Biomedical Databases Avalible from the Library

Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. 

DynaMed Plus
DynaMed combines the highest quality evidence-based information, expert guidance and a user-friendly, personalized experience to deliver accurate answers fast at the point of care. 

Hinari is one of the world’s largest collections of biomedical and health literature.

UpToDate is the most trusted evidence-based clinical decision support resource at the point of care․

Консультант врача
“Консультант врача” is an electronic medical information and educational system, or a library, the resources of which are available on the Internet. The materials posted in the “Консультант врача” were developed by leading experts on the basis of modern scientific knowledge (evidence-based medicine).

Open Access Biomedical Scientific Databases

BioMed Central
BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication.

Consillium Medicum
Consilium Medicum provides full texts of major medical periodicals in Russia, which include articles of leading clinicians in Russia.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
DOAJ is a unique and extensive index of diverse open access journals from around the world, driven by a growing community, committed to ensuring quality content is freely available online for everyone.
Scientific electronic library eLIBRARY.RU is the biggest Russian informational portal in the area of STM. It includes abstracts and full texts of more than 13 million scientific articles and publications. In this site available more than 2000 scientific-technical journals’ electronic versions. More than 1000 journals have open access.

Free Medical Journals
Over the next years, the most important medical journals will be available online, free and in full-text. The unrestricted access to scientific knowledge – the new standard in medical publishing – will have a major impact on medical practice.


Medscape is the leading online global destination for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide, offering the latest medical news and expert perspectives; essential point-of-care drug and disease information; and relevant professional education and Continuing Medical Education (CME). Medscape membership is free and gives unlimited access to the entire network of sites and services.

PubMed comprises more than 35 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

PubMed Central (PMC)
PubMed Central (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM)

WHO Publications
World Health Organization publications’ collection. It provides numerous electronic documents.

Other Biomedical Databases with High Rank

The BMJ (British Medical Journal) is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully “online first” publication. BMJ publishing model—”continuous publication”— means that all articles appear on before being included in an issue of the print journal. The website is updated daily with the BMJ’s latest original research, education, news, and comment articles, as well as videos and blogs.

EBSCOhost Research Databases
Comprehensive full text databases, available online via EBSCO host, for each type of library setting.

As the world’s leading publisher of science and health information, Elsevier serves more than 30 million scientists, students, and health and information professionals worldwide.

INASP Health Links
INASP works with 23 partner countries and over 80 network countries around the world to support global research communication through innovation, networking and capacity strengthening, focusing on the needs of developing and emerging countries.

IngentaConnect offers one of the most comprehensive collections of research articles online – some 4.5 million articles from 13,500 publications. IngentaConnect provides researchers with online access to the full text of electronic articles, through online purchase of individual articles, or through subscriptions to publications.

Media Sphera Publishers
The largest Russian media holding company specializing in the promotion of professional medical knowledge and information services in the print and electronic media market, uniting a wide readership and doctors of various medical specialties in Russia and abroad.

Ovid Databases

The Ovid interface provides access to a range of databases, e-journals and e- books. The databases are particularly useful for identifying journal articles and other publications on a particular topic within the subject areas covered by each database. The examples in this guide are based on MEDLINE but each Ovid database has similar functionality.

Oxford Medicine Online
Oxford Medicine Online is a collection of online medical resources which cover every stage in a medical career, from resources for medical students and junior doctors, to those for senior doctors and consultants.

Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the world’s leading university press with the widest global presence. Our academic publishing programme serves scholars, teachers and researchers, publishing important and rigorous research and scholarship across subject areas stretching from History to Life Sciences to Economics.

Russian Medicine
Bibliographic database of the Russian-language medical periodical articles, dissertations and books from the State Central Scientific Medical Library (SCSML) collection.

ScienceDirect is a website which provides access to a large bibliographic database of scientific and medical publications of the Dutch publisher Elsevier. It hosts over 18 million pieces of content from more than 4,000 academic journals and 30,000 e-books of this publisher.

Springer Link
SpringerLink is the world’s most comprehensive online collection of scientific, technological and medical journals, books and reference works.