DKICP Pharmacy Research Guide


You will find pharmacy resources, use the links on the sidebar to navigate between the resources.

Subject specific guides can be accessed under the Additional Guides link.

Access to the Resources

The Edwin H. Mookini Library provides support services for both UH Hilo and Hawaiʻi Community College. It is located next to the UH Hilo Campus Center. The library offers reference tools, provides curriculum-based support with access to electronic drug information databases, reference books, journals, audio-visual equipment, and patron assistance. Throughout the facility, students have access to a number of computers, the library classroom, and study carrels. Study rooms can be reserved up to a week in advance.

Databases can be accessed from the Alphabetical List of Databases. Electronic journals can be accessed through the Journals by Title link.

DKICP students and faculty have access to specialized resources.

Students are encouraged to visit or contact Pharmacy Librarian, Donna Ohora , to make individual or group appointments for assistance in navigating the resources.

Validate your ID

Before you get started the first thing you need to do is Validate your ID online (choose UH Hilo for campus) or in person at the circulation desk. This allows you to use all the resources from off campus. Online validation is not immediate.

Edwin H. Mookini Library



Open-access, digital repository for the University of Hawaii at Hilo community. HOKU stores intellectual works and provides a permanent web location for accessing these resources.

Pharmacist's Letter

  • Pharmacist's Letter (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Unbiased evidence and recommendations for the pharmacist on new developments in drug therapy.

Quick Links

  • Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy Homepage
  • Micromedex (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Clinical Decision Support (CDS) for medication, toxicology, disease, acute care and alternative medicine. Evidence-based drug information helps Pharmacy users make informed clinical diagnosis and treatment decisions.
  • LWW Health Library (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Textbooks and multimedia assets for use in pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Lexi-Comp Online (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Collection of content sets and clinical tools that provide users with robust clinical drug information.
  • DynaMed (EBSCO) (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Content ranges from comprehensive reviews of diseases, conditions, and abnormal findings to highly focused topics on evaluation, differential diagnosis, and management. Drug and laboratory monographs developed and maintained by IBM Micromedex are also included.
  • Sanford Guide (Licensed for UH Hilo users only.)
    Infectious disease information designed for use at the point of care. Comprehensive coverage of treatment options for infectious diseases, syndromes, and pathogens. Mobile version available to DKICOP students.
  • Sanford Guide mobile sign up
  • SciFinder (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Individual account required, see Info. Desk to register. Access limited to 4 simultaneous users. A research discovery application that provides integrated access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.
  • PubMed (Free access for all users)
    More than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MedLine, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • Cochrane Library (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. The Cochrane Library includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), and Cochrane Clinical Answers, and a federated search feature that incorporates results from external databases.
  • Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference
  • American Chemical Society (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Full-text research journals in the chemical and related sciences. Official publications of the American Chemical Society.
  • ScienceDirect (UH Hilo access)