AccessPharmacy Access to pharmaceutical textbooks, instructional videos, glossaries, drug monographs, case reviews on pharmacotherapy, pathophysiology and pharmacology, and online Q&A as a learning tool for pharmaceutical students.

Medline Reference database for all areas of biomedicine, with more than 21 million citations from 1946. Issued by: 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).

PubMed More than 29 million citations for biomedical literature. Contains MEDLINE (since 1966, with MeSH) and OLDMEDLINE (1949 to 1965, without MeSH)

Drugbase Simultaneous search in 21 databases in the field of pharmacy and medicine (five simultaneous accesses to the database possible)


Scientific cosultations

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 using a tool such as Skype, Zoom, or Jitsi.

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