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Dentistry - Finding Articles

For some assignments, our Discovery Service will give you enough sources to work with. Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals – perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This page lists key sources for Dentistry:

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CINAHL, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, is the most comprehensive resource covering the research literature of for nursing and allied health subjects

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The Cochrane Library not in Discovery 

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Cochrane reviews represent the highest level of evidence on which to base clinical treatment decisions. In addition to Cochrane reviews, The Cochrane Library provides other sources of reliable information, from other systematic review abstracts, technology assessments, economic evaluations and individual clinical trials; all the current evidence in one single environment

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Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source provides dental practitioners and researchers with a definitive place to carry out their online dental literature research. The database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for 210 journals and dozens of monographs. It includes indexing for all dentistry and oral sciences journals commonly purchased by dental schools and other related institutions. Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source also includes an unprecedented collection of important full-text journals, as well as dozens of full-text monographs. The collection includes more than 160 full-text journals, including many of the top ranked titles in the discipline.

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Google Scholar not in Discovery 

Google scholar is a variant of Google which searches for academic material including articles, books, conference papers and preprints. A guide to this resource can be found at http://www.lib-guides.port.ac.uk/LG178.pdf

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Medline is a biomedical database containing references and abstracts to the international biomedical literature. Medline’ major subject areas include nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, and pre-clinical sciences. Medline also covers life sciences, including some aspects of biology, environmental science, marine biology, plant and animal science as well as biophysics and chemistry.

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PubMed not in Discovery 

PubMed comprises millions of citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites

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Scopus not in Discovery 

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.

Dentistry books can be found on the First Floor of the Library. Remember that you must use the Library Catalogue to find the books you want rather than just browsing the shelves.

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You may also find relevant resources listed under: Biomedical Sciences.

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