We have a number of trial databases available in Health Sciences at the moment and we’d be really interested in your feedback about them:
Dentistry and Oral Sciences Source (DOSS) (EBSCOhost) – Trial access available until 30 September 2011. Designed as a starting place for research in dentistry and oral sciences. Includes indexing and abstracts for over 200 journal titles, and full-text with deep backfiles for over 160 titles. Searchable Cited References for more than 120 journals enables students to link through to the articles referenced by the author.
Lexicomp Online for Oral Surgery – Trial access until 3 October 2011. Provides dental students and academics with dental specific pharmacology information and drug interaction analysis tools. This resource also features Lexicomp’s dental reference library of information addressing dental conditions, clinical procedures, management of dental emergencies and information regarding the diagnosis, planning and therapy for dental disciplines.
MDConsult Australia/First Consult – Includes over 50 medical texts, articles from more than 80 journals and The Clinics of North America, practice guidelines, drug information, 10,000 patient education handouts, and daily medical updates customized to your specialty. First Consult is an evidence-based, clinical information system designed for use at the point-of-care.
Rehabilitation Reference Center (RRC) (EBSCOhost) – Trial access until 30 September 2011. An evidence-based clinical reference tool for use by rehabilitation clinicians at the point-of-care. RRC provides physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and rehabilitation students with the best available evidence for their information needs.
All trial databases from the Library are listed here http://library.otago.ac.nz/research/dbtrials.php.