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Medicine

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Core medicine databases

.    PubMed Clinical Queries - Filter your PubMed results to the study types (RCTs, Systematic Reviews, etc.) that best answer your clinical question type (therapy, diagnosis, etc.) 

.   Medline (1946 to Present) - It contains the same Medline database as PubMed, but searchable with the Ovid interface. 

Additional databases

  • Scopus - Multidisciplinary, citation database
  • Web of Science - Multidisciplinary, citation database
  • Google Scholar - For how to configure Google Scholar to show McGill Library links click here

Accessing Full-Text article

You might find these instructions to be very useful when you need to retrieve full-text articles

  1. Selecting Your Outside Tool Preference in PubMed https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/viewlet/myncbi/pref_otool/index.html  

  2. McGill Library links in Google Scholar http://www.mcgill.ca/library/services/connect/google-scholar

  3. Setting up VPN on your computer  http://kb.mcgill.ca/it/easylink/article.html?id=1212  Go to How to access McGill's VPN

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