Beyond Google: Conducting a Literature Review

What is a literature review? Have you ever conducted one? Knowing how to use reliable resources will make this important part of the research process much easier. The following videos walk participants through using PubMed, an online repository of more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.


What is PubMed

Getting to PubMed

Translating Your Questions into Search Tearms

PubMed Basic Search

PubMed Search Details

PubMed Related Citations

Combining Terms with AND/OR

PubMed Search History

Using Search History to Combine Searches

Narrowing Your Search with Filters

Introduction to MeSH

Using the MeSH Database

Getting Full-Text Articles

Emailing Citations

Saving Your Search