This page provides an alphabetical listing of access to and information regarding frequently used databases. It is not an exhaustive list of the sources available to you. Need help finding the right source? Please contact us.
Information on making the best use of individual databases can be found by clicking the “tutorials” links below or visiting our Database Searching Tutorials Libguide.
Note: The resources below are available only to Cincinnati Children’s employees located onsite or connected via VPN. Some will require you to log in as a UC Affiliate
APA PsycNET (tutorials) The American Pyschological Association (APA) allows users to search and discover vital behavioral and social science content with precision. Includes PsycTESTS, a one-of-a-kind repository for researchers looking for psychological measurement tools
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
Embase (tutorials) Embase is a biomedical and pharmacological database containing bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals, and is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research
HaPI - Health and Psychosocial Instruments database of measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science
HS Talks: Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection collection of video lectures. Each series covers a particular subject and is compiled with the guidance of an expert editor. Lectures are delivered by leading authorities in the field
InCites register for an account to see a customized, web-based research evaluation tool that allows the user to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark output against peers worldwide
MEDLINEplus NLM's consumer health site including medical dictionaries, information clearinghouses, organizations, publications and consumer health libraries
Micromedex collection of databases offering drug, disease and toxicology oriented information.
Natural Medicines (Formerly Natural Standard) founded by healthcare providers and researchers to provide high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies
PubMed Health (tutorials) specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries as well as full technical reports. Provided by NCBI and NLM (This resource is being discontinued 10/31/2018 since the majority of information it provides is available in more heavily used NLM resources, such as PubMed, Bookshelf, and MedlinePlus)
TRIP Pro (tutorials) TRIP was created in 1997 to bring together all the evidence-based healthcare resources available on the Internet. TRIP Pro was created in April 2003; this greatly enhanced version includes coverage of peer-reviewed journals, medical images and patient information leaflets, and is updated monthly