The Library subscribes to a range of resources, e-journals and e-books covering a wide range of medicine and allied health topics, bringing a wealth of up-to-date and reliable information to clientele.


AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill Medical is a comprehensive online medical resource that helps residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading medical textbooks that facilitate decision-making at the point-of-care; and allows practicing physicians to brush up on their medical knowledge to ensure the best patient outcome. Collection includes:

  • More than 100 Leading medical textbooks like Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine and CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment.
  • Extensive multimedia library – A unique collection of  examination and procedural videos, patient safety modules, audio files, and animations that feature complicated concepts
  • Differential Diagnosis Tool Diagnosaurus®, a tool that saves time by allowing to browse by symptom, disease, or organ system at the point of care
  • Multiple Quick Reference Tools like Practice Guidelines, Diagnostic Tests, Quick Medical Dx & Rx, Self-Assessment, 2 Minute Medicine, Customizable Patient Education, Integrated Drug Database, Downloadable Images, Cases, CME
  • The AccessMedicine app delivers indispensable support and invaluable point of care solutions for clinical practice through these mobile features like Quick Medical Dx & Rx, Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology, Differential Diagnosis Tool and Diagnostic Tests

Click here to access AccessMedicine


AMBOSS is one of the world’s leading digital medical resource that delivers up-to-date medical knowledge to over 1 million students, physicians, and faculty.

AMBOSS interactive knowledge library contains 20,000+ preclinical and clinical medical topics and comes with an interlinked Question Bank with nearly 5,000 clinical case-based questions.

Access to this database is limited to MBRU students,  need to send a request to library via email to get access to AMBOSS.

User need to create a personal account within the database and activate account using the access code received in your email.

Key Features

  • 20,000+ preclinical and clinical medical topics
  • 5,000 clinical case-based questions
  • Available on any device, any time
  • Available both online and offline
  • Complete USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK and CS packages are available
  • Helps you succeed on your NBME®  Subject Examinations

Click here to access AMBOSS Database

APA PsycInfo

APA PsycInfo is a critical resource serving every level of research need. APA PsycInfo has proven to be the most trusted library of psychological science in the world. With more than 4.7 million interdisciplinary bibliographic records, APA PsycInfo delivers targeted discovery and fosters the exchange of peer-reviewed research.

  • Access to 2,300 journals, 66,000 book chapters, 545 videos, and 3 million+ DOIs
  • Twice-weekly updates
  • Journals in 30 languages
  • Publications from over 50 countries
  • Coverage dating back to the 1600s

Click here to access APA PsycInfo Database

Arab World Research

Arab World Research is the leading full textdatabase with Arabic Language journals. Coverage includes the following areas, Health, Technology, Sociology Business, Economics, Education, in over 85 full-text titles in Arabic LanguageOver 300 full-text resources, including nearly 200 academic journals. Coverage is from 1990 to the present.

Click here to access Arab World Research

Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination

About Bates’ Visual Guide

Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination is Lippincott’s online platform for the delivery of more than 8 hours of video content that provides head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the Advanced Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course, or for practitioners requiring a review of the History & Physical.

  • Supports teaching and learning objectives with hours of narrated and closed captioned videos
  • Prepares students for the patient encounter and board exams
  • Allows students independent, frequent viewing, and testing of their clinical reasoning skills
  • Provides a resource for practitioners to review and refresh their understanding of examination techniques
  • Creates direct paths to videos from library catalog or course syllabus; enables downloading of PDF transcripts for use in teaching guides
  • Available online and optimised for mobile devices

Key Features:

  • End-to-end physical assessment interactive learning videos
  • 15 OSCE-style modules for clinical reasoning
  • Ideal for patient encounter and board exam preparation
  • Over 8 hours of videos with clear narration and captions
  • Over 230 Individual video clips across 18 Volumes

Click here to access Bates’ Visual Guide

BMJ Research to Publication

Research to Publication is an eLearning programme for early career academics in healthcare research brought to you by BMJ in collaboration with UCSF.

This programme offers a comprehensive set of stand-alone, self-study modules that lets learners choose what to study, and do so at their own pace. Focused entirely on medical research, Research to Publication draws on the expertise of The BMJ’s research editors and UCSF’s academics to guide learners through the entire process from designing a study, to seeing it published in an international journal.

Click here to create an account in BMJ

Click here to access BMJ Research to Publication


Cell Press Journals

Cell Press publishes over 50 scientific journals across the life, physical, earth, and health sciences, both independently and in partnership with scientific societies. Library has subscription to selected titles from Cell Press journals and these are available through Science Direct platform. the following journals are available,

  • Biophysical Journal
  • Cancer Cell
  • Cell
  • Cell Host & Microbe
  • Cell Metabolism
  • Current Biology
  • Molecular Cell
  • Molecular Therapy
  • The American Journal of Human Genetics
  • Trends in Cancer

Click here to access Cell Press Journals


CINAHL Complete

This is the world’s most comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, providing full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL®, including many of the most-used journals in the index with no embargo. Of those, 464 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source® or Nursing & Allied Health Collection™. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses’ Association, CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this authoritative file offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters.

Click here to access CINAHL Complete


ClinicalKey is now available, ClinicalKey delivers all of Elsevier”s medical and surgical content in one dynamic resource, giving physicians access to over 900 top books, over 500 top journals, thousands of videos and millions of images. Resources in various specialties provide access to some of the resources from your requirements list. In order to access some services and download resources, registration is required.

Click here to access ClinicalKey

CITI program

CITI Program has been at the forefront of online research ethics and compliance training since 2000. CITI Program helps leaners for their research ethics, compliance, and professional development education needs.

Courses are developed by experts and rigorously peer reviewed to incorporate various perspectives and ensure accuracy, completeness, and overall quality. In addition, CITI Program continually review their content on an ongoing basis to make sure it aligns with
the most current thinking and federal requirements.
Learners can complete course content on their own schedule and sign in anytime to view their progress, update profile information, access completion reports, and more.

How to Access
Click on the link below, You may need to register with your institutional email address and select your organizational affiliation as Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU).

Click here to access CITI Program

Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. The Cochrane Library provides practitioners with protocols, systematic reviews, abstracts, technology assessments, economic evaluations, and clinical trials abstracts, ensuring they have the most up-to-date, independent, and assessed healthcare information at their fingertips.

• Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews – +8000 Reviews | +2400 Protocols
• Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) – +1.5 million articles
• Cochrane Clinical Answers (+2000)
• Systematic Reviews from Epistemonikos(+380000)
• Editorials (+120)
• Special Collections (+20)

Click here to access Cochrane Library

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press Journals

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press has furthered the advance and spread of scientific knowledge in all areas of genetics and molecular biology. Hundreds of thousands of scientists worldwide benefit from the research, reviews, career guidance, and ideas published in journals, books, and other resources from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. Library has subscription to one journal from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.


Complete Anatomy

The world’s most accurate, most advanced 3D anatomy platform, with ground-breaking technology, models and content. Not just an atlas, but an anatomy learning platform, with unique collaboration and learning tools.

Key Features:

  • Over 17,000 interactive structures, including a living, beating, dissectible human heart in full 3D.
  • Dissection course on Spine & Abdomen, in collaboration with Gray’s family of textbooks
  • Atlas of over 700 Screens, inspired by Gray’s family of textbooks
  • View radiological images in parallel with interactive 3D models
  • Dynamic Cross-sections, real-time Muscle Motion, Insertion & Origin mapping, Bony Surface & Landmark mapping, 12 layered systems, Nerve Tracer, Blood Supply Tracer
  • 24 stunning Microscopic anatomy models
  • AR mode including multiuser AR on compatible devices
  • Over 1,500 clinical videos on Cardiology, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Dentistry & Fitness
  • Creative tools including virtual dissection
  • Complete courses, delivered by leading experts in Human Anatomy, Point of Care Ultrasound, Cadaveric Imagery, Clinical Correlates & many more

Database is access is limited to MBRU students, Faculty and Staff. User need to create a personal account within the platform to access the full content.

You may contact the library to receive the activation code. ​​​​​​​Click here to download Complete Anatomy:

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source offers an extensive collection of important full-text journals, as well as dozens of full-text monographs. The collection includes more than 210 full-text journals, including many of the top-ranked titles in the discipline. Topics covered include General Dentistry, Dental Public Health, Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Dentofacial Orthopedics, and Oral Science.

Click here to access Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source

Health Business Elite

This database provides comprehensive journal content detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include hospital management, hospital administration, marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance. Health Business™ Elite contains full-text content for nearly 600 journals such as H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Harvard Business Review (available back to 1922), Health Facilities Management, Health Management Technology, Healthcare Financial Management, Marketing Health Services,Modern Healthcare, and many more.

Click here to access Health Business Elite

John Murtagh’s Collection

John Murtagh’s General Practice Collection is written from the point of view of an experienced general practitioner, with John Murtagh’s diagnostic strategy model forming the backbone. The collection includes the most influential publication for general practice and primary health care, Murtagh’s General Practice 7e, with numerous illustrations and photographs make these invaluable and trusted references an indispensable source of information for medical professionals and students. Collection includes Murtagh’s Diagnostic Strategies, a quick, handy diagnostic reference for general practitioners, a useful tool for student revision and an ideal resource for exam preparation, in particular for the Key Feature Problems component of the RACGP fellowship examination.

Click here to acce John Murtagh’s Collection



MedicinesComplete provides online access to some of the world’s leading drug and healthcare references. It now combines information on more than 10,000 drugs, poison, interaction and herbal monographs; he latest advice on prescribing, dispensing and administering drugs and medicines; up-to-date guidance on disease treatments, disease management and therapeutics; and the latest advice on analyzing, formulating and preparing drugs, medicines and many other pharmaceutical products.

Click here to access MedicinesComplete

Medline Complete

An unprecedented full-text collection of the most sought-after medical journals.This exceptional database provides full text for the most prominent journals used in the field of medical research. MEDLINE Complete is the largest full-text companion to the MEDLINE index, containing full text for more than 2,100 journals. This collection also provides full text for many of the most used journals included in the index—with no mbargo. Unique Content Of the 2,100+ full-text journals available in MEDLINE Complete, more than 1,200 titles are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search™, Health Source® or Biomedical Reference Collection™. In addition, MEDLINE Complete contains more than 600 unique titles not found in MEDLINE with Full Text. Research authoritative medical information from such fields as medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more with MEDLINE.

Click here to access Medline Complete

Nature Journals

The Nature Portfolio journals are a collection of multidisciplinary research and reviews journals including:

  • Nature — the leading international weekly journal of science first published in 1869.
  • 32 Nature research journals, published monthly, across the life, physical, clinical and social sciences. These journals not only publish primary research but also reviews, critical comment and analysis.
  • 20 Nature Reviews titles published monthly, showcasing authoritative, accessible and significant reviews content. High-quality graphics and enhanced content provide context and connection whatever the discipline.Library has subscription to 36 of these top Nature journals.

Click here to access Nature Journals

Nursing Reference Center Plus (NRC Plus)

Nursing Reference Center™ Plus, is an evidence-based information resource designed by nurses for nurses, it helps nurses for all of their practice, education and research needs.


  • Disease and Condition Topics
  • Drug Information
  • Continuing Education Modules
  • Skills Content & Competency Checklists
  • Videos & Images
  • Nursing Leadership Topics
  • Nursing Care Plans
  • Easy Access From EMRs
  • Alerts on New & Updated Content
  • Mobile App

Click here to access Nursing Reference Center Plus (NRC Plus)

Ovid Journals

Ovid Journals offers the best selection of current, core journal content in medicine, nursing, and science. Plus, with OvidSP, users can simultaneously search journal content with books and databases using natural language processing or advanced search tools. Library has subscription to the following journals from Ovid.

  • Academic Medicine
  • Annals of Surgery
  • New England Journal of Medicine

Click here to access Ovid Journals

Science Direct

Built on the widest range of trusted, high-quality, interdisciplinary research and scholarly literature, Elsevier ScienceDirect helps uncover answers to the world’s most pressing questions. Elsevier’s premier full-text platform brings together high quality publications with powerful technology and intuitive tools to make teaching, coursework and research more efficient and effective.

Journals covers the following subject areas,

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Immunology and Microbiology
  • Health Sciences
  • Nursing and Health Professions
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
  • Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine

Elsevier Science Direct also includes Trends Journals. Trends is a portfolio of 16 reviews journals dedicated to keeping  readers up-to-date on the most recent advances in fields across the life, physical, and medical sciences.

Journals includes Trends in Biochemical Sciences, Trends in Biotechnology, Trends in Genetics, Trends in Cancer, Trends in Cell Biology, Trends in Chemistry and much more. These are available through Science Direct database platform.

Click here to access Science Direct Database

Science Journals

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) publishes six respected peer-reviewed journals. Library has subscription to Science, the premier global science weekly journal.

On-Campus Access

Off-Campus Access


A web-based analytics solution with unparalleled power and flexibility that provides comprehensive access to the research performance of over 14,000 research institutions and their associated researchers from 230 nations worldwide. SciVal allows you to visualize your research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop strategic partnerships, identify and analyze new, emerging research trends, and create uniquely tailored reports.

Click here to access SciVal


Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.

Click here to access Scopus

Springer eBooks

Springer’s eBook Collection uses the portability, searchability, and unparalleled ease of access to PDF and HTML data formats to make access for researchers, as convenient as possible. Springer eBook Collections offer accurate reproductions of high-quality Springer print book publications, together with all the added benefits of an online environment, including exceptional search capabilities and bookmarks. • Unlimited 24/7 access • Access to the full range of books including: monographs, textbooks, handbooks and • reference works • Seamlessly integrated with Springer journals • Searchable by keywords • No DRM (Digital Rights Management) • Access to over 3,000 eBooks • More than 290 new titles per year.

Click here to access Springer eBooks


The Most Comprehensive Resource for Health and Sports Medicine Information. EBSCO Health offers SPORTDiscus with Full Text. This database covers a multitude of topics from hundreds of sports and sports medicine journals from a variety of well-known and respected sources. SPORTSDiscus will be an essential resource for any health professional looking for literature in their profession and area of research including: Sports and Athletic Trainers, Exercise and Fitness Instructors, Nutritionists, Occupational Therapists, Health Educators, and more. Physical EducationSports SciencesClinical Specialties such as OrthopedicsKinesiologyExercise Science and FitnessPhysical TherapyHealth EducationOccupational Health and SafetyNutritionConsumer HealthCoaching and Education530 full text journals in the above subjects.

Click here to access SPORTDiscus

Taylor & Francis eBooks (CRC Press)

Taylor & Francis online book collection offers a comprehensive set of medical and pharmaceutical resources in over 30 areas of Medicine. The collection provides access to more than 16,000 chapters from 600 recently published titles.

Click here to access Taylor & Francis eBooks (CRC Press)

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is recognized as the world’s leading medical journal and website. Published continuously for over 200 years, NEJM delivers high-quality, peer-reviewed research and interactive clinical content to physicians, educators, researchers, and the global medical community.

UpToDate® is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource which clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions. More than 6,300 world-renowned physician authors, editors, and peer reviewers use a rigorous editorial process to synthesize the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based recommendations that are proven to improve patient care and quality. More than 1.1 million clinicians in 180 countries and almost 90% of academic medical centers in the United States rely on UpToDate to provide the best care.

More than 60 research studies confirm widespread usage of UpToDate and its association with improved patient care and hospital performance. One, a study by researchers at Harvard published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine in 2011, showed that hospitals using UpToDate experienced shortened hospital stays, fewer deaths and better quality performance than non-UpToDate hospitals.

UpToDate access is limited, you may contact the library for more information.

UpToDate – (On-Campus Access)

UpToDate – (Remote Access)

Visible Body

Visible Body is a suite of online programs that cover anatomy, physiology, muscles, the skeleton and the circulatory system through interactive 3D models, animations, quizzes, along with companion mobile apps for the iPad® and Android-based tablets. Visible Body’s products were built on 3D gaming technology that combine the latest trends in online education engagement with exclusive anatomical content. It is the only complete online plus mobile anatomy education solution for health science institutions.

Click here to access Visible Body

Wiley Online Library

Wiley Online Library is a collection of online resources covering life, health, and physical sciences as well as social science and the humanities. It delivers access to journals and various other resources, including Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley-VCH, and Jossey-Bass. Library has subscription to 10 high ranked dentistry journals from Wiley.