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Access Medicine

Access Medicine provides medical students with a variety of resources needed to excel in basic science studies and clerkships; helps residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading medical textbooks that facilitate decision-making at the point-of-care; and allows practicing physicians to brush up on their medical knowledge to ensure the best patient outcome.

[Subscription is until 06 July 2021; within UP Manila only]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network   

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login Credentials (Create an account)

1 ClinicalKey supports healthcare professionals and students with the latest evidence across specialties in a variety of formats, including full-text reference books and journalspoint-of-care monographsdrug informationvideospractice guidelinescustomized patient education handouts, clinical calculators, and more.

On-Campus: UP Manila Network   

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login Credentials (email -




Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full-text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

Subscribed Collection:

  • Art & Architecture Source
  • Business Source Ultimate
  • eBook Collection
  • Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature (H.W. Wilson)
  • ERIC
  • GreenFILE
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • MAS Ultra – School Edition
  • Military & Government Collection
  • Primary Search
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933 – 1955

[Access within UP System]


CINAHL Complete

CINAHL®Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL®Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing & allied health literature.

[Subscription is until 31 July 2021; within UP Manila only]

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source

This database covers all facets relating to the areas of dentistry including dental public health, endodontics, facial pain & surgery, odontology, oral & maxillofacial pathology/surgery/radiology, orthodontology, pediatric dentistry, periodontology, and prosthodontics.

[Subscription is until December 2020; within UP Manila only]

eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)

This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter and is a strong complement for any academic collection. the breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.

eBooks User Guide                                      Downloading an eBook

[Subscription is until December 2020; within UP Manila only]

Nursing Reference Center Plus

Nursing Reference Center Plus is committed to educating nurses about evidence-based medicine and nursing best practices. As a part of that effort, Nursing Reference Center Plus focuses on ensuring that staff nurses, nurse educators, recent nursing graduates, and nursing students have quick and easy access to the most current information to provide the best care possible to their patients.

[Subscription is until 31 July 2021; within UP Manila only]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network   

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login Credentials (email -;  EBSCO Mobile App



Discover impactful Journals, Books & Case Studies from Emerald Publishing on Emerald Insight.

To activate, new users will need to register a profile on our platform and then enter the below Organizational Activation Number (OAN) when prompted. If a user profile already exists then, once signed in, they will be able to link the OAN directly to their profile.
OAN: (email - or your unit library)
Instructions for use:
Register a profile on the Emerald Platform
1. Go to
2. Enter your name, e-mail address, and OAN.
3. Tick to agree to the T’s & C’s and Privacy Policy, then click "Register".
4. You will then receive an e-mail asking you to activate your account:
An activation email will be sent to the supplied email which contains a login link, upon clicking the user will be able to set up their password. A badge saying Welcome <username>, University of the Philippines is displayed on the upper left of the Emerald website when the remote access is active.

[Access within UP System]




On-Campus: UP Manila Network   

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Creating an account/user profile




Gale Reference Complete

Gale offers a variety of resources for education, lifelong learning, and academic research. Whether you are looking for peer-reviewed articles; full-text magazines, newspapers, and eBooks; primary source documents; and videos or podcasts, Gale puts the right vetted content and tools at your fingertips!

Coverage of Gale Reference Complete (15)

  1. Archives Unbound - Gain access to rare primary source documents with these topically focused digital collections. Supports academic research.
  2. BUSINESS TITLES - This link displays all business titles within GVRL
  3. Gale Academic OneFile - Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research.
  4. Gale eBooks - Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.
  5. Gale General OneFile - Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.
  6. Gale Literary Index - Search this digital master index to find coverage of authors and works in products published by Gale.
  7. Gale Literature Criticism - Explore the most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Includes analysis from book excerpts, periodicals, and more.
  8. Gale Literature Resource Center - Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.
  9. Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography - Explore the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres; multi-series.
  10. Gale Literature: LitFinder - Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches, and more.
  11. Gale Literature: Scribner Writer Series - Browse original scholarly essays on authors from around the world. Places authors and their works in personal and historical context.
  12. Gale Literature: Something About the Author - Examine the lives and works of children and young adult authors and illustrators.
  13. Gale Literature: Twayne's Author Series - Find in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers. Includes influences of literary movements.
  14. Gale OneFile: News - Access major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields.
  15. Library and Information Science - A subcollection of titles related to library and information science.

[Access: within UP System]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network 

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Access Code/Password



Journals @ Ovid

This database helps researchers, librarians, clinicians, and other healthcare professionals find important medical information so that they can make critical decisions to improve patient care, enhance ongoing research, and fuel new discoveries. Perpetual access is limited to Medical and Allied Health journal titles only from 2010-2012.

[Perpetual access; within UP Manila only]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network           

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN)




JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journals, articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

Enabled Collections for UP Manila: Arts and Sciences II, V-VII, IX-XII, XIV, Life Sciences, BECON PACKAGE, EB2, LL, MS+, Essential Collection

[Subscription is until 31 December 2021;]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network 

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN)



JoVE is the world-leading producer and provider of science videos with the mission to improve
scientific research and education. Millions of scientists, educators, and students at thousands of
universities, colleges, hospitals, and biopharmaceutical companies worldwide use JoVE for their research, teaching, and learning.
JoVE Journal is equipped with English sub-title option and JoVE Science Education is equipped with many languages sub-title options, click bottom right CC button in video view to turn on/off and
select languages.

Directory of JoVE Journal links


How to test if JoVE database is working in your campus:
  1. Navigate to JoVE Journal using either of two main methods.
  2. Open this video -
  3. Check if the upper right corner of the video has this text: Access provided by University of the Philippines Manila.

[Subscription is until December 2021; within UP System]


On-Campus: authentication via IP is provided automatically when you access the JoVE Journal links from within UP campuses.

Off-Campus: Email Domain - registration to the JoVE Journal site using your UP Mail account ( also enables full access to the database or Virtual Private Network (VPN)


MedOne Education by Thieme

Thieme is an award-winning international medical and science publisher serving health professionals and students.

[Subscription is until December 2020; within UP Manila only]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network 

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN)



IBM Micromedex® Pharmaceutical Knowledge is a role-based solution comprised of a new user interface that allows access to bundled content sets in IBM Micromedex and is designed for the workflow of Pharmaceutical professionals in non-hospital settings. 

[In process: for renewal]

Access via Login Credentials

Contact the College of Pharmacy Library at -




Project MUSE offers full-text current and archival articles from 600+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. Updated continually.

Subscription coverage: Language, linguistics, humanities

List of titles in Project MUSE

[Access: within UP System]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network 

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN)Domain-based Remote Access




The Philippine E-Journals (PEJ) is an online collection of academic publications of different higher education institutions and professional organizations. Its sophisticated database allows users to easily locate abstracts, full journal articles, and links to related research materials.

[Access: within UP System]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network           

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login Credentials (email: or coordinate with your unit library)






Coverage of the ProQuest databases:

Coronavirus Research Database‎  
A free health and medical research database for openly available content related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Subject Area(s):‎ Unassigned

ProQuest One Academic‎  (1970 - current)  
ProQuest One Academic combines all four of ProQuest’s multidisciplinary products on the ProQuest platform (ProQuest Central, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, Academic Complete, and Academic Video Online).
Subject Area(s):‎ Unassigned
Academic Complete
Multidisciplinary - e-books
Subject Area(s):‎ Unassigned

Academic Complete is basically a collection which is part of the Ebook Central Platform 
Academic Video Online
Academic Video Online makes video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, and more.
Subject Area(s):‎ Unassigned

Click here for the list of titles in Academic Video Online 
ProQuest Central (1970 - current)  
This is the largest single periodical resource available, bringing together complete databases across all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, and Humanities
Subject Area(s):‎ Unassigned
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
Multidisciplinary - dissertations
Subject Area(s):‎ Multidisciplinary
Publicly Available Content Database‎  
Designed to complement other databases and collections, this database brings together or links to full text for publicly available content from a number of different sources from around the world.
Subject Area(s):‎ Unassigned

[Access: within UP System]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network 

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login credentials for ProQuest one Academic (email us at or coordinate with your unit library)




Ebook Central 7 Perpetual Titles (UPM College of Public Health)

Note: It is a 1-user  access per title. You need to have an account to download the full text/chapter of the eBook. Request an account to your unit library.

[Perpetual access; within UP Manila only]

On-Campus: UPM Network

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login Credentials (To request an account, email your unit library)


ProQuest Public Health is a new and unique database; designed to be the ideal starting point for public health information and research. It delivers core public health literature with centralized access to over 800 publications with over 500 in full-text.

Click here for the title list.

[Subscription is until 31 August 2021]


On-Campus: UP Manila Network

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login Credentials (email or your unit library)





This database provides subscription-based access to a large database of scientific and medical research.

[Access: within UP System]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login credentials (Create an account)




Scopus, launched in November 2004, is the largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 18,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers, Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.

[Access: within UP System]


On-Campus: UP Manila Network; Login credentials

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login credentials (Create an account)


Springer Nature is the publisher of the world’s most influential journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. Across our wide portfolio of journals we cover the full range of research disciplines – providing a home for all sound research and a platform for some of the most important discoveries of our generation.

Across our three platforms we publish thousands of articles that help the research community to advance discovery for all of us.

Our journals on cover the breadth of science, technology, medicine and social sciences through thousands of titles specific to their disciplines including the Springer, Palgrave Macmillan and Adis imprints.
Open Access journal – Springer is also home to the largest collection of open-access journals, including those from BioMed Central and the SpringerOpen portfolio.

Behavioral Science
Biomedical & Life Science
Business & Economics
Chemistry & Materials Science
Computer Science
Earth & Environmental Science
Humanities, Social Science & Law
Mathematics & Statistics
Physics & Astronomy

Publication Access Coverage: 1997 - Current

[Subscription is until 31 December 2021; within UP System]



On-Campus: UP Manila Network           

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN)



Taylor & Francis Online Social Sciences & Humanities Library 

Taylor & Francis Online is the journal content platform for the Taylor & Francis Group. The site gives online access to all journals published by Taylor & Francis and Routledge, with a powerful search that makes it simple to discover the most relevant research for our readers. An extensive program of digitization means the site includes articles going back over 200 years, alongside today’s cutting-edge discoveries.

Subscription coverage: 1480+ social sciences and humanities journal titles. See this PDF for the title list. 

[Subscription is until 31 December 2021; within UP System

Taylor and Francis Medical Library Collection***NEW***

With over 90% of journals in Clarivate Analytics Citation Indexes/ Web of Science, you have access to the latest high-quality research. See this PDF for the contents of the database.

[Subscription is until 31 January 2022; within UP Manila only]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network 

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN)




Turnitin is a commercial, Internet-based plagiarism detection service launched in 1997. Universities and high schools typically buy licenses to use the software as a service (SaaS) website, which checks submitted documents against its database and the content of other websites with the aim of identifying plagiarism. Results can identify similarities with existing sources, and can also be used in formative assessment to help students learn to avoid plagiarism and improve their writing.


Service note: If you need assistance to run your paper on the system, please email your unit library or the main library -

[Access: within UP Manila only]

On-Campus: Login Credentials

Off-Campus: Login Credentials




UpToDate is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource which clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions.


[Subscription is until 31 May 2021; within UP Manila only]

On-Campus: UP Manila Network; Login credentials

Off-Campus:Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login credentials (Create an account)

For quick video tutorials on these databases, please click this link

To further assist you regarding library resources, please do not hesitate to contact us at: or via live chat of the website.

[Page last reviewed: 19 February 2021, 4:13 p.m.]