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Health professional education: Databases and Journals

A guide to resources in Information Services for Health Professional Education students.


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.


You must sign in to OneSearch to access our full range of resources.

Use OneSearch to search the for the following resources at once:

  • UWA print collection
  • ebooks
  • journal articles
  • exam papers
  • CMO materials
  • newspaper articles
  • conference proceedings
  • law reports
  • music scores
  • and more

UWA Library


Welcome to the Health Professional Education guide. In this guide you will find information resources for your course. Click on the tabs above to navigate through the guide.


A database is an index that allows you to search the contents of a wide range of journals held at UWA and other libraries. 

    Subject Headings

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

    Can't find it at UWA? Get It

    If you are a Postgraduate or Honours student and UWA does not have a journal article or book you require you can request it using the Library's Inter-library loan and document delivery service Get It.

    Place a request via Get It and we will obtain a copy from another library for you.