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Search health databases

Learn how to use the major health databases to find the best available evidence for your research

Introduction to PubMed

PubMed is a database of peer-reviewed biomedical literature. By searching PubMed, you will be searching Medline, plus additional recent content. PubMed search is freely available online, however to connect to full text articles from the University of Adelaide Library, use the link above.

Use the interactive activity below for an introduction to using PubMed.


Advanced searching in PubMed

Use the interactive activity below to learn how to access research in PubMed from start to finish.

Search PubMed effectively

Other PubMed tools

Video: Advanced searching in PubMed using an evidence-based veterinary medicine example (15m 35s)

Watch the video below to learn how to conduct an advanced search using PubMed. The subject matter is using a veterinary medicine logic grid, however the principles are applicable to all advanced searching across disciplines.