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The best medical textbooks and manuals available from any device. E-books are not just for reading. They provide a convenient search, a group work with books and an opportunity to save the results of work and to use images and texts in lectures, presentations and study activities.

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National Subscription Databases


The largest database containing annotations and information about the citations of the reviewed scientific literature with built-in bibliometric tools for tracking, analyzing and visualizing the data. The database contains 22794 publications from 5000 international publishers in the field of natural, social sciences and humanities, engineering, medicine and art.

Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics)

Multidisciplinary analytical referencing database of journal articles, scientific conferences and monographs. It includes a citation index (Citation Index), developed by J. Garfield. The platform has built-in capabilities for searching, analyzing and managing the bibliographic information. Developed and provided by subscription by Clarivate Analytics.


One of the world's leading online databases of high-quality journals, book series, books, reference materials, and interactive archive collections. SpringerLink is the first source of electronic data from Springer for scientists in the natural sciences, biomedicine, physics, technical and computer sciences, humanities, mathematics, computer science and economics.


Information platform of Elsevier publishing house, which provides access to 13 million publications in 2,500 scientific journals and 33 thousand books. The articles are grouped into four main sections: physical and engineering sciences, natural sciences, medical sciences, social and human sciences.

Databases acquired by KSMU

Electronic books of the «Epigraph» publishing house

The first full-text database developed by Kazakhstani specialists. The electronic library is a collection of 1000 titles of textbooks and manuals on medicine and related sciences for higher educational institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Textbooks and tutorials are presented in 3 languages: Kazakh, Russian and English. Books contain color illustrations of the material under study.

Cochrane Library

A collection of databases containing various independent, high-quality surveys and observations created to support experts in the field of medicine and medical research.

The consultant of the student of the Medical University

Full-text database including textbooks and manuals, atlases, monographs, lecture courses, workshops. The database contains periodicals, has additional multimedia – video materials, interactive applications.

The doctor’s consultant

Electronic medical information and education system. The materials placed in the “Doctor's Consultant” were developed by leading Russian experts on the basis of modern scientific knowledge (evidence-based medicine). The information was prepared taking into account the position of the scientific and practical medical society (world’s society, European and Russian societies) in the relevant specialty. All materials have passed the mandatory independent review.

«Lan» ELS

The largest polythematic database, which includes the content of hundreds of publishing houses of scientific and educational literature, as well as scientific periodicals. The electronic library system of the “Lan’ ” publishing house allows not only reading, but also copying or printing excerpts from books.

Clinical Learning

Interactive database of theoretical and clinical training in the main sections of medicine.

Republican Interuniversity Electronic Library

A unified database that combines the electronic resources of the universities in Kazakhstan to provide faculty members, teachers, students of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral studies with modern informational educational resources.

Open access databases:

1.  BooksMed . Books on medicine.

2.  eLIBRARY.RU . Russian scientific electronic library, integrated with the Russian Science Citation Index (RISC).

3.  Unified Electronic Library of Kazakhstan . Search service.

4.  Journal of Clinical Medicine of Kazakhstan

5.  AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) . Full-text database of medical journals. Articles in AACR journals are available for free access 12 months after publication.

6.  Bentham Open Access . Open access journals on major scientific disciplines, medicine and social sciences.

7.  Best Practice – от BMJ . International guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in each section.

8.  BioMed Central . Magazines on medicine, biomedicine, biotechnology, bioinformatics.

9.  BMJ Open .Open access journal publishes medical research on all disciplines.

10.Directory of Open access Books . Medicine & Health Books.

11.DOAJ# (Directory of open access journals). Full-text database of journals in various fields of knowledge.

12.Dovepress . Peer-reviewed open access journal in various scientific areas.

13.Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC) . English textual database of medical and biological publications.

14.F1000Prime Reports (). Open access journal in the field of medicine and biology.

15.FreeBooks4Doctors. Selection of references to the full-text versions of medical books and workbooks.

16.FreeFullPdf .Scientific publications in the public domain.

17.FreeMedical Journals .More than 1,400 medical journals with free access after 1-6 months or 1-2 years after publication.

18.Geneva Foundation Free Medical Journals .Free medical journals.

19.Google Books . A collection of full-text books on various branches of knowledge.

20.HighWire Press .Journals on biology, physics, medicine and social sciences. HighWire is the largest archive of free full-text journals and a repository of free full-text scientific articles.

21.İntechOpen . An open access electronic database from İntechOpen, which contains 2,570 books.

22. JAMA Network . Full-text database of medical journals.

23.Karger Open Access Journals . Collection of full texts of medical journals.

24.MEDHUNT Database .Specialized full-text medical search service.

25.Medkow Publisher . The largest publisher of open access.

26.MedLinePlus . Database of United States National Library of Medicine.

27.Medscape . Web resource for doctors and other health professionals.

28.National Academies Press . One of the leading academic publishing offices. Provides free full-text access to all published books after registration.

29. National Institutes of Health (NIH) .Web resource of The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of USA.

30.Nature Publishing Group .International publishing company publishing scientific journals. Free access to a number of current magazines and archives of publishing company.

31.Oapen . Electronic database of open access, which contains 2600 books.

32.OMICS Group . Journals of open access on clinical medicine.

33.Oxford Journals .A collection of scientific journals on various subjects.

34.Public Library of Science (PLOS) . Journals contain original research in the following disciplines: biology, genetics, medicine, neglected tropical diseases, etc.

35.PubMed . Abstract database on biomedical topics.

36.Scientific Electronic Library Online - SciELO . Bibliographic database and electronic library of open access journals.

37.Taylor and Francis International Book Publishing. Provides free access to individual journals and articles.

38.Thieme Publishing Group . In a free access a number of journals and full texts of some articles in English and German.

39.TripDatabase . The Evidence-Based Medicine database

40.Wiley . Peer-reviewed journals in open acces in various scientific areas.