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Clinical Essentials: Find health information: How to Find Medical Literature

How to Find Medical Literature (Web Banner)

Welcome to our tutorial on finding medical literature at the UC San Diego Library. 

This training will help you:


Check your knowledge and skills in medical literature searching:

The quiz will provide personalized training recommendations if needed.

Tutorial 1

Find information sources at the Library

Learn how to connect to the UC San Diego network, search for a publication or information source, and get access to the full text.

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Tutorial 2

Choose the best source for your research

Learn to pick the best research sources for your clinical question and check if the information is reliable.

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Tutorial 3

Search for health research literature

 
General search

Learn to conduct a general search to complete a literature review.

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Learn to conduct a systematic literature search to collect evidence for a systematic review.

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Tutorial 4

Organize and cite sources using a reference manager

 

Learn how reference managers can help you store, organize, cite, and share your research papers.

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For Instructors:
We encourage you to use the provided PowerPoint presentation and speaker notes in your classes to teach students how to access Library resources and search for medical literature.