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Key Databases and Journals

PubMed Central

A searchable collection of medical, biomedical and life science journals from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.  It contains  a large number of freely accessible titles, though the most recent issues of journals may not be available. This is a useful journals database for physiology & health related topics. 

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.

SPORTDiscus Full Text

SPORTDiscus provides access to full text articles from 550 sport & exercise journals and indexes many additional journals & books.

Web of Science

Worldwide index to journal articles from 1970.
Incorporates the Science Citation Index / Social Science Citation Index / Arts & Humanities Citation Index.

There is no full-text in this database, instead each article that comes up will have a link to our E-Journals Finder or a link to the publishers website

NEW! Pain

PAIN publishes original research on the nature, mechanisms, and treatment of pain and provides a multidisciplinary forum for the dissemination of research in the basic and clinical sciences.

Full text access: 2000-present

Library Guide for Sport and Exercise

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. 

Let us know what you think about this guide and whether it is useful; your comments will help us to improve this service.

Email: h.glasse@derby.ac.uk 

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