medicine & Pharmacy

Academic Search Ultimate

Description: Academic Search Ultimate is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

Access Medicine

AccessMedicine is an online collection of key medical reference texts that provide authoritative and current medical data. Medical news, updates, patient education information, a diagnostic tool, and an integrated drug database with information about dosages, trade names, and pricing are also part of this resource. Searching is available across the entire suite of basic sciences and clinical texts. An A-Z index and QuickAccess search also provide easy access to material.


AccessPharmacy from McGraw-Hill Medical is designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education and practice today. Updated regularly and optimized for viewing on any device, this comprehensive, content-rich online pharmacy resource allows users to explore leading pharmacy references, search curriculum topics, research drugs and supplements. Guided by a preeminent Advisory Board that includes two top academic experts, Terry L. Schwinghammer, PharmD, and Joseph T. DiPiro, PharmD, AccessPharmacy is the pharmacy field’s most trusted website. AccessPharmacy gives pharmacy students instant access to videos, games, Q&A, and leading pharmacy textbooks that will establish an important foundation for learning, and allows practicing pharmacists to get information instantly about drugs, herbs and supplements, and consult features and editorials concerning the vast array of current pharmacy publications.


AccessSurgery from McGraw-Hill Medical introduces a whole new dimension to surgical education and clinical practice. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online surgery resource enhances medical knowledge and delivers quick answers to surgical inquiries – all in one place. Optimized for viewing on any mobile device and guided by a preeminent Advisory Board that includes two top academic experts, Gerard M. Doherty, MD and F. Charles Brunicardi, MD, AccessSurgery is the field’s most trusted surgery resource. AccessSurgery provides medical students with a variety of resources needed to excel in their surgery clerkship; assists residents in gaining instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading surgical textbooks that will establish an important foundation for learning; and allows practicing surgeons to brush up on their medical knowledge when studying for their Maintenance of Certification Exam.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Publications

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) publishes highly respected peer-reviewed journals such as Science, the premier global science weekly; Science Signaling, the leading journal of cell signaling and regulatory biology; Science Translational Medicine, integrating medicine, engineering and science to promote human health; and, Science Advances, an innovative and high-quality open access journal for all the sciences


Publications and resources for all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines


Identifies and offers the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services.


Resources on Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing


An anatomical image database that can be searched or browsed via the index.

ARRS GoldMiner

System provides instant access to images published in selected peer-reviewed radiology journals; allows viewers to search for images by findings, anatomy, imaging technique, and patient age and sex.

ASH image bank

Produced by the American Society of Hematology to serve as a comprehensive reference and teaching tool. The images are presented in a digital, case-based format that allows both the images and text to be searched, cross- referenced, and hyper-linked to other cases as well as other educational resources

Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST)

The Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) finds regions of local similarity between biological or genomic sequences. The program compares nucleotide or protein sequences to sequence databases and calculates the statistical significance of matches.


BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 220 open access, online, peer-reviewed journals. The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology and medicine and includes broad interest titles, such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Retrovirology and BMC Genomics.


BELIT is a bibliographic directory of literature in the area of bioethics, providing access to records from the integrated databases of the German Reference Centre for Ethics in the Life Sciences (DRZE, Bonn), the Interdepartmental Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW, Tuebingen), the Library and Information Services of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE, Washington, DC), and the Centre de documentation en éthique des sciences de la vie et de la santé, INSERM/CCNE (CDEI, Paris).

BioDigital Human (Needs Chrome or other 3D compatible browser)

The BioDigital Human is a 3D platform that simplifies the understanding of anatomy, disease and treatments.


A preprint service which provides access to articles covering all aspects of life sciences research but does not include articles on clinical studies or clinical trials. Subject areas covered include Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine, Neuroscience, Paleontology, Pathology, Physiology, Plant Biology, Scientific Communication, Synthetic Biology, Systems Biology, and Zoology.


BRENDA is the main collection of enzyme functional data available to the scientific community.

Best Practice - BMJ

Best Practice – a point of care tool from BMJ Evidence Centre designed to support clinicians in their decision making from diagnosis to treatment.

British Nursing Database with Full Text

British Nursing Database Full Text is a leading database for the support of practice, education, research, and development for nurses, midwives, health visitors, and healthcare assistants working in the UK or following UK practice. This full text database provides abstracting and indexing for hundreds of titles, with coverage dating back to 1993. Literature coverage focuses on titles published in the UK, Australia and Canada, plus a selection of important international nursing titles.

BMJ - British Medical Journals

BMJ journals represent some of the leading titles in the medical field.

Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University

Links to 4 databases: ETHXWeb - Range of topics and issuses in bioethics; GenETHX - Ethical issues related to human genetics; Syllabus Exchange Database - Syllabi and course outlines at different levels of instruction; and International Bioethics Organizations - Information and access to bioethics centers and organizations


Access to biological systems and their component genes, proteins, and small molecules

Biology Database

This database provides access to a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments.

BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool)

Finds regions of local similarity between nucleotide or protein sequences


Free access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

CAB Direct

CAB Direct is CABI's electronic platform delivering access to over 10 million abstracts across the applied life sciences. Coverage includes our leading bibliographic databases CAB Abstracts and Global Health, and databases from our Internet Resources and Abstract Journals.

CABI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria

CABI The Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria are designed for use by plant pathologists and veterinary and medical mycologists. They provide integrated information to allow identification/confirmation of identity of significant species, along with related information on pathology or other economic significance.

CABI Nutrition and Food Sciences

CABI Nutrition and Food Sciences Database is a specialist internet resource that gathers together research, reviews and news on nutrition and the food sciences in an easily searchable database. It covers the whole food chain from the raw ingredients to the physiological and health effects of nutrients. Key subject areas include public health, clinical nutrition, nutrition physiology, food safety, food security, consumer behavior, and food science and technology and food product groups such as functional foods.

Cambridge Journals & Books

Cambridge University Press currently publishes over 300 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market containing the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas.

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database

Canada's reference and current events - scholarly journal articles, trade publications, dissertations, books, newspapers and magazines. Subject Area(s):‎ History , The Arts , Social Sciences , Literature & Language , Health & Medicine , Business , Science, Engineering & Technology

Cancer gene map online

Global analysis of microarray data provides a hypothesis-generating tool for cancer by Charles Q. Choi. Information for the project extracted from the Stanford Microarray Database and the Whitehead Institute Center for Genomic Research


The ChemIDplus is a master chemical dictionary of over 400,000 substances cited in National Library of Medicine (NLM) databases, including all TOXNET databases. More than 300,000 records include chemical structures. ChemIDplus is searchable by Name, Synonym, CAS Registry Number (RN), Molecular Formula, Classification Code, Locator Code, Structure, and/or Physical properties.


ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 26 million structures from hundreds of data sources.

Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups. Cochrane is for anyone who is interested in using high-quality information to make health decisions. Whether you are a doctor or nurse, patient or carer, researcher or funder, Cochrane health evidence provides a powerful tool to enhance your healthcare knowledge and decision making.

ClinicalTrials is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

CINAHL Plus® with Full Text

CINAHL Plus® with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL®. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index – with no embargo. CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.


ClinicalKey is a clinical insight engine designed to quickly return point-of-care, educational, and research information with a single keyword search. MEDLINE citations, research articles, book chapters, point-of-care summaries, images, charts, graphs, and video procedures are all included in result sets. ClinicalKey replaces Elsevier's longstanding MD Consult, Procedures Consult, and First Consult platforms.

Consumer Health Information - Arabic

Offers answers to the 200 most common health questions (i.e., the 200 most-used evidence-based reports). These evidence-based reports are very graphical, and contain high quality, easy-to-understand illustrations as well as easy-to-read text and hyperlinks leading to additional full text. CHI also offers an interactive body map that assists the user in locating full text articles about health-related topics for all areas of the body.


This Web site provides health information providers and the public with a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling as found in FDA-approved medication package inserts.

Dermatology atlas

The material on these pages has been composed to aid in the teaching of dermatology

Drug information portal

Provides a gateway to selected drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. At the top of the page are links to individual resources with potential drug information, including summaries tailored to various audiences. Resources include the NLM search systems useful in searching for a drug, NLM research resources, resources organized by audience and class, and other NIH and government resources such as FDA and CDC. More than 12,000 drugs can be searched using this facility.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals is a service that provides access to quality controlled Open Access Journals in all subject areas.

DOVE Medical Press Journals

Dove Medical Press specialize in the publication of Open Access peer-reviewed journals across the broad spectrum of science, technology and especially medicine


Current awareness platform for medical journals that allows you to follow, share, and discuss articles in your specialty. Access is free, but registration is required.

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source

Dentistry & Oral Science Source covers all facets relating to the areas of dentistry including dental public health, endodontics, facial pain & surgery, odontology, oral & maxillofacial pathology/surgery/radiology, orthodontology, pediatric dentistry, periodontology, and prosthodontics. The database is updated weekly on EBSCOhost. Link

Dynamed Plus

DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically -organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice. Updated daily, DynaMed editors monitor the content of over 500 medical journals on a daily basis. 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. Through this process of Systematic Literature Surveillance, the best available evidence determines the content of DynaMed .Updating daily Graphics & Images Overviews & Recommendations Precise Search Results Specialty Content Expert Reviewers Mobile App Drug Content

Exam Master/USMLE

Exam Master's question bank contains exam practice material for: USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3; Medical Board Exams, including family practice, internal medicine, and surgery; several medical specialties, including anatomy, microbiology and physiology. Users register via Remote Access at Exam Master, and set up personal logins in order to create and save their exam questions in the Exam Master database. To register or access your Exam Master account, log in to your Alfaisal Library account first. In the database, follow the link that says, "Not registered yet?" if you are a new user. Please, enter your institutional email address when signing up at the Exam Master site; this is necessary for our verification purposes, then send an email to to activate your account. The publisher recommends new users take the tutorial they are presented with on first login, before proceeding to select their exam materials.


e-Marefa is an integrated database of full text and comprehensive metadata of over 700,000 journals, research papers, theses and dissertations, conference papers, statistical reports, and e-books, which has produced 22 specialized databases covering all disciplines.

EBSCOhost Research Databases

EBSCO is a multidisciplinary database covering the social sciences, business and engineering disciplines.


Cross-database search page from NCBI


Ebrary Academic Complete provides access to more than 75,000 e-books from 500 of the most trusted publishers. Covering broad subject areas including business and economics, computing, education, engineering, history, political science, humanities, area studies, literature, linguistics, law, life sciences, psychology, social work, sociology, religion, classics, and philosophy, this is the most comprehensive collection of e-books.

Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC)

Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC) offers free access to biomedical literature resources including, PubMed abstracts (about 22 million), Europe PMC full text articles (about 2.2 million, of which over 400,000 are Open Access), Patent abstracts (over 4 million European, US, and International), National Health Service (NHS) clinical guidelines, Agricola records (500,000), Supplemented with Chinese Biological Abstracts and the Citeseer database.

Family Health Database

Family Health Database This database includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry

FREIDA (Fellowship and Residency Electronic Interactive Database)

Web version of the Graduate Medical Education Directory (Green Book) designed to assist students, residents, and fellows in finding suitable graduate medical education programs.


NIH genetic sequence database including an annotated collection of all publicly available DNA sequences.


Information on genomes including maps, chromosomes, assemblies, and annotations.


Produced by the World Health Organization, this resource offers the ability to search the literature in regional medical indices, including AIM (AFRO), LILACS (AMRO/PAHO), IMEMR (EMRO), IMSEAR (SEARO), and WPRIM (WPRO).

Global health atlas

Standardized data and statistics for infectious diseases at country, regional, and global levels. Analysis and interpretation of data are further supported through information on demography, socioeconomic conditions, and environmental factors, reflecting the range of determinants that influence patterns of infectious disease transmission

Global Health Library

Produced by the World Health Organization, this resource offers the ability to search the literature in regional medical indices, including AIM (AFRO), LILACS (AMRO/PAHO), IMEMR (EMRO), IMSEAR (SEARO), and WPRIM (WPRO).

Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)

The HSDB--Hazardous Substances Data Bank HSDB is a compendium of numeric and descriptive (nonbibliographic) data for comprehensive, scientifically reviewed, factual data presented for more than 4500 toxic or potentially toxic chemicals. The data are taken from a core set of monographs augmented with government documents, special reports, and primary journal literature. HSDB is peer-reviewed by the Scientific Review Panel (SRP), a committee of experts in the major subject areas within the data bank's scope.

Health Management Database

This database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations.

Health & Medical Collection

This database offers reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more.


Multi-part printed bibliography of items in the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office containing material from the 1400s through 1950.

IGI Global/InfoSci

IGI/Global /InfoSci®-Books is a rapidly expanding collection of over 55,000 full-text chapters from over 2,400 scholarly works in over 200 disciplines relating to technology, business, medicine, education and engineering. It offers faculty and students' exceptional value and unlimited access to a comprehensive collection of groundbreaking research.

India Database (1998 - current)

This database is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary resource of full-text, scholarly journals published in India, supporting many subjects, including business, medicine, science, technology, social sciences and humanities.

ISI/Web of Science

The ISI Web of Science provides seamless access to the Science Citation Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. It enables users to search current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. ISI Web of Science also provides a unique search method, cited reference searching. With it, users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines and time spans to uncover all the information relevant to their research. Users can also navigate to electronic full-text journal articles.

Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)

Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) provides access to nearly 70,000 images in the collections of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S National Library of Medicine (NLM). The collection includes portraits, photographs, caricatures, genre scenes, posters, and graphic art illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine dated from the 15th to 21st century.

Islamic Medical and Scientific Ethics

This is an ongoing project that collects information, records, and materials in order to explore the Islamic perspective on bioethical issues. The IMSE database contains more than 1500 examples of books, journals, and newspaper articles exploring the issues with more being added each month. This is a wonderful resource consolidating hard-to-find literature and is especially importance for international bioethics. The database provides citations only, only those materials that are available in Alfaisal Library will appear in full text.


JoVE is the world's first peer reviewed scientific video journal that increase productivity in scientific research and learning. JoVE has produced over 5,500 videos demonstrating experiments from laboratories at top research institutions and delivered online to millions of scientists, educators, and students worldwide. Subjects covered by JoVE are Behavior, Bioengineering, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Developmental Biology, Engineering, Environment, Immunology & Infection, Genetics, Psychology, Medicine, Immunology and Infection, Developmental Biology and Neuroscience.

JSTOR (Life Sciences)

JSTOR Life Sciences comprises the largest collection of journals in the field sciences, and broad coverage of the health sciences. At more than 160 journals and 8 million pages, the collection is JSTOR's largest, spanning more than 340 years of science history and research in the sciences. Disciplines include aquatic science, botany, developmental & cell biology, ecology, paleontology, and zoology.

JSTOR (Current Scholarship Program-CSP)

The Current Scholarship Program (CSP) provides access to the most recent issues of more than 300 high-quality titles from 52 leading publishers. Current issues are linked with archival content on JSTOR's trusted, highly-visible platform.

Jaypee Digital Medical eBooks

Jaypee Digital is offering a wide choice of professional and reference books, journals and most importantly a few thousand surgical video clips. It is one comprehensive source of medical information from top Indian and overseas Key Opinion Leaders in the industry with evidence and case based publishing program from India. Jaypee Digital gives access to more than 1215 e-books from Jaypee and 2250 videos on surgical procedures performed by experts from across the world. It includes various medical subject categories which encompass E-books, Journals and Procedural and Surgical Videos for academicians, students and also practitioners.

LactMed (Drugs and Lactation Database)

LactMed, a free online database with information on drugs and lactation, is one of the newest additions to the National Library of Medicine's TOXNET system, a Web-based collection of resources covering toxicology, chemical safety, and environmental health. Geared to the healthcare practitioner and nursing mother, LactMed contains over 450 drug records. It includes information such as maternal levels in breast milk, infant levels in blood, potential effects in breastfeeding infants and on lactation itself, the American Academy of Pediatrics category indicating the level of compatibility of the drug with breastfeeding, and alternate drugs to consider. References are included, as is nomenclature information, such as the drug's Chemical Abstract Service's (CAS) Registry number and its broad drug class.


Lexicomp is a collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools that provides users with an extensive medical library. Lexicomp - provides clear, concise, point-of-care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as clinical content, such as clinical practice guidelines, IV compatibility from Trissel's 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database, and other tools. GSA scheduled.


Searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for mathematical sciences literature.


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere.

MEDLINE Complete

MEDLINE Complete provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE Complete uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals. MEDLINE Complete is also the world's most comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for over 1,800 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, more than 1,700 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE, and of those, over 900 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search,Health Source or Biomedical Reference Collection. This wide-ranging file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the MEDLINE index - with no embargo. With coverage dating back to 1857 and full-text back to 1865, MEDLINE Complete is the definitive research tool for medical literature.


This database is a bibliographic database produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. The database contains millions of citations, derived from thousands of biomedical and life science journals, and indexed with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) from the NLM controlled vocabulary. Extending back to 1946, annual input now exceeds 700,000 citations.

Medscape Reference (E-Medicine)

Clinical knowledge base in 63 specialty areas covering thousands of diseases and disorders. It also includes; peer-reviewed disease summaries; multimedia files, clinical tools and differential diagnosis information. Academic medical center (Online through Medscape Reference free, but registration required)

Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)

MDPI stands for Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) is a platform for peer-reviewed, scientific open access journals which is operated by MDPI AG, based in Basel, Switzerland. MDPI publishes over 70 diverse electronic, open access journals.

MyiLibrary (eBooks from Informa Healthcare, McGraw-Hill, Pearson, and Taylor & Francis)

MyiLibrary is a platform that provides desktop access to eBooks, while a wide range of research, reference, and reading materials are available from this databases, our subscription only includes titles from the following publishers; Informa Healthcare, McGraw-Hill, Pearson, and Taylor & Francis. Our MyiLibrary collection contains more than 21,000 eBooks covering the following subject areas, medicine, technology, social sciences, and language and literature.


MyiLibrary is a collection of full text e-books covering a broad range of subject areas. You are only permitted to download 10% of the total pages contained in this title using the Print or Download links on the menu at the top right of the screen.

National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC)

NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NGC was originally created by AHRQ in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans (now America's Health Insurance Plans [AHIP]). The NGC mission is to provide physicians and other health professionals, health care providers, health plans, integrated delivery systems, purchasers, and others an accessible mechanism for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation, and use.

National Guideline Clearinghouse

Latest clinical practice guidelines based on scientific evidence.

National Academic Press

The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. NAP offers more than 4,000 titles in PDF format. All of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book.

Nature Journals

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. NPG publishes journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine with more than 89 journals.

National Library of Medicine (NLM) -Bookshelf

Free access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

Nature Publishing

Nature Publishing is a database that contains academic journals across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.

Neuroscience Information Framework

Inventory of Web-based neuroscience resources: public research data, materials, and tools.

NLM Databases and Electronic Resources

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides a variety of resources related to the biomedical and health sciences, including databases, bibliographic citations, full text (when available), archival collections, and images.


Collection of sequences from several sources, including GenBank, Reference Sequence (RefSeq), TPA & PDB.

Nursing & Allied Health Database

Information This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.

OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man)

Compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes with full-text, referenced overviews containing information on all known mendelian disorders.


Offers a range of different health related databases which contain journal article references. Journal articles are a good source of up-to-date health information and health related research.

Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is a vast and rapidly-expanding research library available in 20 subject areas. Oxford Scholarship Online offers full-text access to academic monographs from key disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, science, medicine, and law, providing quick and easy access to award-winning Oxford University Press scholarship

Oxford Journals

Oxford Journals publish well over 230 academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas, two-thirds of which are published in collaboration with learned societies and other international organizations

ProQuest Central

ProQuest Central is the largest, multidisciplinary, full-text database available in the market today. This resource provides access to 27 of ProQuest's most highly used databases, with a variety of content types across over 160 subjects, making this the broadest single research resource in the world.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global full text is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. PQDT — Full Text includes nearly 3 million searchable citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with over 1 million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. Over 2 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works.

Public Health Database

Public Health Database is a new and unique database; designed to be the ideal starting point for public health information and research. It delivers core public health literature with centralized access to over 800 publications with over 500 in full-text. Health, Medicine - journals articles, magazines, news, reports and dissertations. This database allows you to search the core literature in the field of public health.

PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)

Bibliographic details and abstracts of randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews, and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.

PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress)

Worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorders and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events.


Formerly COS (Community of Science), Pivot provides avenues for funding and collaboration for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students.


Collection of sequences including translations from annotated coding regions in GenBank, RefSeq and TPA, as well as records from SwissProt, PIR, PRF, and PDB.


Search engine for bioassay records, unique chemical structures, and deposited chemical structures.


An electronic database that comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

PubMed for Handhelds

Search MEDLINE® with the web browser of any mobile device


The Reference Sequence (RefSeq) collection provides a comprehensive, integrated, non-redundant, well-annotated set of sequences, including genomic DNA, transcripts, and proteins. RefSeq sequences form a foundation for medical, functional, and diversity studies. They provide a stable reference for genome annotation, gene identification and characterization, mutation and polymorphism analysis (especially RefSeqGene records).


This query tool provides hit lists that can be sorted and downloaded to Excel including NIH funding for each project (expenditures), and publications and patents that have acknowledged support from each project (results).

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

This platform provides access to journals, books and databases from the Royal Society of Chemistry. From this page, you can reach over 1 million chemical science articles and chapters. Explore the latest research using custom eAlerts, RSS feeds and blogs, or find content fast using the advanced search features. Frequently updated, it's all here waiting – discover the highest quality integrated scientific research today.


Macromolecular 3D structures derived from the Protein Data Bank.


SAGE Premier provides access to 640+ SAGE journal titles in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine with backfile to 1999

SAGE Knowledge: SAGE Reference eBook Collection

SAGE Knowledge is a social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. With more than 2,500 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more. SAGE Knowledge brings together high-quality content from across our imprints.


Bibliographic database of research literature and web sources, which includes 21 million patents, covers all disciplines, and provides information on times cited and references.

Springer Link

Access to over 1,200 peer-review full text journals mostly in the medical and engineering disciplines. Most journals are provide PDF of articles from 1996 to present.


Over 2,500 peer-review journals and 6,000 e-books published by Elsevier are indexed. This is a scientific database covering the physical, life and health sciences, as well as the social sciences and humanities. Full-text articles are available from 2007.

Taylor and Francis eBooks

This site offers instant access to the world's premier Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences and Law content — from renowned imprints such as Routledge, Psychology Press and Focal Press. It has more than 25,000 titles from general subject areas to interdisciplinary selections hand-picked by our editorial teams.

Taylor & Francis Online

Allows searching across more than 1,200 online journals covering all subject published by Taylor & Francis, with access to full text articles from the roughly 500 journals subscribed to by Alfaisal University.

Thieme Medical

Thieme is an international medical and science publisher serving health professionals and students. Thieme offers a wide range of health-science journals focusing on neurosurgery, otolaryngology, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, radiology, complementary and alternative medicine, audiology and speech and language pathology.


Curated classification and nomenclature for all of the organisms in the public sequence database.


TOXNET - Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.


Extensive collection of bibliographic information covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals.

TRIP Database

The TRIP Database searches over 75 sites of high-quality medical information. The TRIP Database gives you direct, hyperlinked access to the largest collection of 'evidence-based' material on the web as well as articles from premier on-line journals such as the BMJ, JAMA, NEJM etc.


UNdata is the United Nations' statistical database that includes data published by the UN and its affiliated agencies. Selected topics cover: Agriculture, Balance of payments, Communication and culture, Construction, Development assistance, Education, Energy and environment, Finance, Health, Households and families, Housing, Income and consumption, Industry, Labor, Foreign trade, Prices, Population, Science and technology, Services industry, Public welfare, Public safety.


This database encompasses a complete range of scientific, technical, medical, business, humanities and social science disciplines.

World Library of Science

The World Library of Science is a free online resource for a global community. Developed as a partnership between UNESCO and Macmillan Science and Education, this online Library offers quality Nature Education content in short eBooks and articles, serving a mission to equalize access to high quality resources for science education for all communities across the globe. All offerings are digital, allowing easy access to online tools and networks. The content of the World Library of Science is meant to inspire more learning and curiosity, and help train students and teachers alike, both in the content and cultural impacts of scientific discovery. is a global science gateway comprised of national and international scientific databases and portals. It provides one-stop, multilingual searching of databases from around the world along with real-time translation of retrieved items. The full list of resources searched can be found on the Advanced Search page where any or all resources can be included/excluded from one's search.

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