Databases and directories in health, medicine and human and social sciences, gathering a great amount of references of all types (articles, works, thesis, good practice guides?).
PubMed - Medline
PudMed is the major database when it comes to searching documents related to health and life sciences.
Warning: this database is only available in English.
You can find the PubMed tutorials under the section COURSES.
PubMed - IUCTO version
A PubMed special URL allows identifying automatically articles from reviews to which the Institute subscribes.
During your research, bibliographic references with the IUCTO logo indicate the full text availability from the Oncopole.
Do not forget to add it to your bookmarks.
APM News provides news and important information to health professionals in different themes:
- Health policy in France and in Europe
- Health establishments organisation
- Medical research
- Pharmaceutic industry in France and in the world
- Health informatics
- Hospital engineering
- News in the digital transformation of the health industry
APM is well known for providing independent, pertinent, professional and reliable information.
To subscribe to the daily newsletter:
The Claudius Regaud Institute's subscription is available for all IUCTO employees through their email address.
To sign up, you will have to provide the following information: your email address (firstname.lastname@example.org). You will receive a confirmation email. Do not forget to check MailInBlack. You will be able to select themes you want to receive information about.
Public Health Database - BDSP
This database includes scientific and specialized literature about public health, whether French or not.
All articles from essentials reviews are highlighted, indexed and summarized. You will also find other relevant reviews, reference works, thesis, dissertations, academic works, reports, conference proceeding, and feedbacks.
A particular effort is provided in order to make an inventory of "grey literature" or literature whose circulation is limited, produced outside publishing traditional paths.
The BDSP's double goal is to guarantee recent information without erasing the subject's history. That is why this database do not delete any record.
It is a testimony of the evolution of health professionals' preoccupations, at the same time it illustrates the evolution of public health problems.
French Medical Websites' Catalogues and Index - CISMEF
The CISMeF guarantees access to the main French speaking websites and institutional resources available on the Internet.
You can sort this list by themes, especially specialties, but also alphabetically or by types of resources.
The associated tool, Doc'CISMEF, allows you to search the catalogue and offers options that are more searching.
People mainly use two tools to organize their data:
- The MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) thesaurus: that you can use for the Medline bibliographic database
- A medatada format from the DubinCore
CISMeF matches the quality qualifications for health information on the Internet, developed by the Net Scoring with Centrale Santé and by Health on the Net (HON).
Google Scholars allows easily researching academic work. From a unique spot, you can explore various resources in different fields: articles checked by review panels, thesis, books, summaries and articles.
The authors can be scientific publishers, academic societies, publication repositories, universities or other research organization.
Google Scholar allows you to identify the most relevant research works in the academic world.
The databases Pascal and Francis were produced by the Inist-CNRS between 1972 and 2015. They consist of approximately 23 million bibliographic references:
The Pascal database: for Sciences, Technologies and Medicine
The Francis database: 15 subjects in social sciences
Thériaque reunites data about all drugs available in France addressed to health professionals.
user : icr / pw : icr
Scentific Literature about Health - LiSSa
LiSSa references French scientific articles in the health sector. They are indexed in PubMed.
This web search engine meets general practitioners and paramedics? needs. It guarantees an excellent search engine optimisation and numerous free searching features.
It displays more than 60 000 links towards free articles.
A connection feature allows you to get notifications.
Directory of Open Access Books
This eBooks database is a list of books distributed with free access. It is therefore possible to search a title, author or keyword in order to obtain the link towards a book freely accessed or to access the alphabetical list of all listed books.
Directory of Open Access Journals
This database provides a list and an access to freely accessed scientific reviews. It helps to notice and highlight scientific reviews with review panels.
The Open Archives HAL - Hyper Articles on Line
HAL is an open pluri-disciplinary archives website.
All the documents (scientific articles, unpublished documents, academic work, and research data) registered on the HAL website immediately and freely becomes accessible for all forever.
TEL is a particular website that belongs to HAL. Therefore, it allows guaranteeing a free access to PhD thesis and Habilitation.
This portal consists of different digital resources. The University Library of Health (Paul Sabatier University) created this portal to gather all online resources required during your studies.
It gathers all digital documents acquired by the Service Commun de Documentation, as well as the main institutional websites in health. You can access the resources via the menu or the search engine.
Sharing of Information about Reviews and their Access in Online Databases - Mir@bel
Mir@bel is a website specialized in human and social sciences. It offers links towards full text articles, tables of contents, summaries, and indexation of articles from French written reviews. Complementary websites can be found on the portal.
Access and Search to Scientific and Technical Information on the Web - SAPRISTI
This directory presented by Lyon Doc-INSA gathers free and easily accessed resources, such as numerous engineering websites. It guarantees those websites? reliability, proposes a methodology to search online and suggests avenues to check the online information.
NCCN Guidelines & Clinical Resources
Since more than 25 years, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network is developing a set of integrated tools in order to improve the care?s quality in oncology.
The NCCN guidelines are consensus documents, based on evidence-based medicine. Their goal is to optimize the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care in oncology.
You can access the recommendations freely. All you need is to create a personal account.
ASCO Guidelines Tools & Resources
The American Society of Clinical Oncology develops tools and publishes good practice guides for clinics to optimize and select the most suitable therapeutics and treatments.
ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines
The European Society for Medical Oncology establishes high-level standards and methods for clinical practice, thanks to a collective effort from the oncology community.
Regularly updated, those guidelines originate from daily made decisions based on consensus from experts.
COVID-19 - The AP-HP Database
In addition to documents produced by the AP-HP teams and approved by the Health Regional Agency of the Île-de-France region, this freely accessed database offers complementary documents.
Enriched daily, the database also includes a list of links to the most relevant thematic websites.