PubMed currently holds 19 million citations




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Major Pharmacy Databases Online @ UBC Library




Database Name

Dates Covered/

Updating

Sources

Subject Scope

Wildcard & Truncation

(for keyword searches)

Indexing Notes


Medline
available in various platforms: PubMed, OvidSP and EBSCO



1950 – present
Daily update

~5,400 journals
PubMed currently holds 19 million citations.

Broadly biomedical and clinically-oriented.


PubMed

Truncation * (picks up first 600 variations)


OvidSP

Wildcard (use in the middle of a word)

# = one character

? = zero or one character


Truncation (use at the end of a word)

$ or :





Embase (Excerpta Medica Database)
on OvidSP



1980 – present
Weekly update

~5,000 journals
Currently holds 21 million+ citations.

Broadly biomedical.

Comparable to Medline, but more preclinical material and strong coverage of pharmaceutical literature and European literature.



Wildcard (use in the middle of a word)

# = one character

? = zero or one character
Truncation (use at the end of a word)

$ or :


  • uses EMTREE headings

  • EMTREE thesaurus esp. strong for drug literature

  • drug names also searchable by trade name (.tn) and registry number (.rn)

  • drug-related subheadings (also known as “link terms” in Embase) are much more detailed than MEDLINE

IPA (International Pharmaceutical Abstracts)
on OvidSP

1970 – present
Monthly update

~800 journals, including ASHP conference proceedings

Smaller database, but specializes in pharmacy journals. Especially useful for drug stability, pharmacy technology & pharmaceutics.

Wildcard (use in the middle of a word)

# = one character

? = zero or one character
Truncation (use at the end of a word)

$ or :


  • keyword search strategy recommended

  • drug names searchable by trade name (.tn)

BIOSIS Previews
on ISI

1969 – present
Weekly update

~6,000 journals, plus international meetings, conference reports, books, and patents
Currently holds about

Biological sciences, with emphasis on basic science rather than clinical. Useful for drug development, toxicology, & biotechnology.

* = zero to many characters

? = one character

$ = zero or one character


Cochrane DB of Systematic Reviews
on OvidSP

Quarterly update

Currently holds 4300+ systematic reviews & 1900+ protocols

Health/clinical medicine

Systematic reviews and protocols for future reviews from 50 Cochrane Groups



Wildcard (use in the middle of a word)

# = one character

? = zero or one character
Truncation (use at the end of a word)

$ or :


  • keyword search only

  • use .ti or .ab or .ti,ab to limit to keywords in the title or abstract fields

  • use synonyms and spelling variants for thorough searching

DARE
on OvidSP

Quarterly update

Currently holds 12,000+ full text structured abstracts/critical reviews of systematic reviews

Health/clinical medicine

Wildcard (use in the middle of a word)

# = one character

? = zero or one character
Truncation (use at the end of a word)

$ or :


  • keyword search only

  • use .ti to limit to keywords in the title field (no .ab searching)

  • use synonyms and spelling variants for thorough searching





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