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Subject guide for medicine

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Medical Library

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

Medical databases

  • PubMed - medicine, nursing, dentistry, biomedical research* 
  • MEDLINE - as PubMed with different interface
  • Embase - medicine, pharmacology, european centered
  • CINAHL - nursing, physical therapy, nutrition
  • Cochrane Library - systematic reviews, clinical trials
  • Epistemonikos - systematic reviews
  • PsycINFO - psychology, medicine, psychiatry
  • Scopus - scientific, technical, medical and social sciences
  • Web of Science - scientific, technical, medical and social sciences*

* Not working properly in Internet Explorer 11

Point of care tools


  • 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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