The Library is pleased to announce that all of our MEDLINE versions have been combined into one menu option. When accessing via the parent Ovid interface, you will no longer have to choose from several options to search the most complete form of MEDLINE:
The option for Embase has also been simplified and you can now tell exactly what is covered by the description:
If you would like help with any of our databases, contact your Subject Librarian.
The Library Subject Team
The Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) guide has recently been updated. MeSH subject searching is a unique feature of health and medical literature and allows the researcher to search using the Subject Headings assigned by the National Library of Medicine’s indexers to each document. Thus it is a very focused and precise method of searching.
The guide provides an explanation on MeSH and illustrates how to searching using MeSH in the Medline database.
It should be relevant to any researcher using the Ovid SP databases such as Medline and Embase as well as those using the evidence-based health database, The Cochrane Library.