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Research 101


ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that provides access to thousands of online resources.

Users searching ClinicalKey will find:

  • Journals - Access to 748 eJournals, covering a variety of medical and surgical specialties. 

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a comprehensive search engine that enables researchers to easily search and retrieve full text scholarly literature from a variety of publishers. Add the library to your Google Scholar account to access available articles directly Google.

Publication Finder

Publication Finder is the easiest search method for "known item" searching. Publication Finder's search engine can quickly locate the library's entire collection of journals and eBooks by title. Unlike Discovery, Publication Finder has been specially designed to allow you to 'search within the text' of journals.


PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) specialized search engine that allows users to easily search for over 28 million citations. As the worlds largest medical library, the NLM adds new citations seven days a week. FRAML has partnered with the NLM to create a search experience tailored specifically for  RVU's community. 

RVU Discovery Search

Library Literature Search allows users to search for books, journals, and articles from a single location on the library's homepage. If you are just starting out your research and need to explore what resources are available, our Discovery Service is the best place to start. There are over 10,000 journals indexed in Discovery, containing over 40 million articles.

Turning Research into Practice

Turning Research into Practice is an open access, meta-search engine that searches the internet for clinical resources, such as: Systematic Reviews, Grey Literature, Guidelines, patient education handouts, etc. It provides researchers with the opportunity to locate high-quality evidence based research from a variety of healthcare fields by executing a Basic Search or  PICO search (Population, Intervention, Comparison, and Outcome). 

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