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News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

New research database added at Library Resources

SMHS Library Resources recently licensed the Embase database for use by all UND students, faculty, and staff. Embase expands our access to biomedical literature as it includes over 6 million citations and over 2,900 journals not included in PubMed. It is known for its coverage of international biomedical literature, drug research, medical device information, and indexing of conference abstracts.

Embase includes:

  • Over 32 million records, including MEDLINE titles
  • Over 8,500 journals from over 95 countries, including MEDLINE titles
  • Over 2,900 indexed journals unique to Embase
  • Over 1.5 million records added yearly, with an average of over 6,000 each day
  • Over 2.4 million conference abstracts indexed from more than 7,000 conferences dating from 2009
  • Full-text indexing of drug, disease, and medical device data

Embase provides unique search forms not available in other databases. The links below lead to more information about Embase searching and those forms:

Creating a personal account within Embase (Register link is at the top-right of the homepage) is free and allows you to:

  • Save searches
  • Save selected citations (using the clipboard)
  • Create email search alerts
  • Personalize download formats for citations
  • Login to Embase from anywhere at

Contact your liaison librarian for an individual consultation or to schedule a class session to help your students unlock the power of this extensive resource.