Medical Teacher

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : MEDICAL TEACHER.

From the Aims and Scope page for the journal:

Medical Teacher addresses the needs of teachers and administrators throughout the world involved in training for the health professions. This includes courses at basic and post-basic levels, as well as the increasingly important area of continuing education… The journal features reports of innovation and research in medical education, case studies, survey articles, practical guidelines, reviews of current literature and book reviews. “


Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 19 (1997) to present.

Access Medical Teacher via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z or at this link.

Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s e-learning platform

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s (RCEM) e-learning platform offers Open Access content mapped to the RCEM’s curriculum. Content on the platform includes reference resources, exam preparation and professional development materials, and weekly podcasts on Emergency Medicine.



Clicking on the links provided leads to a selection of articles on all subjects in emergency medicine. To refine your search click on the ‘menu’ icon on the header line and select the topics of interest to you from the drop down menu.

Each article will display an abstract and details of the number of likes and comments it has. If you are a member of RCEM you can login to the platform and add your own comments.

You can also access the College’s Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed) site from the platforms homepage where everything is available as either a podcast or a blog.

Paediatric TraumaThe podcasts can be downloaded as mp3s, with new podcasts being made available regularly.

A number of podcasts have been made available from  RCEM’15 Month from the RCEM Annual Scientific Conference in Manchester.

The material available on this platform is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution – NonCommercial 3.0 UK: England and Wales. The material is free to use for educational purposes with an attribution to RCEM.

Foodborne Pathogens and Disease

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : FOODBORNE PATHOGENS AND DISEASE

From the Mary Ann Liebert website for the journal:

Foodborne Pathogens and Disease is one of the most inclusive scientific publications on the many disciplines that contribute to food safety. Spanning an array of issues from “farm-to-fork,” the Journal bridges the gap between science and policy to reduce the burden of foodborne illness worldwide.

“Foodborne Pathogens and Disease coverage includes:

  • Agroterrorism
  • Safety of organically grown and genetically modified foods
  • Emerging pathogens
  • Emergence of drug resistance
  • Methods and technology for rapid and accurate detection
  • Strategies to destroy or control foodborne pathogens
  • Novel strategies for the prevention and control of plant and animal diseases that impact food safety
  • Biosecurity issues and the implications of new regulatory guidelines
  • Impact of changing lifestyles and consumer demands on food safety”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (2004)  to present.

Access Foodborne Pathogens and Disease via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z or at this link.

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Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : LANCET DIABETES AND ENDOCRINOLOGY


From the ScienceDirect website for the journal:

The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology is dedicated to providing a global, authoritative, and independent forum for high impact clinical research and opinion covering all aspects of endocrinology, diabetes, metabolism, obesity, osteoporosis, bone metabolism, as well as thyroid, lipid, and adrenal disorders. Continuing in The Lancet‘s tradition of publishing high-impact content that influences medical practice, the journal delivers essential research, expert review, and candid commentary to provide context and perspective on important advances shaping these fields today.The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology is stringently edited and peer-reviewed to ensure the scientific merit and clinical relevance of its diverse content.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (2013)  to present.

Access Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z or at this link.

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Journal of medical ethics

Access to Journal of medical ethics has been extended to the present issue via the BMJ Journals platform.

Access the current issues via this link.

Journal of medical ethics is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical ethics. The journal seeks to promote ethical reflection and conduct in scientific research and medical practice.

CABI Global Health

Trial access is now available to 2 April 2015 to the CABI Global Health database.


Access the trial via this link.


Please send feedback on the database to

Global Health is the only specialist bibliographic abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health, completing the picture of international medical and health research by capturing key literature that is not covered by other databases.

Derived from over 7,000 journals, reports, books and conferences, Global Health contains over 2.4* million scientific records from 1973 to the present. Around 175,000 records are added each year, and over 96% of these records include an English abstract.

Publications from over 100 countries in 50 languages are abstracted, and all relevant non-English-language papers are translated to give access to research not available through any other database.

The database’s open serials policy and coverage of international and grey literature means that 40% of material contained in Global Health is unique to the database. Everything from proceedings, theses, electronic-only publications and other hard-to-find sources are included.

Visit for more information on CABI Global Health.

New journal backfiles for Clinical Medicine

Cambridge University Library is delighted to announce the new acquisition of journal backfiles in the school of Clinical Medicine. The titles are currently published by Wiley-Blackwell but were formerly published by Blackwell Publishing, University Presses, and institutes & associations.


The titles included in Clinical Medicine are grouped by the following areas:

General Medicine


Titles in the backfiles include:

American Journal of Industrial Medicine

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine

Clinical Genetics

Developmental Psychobiology

European Journal of Clinical Investigation

European Journal of Neuroscience

Human Brain Mapping

Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis

Journal of Comparative Neurology

Journal of Internal Medicine

Journal of Neurobiology

Journal of Neurochemistry

NMR in Biomedicine

Practical Diabetes & Practical Diabetes International

Statistics in Medicine

The links above contain lists of the titles available in each of the subject areas together with EZProxy (off and on campus) URLs for direct access to the titles.

Together these subjects offer backfiles for 109 ejournals.

All the titles are listed in the ejournals@cambridge A-Z and will be retrievable in Library Search by mid-November 2014.



Why not browse some titles from the backfiles via the links on our new Pinterest board? General Medicine and Neuroscience backfiles


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