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Pharmacy: Databases

Pharmacy resources and help

Featured Database



Full text books including Pharmacotherapy, Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, and Basic & Clinical Pharmacology.   Includes drug information, diagnostic/lab test information, calculators, and ACPE Core Curriculum and exam review questions.  Courtesy of the College of Pharmacy .  There is a link to a tutorial for this database on this LibGuide’s Help and Tutorials Page.

Create a Profile in MyAccessPharmacy to use the quizzes, review questions, and case studies and the mobile version . 

Free Mobile apps & resources

There are many more websites or apps out there.  These are just the tip of the iceberg.  Unless I said there is a charge these are all free.   Some are the lite version of a product that is available
Go to for instructions on setting up the VPN on your iTouch or iPhone./  They don't have instructions set up for Droids yet. 
1. PubMed for Handhelds and Mobile phones: 
(This version is not linked to our holdings) 
2AIDSinfor for mobile phones from NIH:  .  Includes a glossary, information on AIDS drugs for professionals, patients and in Spanish.   
3. MDConsult Mobile: 
      1.  Go to http:// from a computer within your institution. 
      2.  Click on Create an Account on the top right. 
      3.  Complete the registration form and create a unique username and password.  Then, click on
           Continue to submit your information. 
      4.  Logout of MD Consult. 
      5.  Using the web browser on your mobile device, go to MD Consult Mobile (  Login to MD Consult Mobile from your mobile browser using your new personal login 
4.  Micromedex Mobile
   For instructions: click on Handheld PDA tab or in Micromedex 2.0 click on the word Mobile
       Free mobile access and app for iPhone and iTouch using these instructions since we subscribe.
5. AccessPharmacy (& AccessMedicine)
       Compatible with iPhone, Blackberry Bold and Google Android.  It doesn't include all the resources.    
       If you haven't set up a login and password to access the quizzes or case studies go to MyAccessPharmacy and click on Create Profile before you try accessing  
      the mobile version.  Once you have a login and password use your phone's browser and go to  It will route you to the mobile  
      version.  You will need to login using your MyAccessPharmacy login and password.   
6. Free iphone/iTouch apps ( if you are a registered user
   Epocrates ( free  version)
   Johns Hopkins ABX Vaccines ( There is a  charge for the mobile version of  full Johns Hopkins ABX  database)
   PubMed on Tap Lite - free
         full version $2.99
         Searches PubMed & will link to the full text if we subscribe and you have the VPN turned on.


Databases: Top Picks

For a complete list of databases go to the HSC Library's Database Page. Also see the listing in the Resources: UF Databases & Free Websites  Box ( on this page), which includes free websites.

  Citation Bibliography Management

Resources to help you manage your citations. 

Resources: UF Databases & Free Websites

There are two documents. One contains databases to which UF subscribes and the 2nd one is a list of free websites that you might find useful after you graduate, including ones that contain free full text journal articles.

You need to double check the commercial drug information sites for their authoritativeness and currency. Check with your instructor for the acceptability of the .com sites before using them for an assignment.

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Subjects: Medicine, Pharmacy
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