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Biomedical Health & Human Biology: Home

Key Databases and Journals

NEW! JSTOR Journals

Full text journal archive across arts, science and social sciences. Please note that latest years are not included.

NEW! Marine and Freshwater Research Journal

Marine and Freshwater Research is an international and interdisciplinary journal publishing contributions on all aquatic environments

Full text access: 1950-present

PubMed Central

Open access Life Science & Medical journals. Hosted by the National Library of Medicine.

No password is needed.

Science Direct (Elsevier)

Full text access to Elsevier journals from the mid 1990s. Covers all science including health and social sciences.

NEW! Scopus

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed journals, books and conference proceedings.


Embase is a highly versatile, multipurpose, and up-to-date biomedical database, it covers the most important international biomedical literature from 1947 to the present day and all articles are indexed in depth using Elsevier's Life Science thesaurus Embase Indexing and Emtree. 

Library Guide Biomedical Health & Human Biology

This is your guide to finding and using the best Library resources for your subject.

Find print books and journals in the Library, search for articles online, see the best e-resources for your area. Get help using the Library with our guides. 

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Support for online students

The calendar below lists all sessions from the library, both online and on campus. To see just online sessions, click on the drop-down menu for Site and then select Online (UDOL).

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Is there a particular book we don't have in stock that you feel would be a useful addition to the collection - not just for you, but for fellow students as well?  We can't guarantee we'll always get what you request but we will consider every title put through.

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Academic Librarian support drop-ins

Please attend the Academic Librarian drop-in that is relevant to your subject i.e Life and Natural Sciences

Hazel Glasse - Academic Librarian

Hazel Glasse (Life & Natural Sciences)'s picture
Hazel Glasse (Life & Natural Sciences)
Tel. 01332 591479
Kedleston Road Library
Room L103

My Hours:
Monday - Wednesday 8.30-5.00
Thursday 8.30-4.30
Friday 8.30-5.00

My availability for appointments will vary, but my core booking hours are between
09:30 & 4:30 Monday to Friday

Appointments outside of core hours are potentially available upon request.