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DENTISTRY - DATABASES

Databases are excellent sources of good quality information. Below are a range of databases relevant to Dentistry.

Please see our guides on tips and tricks for effective searching to help improve your search skills, and Databases for Medicine and Dentistry for guides and demos of individual databases.

  • The Cochrane Library 
    • Top evidence based medicine resource
    • Free full text of good quality Cochrane systematic reviews
    • Abstracts of other systematic reviews and clinical trials
  • Embase
    • Comprehensive journal and conference coverage across biomedicine
    • Contains citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed literature
    • Displays drug information
    • Access to full-text subscription content where available at QMUL Library
  • MEDLINE via PubMed or OVID
    • Database indexing biomedical literature 
    • Contains citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed literature
    • PubMed contains full-text links to open access articles
    • Access to full-text subscription content where available at QMUL Library
  • Scopus
    • Multi-disciplinary database containing the citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed literature.
    • Lists the number of times a work has been cited in other works and provides direct links to the abstracts of citing works
    • Includes Medline coverage
    • Access to full-text subscription content where available at QMUL Library
  • Web of Science
    • Multi-disciplinary database containing the citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed literature.
    • Lists the number of times a work has been cited in other works and provides direct links to the abstracts of citing works
    • Access to full-text subscription content where available at QMUL Library

Other useful databases:

  • Box of Broadcasts (BOB): Innovative shared online off-air TV and radio recording service for UK higher and further education institutions. Choose and record any broadcast programme from 60+ TV and radio channels, schedule recordings in advance, edit programmes into clips, create playlists, embed clips into QMplus, share what you are watching with others and search a growing archive of material. Discover more about BoB National features by viewing their video tutorials.
  • Oxford Reference: An online resource that brings together two million digitized entries from OUP's Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias. Good for checking a fact or finding key information on a person, concept or term.
  • SAGE Research MethodsA database dedicated to research methods across a range of subject areas. SAGE Research Methods supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process, from writing a research question, conducting a literature review, choosing the best research methods, analysing data, to writing up results and thinking about publication.
  • Statista: Provides statistical data from a wide range of international sources on populations, industries, economics, media, public opinion, companies, politics, lifestyles, and many other topics.

The databases listed above are only a small part of the database collections at Queen Mary. You can find the full list of databases available via the Library's A-Z List of Electronic Journals and Databases. If the topic you are studying crosses a number of different subject areas, you may find it useful to check the other Library Subject Guides for useful resources, contacts, and information.

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