Purpose of this guide

This guide is designed to help provide you with subject support identifying the most useful resources for Medicine and Health Sciences.

The best place to start searching for research is LibrarySearch. The Library also subscribes to a number of subject specific resources.

Health Databases

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)

The Cochrane Library covering all aspects of health and medicine.

EBSCOHost allow you to search several full text and bibliographic databases. Of particular relevance are PsychINFO, Academic Search Complete and Abstracts in Social Gerontology.

Other general databases of relevance are Scopus, Google Scholar and Web of Science.

To view a list of all databases relevant to Medicine and Healthcare click here


We subscribe to a large number of newspapers, both international and from the UK. They are available in a number of formats, including print and online. Visit the newspaper resources pages for full information and access to online holdings.

Information about global newspapers is included in the list of international newspapers, and a list of worldwide internet news sources is also available.

Media Diversified is a non profit platform that is working to enrich, engage and improve the UKs media landscape. It’s mission is to challenge the homogeneity of voices in the UK media news, through addressing the under-representation of global majority communities.