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MarinLit is a database dedicated to marine natural products research. The database was established in the 1970s by Professors John Blunt and Murray Munro at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. It was designed as an in-house system to fulfill the needs of the University of Canterbury Marine Group and has evolved to contain unique searchable features and powerful dereplication tools. The extremely comprehensive range of data contained along with these powerful features makes MarinLit the database of choice for marine natural products researchers. Both text and chemical structure searches are available.


Martindale is the pharmaceutical industry's most reliable and respected international drug reference. UWC Library's subscription for this resource makes provision for 2 concurrent users to be logged in at any given moment.

MasterFILE Premier (EbscoHost)

MasterFILE Premier (EbscoHost) is a multidisciplinary, Ebscohost database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes 268 full text reference books, nearly 100,000 biographies, 76,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.


MathSciNet produced by the American Mathematical Society, is a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940. It provides Web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews Database. It also provides hyperlinks to full-text articles in the Science Direct database.

Medicines Complete

Medicines Complete provides online access to some of the world's leading drug and healthcare references. The UWC user community currently has a 2 concurrent user license for the following resources via the Medicine's Complete platform: (1) Martindale, and (2) Pharmaceutical Excipients.

MEDLINE (EbscoHost)

MEDLINE (EbscoHost)is the National Library of Medicine’s database of indexed journal citations and abstracts. It covers the fields of biomedicine and health. This includes medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, behavioural sciences, chemical sciences, public health and much more.

MEDLINE (Pubmed)

MEDLINE (Pubmed) this is a service of the National Library of Medicine. It provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960’s and provides access to additional full-text life science journals. It also contains citations that precede the date that a journal was selected for MEDLINE indexing.

Mintek (Sabinet)

Mintek (Sabinet)Publications is a bibliographic database containing the results of Mintek's original research in the fields of metals and industrial minerals. Topics include economic geology, mineralogy, minerals engineering, extraction technology, hydrometallurgy, pyrometallurgy, biotechnology, process chemistry, measurement and control, environmental control and physical metallurgy. Follow the link above and select Mintek in the list of databases.

My LexisNexis (formerly "Butterworths LexisNexis")

My LexisNexis (formerly "Butterworths LexisNexis") Full-text

This resource offers full text, South African, legal and commercial information for students and lecturers. Users can access major law reference works, indexes, law reports, individual acts, statutes, practioners manuals and textbooks. Subjects include labour law, financial planning and markets, income tax (includes Silke on South African Income Tax), intellectual property, payroll, pension funds, taxation of employees and VAT.



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