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Dentistry: Databases and Journals

This is a guide to resources about Dentistry and includes information on databases, journals, referencing and more.

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

Acland's consists of over 300 anatomical videos using cadavers, narrated by Dr Robert Acland.

Examples of Acland's images


Have you used ClinicalKey yet?

ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine produced by Elsevier. It supports clinical practice by quickly providing relevant information from a range of sources. 

ClinicalKey includes:

  • More than 600 full-text journals
  • More than 1,100 eBooks
  • Drug Monographs from the Australian Medicines Handbook
  • Practice Guidelines
  • Patient Information
  • More than 22,000 videos and more than 2.7 million images, all of which can be used in lectures and coursepacks

Watch a brief introduction to ClinicalKey below. Contact the Medical and Dental Librarians for more information or training.

Search help for Medline & Cinahl

These guides provide tips on searching each database strategically, using subject headings.

UWA Library


Welcome to the Dentistry guide! This guide will help you find information for your Dentistry course. Click on the tabs to navigate.


Search the contents of thousands of journals at once.

Citation searching

Citation searching of sourced articles can be conducted in the following resources.

Find out more about this process at our Citation Searching LibGuide.

Ulrich's Periodicals Directory

Ulrich's Periodicals Directory is the authoritative source of detailed information on more than 290,000 periodicals of all types -- academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more from around the world.

The record for a journal in Ulrich's will indicate if it is peer-reviewd and there is a link to the publisher's web site for more information. Bibliographic records provide title-level details such as ISSN, publisher, electronic format availability, language, abstracting & indexing coverage, and full-text reviews -- plus tables of contents.