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CINAHL
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) is the source of information for professionals in the field of nursing and allied health care.

CINAHL contains references to articles from almost all English-language nursing journals and a number of journals from related fields, such as physiotherapy and speech therapy. Users have quick and easy access to renowned full-text journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and more.

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Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library is a collection of reviews, a database of systematic reviews and meta-analyses that summarize and interpret the results of medical research. The Cochrane Library aims to make the results of well-conducted controlled trials readily available and is an important resource in evidence-based medicine.

Embase 
For references from biomedical and medical literature, more than Medline focused on European and pharmacological sources and with additional search terms for e.g. drugs. Over 25 million records recorded. Clicking through to full text is possible if available for Erasmus MC. See also: Courses.

Farmacotherapeutisch Kompas (Dutch only)
The Farmacotherapeutisch Kompas lists all medicines available in the Netherlands that are registered as ‘medicines for humans’ with the Medicines Evaluation Board or the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and are listed in the Z-Index, which is updated every month.

InCites Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
InCites Journal Citation Reports is a database published annually by Thomson Reuters (formerly ISI) to provide citation and publication data (such as Impact Factors) from academic journals.

Invert (Dutch only)
For references in nursing and related fields. Invert refers to articles from Dutch-language magazines.

PsycINFO en PsycBOOKS  via OVID
For references from psychological and psychiatric journals and books. Published by the American Psychological Association (APA).

PubMed en Medline via OVID
For references from biomedical and medical literature, including nursing, dental and paramedical literature. From the US National Library of Medicine (NLM). Over 23 million references included. Clicking through to full text is possible if available for Erasmus MC. See also: Courses.

Scopus
For references from all scientific fields. References from over 15,000 journals plus web pages from Google Scholar. Click through to full text if available for Erasmus MC. Also offers citation analysis.

Trip
Trip medical database, a smart, fast tool to find high quality clinical research evidence.

UpToDate
Evidence-based clinical resource. It includes a collection of medical and patient information, access to Lexi-comp drug monographs and drug-to-drug interactions, and a number of medical calculators. UpToDate is written by over 7,100 physician authors, editors, and peer reviewers.

Web-of-Science
For references from all scientific fields. Also offers citation analysis.