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Medicine and Health Sciences: E-databases for MHS

Medicine and Health sciences

Off-campus Access for Stellenbosch Registered Users

This guide has been created to assist you with common problems related to accessing Stellenbosch University Library e-resources from off-campus. Some of these problems include:

  • Password related problems
  • Access to full text articles via Google Scholar
  • Web browser preferences
  • Cache/cookies problems

Pubmed: Exporting your references to Mendeley

  1. Change view per page: 200
  2. Send to Citation Manager
  3. Create File
  4. Save File
  5. Browse > Notepad > OK (in Medine format now)
  6. File > Save as .txt (NB to save as .txt)
  7. Save op desktop. Stand on folder
  8. File > Import  
  9.  Select bibtex > File on desktop
  10. NB Choose All supported formats and Open

E-Databases for Medicine and Health Sciences

Academic OneFile - Gale
LILACS (Virtual Health Library)
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Journals

Medknow Publications 
MSD manuals - from Merck. See also Merck manuals reviewed in this list for more on content and site navigation of the Merck Manuals. 

Merck manuals - Reviewed by Krystal Bullers

OT Seeker 
Physiotherapy Choices 
PubMed - Medline
SciFinder-n  Use your existing SciFinder credentials to log into SciFinder-n. During lockdown, first-time users are to send an email request to with your name and SU email address. CAS will send you a user registration invitation.
Ovid see Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Journals
PEDro - Physiotherapy Evidence Database 
Web of Science


Links to free medical content on the web

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