Pharmaceutical sciences

Ovid MEDLINE ALL Reference database for biomedical and related literature. Published by the National Library of Medicine, USA


Cochrane Training Learning material and online courses for conducting, editing or reading a systematic review (for some courses you need to register with a free Cochrane account and access the website via VPN)

Discover e-journals in your subject area with BrowZine. The best starting point is here: pharmacy journals

Pschyrembel Comprehensive medical encyclopedia, which also comprises the Hunnius Pharmaceutical Dictionary

PubMed Reference database for biomedical and related literature. PubMed includes references from MEDLINE, PubMed Central and the NCBI Bookshelf. Published by the National Library of Medicine, USA

DrugBasePlus Access to various databases for pharmacy and medicine, e.g. ABDA, AHFS-DI, Fiedler, Hager, Index Nominum, Normdosen, Pediatric dosage tables


Scientific consultations

Our subject librarian for pharmacy offers scientific services to researchers and students:

  • Assistance in researching your topic
  • Using specialized databases
  • Help with search strategies
  • Support for working with literature management programs

Please make an appointment by e-mail. The consultation can also be made via Teams or Zoom.

Our collection in pharmacy can be requested through our online catalog swisscovery Universität und PH Bern. Open access holdings can be found in the following libraries:

Medical Library

  • Textbooks and handbooks on preclinical and clinical subjects and pharmacy
  • Specialized print journals

Muesmatt Library

  • Introductory and key literature on natural sciences including pharmacy
  • Reference works
  • Study and research literature

Public Health & Primary Care Library PHC

  • Books on medical preventions and social aspects of medicine
  • Specialized print journals

History of Medicine Library

  • Books on the history of medicine, pharmacy and hospitals
  • Historically significant original editions
  • Archive and museum collections
  • Specialized print journals