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Search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
SUMSearch simultaneously searches for original studies, systematic reviews, and practice guidelines from multiple sources.
Databases to Use for Evidence Based Practice
Freely Available Resources for Evidence Based Practice
Free access to MEDLINE from the National Library of Medicine. Can limit to Systematic Reviews.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
A database of evidence based clinical practice guidelines and other related documents.
TRIP Database: Evidence Based Medicine
A free meta-search engine "allowing users to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice."
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a Federal agency. Its mission is to improve the quality of healthcare and promote evidence-based decision making. Includes a collection of Evidence Reports.
BETS are designed specifically for Emergency medicine.
Guide to Community Preventive Services
The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community.
Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository
The Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository is a free, open-access alternative publishing venue committed to providing knowledge resources to help advance nurses and patient care.