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Research Guide: Where to search

Where to search

Knowing where and what to search are just as important as understanding how to search.  A journal database may not be the right source for finding the information to answer your question. The databases and resources here are not intended to be exhaustive lists, but to get you thinking about where the evidence can be found in your discipline

Where to search - the journal literature

This section identifies the best library journal subscription databases to search, organised by subject

PubMed Search Filters

Where to search - beyond the journal literature and Google

The journal databases are not the only place to search for research to support policy development or clinical practice.  The resources listed here are to get you to think about the non-traditional places where evidence can be found in your discipline