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Searching Multiple Databases- WHY?

You should search multiple platforms to get the most complete results. Not all databases will have the same citations. Each database may cover a varying range of scientific fields, disciplines, different journals, etc.

Example:

Each database may cover a varying range of scientific fields, disciplines, different journals, etc.

Popular Databases for Biomedical Science:
CAB Direct BIOSIS Previews ASFA
PubMed Zoological Record SCOPUS
EMBASE PsychInfo Web of Science

** Popular databases will differ depending on the field/area you are completing your research through

Let's Try it! Search Example

When planning a literature search strategy