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UHBW Library and Information Services: Literature searches & evidence

Literature Searches



Literature Searches & Article Requests

The library undertakes comprehensive literature searches of a complex nature across several databases to provide good quality evidence-based information for clinical need, CPD, training, and work-related research.  We can also provide training one-to-one or in small groups on Literature searching and critical appraisal. Want a refresher? Get in touch or check out our Literature Searching webpages

For Literature searches and article requests please email

Please note:

The above services are available to library members only. If you are not already a library member, you will need to complete and return a Library membership form. This can be completed electronically (you just type your name in the signature area) and returned to, or it can be completed in person at the Library. If you complete the form electronically, you will still need to visit the Library to collect your Library card.


Search for grey literature

Click here for a list of excellent search tools.


Clinical Key gives full access to 600 of Elsevier's journals, 1,000 books, 9,000 medical and procedural videos, disease summaries, drug monographs, clinical guidelines, images, and patient information.  Find out more here.


Dynamed Plus is a user-friendly clinical decision support tool using expert clinical evidence, and an ideal quick tool at the point of care. It also has a useful mobile phone app. Find out more here.

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