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Library Search

Library Search can be used to find a wide range of information sources including books, ebooks, journal articles, streamed videos and Course Resources Online. 

Use this box to start your search.

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The journals listed below are a sample of the journals available online via Library Search:

  • Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences (JMRS)
  • Medical Image Analysis
  • Ultrasonic Imaging
  • Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Journals in Print

The journals listed below are available in print in selected CQUniversity Campuses. Please, consult the Library catalogue for availability.

  • Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Soundeffects
  • Ultrasonic Imaging

Health and Medicine databases

Databases most relevant to medical imaging.

  • CINAHL Complete
    Description: CINAHL Complete provides full text for over 1,400 journals dating back to 1937, citations and abstracts for over 5,400 nursing, midwifery and allied health journals, and searchable cited references for more than 1,500 journals.
    Endnote: Direct Export
  • Health Collection
    Description: Health Collection includes research articles, reports and case studies of practical support to anyone studying or working in therapeutic, diagnostic and preventative health roles, including nursing and midwifery. Topics of interest include ageing and age care, child health and breastfeeding, indigenous health issues, mental health and rehabilitation.
    Endnote: Filter or Direct export
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    Description: Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
    Endnote: Direct export
    Description: MEDLINE forms part of the Library's subscription to ProQuest's Health Research Premium Collection and contains over 20 million citations and abstracts. The majority of publications covered in MEDLINE are scholarly journals, however a small number of newspapers, magazines, and newsletters are also included. Produced by the US National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE contains a broad range of medical topics relating to research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues and health care services.
    Note: A growing number of MEDLINE citations contain a link to the free full text of the article archived in PubMedCentral or to other sites.
    Endnote: Filter or Direct Export
  • PubMed
    Description: PubMed is a free service of the US National Library of Medicine providing free access to MEDLINE. It contains citations and abstracts for over 27 million articles. The full text of around 4 million, including around 170,000 open access publications may be found in PubMed Central. Subject coverage includes: medicine, biomedicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences.
    Endnote: Direct export

Other databases

The databases below don't index journal articles, but provide access to a range of medical imaging and sonography information (focussing more on practice, procedures, policy).

  • Cochrane Library
    Description: The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases providing full-text access to evidence based practice material. It provides evidence for clinical, technological & economic decisions made by health professionals & organisations.
    Free to all Australian residents.
    Endnote: Filter
    Subjects covered: Nursing, midwifery, health
  • Joanna Briggs via JBI COnNECT+
    Description: The Joanna Briggs Institute's collection of evidence-based resources and tools are designed to assist in the clinical decision making process and to support best practice. Resources include systematic reviews and protocols, recommended practices, best practices information sheets, consumer information sheets, and evidence summaries.
    Access: A password is required for access. Please go to the passwords page (Enter your student number and password to view passwords).

How to use the key health and medical sciences databases

Tutorials and instructions on how to use PubMed/ MEDLINE, CINAHL Complete, Cochrane Library, Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database via Ovid, and MIMS Online can be found through the link below.

You can also find information about MeSH (Medical Subject Headings).


Improve your research and information skills

University Research and Information Skills is the Library's Moodle site.

It outlines the skills you need to become successful at finding the best information for your assessment items.

All Undergraduate students are automatically enrolled in this course, so you will find it in your Moodle course list or you can use the link above.



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