Using Health and Medical Databases

How to use PubMed, CINAHL, Cochrane Library, JBI via Ovid, MIMS Online.

MIMS Online

MIMS Online provides a wide range of Australian medicines information, including:

  • full product information
  • abbreviated product information
  • Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
  • drug interactions
  • pill identification

MIMS Online is not searchable via Library Search. The database can be accessed from the link below:

Relevant websites

Referencing MIMS Online content

To reference a stand alone document that is not part of a journal or book, found within MIMS Online:


Example citation in APA 7th

MIMS Australia. (n.d.). Anamorph. In MIMS Online. Retrieved February 8, 2022 from PreviousPage= ~/Search/QuickSearch.aspx&SearchType=&ID=3380001_2 opens in a new window


Example citation in Harvard

MIMS Australia 2021, Anamorph, viewed 8 February 2022, opens in a new window