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CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
Provides indexing for more than 2,700 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
Cochrane Library This link opens in a new window
Contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Searches existing Cochrane (systematic) Reviews, as well as Cochrane (clinical) Trials.
Medline (Ovid) This link opens in a new window
Medline comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from life science journals.
PubMed This link opens in a new window
PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Scopus This link opens in a new window
Scopus uniquely combines a comprehensive, curated abstract and citation database with enriched data and linked scholarly content.
Web of Science This link opens in a new window
The premier research platform to find and analyze scholarly research literature on Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities. Includes proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions.
Clinical Trials: Registries
Be sure to also check Cochrane's "Trials" tab.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a database of privately and publicly funded clinical studies conducted around the world.
EU Clinical Trials Register
The European Union Clinical Trials Register allows you to search for protocol and results information on: interventional clinical trials that are conducted in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA); clinical trials conducted outside the EU / EEA that are linked to European paediatric-medicine development.
The ISRCTN registry is a primary clinical trial registry recognised by WHO and ICMJE that accepts all clinical research studies (whether proposed, ongoing or completed), providing content validation and curation and the unique identification number necessary for publication. All study records in the database are freely accessible and searchable.
WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP)
A network of international clinical trials registers to ensure a single point of access and the unambiguous identification of trials.
Lilly Clinical Trials
Clinical trials from pharmaceutical manufacturer Eli Lilly and Company.
Clinical Trials: Data
Vivli is an independent, non-profit organization that has developed a global data-sharing and analytics platform. Our focus is on sharing individual participant-level data from completed clinical trials to serve the international research community.
Secondary Databases (Depending on Topic or Familiarity)
ERIC (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window
Indexes published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics
PsycINFO (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window
Coverage of research in applied psychology, developmental psychology, personality, and more.
SPORTDiscus (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
Articles about recreation, exercise physiology, sports medicine, coaching, physical fitness, the psychology, history and sociology of sport, training, and conditioning.
Dissertations and Theses
Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window
The world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses.
ASAPbio is a scientist-driven nonprofit working to promote innovation and transparency in the life sciences.
Preprints in biology from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Preprints in medicine from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the British Medical Journal, and Yale University.
Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines
Harvard Kennedy School Think Tank Search
Think Tank Search searches the websites of institutions that generate public policy research, analysis, and activity. These sites are affiliated with universities, governments, advocacy groups, foundations, and non-governmental organizations.
Mednar is a free, medically-focused deep web search engine that uses Explorit Everywhere!, an advanced search technology by Deep Web Technologies.
Retraction Watch is a blog that reports on retractions of scientific papers and on related topics.