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CINAHL Complete
(EBSCOhost)
◎ Provides full-text of approximately 1,400 academic journals in the field of nursing and allied health (67% of journals indexed in CINAHL are the unique journals not included in MEDLINE)
Clinicalkey
(Elsevier)
◎ Portal site of clinical medicine including various resources, such as Journal, E-Book, Drugs, Guidelines, Patient Education, Multimedia, and Procedures Videos
√ Some PDF download requires login after creating a personal account on campus
Embase
(Elsevier)
◎ Embase is a representative DB in the medical field along with PubMed and indexing 2,800 unique journals not included in MEDLINE. It has the characteristics of providing European journals especially and detailed information on drug information, toxicology, new drug R&D (such as diseases, clinical research progress, drug stability, side effects, and treatment methods).
KU PubMed
(NIH-NLM)
◎ A free MEDLINE search site built by the National Library of Medicine of the US National Institutes of Health, providing more than 30 million articles and full-text links of 25,038 journals in medicine, nursing, dentistry, and health science (5,258 journals indexed in MEDLINE)
√Links to the licensed full-text site of subscription journals and the document delivery service of non-subscription journals through the Full-text Finder ‘link@KOREA UNIV’
MEDLINE
(Ovid Technologies)
◎ MEDLINE search site using Ovid platform. Supports integrated search with electronic resources such as LWW journals and e-books on the Ovid platform
MEDLINE Complete
(EBSCOhost)
◎ Provides full-texts of about 2,500 top academic journals using MEDLINE (approximately 40% of MEDLINE) with MEDLINE search provided by EBSCOhost platform
ProQuest Health & Medical Collection
(ProQuest)
◎ Provides the bibliographic information of 4,100 and full-texts of 3,492 journals indexed MEDLINE and 162 yearbooks (formerly ProQuest Medical Library, PML)
Google Scholar
(Google)
To connect library’s resources, update the Google Scholar Settings. Search and select Korea University Library in the ‘Library Links’ section.
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DBpia
(누리미디어)
◎ Provides full-texts of domestic academic journals issued by over 2,300 organizations such as academic societies, university research institutes, and national research institutions
KISS
(한국학술정보)
◎ Provides bibliographic information and full-texts for domestic journals in all subject fields issued by over 1,300 organizations
KMbase
(의과학연구정보센터)
◎ Bibliography, abstract and full-texts database of about 1,000 academic journals published in Korea (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, and oriental medicine)
KoreaMed
(대한의학학술지편집인협의회)
◎ Provides access to articles published in Korean medical, dental, nursing, nutrition, and veterinary journals. KoreaMed records include links to full-text content available in KoreaMed Synapse and on publisher websites
MEDLIS
(한국의학도서관협의회)
◎ Comprehensive academic journals holding information system of domestic medical and hospital libraries (members of KMLA)
RISS
(한국교육학술정보원)
◎ A union catalog of universities across the nation. Support searching for collection information of books, academic journals, and dissertations, etc. in domestic university libraries, and provide DDS/ILL services
국회전자도서관
(국회도서관)
◎ Provides comprehensive information search and full-texts, such as books, theses, and academic journals located in the National Assembly Library
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InCites
(Clarivate Analytics)
◎ Customized, citation-based research performance evaluation and trend analysis tool based on Web of Science
√ Create a personal account (recommend to use ***@korea.ac.kr) on campus
JCR
(Clarivate Analytics)
◎ Provide the Impact Factor and other indicators of academic journals based on Web of Science (SCIE, SSCI) citation data
KCI
(한국연구재단)
◎ KCI (Korea Citation Index) is the system to analyze citation relationship among articles based on the database constructed by information about domestic journals, articles, and references. Provide the registered (candidate) journals information by the National Research Foundation of Korea (formerly the Korea Research Foundation)
KoMCI
(대한의학회)
◎ Analyzes citations among articles published in Korean journals in medicine and its related fields
S2Journal
(아르고넷)
◎ Provides integrated journals (SCIE, SSCI, Scopus, Medline, KCI (candidate) indexed) and indicators (Impact Factor, CiteScore, top n% ranks) and predatory journal and conference information
√ Available on campus only
Scival
(Elsevier)
◎ Customized, citation-based research performance evaluation and trend analysis tool based on Scopus
√ Create a personal account (recommend to use ***@korea.ac.kr) on campus
Scopus
(Elsevier)
◎ Provides more than 22,700 international journals published by more than 5,000 publishers worldwide, bibliography, citation information
Web of Science
(Clarivate Analytics)
◎ Top 15% of the worldwide, 8,500 academic journals, bibliography, and citation information are provided. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Arts and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)
MEDLINE on Web of Science
(Clarivate Analytics)
◎ Search MEDLINE (by U.S. NLM, 1950~present) on Web of Science platform. Provides the integrated search for Medline and SCIE, Times Cited of Medline articles, finding related articles based on citing(cited) relations, and creating Citation Report and so on.
√ Access to Web of Science and select MEDLINE in the ‘Select a database’ option
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Cochrane Library
(Wiley)
◎ Representing EBM resource published by Cochrane Collaboration. CDSR (Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews), Clinical Trials (Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, CENTRAL), Clinical Answer (Cochrane Clinical Answer, CCA)
KoMGI
(대한의학회)
◎ Developing and providing clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) in Korea as the Korean Medical Guideline Information Center of the Korean Medical Association
NICE
(National Institute for Health and Care Excellence)
◎ Guidance, advice and information services for health, public health and social care professionals
SIGN
(Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network)
◎ Develops evidence based clinical practice guidelines for the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland
UpToDate
(UpToDate)
◎ Provides clinical resource that can be used immediately in the field of care and drug information in cooperation with Lexicomp
√ Create personal account for using mobile app and off campus
√ Required the ID/PW re-certification on campus every 180 days
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AccessMedical Complete
(McGraw-Hill)
◎ Subscribe to seven collections: Access Anesthesiology (ACA), Cardiology (ACC), Emergency Medicine (AEM), Neurology (ACN), Pediatrics (ACP), Pharmacy (APD), and Surgery (SGY). Provides key textbooks and various multimedia learning tools
AccessMedicine (Harrison)
(McGraw-Hill)
◎ More than 100 titles of Access Medicine (ACM) textbooks and videos, images, and drug information, including Harrison's Online
Clinical Key
(Elsevier)
◎ Portal site of clinical medicine including various resources, such as Journal, E-Book, Drugs, Guidelines, Patient Education, Multimedia, and Procedures Videos
√ Some PDF download requires login after creating a personal account on campus
EBSCO eBooks
(EBSCOhost)
◎ Provides 15,000 titles of e-books in medical and health fields and you can request to purchase the e-book if it is unavailable
Elsevier e-Book Collection
(ScienceDirect) (Elsevier)
◎ Provides the latest e-book in all subject areas issued by Elsevier Publishers, and can be searched and used in conjunction with academic journals through the ScienceDirect platform.
LWW (Books@Ovid) (LWW) ◎ Provides the latest e-book in all subject areas issued by Elsevier Publishers, and can be searched and used in conjunction with academic journals through the ScienceDirect platform.
ProQuest Ebook Central
(ProQuest)
◎ ProQuest's e-book integration platform, providing the original text of all subject areas e-books. Ebrary (Health & Medicine) e-book included
Springer eBooks
(Springer Nature)
◎ Provides the original text of all the subject fields e-books issued by Springer publishing company, and can be searched and used together with academic journals and protocol contents on the Springer platform
Wiley Online Books
(Wiley)
◎ Provides original texts of online reference books, including e-books, dictionaries and encyclopedias, and handbooks in all fields published by Wiley Publishers. Search and use with academic journals on the Wiley platform available
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AccessMedical Complete
(McGraw-Hill)
◎ Various multimedia learning tools such as videos, images and drug information provided by Access series including Harrison's Online
  • AccessMedicine Multimedia Section
    Provides various multimedia contents such as Auscultation Classroom, Diagnostic and Imaging Studies, Harrison's Pathophysiology Animations, Harrison's Podclass, Human Anatomy Modules, Lectures, Patient Safety Modules, Pharmacology, Physical Exam, Procedural Videos
Clinicalkey
(Elsevier)
◎ Portal site of clinical medicine including various resources, such as Journal, E-Book, Drugs, Guidelines, Patient Education, Multimedia, and Procedures Videos
  • Procedures Videos
    Provides videos of over 330 procedures (procedures) in Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Surgery
    Download the individual URL list of Procedures Videos: Click on Download Procedures Videos URLs Clinical Key Resource Center > Implementation의 Durable URLs in Durable URLs of Clinical Key Resource Center> Implementation
Complete Anatomy
(3D4Medical, Elsevier)
◎ Anatomy learning application providing 3D interactive solution and augmented reality (AR)
√ Install and use the app for each platform of iPad, iPhone, Mac, Windows 10 and Android
√ When installing for the first time, proceed on campus IP range and register ID with ***@korea.ac.kr or ***@kumc.or.kr
e-Anatomy
(대한해부학회-범문에듀케이션)
◎ Dissection guide for human anatomy produced by the Korean Society of Anatomy and Panmun Education
HS Talks
(Henry Stewart Talks)
◎ Dissection guide for human anatomy produced by the Korean Society of Anatomy and Panmun Education
Journal of Visualized Experiments
(JoVE)
◎ Provides peer-reviewed video article journal and experimental process and educational video. Subscribe to 5 journal sections including Biology, Neuroscience, Immunology and Infection, Medicine, Bioengineering
LWW (Journals@Ovid)
(LWW)
◎Multimedia section including videos and images in the journal articles published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publishers
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Lexicomp
(Wolters Kluwer)
◎ Provides clear, concise, point-of-care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as clinical content, such as clinical practice guidelines, IV compatibility and links to UpToDate
√ Concurrent 10 users limited
Reproductive Effects
(IBM Watson Health)
◎ Comprehensive search of Reprotox, REPROTEXT, TERIS, Shepard's Catalog of Teratogenic Agents DB through clinical developmental toxicology research and drug use during pregnancy
√ID/PW required and concurrent 1 user limited
TOXNET
(National Library of Medicine)
◎ A cluster of databases covering toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and related areas
Current Protocols
(Wiley)
◎ Source of laboratory protocols. Subscribe to 6 subject fields (Cell Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Stem Cell Biology, Essential Laboratory Techniques)
Springer Protocols
(Springer Nature)
◎ Laboratory protocols (over 58,000 in 15 subjects) in biomedicine and and life sciences
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ClinicalTrials.gov
(U.S. NIH-NLM)
◎ A registry of clinical trials and the largest clinical trials database, holding registrations from over 329,000 trials from 209 countries
CRIS
(질병관리본부-국립보건연구원)
◎ Non-profit online registration system for clinical trials (researches) to be conducted in Korea
KIPRIS
(특허청-한국특허정보원)
◎ Korea Intellectual Property Rights Information Service is internet-based patent document search service made is available to public for free of charge
NTIS
(한국과학기술정보연구원)
◎ National Science & Technology Information Service portal site that provides information on Korean national R&D projects, such as grants, projects, researchers, and performances (journal articles, patent etc). Search for similar research information before apply to national grants
WIPS ON
(윕스)
◎ Provides intellectual property rights of major countries such as Korean, American, Japanese English patents, European PCT, Global patent, INPADOC, China, etc. with the worldwide patent search system
√ Personal account required (e-mail : ***@korea.ac.kr) and only available on campus
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BMC Online Publishing Service
(Springer Nature)
◎ Membership discount (15%) on article processing charge accepted to BioMed Central (BMC) and SpringerOpen journals
√ You can get a 15% discount only when you submit an article on campus (not off campus)
EndNote
(Clarivate Analytics)
◎ Reference management software that collecting efficiently academic materials and formatting bibliographies as required manuscript style
Mendeley
(Elsevier)
◎ Reference manager based on academic social network
iThenticate
(Turnitin)
◎ Similarity checking tool to prevent plagiarism by comparing about 55 billion web pages and 40 million articles in real time (same as Crosscheck used by academic society and publishers)
√ Use after apply to register personal account at the medical library
Turnitin
(Turnitin)
◎ Web solution to check and manage plagiarism about thesis and class report