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Meet Your Librarian
Jan Hart
Jan Hart, MLS, Ed.D.
Library Associate Director
Phone: 501-686-6751


Finding Articles

Citations/references to articles in thousands of journals are collected and organized into databases. Sometimes book chapters and theses are included. The usual search options are Subject Heading, Keyword, Author, Journal Name. See a brief tutorial on Finding Full Text Articles

Databases Useful in Medicine

Finding Journals

Start at the eJournals page. If not found, try the catalog(print and eJournals).

Finding Books

Browse or search by title options, ISBN, DOI. For subject searches, use Title Contains ALL Words with any of the following: pharm* or drug*or tox* or poison* You can use specific words (pharmacy or toxic, etc.) if you don’t want to expand with the truncation symbol (*).

Online Books for Other Subjects

Search the Catalog for Online and Print Books

Need instruction? Request a session

Guides & Tutorials

PubMed Tutorial

Lexi-Comp (PDF Detailed User Guide on website)

Intoduction to EBM – Duke University Medical Library – Online Training

Citation Formats & Bibliography Creation with RefWorks

And more…

Fact and Clinical Tools

AccessMedicine – Books, calculators, curriculum topics, videos, etc. – Please Log Out. If no connections are available for AccessMedicine try AccessPharmacy.

Clin-eguide – Point-of-care tool that provides one-click access to important clinical resources recommended by physicians for physicians. Coverage is in the areas of Clinical, Drug, EBM, and Guideline.

Evidence-based Medicine Reviews – Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, DARE, ACP Journal Club, and the Cochrane Controlled Clinical Trials Registry.

UpToDate On Campus Access (no CME) – Concise topic reviews of published evidence with recommendations for patient care. Includes Lexi-Interact drug interactions analysis tool.

UpToDate CME and Off Campus Access – Earn CME/CE/CPD credit every time you research a clinical question using UpToDate. Log in with your UAMS domain account and then register. Use this link on and off campus for CME accrual.

Drug ID

Lexi-Comp Drug ID

Micromedex Referenced information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine.

Lexi-CompMedCalc 3000 in Stat!Ref Tools & Features,

Image Collections – Select a title to view more details on coverage. Check for copyright; some are not free access.

Additional Guides

UAMS Library Evidence Based Medicine Guide
Learn more about what evidence based medicine is and how to practice it. Includes tools and references for improved practice.

Plagiarism & Copyright

Scholarly Publishing Guidelines
Writing Well – Tips on grammar, punctuation and more with OWL

Board Prep

USMLE prep / Board Vitals – Board review tool for USMLE Step 1,2 & 3. You must REGISTER for access.

Medicine Course Materials

O2 System for College of Medicine

Additional Resources

Medical Humanities Library