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Best resources to quickly find high quality information for the medical researcher.


Use this related guide Searching the Literature: A Guide to Comprehensive Searching in the Health Sciences for more information about how to properly and effectively conduct comprehensive searches of the literature. 


Remember that searching:

  • is an ITERATIVE process
  • often requires re-evaluation and testing, from adding or changing keywords and the ways they relate to each other, to choosing new resources to search, and even rewording or straight-up changing the research question!
  • is a logic puzzle that requires an understanding of precision and sensitivity
  • pretty fun once you get the hang of the process!

Advanced Literature Searching - Cheat Sheet