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Finding information for Pharmacy

MPharm 1

Sources - overview

There will be a range of quality resources for you to use in academic work.  Recommended text books; lecture slides and notes from tutors, probably on Canvas; organisational websites; journal articles from peer-reviewed academic or clinical journals in the health and medical fields.

Summary of sources:

Text books:

  • May be listed on Canvas pages, Resource lists (may be shown in Canvas pages), also directly on the library search page FindIt (searchable by title keywords, author etc: always check for newest editions first
  • Clinical Key Student is a platform with many resources including text books. Set up  an individual account first.  Access via FindIt
  • Medicines Complete hosts a number of key pharmacy reference sources such as the British National Formulary (BNF).  Access via FindIt.
  • British Pharmacopoeia is also available on FindIt

Journal Articles: 

  • May be listed on Canvas pages, Resource lists (may be shown in Canvas pages), also directly on the library search page FindIt (article search in drop-down menu)
  • Via databases such as Medline, Embase or PsycInfo which index journal articles in biomedical, pharmaceutical and psychology areas respectively

Lecture notes and other course material.

Other websites and internet sources. 

  • Apart from recommendations by your tutors, look at the following sections in this Guide for suggestions

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