Skip to Main Content

Health Sciences

Step 1: Build a good search strategy

Use this to build an efficient and effective strategy to find relevant literature:

Search strategy worksheet

Search Omni

Use this multi-disciplinary search tool to find books, articles, and more items from across the Library's collection of print and electronic resources.

  • Good for getting started on a topic
  • Few options for focused searching

Advanced Search


Health and interdisciplinary databases

Use these subject-specific databases to find scholarly literature specific to health topics

Health and biomedical databases

Interdisciplinary databases


Evidence syntheses databases

  • Use these to find systematic reviews and meta-analyses on health topics


Other relevant subject databases

  • Use these to find literature on topics important to Health Sciences e.g. mental health

Preprint servers

Researchers increasingly share their scholarly manuscripts publicly before publishing in an academic journal. These articles are called preprints and are shared via preprint servers. They have not been peer-reviewed but may still be important sources of information.

Health-related preprint servers include:



Google Scholar