Learn how to use our most popular databases with these guides.
Looking for articles to match a specific Healthy People 2020 Objective?
Use the Partners in Health structured evidence queries. Choose your topic from the first list, then click on the PubMed Search icon next to the objective of your choice. It will bring you to a pre-made PubMed search of articles that support the objective.
The following databases and search engines are all excellent tools with which to look for research articles. Tutorials for using some of these tools are available on other tabs.
Modifying an Unsuccessful Search
If you aren't happy with the list of articles your search brings back, here are some ways you might think about changing your search.
1. Too many articles / Articles aren't on topic
2. Too few articles
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