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Medicine: Useful Resources

Welcome to the LibGuide for Medicine

This page offers you a selection of links to resources for Medicine which include the books catalogue, a to z listing for journals and databases, websites and grey literature.

Books for Medicine can be found on Floor 2 of the new Library Building beginning at shelf mark 610

How to find scholarly material for your research at UL Library

Finding the Literature (Part 1 of 2)

Finding the Literature (Part 2 of 2)

Journal Collections


A database is a platform for searching across various information resources such as journal articles, conference reports, books, book chapters

Key databases for Medicine are:

Pubmed and Medline Databases


Websites can be very useful for up to date information and it is important to check if that information is reliable and accurate.

A selection of websites for Medicine are:

Department of Health, Clinical Effectiveness - Clinical effectiveness is a main component of patient safety and processes include guidelines, audit and practice guidance.

Health Research Board - The Health Research Board is the statutory body under the guidance of the Department of Health. Its mission is to enhance people’s health, patient care and health services by leading and supporting research and build knowledge, then promoting its application in policy and practice.

Resources for COVID-19

A selection of websites and resources for COVID-19.

HSE website contains resources and helpful advice for healthcare staff, patients and the public.

HSE Library COVID-19 resources page includes summaries of evidence, clinical guidance and evidence sources.

EBSCO COVID-19 Information Portal consists of resources and updates from CDC (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention) and WHO (World Health Organization).

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