ClinicalKey is a medical search engine and database tool owned by medical and scientific publishing company Elsevier that offers access to the medical library published by that company. To help users decide which are the most relevant articles and authoritative authors, the system provides a series of original reviews by subject matter experts known as FirstConsult.
The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups.
- Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
- Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL)
- Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR)
- Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
- Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA)
- NHS Economic Evaluation Database (EED)
- About The Cochrane Collaboration
DynaMed is the clinical reference tool that clinicians go to for answers. content is written by a world class team of physicians who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis.
UpToDate is an e-resource designed to provide physicians the access to current clinical information. It addresses specific clinical issues in the form of topic reviews. Topic reviews include very specific clinical titles. Text includes embedded links to MEDLINE abstracts of referenced studies and other related topic reviews. Reviews may also include links to charts, X rays, photographs, movies, and drug information. UpToDate covers primarily internal medicine and its subspecialties.
Access will be granted via RSU IP authentication (only RSU stationary computers).
The full version of the database outside the RSU can be accessed by creating a personal profile on the UpToDate platform (registration guide). You can create a personal profile by connecting to the database only from RSU computers. After logging in through your personal profile, you can then connect to UpToDate from anywhere, anytime.
A mandatory requirement is to renew your personal account every 90 days (three months) by logging in from RSU computers.