Information resources

  1. AccessMedicine

    Category: Pharmacology (medicinal products) Medicine    Type: Electronic Books

    ACCESS Medicine offers access to Clinical Library and LANGE Educational Library. The collection contains exams, medicinal products database, screening guidelines, general descriptions of illnesses, tools for setting up differential diagnoses (Diagnosaurus) and medical news.

    Source is provided by CMK MF.


    • AccessMedicine (Access from the locations of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ljubljana. Remote access for members of CMK with password)



  2. Biomedicina Slovenica

    Category: Biotechnology Medicine    Type: Lists and Abstracts of Articles Indexes

    Biomedicina Slovenica is used to search for scientific and professional literature in the field of biomedicine. It contains bibliographic data on publications in the field of biomedicine in Slovenia and publications of Slovene authors. It also includes data on books, chapters from books, articles from Slovene scientific and professional periodicals, papers from conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations and master’s theses, research reports, and more from 1986 onward. An older segment for the 1976–1985 period is available at the Institute for Biostatistics and Medical Informatics. You can find most of the data in the COBIB.SI. shared catalogue of Slovene libraries.
    Descriptors can be used to search a topic.

    Language: Slovene or English




  3. Centralna baza zdravil (CBZ)

    Category: Pharmacology (medicinal products) Medicine    Type: Catalogues and Lists

    The Central Drug Database is a central reference drug database collection.

    In this application, users can find information on drugs using a variety of criteria, data overview, insight into instructions for use, and a summary of the main characteristics of individual drugs and export the data shown in the form that allows further processing in tools like Microsoft Excel.

    Based on inter-institutional agreement and competences defined by law, the collection is managed by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Slovenia, the Public Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices, the Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia, and the National Institute for Public Health.

    Language: Slovene




  4. CINAHL with Full Text

    Category: Medicine Health Care    Type: Full Text Articles Scientific Publications

    CINAHL with Full Text is used to search for scientific and professional literature and read full-text articles in the field of health care.

    Coverage includes bibliographic data with abstracts of articles from about 3,100 scientific and professional journals and full texts from 600 journals from 1981 onward. To search for a topic, use "CINAHL Headings" thesaurus.

    Language: English


    • CINAHL with Full text (Access from the locations of the Faculty of Health Sciences of UL. Remote access for students and employees of Faculty of Health Sciences)



  5. Cochrane Library

    Category: Medicine Health Care    Type: Full Text Articles Indexes Scientific Publications

    The Cochrane Library allows simultaneous searching of full-text systematic synoptic articles and bibliographic data on articles about clinical studies and methods used in specific fields of medicine, health care economics, use of technologies in healthcare, etc. The collection provides qualitative scientific evidence for informing healthcare professionals and healthcare users and those who are responsible for research, education, and management. The folowing collections are available:

    • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    • Cochrane Database of Methodology Reviews
    • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness
    • Cochrane Controlled Trials Register
    • NHS Economic Evaluation Database
    • Health Technology Assessment Database
    • Cochrane Methodology Register


    • Cochrane Library (Access from the locations of the Faculty of Health Sciences of UL. Remote access for students and employees of Faculty of Health Sciences)



  6. Credo Online Reference Service, Academic Core Collection

    Category: Biographies, Bibliographies, and Essays on Authors Musics Fine Arts Medicine Multidisciplinary Fields Celebrities    Type: Biographical Data Encyclopedias Dictionaries

    Credo Online Reference Service, Academic Core Collection is an ideal collection to start your search when you need explanations of terms, biographical data, and more because it contains over 600 reference works (encyclopedias, atlases, vocabularies, handbooks, biographical lexicons, and more) from a variety of disciplines (philosophy, music, geography, linguistics, fine arts, medicine, natural sciences, law, psychology, sociology, technology, religion, history, and more) and numerous publishers including Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Routledge, SAGE, Wiley-Blackwell,etc.

    Inside the collection you can expand your initial search to other quality resources (Related Resources) such as Encyclopedia Britannica (general encyclopedia), Oxford Art Online (encyclopedia of fine arts), Oxford Music Online (encyclopedia of music), Oxford English Dictionary (dictionary), Slovene Biography, dLib, and other multidisciplinary collections by various providers (EBSCOhost, ProQuest, and others).

    In one place Topic Pages display the contents available in Credo as well as in other resources.

    Also available are various Tools used to search for definitions of concepts, persons, pictorial materials, sayings, etc. The interface enables users to play music and translate texts (Google translate). Mind map presents a search option that displays search results in the form of mind maps (a network of associated representations of topics).

    Language: English
    Also available at: University of Maribor, University of Primorska, and University of Nova Gorica
    Source is provided by Consortium COSEC NUK




  7. Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source

    Category: Medicine    Type: Full Text Articles Indexes

    The Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source collection is a unique resource for online dental literature research. Coverage includes bibliographic data with extracts from the foremost dental and oral sciences journals and books as well as full-text articles from more than 210 journals and numerous monographs and searching through cited resources for 120 journals.

    Source is provided by Central Medical Library.




  8. DXplain

    Category: Medicine    Type: Information Portal

    DXplain is a clinical decision support system in the field of internal medicine developed at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School. The program does not offer definitive medical consultation and should not be used to make a clinical diagnosis or replace or overrule a licensed health care professional's judgment or clinical diagnosis.


    • DXplain (Access from the locations of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ljubljana. Remote access for members of CMK with password)



  9. eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)

    Category: Social Sciences and Humanities Medicine Multidisciplinary Fields Natural Sciences and Technology    Type: Electronic Books Encyclopedias Dictionaries

    The E-Book Collection offered by EBSCOHost contains more than 141,000 e-books in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, medicine, natural sciences, and technology. Most of the books can be borrowed (instructions) to portable devices such as tablet computers, dedicated readers, and/or smart phones. Most of the books offer unlimited simultaneous user access. A small fraction of the books, about 370 purchased to own by the University of Ljubljana libraries, can only be used by a single user at a time. The collection is completely integrated with the NUK mEga search engine.

    Users may print out and/or send in pdf format to their email address up to 60 pages of individual books. Users can search inside a book by individual words, and an English-Slovene dictionary is available.

    Language: English

    The collection is provided by the National and University Library

    The permanent purchase of 370 books was sponsored by CEK EF, CMK MF, CTK, ODKJG FDV, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, NUK, and Faculty of Education.


    • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) (Access from the locations of the University of Ljubljana, CTK, and NUK. Remote access for all members of the UL, CTK, and NUK libraries.)



  10. HighWire Press

    Category: Biology Medicine Veterinary Science Health Care    Type: Full Text Articles Scientific Publications

    HighWire Press is used to search for and read scientific and professional articles in the fields of medicine, biology, and and veterinary medicine.
    It contains data with abstracts and full-text articles from over 1,700 scientific journals. In most cases, the articles become accessible only after a certain embargo period (6–36 months). Recently, the service has begun to add e-books.

    Update: Daily
    Language: English