PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database) is a free resource which indexes over 39,000 items.These include:
- Randomised trials which have been independently assessed for quality
- Systematic reviews
- Clinical practice guidelines
For each trial, review or guideline it will include the citation and abstract, and a link to full text if this is available.
PEDro can be accessed via our A-Z of Resources.
Great news! We have taken out a subscription to Anatomy.TV.
This is an interactive resource which brings human anatomy and muscle function to life in 3D models. There are also quizzes and activities to test your knowledge.
To access this resource log in to iCity and go through the library’s A-Z of Resources.
We hope you find it useful. Let us know what you think via libanswers.bcu.ac.uk
On the weekend of 10th and 11th June 2017, Seacole Building, including the library, will be closed to all staff and students on those days to enable water supplies to the building to be turned off for the installation of new meters. The building will be open as usual from Monday 12th June 2017.
During this time staff and students can use the library facilities at Curzon and Kenrick. For their opening hours check libcal.bcu.ac.uk
We apologise for any disruption this may cause.
We have now subscribed to HSTalks – Biomedical and Life Science Lectures.
This resource is useful for students and researchers, providing access to lectures on health related content by leading experts from around the globe. New lectures are added each month and the content is regularly reviewed and updated.
To access this resource log into iCity, look for the red library tile, select Links then Find Resources then A-Z of Resources.
We’re in the process of adding new resources to support the upcoming Health Sciences courses due to begin in September 2017. The databases below are available now.
This alternative medicine database is designed for physicians, therapists, medical researchers and clinicians looking to learn more about alternative treatments.
Many of the journals included in AMED are not indexed by other biomedical sources. The content provided in AMED is produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library, which provides a renowned collection of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information. The scope of coverage within this resource is mainly European and is updated with new content on a monthly basis.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
This database is the premier source of literature for sports and sports medicine journals, providing full-text content from many well-known and respected sources. It is an essential tool for health professionals, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage in the areas of fitness, health and sport studies.
This authoritative database contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index with no embargo. Of those, more than 500 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Biomedical Reference Collection. With full-text coverage dating back to 1930, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports and sports medicine literature.