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Key databases commonly used for accessing the latest research in allied health disciplines.
CINAHL complete This link opens in a new window
Allied health and nursing database.
Medline (1946-) This link opens in a new window
Contains research on biomedical and allied health disciplines.
EMBASE This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive collection of biomedical and pharmacological journals.
EMCare This link opens in a new window
Nursing and allied health database. Coverage includes health care economics, mental health, physical therapy, nutrition and dietetics.
PsycINFO This link opens in a new window
Behavioural sciences and mental health database.
Cochrane Library This link opens in a new window
Includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
Nursing and allied health database (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window
Nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine database.
Recommended resources for information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
A search filter that provides access to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health literature via PubMed.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
Informs practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
Recommended resources for information on the diagnosis, treatment and management of conditions and diseases.
BMJ best practice This link opens in a new window
Combines the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion.
ClinicalKey This link opens in a new window
Includes Australian content. Provides access to selected medical texts, journals and practice guidelines.
Interactive 3D resources.
Anatomedia This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive, self-paced learning program that explores anatomy from different perspectives: theoretical (systems and regions) and practical (dissection and imaging.
Not available on smaller screens. Screen size requirement is: 992x652 pixels.
Anatomy.tv This link opens in a new window
Online interactive 3D models of the human anatomy. Interactive features include zoom, layers, MRI, clinical slides and x-rays, animations and images.
Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy This link opens in a new window
Videos providing a 3D look at the anatomy of the human body using real human atomic specimens.
Use Google Chrome for this database
Thieme teaching assistant anatomy This link opens in a new window
Contains all the images from Thieme's top anatomy titles.
You must set up an account to save images and content.
Policies and guidelines contain recommendations for clinical practice based on evidence.
Note that local policy documents found on the local health district intranet are confidential and often not suitable for use in assessments.
Therapeutic Guidelines This link opens in a new window
Australian Therapeutic Guidelines
Joanna Briggs Institute This link opens in a new window
Search for topic and filter using Best Practice Information Sheets and Evidence Summaries as publication type for latest guidelines.
Your Subject Librarians
This guide has been created by University of Newcastle Librarians who work with your schools to make sure you have access to the resources you need. The Librarians supporting allied health are: