This is UCLan's Vision Sciences library page.
For more help and guidance please contact your Subject Librarian: Louise Smith
You can search for eBooks by title using the Library Search. If you go to the eBook Collections directly you can then search within the full-text of the eBooks.
Access Medicine - A vast resource of textbooks, videos, case studies, quizzes and point of care materials for the medical student. The key text within this collection is Vaughan and Asbury’s General Opthalmology and there are useful chapters on ophthalmology in many of the texts, especially Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine and Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment. Low vision rehabilitation is discussed in Principles of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Medicines Complete - contains some of the world's leading drug and healthcare reference sources, including British National Formulary, BNF for Children, Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons, Dietary Supplements, Herbal Medicines, Injectable Drugs Guide, Martindale:The Complete Drug Reference, Pharmaceutical Excipients, Stockley's Drug Interactions.
Oxford University Press Medical Handbooks - over 60 books covering medical specialities from paediatrics to geriatric medicine, and more. Titles fall into two broad categories; those for medical students and junior doctors, and those for specialist trainees. Only includes best quality, clinically relevant information with content checked by subject experts. The books are designed to help readers find the information they need quickly. The key title in this collection is the Oxford handbook of Ophthalmology but there are a number of other titles with chapters on ophthalmology.
Clinical Key Medical and Dental Education - the next-generation medical learning platform. 200+ acclaimed textbooks covering 40 medical and dental specialties, including Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine and Cohen's Pathways of the Pulp. Video and Images are also included. Study tools allow you to personalise and annotate content. Key texts include Kanski’s Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology, Kanski’s Signs in Ophthalmology:Causes and Differential Diagnosis, and Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care by Elliott. Useful medical texts such as Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine can be found here.
Use Journal Finder to find the full text of a specific journal article from the article reference, or to see if the Library has access to a specific Journal Title.
Search for the title of the Journal in the Library Search to find print only Journals held in the Library
If you want to search for journal articles on a particular topic within medicine the main subscription electronic journals database to search is:
A really useful website explaining the differences between MEDLINE and PUBMED can be found here: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/difference.html
Other very useful databases of journal articles in the medicine subject area are:
We also have a number of multi-subject databases that contain a combination of full text and bibliographic journals
These databases provide abstracts and executive summaries of journal articles and conference papers
Search theses to find out if other research has already been completed in your field.
SAGE Research Methods - is a tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. It contains content from more than 640 books, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, and handbooks, the entire 'Little Green Book', and 'Little Blue Book' series, two major works collating a selection of journal articles, and newly commissioned videos.