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Searching the Literature: A Guide to Comprehensive Searching in the Health Sciences

Students and researchers in the health sciences are often required to conduct comprehensive searches of the literature. Follow the steps in this guide to learn how this process works.

Embase Video Tutorials

This series of quick, simple screencasts is designed to guide you through searching comprehensively in Ovid Embase.

1. Introduction to Embase



2. Searching with Emtree Subject Headings


3. Searching with Textwords


4. Improving Textword Searching


5. Combining Search Lines


6. Saving Searches