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Research Guides

How to Conduct a Literature Review (Health Sciences)

Overview of how to get started writing a health sciences literature review.

Popular Databases

Below is a list of the most commonly used databases. Select one or more that align with the scope of your research discipline.

Finding Additional Databases

We also recommend that you consult your discipline's research guide for additional database suggestions. Below are a few research guides you may find useful, or you can browse our full list of research guides.