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To meet the specific needs of Pharmacy students, we maintain ClinIC: The Clinical Information Center an area of the reading room dedicated to books, library resources, and internet resources specifically chosen for pharmacy students.

Medical research presents its own problems. Research on a specific question usually starts with a database, but we can also offer a good selection of medical textbooks in our Pharmacy Resource Collection if you have a more general question.

Finding Articles is a two-step process:

Databases: IPA, Medline and Pubmed

IPA is International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, the most authoratitive database of pharmaceutical and pharmacological research.

Medline and PubMed are frequently confused. "Medline" is the name of a medical database put together by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). When people say "Medline," however, they are usually referring to EBSCO's or Ovid's interface to that database. PubMed is just another interface, one put together by the NLM themselves.

Although the interfaces are different, many of the same strategies apply. Take a look at the tutorials for ISI Medline and PubMed to learn how to use them more effectively.

On-line Journals

You may also want to browse some of our on-line medical and pharmaceutical journals. They offer great convenience, but remember to search UT Library Catalog for the thousands of journals that aren't on-line.


And of course, we're always ready to help you with your search. If you're in the Library, just ring the bell on the main desk. If you're somewhere else, give us a call or an email:

Nancy Elder, Librarian (512) 495-4635
Roxanne Bogucka, Librarian (512) 495-4256
Stacy Ogilvie, Reference Assistant (512) 495-4632


Perry-Castañeda Library
101 East 21st St.
Austin, TX. 78713

Phone: (512) 495-4250

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