Biochemistry resources

Location of print resources

You can find most of the print resources for your subject in the Medical Library, with further specialised collections in the Veterinary Sciences Library. Use Library Search to find the classmark for an item, and to search for books and other materials.

You can also find useful material in other libraries:

  • Course based materials
    • Reading lists are available in your Unit Handbooks
    • Most undergraduate course materials, including examination papers, workshop questions & answers, and some lecturer’s notes, are available on Blackboard
  • Theses: - PhD, MD, MSc, ChM and DSc theses of staff and postgraduate students of the Medical Faculties from 1910 to date, are available in the thesis collection.

Digital resources

Biochemistry databases

Additional resources

  • BioRxiv - a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences.
  • Electronic Medicines Compendium - information on thousands of licensed medicines available in the UK. Updated daily with new and revised information.
  • Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC) - provides freely available access to biomedical literature resources including: PubMed abstracts, Europe PMC full text articles, Patent abstracts, National Health Service (NHS) clinical guidelines, and Agricola records.
  • Medline on Web of Science - the Medline database accessed on the Web of Science platform. 
  • MRC research portfolio DEAD LINK - for finding information on MRC (the UK's Medical Research Council) funded research.
  • PRODIGY - a source of evidence-based health information and practical know-how about the common conditions managed in primary care. 
  • Sherpa FACT (Funders & Authors Compliance Tool) - a tool to help researchers check if the journals in which they wish to publish their results comply with their funder's requirements for open access to research. Currently in Beta testing.
  • Stahl Online - online access to the neuropsychopharmacology books by Stephen Stahl, prescribing information and patient guidance materials.
  • The Equator Network - works to improve the reliability and value of medical research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of research studies. 
  • UK Clinical Trials Gateway - information about current NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) research.

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