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International system of units

Bibliographic survey

You can access the specialized information, via the Internet, through international and national databases, at the addresses listed below.

  • Virtual Health Library (BIREME-Regional Medical Library)
  • CDC Web Search: the "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention"
  • JCR-Journal Citation Reports (impact factor)
  • KoreaMed: "Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors (KAMJE)"-provides access to articles published in Korean medical journals from 1997.
  • LATINDEX: database of scientific journals of Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal.
  • LILACS: Latin American literature and Caribbean Center on health sciences.
  • JCR (InCites Journal Citation Reports)
  • MEDLINE: MEDlars onLINE. International Literature.
  • the is a site in Portuguese which helps in bibliographical research, through access to the bibliographical base PubMed/MedLine. The Brazilian journals indexed in PubMed/Medline can be accessed on this site by selecting the option "Only Articles in Portuguese".
  • NIH Web Search of "National Institutes of Health"
  • Portal de Periódicos CAPES: Revistas, livros e bases de dados (JCR, Scopus, etc.) fornecidas via CAPES
  • PubMed: National Library of Medicine "
  • PubMed Central: the "National Library of Medicine"-offers in full all articles indexed.
  • Scopus (Elsevier B.V.)
  • Web of Science

Impact Factor in Periodics

Specific survey

Title of the journal:

To locate an article, the search can be made by:
author, Word of the title, journal, volume, volume, first page;
make combinations of fields, such as: name of the author and the date of publication.

Complete articles of journals indexed in PubMed:

Location of documents

To locate which library has the material, see:

Journals indexed in the base "LILACS"

Journals indexed in the "PubMed/Index Medicus"

These sites help, too, to do the abbreviations of journal titles.

Journals indexed in the "Thomson Reuters Master Journal List"

Medical terminology

  • DECS (Descriptors in health sciences): vocabulary of medical terms, in three languages, used in the search and retrieval of subjects of the scientific literature in the databases MEDLINE, PubMed, LILACS.
  • Controlled vocabulary of SIBi/USP: is a list of subjects used for indexing of information resources in the bibliographic database of USP – DEDALUS.

See also