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A set of databases provided by Ovid Technologies, a Wolters Kluwer Health company.

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Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
Video recordings of human anatomic specimens in their natural colours. The videos show moving structures - muscles, tendons, and joints - making the same movements that they make in life. The clips build complex structures step-by-step to provide a foundation for clear understanding of anatomical structure and function.
AMED (Allied and Complementary Medicine)
Covers a selection of journals in complementary medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, podiatry and palliative care. Produced by the British Library.
APA PsycArticles
Journals on psychology, neuroscience and related fields from the American Psychological Association.
APA PsycBooks
The full text of psychology book chapters, including APA books, and classic titles.

More than 4,000 books, including out-of-print titles published by the American Psychological Association (APA), all volumes of the APA Handbooks in Psychology Series, and more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.
APA PsycExtra
Full-text grey literature, including conference papers, technical and government reports, newsletters, magazines and other non-peer-reviewed material.

Published by the American Psychological Association as a companion to APA PsycInfo. It focuses on the grey literature in psychology, behavioural science and health, that is material written for professionals, but disseminated outside of peer reviewed journals. Includes newsletter, magazine and newspaper articles, technical and research reports, conference presentations, policy statements, annual reports, government reports, consumer brochures. There is no overlap in coverage with PsycInfo. Unlike PsycInfo, it has a large full-text component, offering abstracts and citations plus full text for a major portion (over 70%) of the records.
APA PsycInfo
Major international index of psychology books, journal articles, book reviews and book chapters. Also indexes literature from medicine, education, anthropology and sociology.

Has over 1 million references to the international literature of psychology and the behavioural sciences. Relevant material from the related disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, law, physiology, education, medicine, business, sociology and psychiatry is included. It indexes more than 2,000 journals from about 50 countries, as well as English-language books and book chapters, technical reports and dissertations published worldwide.
APA PsycTests
Full-text psychological tests, measures, scales and other assessments, as well as descriptive and administrative information for each item. Produced by the APA.

Includes neuropsychological tests, personality assessments, skills and proficiency tests, and IQ and aptitude scales and measurements. About half include the actual test or test items. It covers mainly non-commercially published tests, but also selected commercially published tests, and provides direct links to their respective publisher sites.
BIOSIS
Covers biology, taxonomy, clinical and experimental medicine, biochemistry, biotechnology, and earth sciences.

BIOSIS Previews is an enhanced version of Biological Abstracts, incorporating non-journal citations for relevant content within reviews, meeting reports, technical letters and notes, books and software, and US patents (searchable from 'Search fields' or 'Multi-field search'). It indexes 6,500+ serials from over 100 countries, and is updated weekly with around 500,000 records added annually.
Books at Ovid
Full text of hundreds of respected texts in medicine, nursing and pharmacology.
EMBASE (1980-present)
Journal articles in all fields of medicine, biomedicine, health sciences and allied health, from 1980 to current.

Includes: drug research, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, toxicology, clinical and experimental human medicine, health policy and management, public health, occupational health, environmental health, drug dependence and abuse, psychiatry, forensic medicine, biomedical engineering and more.
EMBASE Archive (1947-1979)
Journal articles in all fields of medicine, biomedicine, health sciences and allied health, from 1947-1979.

Includes: drug research, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, toxicology, clinical and experimental human medicine, health policy and management, public health, occupational health, environmental health, drug dependence and abuse, psychiatry, forensic medicine, biomedical engineering and more.
FSTA: Food Science and Technology Abstracts
Bibliographic information and abstracts from the international literature on food science, food technology and human nutrition. The database covers every aspect of food science, food products and food processing including biotechnology, economics, manufacturing, legislation and commodity packaging. Topics include additives, beverages, bakery products, cereals, dairy products, fish, fruits and vegetables, meat and sugars. Produced by the International Food Information Service.
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
Journal articles on drug therapy, toxicity, pharmacy practice, legislation, regulation, biopharmaceutics, economics, education, and ethics relating to pharmaceutical science and practice.
Journals@Ovid
Tables of contents of over 530 biomedical, nursing, and psychology journals, plus full text of many articles.
Lippincott Advisor
Evidence-based content for nurses, including diseases, diagnostic tests, treatments, signs and symptoms, and nursing care plans. Written by nurses.
LWW Health Library
Medical textbooks and associated material from Lippincott, Willliams & Wilkins. The Library has licensed the basic science collection, comprising around 30 titles.
MEDLINE (Ovid)
Journal articles in all fields of medicine, biomedicine, health sciences and allied health, from 1946 to current; now includes all records which were previously in the OldMedline database.
OLDMEDLINE (Ovid)
All content from OldMedline (1946-1965, Old Medline) has been included in the MEDLINE database since January 2016.
Ovid Training Databases
Training access to all Ovid databases for University students and staff.
OvidMD
Clinical information for healthcare professionals.