So many resources for finding articles! To choose where to start, consider what you are looking for. Do you want to find articles about a topic? Do you want to find all the articles about a topic? Do you want to familiarize yourself with articles from a particular author, grant, journal, or institution? Or maybe you already have a citation, and you just want to retrieve the article's full text? Or perhaps you already have an article's PDF, and you want to get its citation information into EndNote, RefWorks, or another citation manager? Different databases work best for different tasks. Check out all that we offer, and don't be shy -- contact me if you'd like to ask about choosing the right databases and crafting targeted searches for your research question.
PubMed offers a number of specialized filters to help you get to relevant results. You can access these options from the PubMed homepage, under PubMed Tools > Topic-Specific Queries. Here are a few examples:
It depends! Here are some factors to consider.
Depending on the answers to these questions, I can help you choose which literature databases are the best for your research question.