Search Tools

Finding the right article to meet your information needs can sometimes be harder than you anticipate. Use the tools below to become familiar with resources that will help you build your document delivery request. You can also let us do the information for you by using our research services.

Anatomy of a Citation

Learn about the elements of a citation and find useful hints to help you build your document delivery request.

Levels of Evidence and Grades of Recommendation

Use this guide as a quick reference to learn how to evaluate articles and appraise the value of information using the principles of evidence-based medicine.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar uses the power of Google search technology to locate academic and scholarly information. With this guide, you will learn how to effectively utilize Google Scholar for your research.

PubMed Quick Start Guide

Learn how to search PubMed - the world’s premiere medical literature database. This Quick Start Guide provides you with everything you need to know to effectively search the database and review your search findings. Look for the Quick Tour video icon for short instructional videos on a variety of topics.