Designed to be useful, relevant and user-friendly, this guide will provide you with access to a range of key library and information resources to aid your studies/research in Pharmacology & Toxicology. You can navigate this guide using the tabs across the top:
The majority of the print Pharmacology & Toxicology resources can be found in the Health Sciences Library located opposite Dunedin Hospital in the Sayers Building.
The BP is a vital online reference tool for all individuals and organisations involved in pharmaceutical research, development, manufacture, quality control and analysis. Content from BP 2014- is included.
Before you start searching the databases, it helps to take time to plan your search.
Step 1: Clearly define the topic or research question
Step 2: Divide the topic or question into separate key concepts
Step 3: Select alternative search terms and synonyms for each concept
Step 4: Consider using text word symbols such as truncation and "phrase searching"
Step 5: Select search terms to combine using Boolean logic - AND, OR, NOT
Step 6: Select relevant databases via the Library homepage or your Subject Guide
Step 7: When searching a database look for subject heading options
Step 8: Run text word searches to complement subject heading searches
Step 9: Review the results and modify your search strategy as required