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Searching PubMed including MEDLINE

Learn how to search more effectively for journal articles in PubMed. MeSH (Medical Subject Headings), limits, subheadings, LinkOut to full text and saved searches are included in this class.

Web of Science

An introduction to the Web of Science research platform. Web of Science resources include the Web of Science Citation Indexes, EndNote Web, Journal Citation Reports and more. A unique feature of the Web of Science Citation Indexes is the cited reference search, which allows one to track how many times an article has been cited, who has been citing the article and to trace the evolution of a concept or idea. Learn how to find journal impact factors and search the citation indexes.

Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy, and are internationally recognised as the highest standard in evidence-based health care. They investigate the effects of interventions for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.

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