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Pharmacy: Home

About this Guide

This Guide brings together important research resources for Pharmacy. These include article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources. Different types of resources are available via the navigation bar, above. For further assistance with finding research materials, please contact Sarah Gallagher, Subject Librarian for Pharmacy.

Your Library Account

My Account is part of Library Search | Ketu

Log in to 'My Account' with your username and password to see:

  • which items you have checked out
  • when items are due to be returned
  • what overdue fines you have
  • more fulltext articles and books

When you are logged into to your My Account, you can renew items you have out. 

Self-Help Guide

This Self-Help Guide will help you use the many services and resources available at the University of Otago Libraries.  

British Pharmacopoeia

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The University of Otago Library now provides access to the most recent three years of the BP online through its new website. The BP is a vital reference tool for all individuals and organisations involved in pharmaceutical research, development, manufacture, quality control and analysis.

Featured Resource: ClinicalKey

See also the separate tab of information on ClinicalKey

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UpToDate: now available to ALL students off campus

UpToDate is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource for use at the point-of-care. More than 6,000 world-renowned physician authors, editors, and peer reviewers use a rigorous editorial process to synthesize the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based recommendations that are proven to improve patient care and quality.

UpToDate is now available to ALL students off-campus through the new student desktop. To connect to the new desktop from off campus, go to

You can find links to UpToDate on either the article databases list, the Medicine subject guide or the EBM for General Practice subject guide


DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care.

DynaMed editors monitor the content of over 500 medical journals on a daily basis, with clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,400 topics. Each article is evaluated for clinical relevance and scientific validity. The new evidence is then integrated with existing content, and overall conclusions are changed as appropriate, representing a synthesis of the best available evidence.

DynaMed now has a new mobile app! Watch the video and download the app today


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