Each database has its own specific method to make the contents of that database accessible and consultable. Most databases use "Basic search" and "Advanced search". Via "Basic search" you can filter the search results after performing a search. "Advanced search" allows you to choose more specific search criteria before performing ...
Embase is regarded as the European equivalent of PubMed/MEDLINE. When using the Embase search engine, you automatically browse not only the Embase database but also articles in PubMed/MEDLINE that have already been assigned MeSH terms.
Embase can be searched using free text and/or with Emtree terms, the keywords ...
Google is a powerful search engine. But the results list can be endlessly long and at page 3 you still haven't found what you were looking for. These tips and tricks will help you specify a better search question.
Use unique, specific terms (keywords, not sentences). E.g. search for "headache" ...
These tools will help you find literature on the topic of your choice.
You can find over 4.000.000 references for books, serials, images, theses, and databases in the library catalogue of Ghent University. Many of these can be consulted online, from the comfort of your home.If you cannot ...
Do you need to write a text or do you need to find information and you are looking for the right resources?
Step 1: define your subject
Narrow down your subject on the basis of literature on the subject.
Explore the subject. You can read a paper of ...
The 3 most important Boolean operators that can be used to search on the internet are AND, OR and NOT. These operators are used as conjunctions to combine or exclude search terms in a search, resulting in more focused and productive results. The use of these operators can significantly ...
How do I formulate my research question and how do I formulate selection criteria?
Formulate a research question in which, if possible, all aspects of your topic are named. The PICO model is a tool for setting up a clinical research question. In this model the patient category (Population/Patient), ...