Answered By: Jen Earl
Last Updated: Nov 28, 2018     Views: 194

As a student at Salford you have access to a wide range of high quality, academic information through Library Search.  This includes access to a number of useful databases.  A database is a large collection of information which can be searched and includes resources ranging from journal articles to eBooks.

All of our databases can be accessed from both on and off campus and most require your network username and password. This video shows you how.

Key databases you have access to include:


CINAHL (EBSCO) - Nursing and related health subjects including counselling and psychotherapy subjects. You can choose to search CINAHL  and Medline together, saving you time.

MEDLINE (EBSCO) - provides authoritative medical information on medicine, counselling, psychotherapy, psychology, nursing, dentistry, midwifery, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

PsychInfo (OVID) - PsycInfo covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines, including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, pharmacology, physiology and linguistics.

PILOTS Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress - references to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.

Science Direct - ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information.