The Medical Library Research Support Services online guide provides general information on conducting your search and gathering your findings.
How to use this guide
Select the topic/section and review the contents located on the + sign.
1. Types of Reviews
Doing a literature review? Find an appropriate review type based on your research question and objectives.
2. Systematic Review process
Do you need to conduct a systematic review? Understand the purpose and process of conducting a systematic review.
3. Research question and protocol
Learn how to frame your research question.
4. Where to search
Locate databases for your research question.
5. How to search
Review essential principles of searching.
Identify software tools for your research projects.
Keep track of your literature search methods.
8. Study selection
Figure out the study selection process.