Databases for Health and Social Work

  • AMED allied health including occupational therapy, physiotherapy, complementary therapy, and palliative care
    ASSIA Applied Social Sciences Indexes and Abstracts
    Autism Data open access database of over 18,500 published research papers, books, articles, and videos on Autism
    British Nursing Database information about nursing, midwifery and community health care, mainly from UK journals
    Campbell Collaboration systematic reviews of the effects of social interventions, such as education, crime and justice, and social welfare. An American database freely available on and off campus
    CINAHL nursing and allied health care from North America and Europe
    CIRRIE Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange database
    Cochrane Library systematic reviews of evidence for the effectiveness of treatments
    DARE (Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects) abstracts of systematic reviews covering effects of interventions. You need to tick the box to restrict your search to DARE
    HMIC non-clinical topics including inequalities in health and user involvement, health services and hospital administration, management and policy
    MEDLINE connect via Ebsco, PubMed or Web of Knowledge. Extensive medical and nursing database
    OpenGREY open access to SIGLE bibliographical references of reports and other grey literature produced in Europe
    OTSeeker abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy
    PEDRO physiotherapy evidence database
    PsycINFO psychology, psychiatry, child development, psychological aspects of illness and treatment
    PubMed extensive medical, biomedical and nursing database. Freely available on and off campus
    NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries evidence based information on common conditions managed in primary care
    Rehabdata Disability and rehabilitation. Produced by the (U.S.) National Rehabilitation Information Center
    Social Care Online social and community care, includes Department of Health circulars
    Social Services Abstracts abstracts from journal articles on social work, welfare and policy
    Sociological Abstracts sociology and political theory
    Source management and practice of primary health care and disability in developing countries
    TRIP database evidence-based medicine and healthcare resources on the web
    Web Of Science includes Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index
    ZETOC British Library's electronic table of contents. Covers about 20,000 current journals and conference proceedings in many key subject areas