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Explore our medical ebooks

A couple of these new titles are of relevance to chemists.



Are you a busy medical student studying at the University of Cambridge?

Did you know about the ebooks the library has been buying for you? Many of them are the latest editions of key titles. Check out a selection below. These and hundreds more medical titles are searchable in iDiscover.

Really new additions to our ebooks collection

roitts          clinical dermatology

pediatric         drug

Pretty new ebook titles in our collection

berne                obstetrics

global health          abc

Older but still crucial…

Principles neural        Untitled-1

larsen's         palliative

If you would like to recommend medical titles for ebook purchasing please email the ebooks@cambridge team on or contact staff in the Medical Library.

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RSC Video Competition – Take 1…Minute for Chemistry in Health


Can you explain the importance of chemistry to human health in just 1 minute?

If you are up to the challenge, you could win £500 in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s ‘Take 1 … minute for chemistry in health’ video competition.

For more details on how to enter, visit

New journal backfiles for Clinical Medicine

Another great new package of ejournal backfiles, this time for clinical medicine, which may be of interest to chemists.


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.

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New look platform for Elsevier eLibrary

Great access to popular clinical medicine textbooks, some of which will be of interest to chemists.


The Elsevier eLibrary hosts 12 popular titles for the school of Clinical Medicine.

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The eLibrary site has been redesigned for easier navigation and functionality across a range of devices. On entering the site you will see your Bookshelf displaying all 12 titles that are available to members of the University of Cambridge (the 15 books that are currently listed include old and new editions of Davidson’s principles and practice of medicine, Macleod’s clinical examination and Robbins & Cotran pathologic basis of disease).

When you read one of the e-textbooks online you will have the option thighlighter elsevierprinter elseviero  print using the printer icon on the right hand side of the screen. On the left hand side of the screen the highlighter icon (‘Text selection’ function) allows you to highlight text on screen (that can be saved to your account if you have one set up) or to copy and paste text.

These e-textbooks are…

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Clinical chemistry ebook available


Clinical chemistry, 7th ed., William J. Marshall, Stephen K. Bangert, Marta Lapsley.  Edinburgh: Elsevier; 2012.

Click on the link above to access the ebook via LibrarySearch. All Dawsonera ebooks are also available off campus with a Raven username and password. It should be noted that Dawsonera ebooks require the use of a Raven login on campus.

For more information about ebooks and how to access them please visit the ebooks@cambridge website.

All new chemistry ebooks are added to the list we maintain on the Chemistry Library website:

Elsevier Medical ETextbooks are now downloadable!

Of interest to medical chemists.


Are you a medic?

Did you know that the 12 titles we own on Elsevier ETextbooks are now downloadable?

From the Elsevier ETextbooks Bookshelf you can see that the download option is now available under online reading:


Each title can be downloaded for 48 hours, using the iPublishCentral Reader:elsevier4

Click here for more detailed instructions about downloading this. If you have any problems don’t hesitate to email us on

Also, don’t forget which titles we have…

  • Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, 21st Edition
  • Essential Surgery, 4th Edition
  • Gray’s Anatomy for Students, 2nd Edition
  • Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics, 4th Edition
  • Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine, 8th Edition
  • Macleod’s Clinical Examination, 13th Edition
  • Mims’ Medical Microbiology, 5th Edition
  • Rang & Dale’s Pharmacology, 7th Edition
  • Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 8th Edition
  • Textbook of Medical Physiology, 12th Edition

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