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Public Health Sciences
Publication coverage: 1947 - presentEmbase (Excerpta Medica Database) is a biomedical and pharmacological database produced by Elsevier B.V., containing more than 30 million records including articles from more than 8,500 journals published world-wide. It contains 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, pharmacology and toxicology.
Publication coverage: Ovid MEDLINE(R) Epub Ahead of Print, In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations and Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1946 to PresentOvid MEDLINE ® covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. Information is indexed from approximately 5,600 journals published world-wide.
Publication coverage: 1946 –PubMed is a free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health–both globally and personally. The PubMed database contains more than 33 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. It does not include full text journal articles; however, links to the full text are often present when available from other sources, such as the publisher's website or PubMed Central (PMC).
News & events
Be sure to recognize faculty or staff who have used innovative instructional design to enable active student engagement by nominating them for the Promoting Student Inquiry Award. Recipients receive $2000!
During the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce was honoured as an early whistleblower on the horrific conditions and abuse Indigenous children were being subjected to in Canadian residential schools.