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Access to Online Resources

Digital resources specially online subscriptions of UP Manila are restricted and may only be accessed by UP Manila constituents through IP authentication. This involves that only computers attached to UP Manila network are allowed to access subscribed e-resources. Some of the databases need user and password to be accessed remotely. You may obtain the remote User Password from your College Librarians, otherwise, apply for the Virtual Private Network (VPN) remote access service to enable you to access the e-resources from outside of U.P. Manila's network.
Embargo Periods for Online Journals
A length of time that publishers can make authors wait before they are allowed to make their material online or open access. For example, if an author publishes an article in a non-open access journal, the publisher may agree to a version of the article being made available green open access but not until, say, 12 months after the journal has published the article first. The length of embargo periods varies. In general, embargo of between 6 months and 24 months are common to allow publishers to try to sell more print copies before making the the full text available online .

List of Individually
Subscribed e-Journals

(On Trial Access)


Open Access

VPN Remote Access


List of e-Resources available to the University on subscription. Click the hyperlinks below to access individual databases. (Please see short description of each database below).

EBSCOhost Research Databases


Academic Search Complete

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source

GALE Databases


Database Descriptions: (Click the hyperlink to get you directly to the database website)

Academic Search Complete

» Expires on: March 31, 2018
» Access: On campus within UP Manila

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.

Access Pharmacy

» Expires on: March 14, 2019

AccessPharmacy from McGraw-Hill Medical is designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education and practice today. Updated regularly and optimized for viewing on any device, this comprehensive, content-rich online pharmacy resource allows users to explore leading pharmacy references, search curriculum topics, research drugs and supplements.

AccessPharmacy gives pharmacy students instant access to videos, games, Q&A, and leading pharmacy textbooks that will establish an important foundation for learning, and allows practicing pharmacists to get information instantly about drugs, herbs and supplements, and consult features and editorials concerning the vast array of current pharmacy publications.  You need to create a FREE MYACCESS PROFILE to be able to get access to Review Questions, to use your Access Pharmacy from anywhere and save your favorite content.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

» Expires: 31 July 2018

CINAHL Plus® with Full Text is a robust collection of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 770 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 Plus with Full Text is the core research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature. Full-text coverage dates back to 1937.


»  Subscription period starts Oct 1, 2017 up to Sep. 30, 2018

ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that helps doctors, nurses and other health professionals make better decisions anywhere, anytime, in any patient scenario.ClinicalKey adapts to your schedule, workflow preferences and information needs, making it easier for you to find and apply relevant knowledge quickly.

Communication and Mass Media Complete

»  Subscription period starts April 01, 2017 up to March 31, 2018

Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) is probably one of the most comprehensive information sources for research related to communication and mass media. It incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals to create a research and reference resource with impressive scope and depth in the communication and mass media fields.

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

» Expires on: March 31, 2018
» Access: On campus within UP Manila


Computers & Applied Sciences Complete covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,200 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 1,000 periodicals.

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source

» Expires: December 2016
» Access: On campus within UP Manila
Dentistry & Oral Science Source 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. The database is updated weekly on EBSCOhost.

Emerald Insight

» Funded by Philippine eLib
» Access: On campus within UP System

Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of over 290 journals and over 2,500 books and book series volumes. Read more...


» Expires on: March 31, 2018
» Access: On campus within UP Manila
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

Future Medicine

» Expires on: December 2017 (Trial Access)
» Access: On Campus within UP Manila )

Future Medicine, an imprint of Future Science Group, addresses information needs in clinical and translational medicine and the biosciences. Taking a concise and forward-looking perspective of the developments in modern healthcare, our journals and eBooks span the scientific, clinical, economic and policy issues that confront us today.

Gale Science in Context

» (Funded by Philippine eLib)
» Access: On campus within UP System

Science in Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science in Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

» Expires on: No expiration: Perpetual
» Access: On campus, UP System

A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

General OneFile

» (Funded by Philippine eLib)
» Access: On campus and Remote

General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.


» Expires on: March 31, 2018
» Access: On campus within UP Manila

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.


InfoTrac Engineering Collection

This collection consists more than 1,950 journals and magazines.


» Expires on: Perpetual
» Access: On campus within UP Manila

Please check first the complete list of journals being subscribed with this platform and their access coverage by clicking the list link.

List of medical journals included in Ovid journals subscription (74 titles)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

» Expires on: March 31, 2018
» Access: On campus within UP Manila

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

MAS Ultra - School Edition

» Expires on: March 31, 2018
» Access: On campus within UP Manila

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Medical Teacher

» Expires: December 2017
» Access: On campus within UP Manila

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. It provides accounts of new teaching methods, guidance on structuring courses and assessing achievement, and serves as a forum for communication between medical teachers and those involved in general education. In particular, the journal recognizes the problems teachers have in keeping up-to-date with the developments in educational methods that lead to more effective teaching and learning at a time when the content of the curriculum—from medical procedures to policy changes in health care provision—is also changing. The journal features reports of innovation and research in medical education, case studies, survey articles, practical guidelines, reviews of current literature and book reviews. All articles are peer reviewed.


» Expires: 11 May 2018
» Access: Login password required, secure from your librarian.

The evidence-based resources of Micromedex® Solutions are used by clinicians to inform and educate care decisions with the goal to meaningfully improve patient outcomes. The industry standard for more than 40 years, Micromedex Solutions provide hospitals and healthcare providers with a single source of clinical information — from need-to-know drug, pediatric, disease, lab, and toxicology information to comprehensive resources for patient and consumer education. And, now hospitals can use Micromedex evidence and real-time clinical surveillance to proactively find and administer preventative care to high-risk patients to help prevent or mitigate Avoidable Drug Events, Hospital-Acquired Infections, and more.

Military & Government Collection

» Expires on: March 31, 2018
» Access: On campus within UP Manila

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

Primary Search

» Expires on: March 31, 2018
» Access: On campus within UP Manila

Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Proquest Central

» Expires on:  (Funded by Philippine eLib)
» Access: On campus within UP System:
A a complete online database package which consists of the following databases: ABI/INFORM Global, Academic and Research Library, Nursing & Allied Health Source, ProQuest Agriculture Journals, ProQuest Biology Journals, ProQuest Computing, ProQuest Education Journals, ProQuest Medical Library, ProQuest Science Journals, ProQuest Social Science Journals, and the U.S. National Newspaper Abstracts.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

» Our library is currently trialing the database for a limited time. Courtesy of Philippine eLib
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text. Read more...


» [Expires on:   ]
» Access: On campus within UP System: Funded by Philippine eLib
The world's largest electronic collection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information.
Subjects with current contents (1995 to date): Agricultural and Biological Sciences; Arts and Humanities; Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology; Business, Management and Accounting; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Computer Science; Decision Sciences; Earth and Planetary Sciences; Economics, Econometrics and Finance; Energy; Engineering; Environmental Science; Health Sciences; Immunology and Microbiology; Neuroscience; Psychology; Physics and Astronomy; and Social Sciences.

Science In Context

» Access: On campus within UP System.
Science In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.


» Access: On campus within UP System
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.

SpringerLink: eJournals

» Access: On campus within UP System.


» Expires: Jan. 31, 2018
» Access: On campus within UP Manila (can be accessed remotely upon registration*Registration must be done while connected to UP Manila network.)

UpToDate clinical decision support is a trusted resource that is proven to improve outcomes for healthcare organizations. Access to this powerful evidence-based content is now available to clinicians at the office, at home, or at patients' bedside with an UpToDate Anywhere license.



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