Need to find articles on a topic? Whether you're giving a presentation, writing an article, or looking for the best evidence in patient care, our librarians can provide expert searching for clinical or academic research, and hospital administration. This service is available to the faculty and staff at MD Anderson.
Before you begin searching, you’ll want to consider what type of publication you are writing. Different types of publications require different search methodologies. Ask a librarian which methodology is right for you.
Like any research, reproducibility is important. You should be able to reproduce your search strategy if asked by a co-author or publisher. Each database offers free accounts for saving your searches. Here’s how you save a search and create alerts in:
The library offers literature search classes and one-on-one or group consultations with our expert searchers. Ask us how to get started, which databases to use, or how to build the best search strategy.