The quickest way to find articles on a specific topic is by searching a relevant database.
The University Library subscribes to hundreds of databases, but we recommend the ones listed below as a starting point for students and researchers.
Some provide only citations for articles, so look for Article Link to connect you to the fulltext, or try one of the methods described in the column on the right to access a copy.
If you need to bulk export records from a database, check these steps first.
Clinical evidence databases:
Grey literature databases:
Please note that these tutorials are specific to Yale University staff
and students and some information may differ.
OvidSP Essential Training, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University
These tutorials are designed to provide a basic introduction to searching the databases.
Try these steps:
There are two options for finding articles using Library Search | Ketu [Remember to sign in]
1. To find an article from a citation. Search for the "Title of the article" (within quotation marks)
2. To find the Journal:
Article Link connects article databases to the Library's e-journal collections. It tells you whether (and where) the full-text of an article is available.
You may see Article Link represented as: or Article Link.
Set up alerts to authors, search topics, journal articles, books, chapters, journal table of contents, and combinations of these.
Use the database functions once registered for an account or profile. More tips in our Keeping up-to-date with research guide.