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Health Sciences - Biomedical Sciences: Finding Journal Articles (Databases)

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What are Library Databases

A library database is both an electronic catalogue and the access point to information from published works.

Library databases provide access to resources across a wide spectrum of subject areas, such as academic research published in journals and other published scholary works.

Any registered UJ library user may access the UJ library database collection.

Standards (SABS)

Please note that the database is only accessible from campus when connected to the UJ network or UJ Wifi. 

Full access to a collection of South African National Standards (SANS) and related documents.

South African Databases



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PubMed is a free search engine which includes over 33 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books (Pubmed, n.d.)

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