Databases

All available databases and e-collections are listed at eResources Portal of Charles University (PEZ).

Here you can find selection of the most important medical/scientific databases

Subject-Specific Databases

Access: on-site access

Description: BMC represents a Czech national bibliography excerpting Czech medical publications. The database covers also papers by Czech authors published abroad.

Producer: National Medical Library (Prague)

Type of database: bibliographic and factual

Data updating: monthly

Access from: free

 

Access: on-site access / remote access

Description: A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine (EBM) movement that combines 4 of the most trusted EBM resources into a single, fully-searchable database. EBMR helps clinicians practice EBM through a combination of resources that provide: systematic reviews of topics; article reviews; and access to definitive controlled trials.

Data Producer: American College of Physicians in conjunction with OVID Technologies

Type of database: bibliographic, full-text

Access from: 1st Faculty of Medicine network

Access: on-site access / remote access

Description: MEDLINE belongs to the most important sources of information in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and the preclinical sciences. MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine bibliographic database and contains bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more than 5 600 international biomedical journals. The database contains over 22 million citations dating back to 1946. Coverage is worldwide but most records are from English-language sources or have English abstracts. MEDLINE also contains records of chapters and articles from selected monographies. Records are classified by the thesaurus MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Annual increase is about 700 000 records. Since 2001 MEDLINE newly contains also records from formerly single databases AIDSLine, BioEthicsLine, ToxLine, PopLine a HealthStar.

Producer: National Library of Medicine in cooperation with OVID Technologies Ltd.

Type of database: bibliographic

Retrospective: since 1946

Data updating: weekly

Access from: 1st Faculty of Medicine network

Access: on-site access / remote access

Description: A factual and bibliographic database for pharmacology and related disciplines, complementary medicine, toxicology, information on drugs.

Producer: Thomson Healthcare

Type of database: biblographic and factual

Data updating: daily

Access from: 1st Faculty of Medicine network

Access: on-site access / remote access

Description: PubMed comprises more than 24 million 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 web sites.

Producer: National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

Type of database: bibliographic

Access from: free

Access: on-site access / remote access

Description: UpToDate is one of the world´s most trusted clinical information resources that helps clinicians find answers to their clinical questions. It offers optimized search capabilities, around 7,000 graded treatment recommendations, Medline abstracts, text, graphics, drug database and drug interactions database, calculators, patient information, practice changing updates, feedback button to editors, links to full texts, etc.

Producer: UpToDate Inc.

Type of database: factual

Access from: 1st Faculty of Medicine and General University Hospital networks

General Interest Databases

Access: on-site access / remote access

Description: Ebsco provides online access to bibliographic databases and thousands of e-journals.

Producer: Ebsco Publishing

Type of database: bibliographic and full-text database, an aggregate of databases

Retrospective: different at each database

Data updating: different at each database

Access from: 1st Faculty of Medicine network

Access: on-site access / remote access

Description: Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Type of database: bibliographic

Access from: free

Access: on-site access / remote access

Description: Science Direct offers the full-text articles published by Elsevier Publishing from the engineering, natural and social sciences and medicine with retrospection about since 1997.

Producer: Elsevier

Type of database: full-text

Access from: 1st Faculty of Medicine network

Access: on-site access / remote access

Description: Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources.

Producer: Elsevier

Type of database: bibliographic

Data updating: continualy

Access from: 1st Faculty of Medicine network

Access: on-site access / remote access

Description: A bibliographic database produced by Institute for Scientific Information and available from its gateway Web of Knowledge. This multispecialty database targets science and technology. ISI Conference Proceedings are included.

Available series:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Social Sciences Citation Index
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index

Producer: Institute for Scientific Information

Type of database: bibliographic

Retrospective: since 1945

Data updating: daily

Access from: 1st Faculty of Medicine network

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