • Taylor & Francis Ebooks   

    Collection of ebooks on a wide variety of topics, including titles in the scientific, technical, and medical fields formerly hosted on the CRC NetBASE platform.

  • Toxicology Abstracts   

    The database covers issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues.

  • TRIP Database for Evidence Based Medicine    UW login not required

    Biomedical indexing/full-text database for finding research evidence (journal articles, images, media, consumer health pamphlets, courses and news--much in full-text) for clinical practice. On its own platform.

  • UpToDate  

    Medical reference database that provides evidence-based articles authored by physicians. On the Wolters Kluwer Health platform. NOTE: For use by University of Wyoming students and faculty only.

  • USP-NF  

    Database of FDA-enforceable quality standards for drugs, dietary supplements, excipients, procedures for tests, assays, analytical methods, and more, published by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention. Requires creation of free personal login account using a University of Wyoming email account.

  • Web of Science (core collection)   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that combines journal citation index databases in arts & humanities, social sciences and sciences, as well as conference proceedings and book citation indexes. The Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus databases are also included in the Core Collection. All component databases can be searched separately as well.

  • Wiley Online Library   

    Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed journals and ebooks published by Wiley and associated publishers.


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