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Pharmacy Subject Guide

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Online Journals

Online Books

Clinical Databases

Study Guides

Ovid Top Articles

National Formulary

A sample of the online journals available in pharmacy include:

To locate all online journals available to you, search your local library.

A sample of the online books available in pharmacy include:

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Drug Information - A Guide for Pharmacists - Patrick Malone
Publication Date: 2018
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Basic and Clinical Pharmacology - Bertram Katzung
Publication Date: 2018
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Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies - Robert S. Hoffman
Publication Date: 2019
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The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics - Louis Sanford Goodman
Publication Date: 2018
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Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook - Robert Kizior
Publication Date: 2020

To locate all online books available to you, search your local library.

  • AccessPharmacy

    This resource from McGraw-Hill is an online curricular resource designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education. A flexible resource, AccessPharmacy allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, or search across leading pharmacy online references.

  • Natural Medicines

    Natural Medicines (formerly Natural Standard and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database) provides information about dietary supplements and alternative therapies, including supplements safety, benefits, side effects, drug interactions and more.

  • Pubmed

    PubMed provides over 23 million citations for biomedical literature, including MEDLINE, life science journals and ebooks.

  • UpToDate (use if on the VA computer network)

    UpToDate is a guided evidence-based, clinical decision-making solution with dynamic and interactive algorithms as well as lab monographs. UpToDate Pathways is comprised of interactive algorithms that provide clinical recommendations tailored to each patient, and address common, chronic, and sometimes complex conditions with multiple management, diagnoses, or treatment options. UpToDate Lab Interpretation contains monographs and algorithms that guide you to more quickly and accurately interpret and decide on next steps for lab results out of the normal range.
    For remote access use https://www.uptodate.com with your UTD username/password. Tip Sheet for CME/Remote Access Registration

  • USP-NF*

    USP–NF is a combination of two compendia, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and the National Formulary (NF). Monographs for drug substances, dosage forms, and compounded preparations are featured in the USP. Monographs for dietary supplements and ingredients appear in a separate section of the USP. Excipient monographs are in the NF.
    Individual accounts must be created to access the USP-NF. Please see the instructions to create an account.

Please check with your local library for additional databases in your subject area.