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AccessPharmacy VCU
Allows selection by core curriculum topic, browsing by organ system, review of textbooks, or searching across leading pharmacy online references.
Can be used for course content: Leading pharmacy texts and drug information More about affordable Course Content

Embase (via Ovid) VCU
Biomedicine and pharmacology citation database (1974 - present) with an international scope. Recommended for use in systematic reviews, and for finding drug and medical device information. Not compatible with Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10.

IPA: International Pharmaceutical Abstracts VCU
Abstracts of pharmacology research and information. Produced by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Medical Letter, The VCU
Searchable database of articles from The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics from 1988 - present. Also includes a drug interactions program, patient education brochures and two electronic handbooks.

Merck Index Online VCU
Authoritative information on chemicals, drugs, and biologicals. Contains over 11,000 monographs.

Natural Medicines (Formerly Natural Standard) VCU
Evidence-based, peer-reviewed information on complementary and alternative medicine treatments. Includes evaluation of therapies for specific conditions, herbs and supplements, and diet therapies.

The primary database of information in biomedical and health sciences fields.

Reaxys VCU
Incorporating Beilstein, Gmelin, and Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry, offers a wealth of experimentally validated information. Presents a new approach to synthetic chemistry with powerful functionality.

Scifinder VCU
Chemical substances and reactions, research topics, authors, and CA abstract number or patent number from CAplus, CASReact, and Registry databases of Chemical Abstracts Service. Log off when finished. (Not available Sat 6 pm - Sun 8 am).

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