Bibliographic databases


Subscribed databases

Using the databases separately lets you make use of the database specific functionality that does not readily work in Discovery e.g., the Controlled

The CSP Library subscribed databases are:Access subscribed databasesvocabularies (subject headings) used to index each database.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

CINAHL Plus is a collection of nursing and allied health journals, providing full text from many journals indexed in CINAHL.

The content includes:

  • journals articles
  • health care books
  • selected conference proceedings
  • standards of practice
  • audio-visuals
  • book chapters


AMED covers 500 relevant journals many not indexed by other biomedical sources.

AMED (Allied and Complementary Medicine Database) covers:

  • complementary medicine
  • occupational therapy
  • physiotherapy
  • speech and language
  • podiatry
  • rehabilitation
  • palliative care

AMED covers 500 relevant journals many not indexed by other biomedical sources.


MEDLINE, produced by the US National Library of Medicine, indexes content from biomedical journals.

Medline covers all aspects of:

  • clinical medicine
  • biomedicine
  • nursing
  • dentistry
  • allied health
  • health policy
  • genetics

Content is primarily from English-language sources with links to open access content where available.


SportDiscus covers key areas of sports medicine and related fields.

SportDiscus includes:

  • journal articles
  • dissertations and theses
  • books and book chapters
  • conference proceedings

This is not a full text database and the number of concurrent users is limited. When access is denied, please try again later.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

This a collection of eBooks relevant to various aspect of physiotherapy bought by the CSP Library.

Free bibliographic databases

There are also some very good free databases

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