MEDLINE is the world's best-known medicine and clinical science database, covering literature from around the world since 1946. It has a comprehensive set of controlled vocabulary called Medical Subject Headings (MeSH terms). MEDLINE is also available free on the web as PubMed.
The database contains more than 21.6 million records from 5,582 selected publications covering biomedicine and health from 1950 to the present. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the MEDLINE database is widely recognized as the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature. MEDLINE provides information from the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, as well as coverage in the areas of allied health, biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as they relate to medicine and health care, communication disorders, population biology, and reproductive biology.
CINAHL provides authoritative coverage of the literature related to midwifery, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry, health education and other related subject areas. CINAHL content includes full text for more than 760 journals and it indexes more than 4,900 journals.
The Cochrane Library is the home of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. It also contains a register of controlled trials, Cochrane Clinical Answers, and Special Collections - curated content collections on specific healthcare topics.
Compendex is a large and interdisciplinary engineering information database with coverage from 1969. Geobase covers climatology, energy, environment, and hydrology with coverage from 1973. Inspec is a subject-specific and interdisciplinary research database in the fields of engineering, physics and computer science. Further Information