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Library Guide Medical Sciences: Literature search

All services and resources provided by the Medical Library

  Individual consultation

The information specialists of the Medical Library offer advice and guidance with:

  • Literature searches for
    • CAT
    • PICO
    • Research internship
    • Reviews
    • Systematic Review or Scoping Review
    • Thesis
  • Creating an RSS or email alert
  • Reporting search strategies
  • Updating search strategies
  • Handling references using EndNote

This service is intended for students and staff of the Radboudumc and the Radboud University.

If you would like to make an (online) appointment, you can contact us via Ask Your Librarian or you can fill in one of the forms below and email us at


Manuals and modules on databases such as PubMed and Embase are available via the page E-learning and manuals.

This page offers some tools that can help you in your literature search:



Search strategy

Requesting articles

The Medical Library also offers help with requesting articles from other libraries (Interlibrary loan).
   See our page on Borrowing