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Evidence Based Literature Searching: Databases

Pratt Library Databases

Pratt Library has a large selection of databases available through our library as well as the University of Cincinnati and Ohiolink. These databases are across many different disciplines.  Go to this page to access databases such as PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus, Web of Knowledge, Embase, and others.

Searching for Guidelines

Google Scholar

Don't forget to look at the tips in Googlepedia® appendix !

Google Scholar Search

Database tutorials

Check out our database tutorials guide to find basic and advanced information about searching and utilizing all of the features of many of our databases.

Strength of the Evidence Pyramid


Strength of Evidence Pyramid

Based on the EBM Pyramid. Copyright © 2006–2011. Trustees of Dartmouth College and Yale University. All Rights Reserved. Produced by Jan Glover, David Izzo, Karen Odato and Lei Wang.

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