Medical databases

Access Medicina

Resource from the McGraw Hill publishing house specialized in Health Sciences that contains full-text electronic books in Spanish. It contains more than 137 titles of Medicine and Health Sciences in Spanish, from 41 specialties. Includes videos of medical procedures, database of medical cases, diagnostic tools, etc.

ClinicalKey Student

ClinicalKey Student is an interactive training platform for students and teachers, which includes the thematic blocks "ClinicalKey Student Medicine" and "ClinicalKey Student Nursing". Contains more than 200 reference books covering 40 medical specialties, and more than 60,000 images.

Harrison Medicina
Immediate access to the most widely used resource in clinical medicine and research. Updated daily, the site delivers the complete text and illustrations.

Biomedical literature search engine, including life sciences, chemical sciences and bioengineering, among others, known as Medline when distributed by suppliers. PubMed is a free resource developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) of the USA, located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains more than 25 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.

Cochrane Library
Evidence-based information on the effectiveness of healthcare interventions, including systematic reviews and controlled trials.

Índice Bibliográfico Español en Ciencias de la Salud (IBECS)
IBECS includes bibliographic references from scientific articles in health sciences published in Spanish journals.

Database of Spanish journals on medicine and pharmacy from 2001 to the present.

It is the tool of reference in Catalonia for coding causes of death. Until 31 December 2017 it was also for diseases and health related problems are dealt with in most primary care, emergency primary care and occupational health, among others.



Important both for the content and for the added services: bibliometrics, identification of authors and affiliations. It is the world's largest database of peer-reviewed abstracts and citations. It is updated daily. Contains information in 40 languages, plus non-Anglo-Saxon coverage (6900 European journals, over 50% of titles are European, South American and Asia-Pacific).

Web of Science (WoS)
Website portal of the Clarivate Analytics company that allows the access to a set of bibliographic and bibliometric databases of a multidisciplinary nature. Searcheable by subject and by mentioned work and / or author, consult bibliometric indicators (number of citations, index H, impact factor of the magazines, etc.)


Portal in the databases of the CSIC, this is a multidisciplinary bibliographical resource that compiles and disseminates mainly research articles published in Spanish scientific journals and replaces "CSIC Databases: ICYT, IME, ISOC".

OpenGrey: system for information on grey literature in Europe
Prepared by the Institut de la information scientifique et technique, it contains bibliographic citations of gray literature generated in Europe. It collects documents of science, technology, biomedicine, economics, social sciences and humanities. Includes technical or research reports, doctoral theses, conference proceedings, official publications and other types of gray literature. Free access

History of medicine

History of Science, Technology & Medicine
Access to four bibliographies: Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science, Current Bibliography in the History of Technology (Technology and Culture), Bibliografia Italiana di Storia della Scienza i Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine.

Servei d'arxius de ciència
Web service that allows the localization, conservation and dissemination of the documentary heritage of science, technology and medicine in Catalonia. It channels the scientific-technical documentary funds to the archive network and acts as a collection and distribution point of information. Free access.