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  • LILACS - Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences
    Latin American and Caribbean Literature on the Health Sciences is a BIREME System's cooperative database which covers literature related to the health sciences and has been published in countries of the Region since 1982. It contains articles from about 670 of the most well-known journals in the medicine field, reaching approximately more than 150,000 records and other documents, such as: theses, chapters of theses, books, chapters of books, congress and conference proceedings, technical and scientific reports and governmental publications
  • MEDLINE - MEDlars onLINE. International literature
    It is a database on international literature, produced by the National Library of Medicine - NLM, which gathers together bibliographic references and summaries of more than 4000 biomedical journals published in the United States and in another 70 countries. There have been approximately 11 million records on biomedical literature since 1966 which cover medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary and preclinical sciences. Updating is carried out monthly. MEDLINE is divided into sections by date.
    The Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - evidence based on systematic reviews prepared by the Cochrane Collaboration team which provides high quality information to people providing and receiving care and to those responsible for research, teaching, funding and administration at all levels. The Cochrane Library in the VHL includes the complete original English version and contains links to the full text of the systematic reviews translated to Spanish. All Cochrane Library's databases can be searched through a trilingual search interface in Spanish, Portuguese or English, developed by BIREME.
  • PAHO - Pan American Health Organization HQ Library Online Catalogue
    The Pan American Health Organization has a database which contains bibliographic references and summaries of the Pan American Health Organization Library collection in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. PAHO's database covers documentation on themes related to health indexed by the Library.
  • WHOLIS - World Health Organization library database
    WHOLIS is the World Health Organization library database which contains publications and articles from WHO-produced journals and technical documents and publications from the WHO in cooperation with other editors and international organizations.