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Evaluating Scientific Evidence in Medicine IB 119: Articles

Core Article Databases for IB 119

Academic Search Complete
A multidisciplinary index to articles, journals and other publications in multi-languages; full-text is available.

BIOSIS Previews
Citations for articles, conference papers, and books on biological and biomedical topics. Includes literature reviews and peer review.
Coverage:1926 - present

CABI: CAB Abstracts and Global Health
Covers biomedicine, nutrition and food safety, public health, and toxicology.
Coverage:1910 - present.

Cochrane Library
Evidence-based effects, economic evaluations, systematic reviews and technology assessment for health care. (Guide: Cochrane Library Search Manual). Most content peer reviewed.
Coverage: 1946 - present.

Use Advanced Search to limit to systematic reviews. Primary biomedical resource for conducting systematic reviews and researching evidence-based medicine. (Guide: Embase). Includes peer review.
Coverage: 1946 - present.

Faculty of 1000
Highlights and reviews the most interesting papers published in the biological sciences and medicine, based on the recommendations of a faculty of selected leading researchers.

Google Scholar
Searches scholarly literature across many disciplines. A list of the journals and other sources included in Google Scholar has not been made publicly available. (Guide: Google Scholar)

Natural Medicines (fomerly Natural Standard)
A research collaboration that synthesizes data on complimentary and alternative medical therapies.  Monographs are evidence based, consensus-based, peer-reviewed full-text summaries of current research and contain additional references.
Coverage: dates vary.

Articles in biology and biomedicine. Includes Systematic Reviews search limit, and peer review. (Guide: HTML | PDF).
Covers: 1946 - present

PubMed Central (PMC)
Free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine. Covers: dates vary | Full text

Indexes journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, and book series in the sciences and more.

Web of Science*
Multidisciplinary. Indexes leading journals in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences, search footnotes and  citations. Coverage:1900 - present

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