Chapter 6 – Searching the Literature

Weblinks to act as supplements to your studies and provide a greater breadth of information.

Click on the following links, which will open in a new window.

Allied and Complementary Medicine Database (AMED)
Available from: https://www.ebscohost.com/academic/amed-the-allied-and-complementary-medicine-database Accessed on: 19/03/2016

BIOSIS.
Available from: http://thomsonreuters.com/en/products-services/scholarly-scientific-research/scholarly-search-and-discovery/biosis-previews.html Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Booth, A. (2011) Chapter 3: Searching for Studies. In J. Noyes, A. Booth, K. Hannes, A. Harden, J. Harris, S. Lewin and C. Lockwood (eds), Supplementary Guidance for Inclusion of Qualitative Research in Cochrane Systematic Reviews of Interventions. Version 1 (updated August 2011). Cochrane Collaboration Qualitative Methods Group. Available from: http://methods.cochrane.org/qi/sites/methods.cochrane.org.qi/files/uploads/DG%20Chapter5_Searching_for_Studies%20%282%29.doc Accessed on: 19/03/2016

British Nursing Index.
Available from: www.proquest.com/products-services/bni.html Accessed on: 19/03/2016

The Campbell Library.
Available from: www.campbellcollaboration.org/lib/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Centre for Mental Health.
Available from: www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination Databases.
Available from: www.crd.york.ac.uk/CRDWeb/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
Available from: www.crd.york.ac.uk/CRDWeb/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Health Technology Assessment database (HTA)
Available from: www.crd.york.ac.uk/CRDWeb/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

NHS economic evaluation database (NHS EED)
Available from: www.crd.york.ac.uk/CRDWeb/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (2009) CRD’s Guidance for Undertaking Reviews in Healthcare, 3rd edition. York: Centre for Reviews and Dissemination [Online].
Available from: https://www.york.ac.uk/media/crd/Systematic_Reviews.pdf Accessed on: 19/03/2016

CINAHL.
Available from: https://health.ebsco.com/products/the-cinahl-database Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Cite-U-Like.
Available from: www.citeulike.org/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL)
Available from: http://community-archive.cochrane.org/editorial-and-publishing-policy-resource/cochrane-central-register-controlled-trials-central Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR).
Available from: www.cochranelibrary.com/cochrane-database-of-systematic-reviews/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Cochrane Handbook.
Available from: http://handbook.cochrane.org/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

The Cochrane Library.
Available from: www.cochranelibrary.com/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

CrimDoc.
Available from: http://link.library.utoronto.ca/criminology/crimdoc/index.cfm Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Department of Health.
Available from: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Economic and Social Research Council.
Available from: www.esrc.ac.uk/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

EMBASE.
Available from: https://www.embase.com/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Endnote.
Available from: http://endnote.com/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

EThOS.
Available from: http://ethos.bl.uk/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Google Scholar.
Available from: https://scholar.google.com/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Grey Matters.
Available from: https://www.cadth.ca/resources/finding-evidence/grey-matters Accessed on: 19/03/2016

GreyNet.
Available from: www.greynet.org/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

GreySource.
Available from: www.greynet.org/greysourceindex.html Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Higher Education Academy.
Available from: https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

InterTASC Information Specialists' Sub-Group (ISSG) Search Filters Resource.
Available from: https://sites.google.com/a/york.ac.uk/issg-search-filters-resource/home Accessed on: 19/03/2016

ISRCTN Registry.
Available from: www.isrctn.com/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Available from: https://www.jrf.org.uk/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Literature Searching for Realist Synthesis.
Available from: http://realistsearch.pbworks.com/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

McMaster University Hedges.
Available from: http://hiru.mcmaster.ca/hiru/HIRU_Hedges_home.aspx Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Mendeley.
Available from: https://www.mendeley.com/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Available from: https://www.nice.org.uk/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

NBER Working Papers.
Available from: www.nber.org/papers.html Accessed on: 23/03/2016

OpenGrey.
Available from: www.opengrey.eu/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

PsycInfo.
Available from: www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

PubMed.
Available from: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed Accessed on: 23/03/2016

PubMed PubReminer.
Available from: http://hgserver2.amc.nl/cgi-bin/miner/miner2.cgi Accessed on: 19/03/2016

RefWorks.
Available from: https://www.refworks.com/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

ScHARRHUD.
Available from: www.scharrhud.org/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Scopus.
Available from: www.scopus.com/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) Search Filters.
Available from: www.sign.ac.uk/methodology/filters.html Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Social Care Online.
Available from: www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Systematic Review (SR) Toolbox.
Available from: http://systematicreviewtools.com/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

Touro College Libraries.
Available from: https://www.tourolib.org/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016

UKCRN Portfolio Database.
This has been replaced by a new Central Portfolio Management System (CPMS) and the public access search for clinical trials is now provided from the UK Clinical Trials Gateway website. Available from: https://www.ukctg.nihr.ac.uk/ Accessed on: 23/03/2016

Zotero.
Available from: https://www.zotero.org/ Accessed on: 19/03/2016