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Ovid Databases: Basic Search

Basic Search

Ovid is the world's leading information search, discovery, and management solution providing professionals in science, medicine, and healthcare all over the world with a single online destination for seamlessly accessing and working with premium online journals, books, and databases from the world's leading publishers. 


Ovid provides a uniform interface for the following databases:

Select Resources

Select database(s) you would like to search. If you would like to change the databases during your search session, click "Change" and select from the database lists. 


Basic Search

Basic Search is the default search.

  1. Enter your topic or question in ordinary English.
  2. Apply the database limit(s).
  3. Click the Search button.

Note: If you would like to search on exact terms or phrases, uncheck the "Include Related Terms" box.


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