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Subject guide for medicine

Find books, articles, journals etc.

Read digital research articles free of charge when logged on to the UiO/OUS network. You can also read from home, but you need remote access.

Medical Library

Contact us, opening hours
in our libraries at
Rikshospitalet and Ullevål hospital.

Search in medical databases

  • PubMed - medicine, nursing, dentistry, biomedical research (not working properly in Internet Explorer)
  • Ovid Medline - as PubMed with different interface
  • EMBASE - medicine, pharmacology, european centered
  • CINAHL - nursing, physical therapy, nutrition
  • Cochrane Library - systematic reviews, clinical trials
  • Scopus - scientific, technical, medical and social sciences
  • Web of Science - scientific, technical, medical and social sciences (not working in Internet Explorer 11)

Point of care tools

  • UpToDate - clinical information about diagnosis and treatment
  • McMaster PLUS - runs literature searches in several evidence-based information services simultaneously
  • Nursing Reference Center Plus - for nurses. Includes videos and images
  • DynaMed Plus - an evidence-based point-of-care information resource (on trial 2018)


  • Ordnett - Medical dictionary, english-norwegian Dictionary

Searching for literature

We offer support and courses in literature searching. For one-to-one guidance please Book a librarian.

Managing references

EndNote is used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. Attend our EndNote courses.

Visits from the library

We offer custom made courses and presentations tailored to your department or research group. Please contact us.

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