About this Guide
This guide will help you find relevant databases, books, journals, websites and specialist resources for your research in medicine. Please explore the tabs along the top for tips on finding specific types of resources.
You can also make an appointment to see us, your subject specialist librarians, if you'd like some support with your research. The guide is always a work in progress, so we welcome suggestions for additional content.
You can also use the tabs at the top of each page
Featured resource : BrowZine
BrowZine is a service that will allow our users to quickly access the current issues of their favourite journals from the library’s holdings through an application on their iPad or Android device.
- * Browse, read, and follow journals: browse scholarly journals by subject, easily review tables of contents, and download full articles.
- * Create bookshelves of journals important to follow: add scholarly journals to your personal bookshelf and receive notification when new articles are published.
- * Save and export articles: Save articles for off-line reading or export to services such as DropBox, Papers, Mendeley, RefWorks, Zotero, Atlas.ti and more.
Books on Prescription
GPs or other health professional in the programme may prescribe a book to a patient that addresses a particular problem. The patient then borrows the book from their local library. Students may encounter the scheme while on clinical placement in the community.
The University of Otago Health Sciences Library holds a collection of these books for the teaching, learning and wellbeing of staff and students.
Find out more about our Books on Prescription collection.
Divisional Librarian, Health Sciences