Online journals and e-book collection

SHPA provides a range of valuable resources for the use of our members in their practice as well as supporting their professional journey. 

Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research (JPPR)
EBSCOhost & DynaMed
E-book Library

Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research (JPPR) 

50th Anniversary JPPR
The 50th edition of the JPPR

Celebrating 50 years of publication in 2016, SHPA’s premier journal, The Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research provides a forum for the publication of research and exchange of knowledge, ideas, commentary and professional opinion among pharmacists. With regular discussions of medication safety, pharmacy practice and geriatric therapeutics; article formats include: original research, case reports, book reviews, editorials and letters to the editor. All articles are peer reviewed. 

JPPR is edited by Christopher Alderman, BPharm, PhD, FSHP, CGP, BCPP, with the assistance of an Editorial Advisory Board. It is published quarterly and is available online via Wiley Online Library.  SHPA members and subscribers are able to access all published content. 

To access Wiley Online Library click here

EBSCOhost & DynaMed

SHPA membership includes access to EBSCOhost - a powerful online reference system which offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers.

The EBSCOhost package gives SHPA members access to more than 3000 full-text journals, but also grants access to:

  • DynaMed
  • MEDLINE Complete
  • CINAHL Complete
  • Health Business Elite
  • Health Policy Reference Centre
  • And so much more!

What is DynaMed

DynaMed is a clinical reference tool, available as part of the SHPA EBSCOhost package, created by physicians for physicians and other healthcare professionals for use at the point of care. With clinically-organised summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience.

Read about DynaMed’s editorial protocols that they apply to their evidence-based content.  

Keep up to date with the latest evidence-based information. Set up an email alert to receive an email when the clinical summary is updated. 

While DynaMed editors monitor a large volume of research, their free e-newsletter, DynaMed EBM Focus provides a brief and concise overview of the "articles most likely to change clinical practice”.


E-Book Library

Containing key reference texts identified by SHPA members, the e-book library, accessible via EBSCOHost includes 32 current pharmacy ebooks from Australia, the UK and USA helpful for ensuring good practice. These ebooks cover formulary, law, research, pharmacokinetics and many specialist interest areas of clinical pharmacy. 

To access the ebook collection use the database function of EBSCOhost in your search.