Biomedical Databases Avalible from the Library

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.

DynaMed Plus
DynaMed Plus  is an electronic clinical resource  for physicians and patients. You can find answers to the questions quickly, increase your clinical knowledge, and improve patient care.

HINARI provides a vast library of the latest and best information on public health: more than 2,000 scientific publications, one of the world’s largest collections of biomedical literature.

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

Консультант врача
“Doctor’s Consultant” is an electronic medical information and educational system.

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)
This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. The aim is to cover all subjects and languages. There are now more than 1983 journals and 83130 articles in the directory.
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 CME. Medscape membership is free and gives unlimited access to the entire network of sites and services.

National Library of Medicine’s search service that provides access to over 20 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, and other related databases, with links to participating online journals.

PubMed Central (PMC)
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). Includes over 2,2 million peer-reviewed journal articles.

World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO Publications
Publications catalogue, WHOLIS bibliographic database, publication request forms, library services

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
Media Sphera Publishing House founded in 1993 is the largest Russian publisher of peer-reviewed scientific and practical medical journals. Its members were the first in this country to emphasize the importance the rigorous evidentiary basis on which to build up medical research, introduced the term evidence-based medicine, and issued a number of classical publications on this subject.

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
As a major international publisher of academic and research journals, Oxford University Press publishes over 180 titles, many in partnership with the world’s leading prestigious learned societies. Collections cover Life Sciences, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Law, and include some of the most authoritative journals in their fields.

Russian Medicine
Bibliographic database of the Russian-language medical periodicals, dissertations, collections of articles, books from the SCSML fund.

ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. There are currently more than 9.5 million articles/chapters, a content base that is growing at a rate of almost 0.5 million additions per year.

Springer Link
SpringerLink is one of the world’s leading online information services for scientific, technical, and medical (STM) books and journals.