Once you have identified citation(s) within the Replications section, you may proceed back to NU Library and try searching for these resources by title. Simply copy and paste the article title into the NavigatorSearch box found on the Library’s homepage. Make sure to surround the title with quotation marks, select Title from the drop-down field, and checkmark the box next to Full Text.
This authoritative database provides full text, cover-to-cover indexing for journals indexed in MEDLINE. These top journals cover a wide range of subjects within the biomedical and health fields containing information needed by doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.
MEDLINE features a unique search limiter for EBM Reviews. The EBM Reviews limiter is a quick method to limit your search to the following 6 titles within MEDLINE:
This limiter is valuable as it limits your search to a small set of titles that apply very strict criteria and thus include high-quality evidence-based content, including systematic reviews.
To search for EBM reviews in MEDLINE, first type in your search term(s).
Next, scroll down to the Search Options area and check mark the box next to EBM Reviews.
Please note, it is recommended that you keep searches broad when looking for EBM Reviews as check marking this box will likely only return a small set of titles.
In CINAHL, you may limit your search to Evidence-Based Practice using the checkbox shown below. Applying this limiter allows you to limit results to:
The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. One of these databases, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials or CENTRAL, is a highly concentrated source of reports of randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials.
Search for your intervention by name occurring within the Title, Abstract, Keywords. Remember to utilize phrase searching to ensure the most accurate results.
Please note, the Cochrane Library can be searched for free, however Northcentral University Library does not have a subscription to this database. For information about using The Cochrane Library see How to use The Cochrane Library help page.