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WHSL Pharmacy and Pharmacology: Databases & Websites

Pharmacy and pharmacology resources are linked here.

Essential databases

Drug Information Resources

Chemical Information

Evidence-Based Resources

These resources contain pre-appraised information, as well as some Guideline sites

Industry Links

Legal/ Official Links

Discovery tool: Search for library materials and digital content

This search tool allows you to find content from the library catalogue, all the library’s databases, journals, ebooks, the institutional repository WIReDSpace, and unique digital collections only available in the Wits library.

 Advanced Search    Find e-books & e-journals     LibGuides     e-Wits Catalogue

Useful links


Search Engines: Google Scholar or Wikipedia or OpenMD or Mednar

Search Google Scholar:  

Search Wikipedia:  


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Search Mednar:    

Lookup a journal article by DOI or PMID

Our Access Databases via Mobile Devices

Using your browser on a PC, open the Access database (Medicine, Pharmacy, or Emergency Medicine).

Click on "My Accessmedicine" (or equivalent) > Create Profile > Save.

You will be able to use this username and password on your mobile device to open the McGrawHill Access products. As with all our e-resources you will have to go in via a link from a library site.

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