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Searching Embase
Posted On: Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - 13:21 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to find relevant literature via Embase, an international biomedical literature database which is especially good for searching drug/pharmacy topics and conference abstracts. This session will cover how to find relevant indexing terms and keywords, save searches, set up alerts, and more. Wed. Apr. 17; 4-5p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Preprints Now Available in Embase!
Posted On: Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 10:20 by Lesley Skalla, Ph.D.

Embase has ventured into the world of preprints by now providing article preprints from medRXiv and bioRXiv.

Preprints are early versions of manuscripts that are shared on public preprint servers prior to peer review and publication. 

The benefit to you is earlier access to biomedical information including randomized controlled trials which might be included for systematic reviews as grey literature. Keep in mind that preprints are not peer-reviewed and therefore should be used with caution. 

Embase clearly identifies an article as a preprint on the publication record. When doing searches, you can…

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More than Just PubMed
Posted On: Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:38 by Leila Ledbetter

For every job there is just the right tool.  While most people are familiar with PubMed, we also provide access to many other databases -- from specialty to general -- that might better fill your information searching needs.

Embase: Covers biomedical literature from journals from around the world. It offers particularly strong coverage of drugs. Embase includes records and journals that are not covered by PubMed,  including conference abstracts and European journal titles.

Scopus: Offers excellent coverage of biomedical literature as well as business, social sciences, education, and other humanities. … MORE

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