Pharmacy Students: Year 1: Databases

Information resources selected for year 1 Pharmacy students.

Literature Databases

Literature databases provide access to scholarly, popular, and proprietary literature relating to drug therapy, drug development, economic and policy issues relating to drugs, results from clinical trials, and related information.

Drug Information Databases/Collections

These materials provide access to information about drugs. They are partially databases, in that they can be searched, but often include the full text of several books in addition to information about drugs.

Exact coverage varies by database, but includes topics such as dosage and administration, mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, contraindications, and pill ID.

Evidence-Based Clinical Databases

Evidence-based clinical databases provide summarized, graded evidence to inform clinical practice.

Exact coverage varies by database, but generally includes overviews of diseases and clinical guidelines.