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In-Depth Database Tutorial: PubMed

A detailed tutorial explaining how to search in PubMed according to EBM/EBP standards

Step-by-Step PubMed Search Tutorial

We encourage students, researchers, and faculty members throughout UD's campus to use the following detailed tutorial explaining how to search in PubMed according to EBM/EBP standards. Each of the following pages go in-depth with screenshots and how-to instructions for completing a search from start to finish. Whether you are aiming to find a relevant set of articles for an assignment or embarking on a comprehensive literature review, the following steps should help ensure that you find a relevant and comprehensive set of articles on your topic.


Please don't hesitate to contact Jason Wardell ( if you have any questions or need any guidance on using this tutorial, or if you would like to meet for a consultation to go over your search topic.

Contents (click on items to jump ahead)

This content was adapted from “HOW TO SEARCH IN BIOMEDICAL DATABASES” (created in 2021 at NEOMED Library) by Simon Robins, which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

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