Methods and tools for literature searches
Here you will find some selected resources to support literature searches, critical appraisal of articles, search strategy documentation.
About literature search
Search & Write: Plan your searches. Searching techniques. Systematic searching
PhD on Track: Search and Review
- Quick Tours (see "Subject search : How it works", "Save searches and set e-mail alerts", etc.)
- Tips for using PubMed
MEDLINE, EMBASE, PsycInfo (OVID)
Tools to identify MeSH terms
- MeSH Database
- MeSH on Demand – identify relevant MeSH terms and similar articles based on an abstract.
- Yale MeSH Analyzer : “In addition to MeSH terms, author-assigned keywords, article titles, and abstracts can be included in the analysis grid.”