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Subject Guide: School of Medicine

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Complete list of UCR Medical Resources

Medical Databases and E-resources

Background Sources and Ebook Collections

  • Access Medicine - Cross search multiple E-books in the clinical and basic sciences. Includes multi-media, drug information, and a differential diagnosis tool.
  • MDConsult - PRODUCT IS BEING WITHDRAWN  DECEMBER 31, 2014 BY THE VENDOR. For Journals  use PubMed@UCR. For individual books use Search the catalog [SCOTTY].
  • R2 Digital Library Cross Searchable, multiple medical subject expanding E-book collection. User Guide.
  • Stat!Ref Collection - Clinical reference collection.
  • Thieme - Downloadable full-color e-book collection developed for the core clinical and basic science medical curriculum.

Primary Original Research

  • PubMed@UCR - The premier free biomedical database hosted by the National Library of Medicine.
  • CENTRAL [Cochrane]-Bibliographic database of controlled clinical trials. One of 6 databases that make up The Cochrane Library.
  • Web of Science - Multidisciplinary database that includes grey literature and citation analysis.


  • ACP Journal Club - Summarizes the best new clinical evidence for internal medicine from over 130 clinical journals.
  • ACP Smart Medicine - Web-based point of care tool. Provides evidence-based monographs on conditions. Includes prevention, etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and references.
  • DynaMed- Point of Care clinical decision support tool.   Mobile App available. View our guide for download instructions.
  • UpToDate- On-site access only. Clinical Decision Support Tool. Includes extensive summaries in 22 specialties, and a Lexicomp based drug database.


  • The Cochrane Database of Sytematic Reviews - International collaboration aiming to produce high quality systematic reviews and meta-analysis to inform health care. One of six databases that form The Cochrane Library.
  • Guidelines Clearinghouse - An AHRQ database aimed to disseminate national and international guidelines meeting minimum methodological standards.
  • PubMed Health-Provides clinical effective research summaries and the full text of selected reviews. An NCBI-NLM service.

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Medical Librarian

Tiffany Moxham
Orbach Science Library
E-mail: tmoxham@ucr.edu
Phone: (951) 827-6440

Last modified: 3/13/2015 2:17 PM by T. Moxham