Key databases for Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
For the complete list use the Databases A-Z link
Learn about Boolean logic
Search smarter, search faster video from the University of Sydney.
Videos incl tips to support your research
A video from UCT on using Web of Science for your research
Keeping up to date with research publications
A video from UCT on how to keep up to date with research publications by means of Alerts
Faculty librarian services
Faculty librarians are specialist information professionals. They assist with literature searches, give research support and library training and develop the collection.
What is an academic/peer reviewed article?
Peer-reviewed or academic articles are articles written by academics/experts/researchers on a specific field of study. These articles usually contain a bibliography at the end of the article and information on the author’s academic qualifications and university at the beginning of the article. A peer-reviewed journal article was reviewed by people with credentials in the article's field of study before being accepted for publication.
What is a database?
A database is an electronic index to journal or magazine articles, containing citations, abstracts and often either the full text of the articles, or links to the full text.