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Pharmacy Subject Guide: LSHSL Resources

LSHSL Resources

Alerts - Important Information Worth Knowing


  • JAPHA:  Journal of the American Pharmacists Association   from 1940 to present, in the ScienceDirect database.  The journal has changed names multiple times in its history. The different names are not consolidated into one page, so please choose from the following links: 

                                Journal of the American Pharmacists Association: 2003, vol. 43 – present    

                                Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association:  1996, vol. 36 --2003, vol. 43

                                 American Pharmacy:  1978, vol. 18  to 1995, vol. 35

                                Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association: 1961, vol. 1 – 2001, vol. 41

                                Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association: 1940, vol.1 - 1960, vol.21.



US Food and Drug Administration

Controlled Substance Schedules  Drug Enforcement Administration

Drug Information Portal Gateway to selected drug information from the National Library Of Medicine (NLM) and other key government agencies.

Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information from MedlinePlus (NIH/NLM)

Office of Dietary Supplements Fact Sheets (NIH) The ODS fact sheets give a current overview of individual vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements.

Herbs at a Glance  National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Code of Federal Regulations Title 21: Food and Drugs

RefWorks Detailed Instruction.

  • If first time using,​ (Select Create account) 
  •  Then you will get an email to confirm your new account before using RefWorks.​​  


Entering Citations Manually into RefWorks

  • Go to RefWorks ​

  •  Select all References,   +Add,   Select Create Reference Manually.​

  • Fill in citation area about the reference on the right.​

  • Save.  Assign to a folder.​

Exporting Citations into RefWorks​ from PubMed for Example

  • Go to RefWorks ​
  • ​Select (check off) citations in the database, Send to, Citation Manager, Create file (file is sent to downloads)​
  • Example- file sent to downloads file name _________ ​

  • Go to RefWorks import the file into References by​ Select all References,  +Add,  Import References,  ​

  • Select from a file (the file name),  Import.​

  • Type in name of the folder the citations will be in.  Hit Import. Select Last Imported.​

                                                  For tutorial to import into RefWorks go to​.

Exporting Citations into RefWorks​ From Direct Export from Browzine for Example. ​

  • ​In database (Browzine) export.​
  • This brings you directly to RefWorks.​

  • Type in name of the folder the citations will be in.  ​

  • Hit Import. Select Last Imported.​

Inserting Citation into Document Text​ from RefWorks.

  • Go to Document such as in Word.​

  • Click on Add-ins from above Word menu.​

  • Click onto + Add ins.​

  • Search for RefWorks. Select add to the right.​

  • Your RefWorks appears on the right.​

  • Select area in document you want citation to appear.  ​

  • Select the 3 horizontal lines. Select citation style as MLA, APA etc.​

  • Select the citation in RefWorks. Hit Insert Citation.​

  • Citation appears in location of document you selected.​

Creating a Bibliography from RefWorks.

  • Go to RefWorks ​

  • Select My Folders, Select folder with references for the bibliography. ​

  • Select Create Bibliography. ​

  • Copy and Paste Cited Work into Reference page of paper, etc. ​

                Or just click on Clipboard.  Go to Document and Paste.​

​Refer to Purdue writing lab for a guide to citation styles as APA, MLA, etc.​to ensure your citations placed in the style of your choice from RefWorks are accurate.  Cross check order of data in the citation and appearance.



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Below are article citations you may find beneficial to read.  Just copy and paste the Url into a browser to gain access to the full text.  


 1. Van der Lee M and Swen JJ. "Artificial intelligence in pharmacology research and
practice". Clin Transl Sci. 2023 Jan;16(1):31-36. doi: 10.1111/cts.13431.                                                 PMID: 36181380


2: Zhavoronkov A, et al, "Will Artificial Intelligence for Drug
Discovery Impact Clinical Pharmacology?" Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2020
Apr;107(4):780-785. doi: 10.1002/cpt.1795.                                                                                               PMID: 31957003


3. Kumar M., et al, "Opportunities and challenges in application of artificial intelligence in
pharmacology". Pharmacol Rep. 2023 Feb;75(1):3-18. doi:
10.1007/s43440-022-00445-1.                                                                                                                   PMID: 36624355


4. Ho D., et. al, "Enabling Technologies for Personalized and Precision Medicine". Trends
2020 May;38(5):497-518. doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.12.021.                                                PMID 31980301


5. Johnson M., et al, "The potential and pitfalls of artificial intelligence in clinical pharmacology". CPT
Pharmacometrics Syst Pharmacol.
2023 Mar;12(3):279-284. doi: 10.1002/psp4.12902.                          PMID: 36717763


USP Academic Connection Program

The USP Academic Connection program, which supports the development of future health sciences professionals by providing complimentary access to USP’s internationally recognized quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements and food ingredients – the U.S. Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP-NF) and the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) and discounted access to USP resources including USP Education offerings.

Access to the USP–NF and the FCC can help student pharmacists better understand how public quality standards protect public health and learn more about standards for:

• Drugs • Dietary supplements • Compounded preparations • Inactive ingredients • Packaging and storage • Package inserts • Supporting faculty

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