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Medicine: Databases and Journals

This is a guide to resources about Medicine, 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.



Use OneSearch to find journal articles, databases, conference papers, and much more in one search.

Search help for Medline & Cinahl

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


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


A database is an index that allows you to search the contents of journals held at UWA or other libraries. Use databases to find article from a wide range of journals.


Search OneSearch for journals by their title. If online access is available search within the journal by using its search function.

Ovid search

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