Home


Off-Campus Access

Ovid Help

New Features of OvidSP

This tutorial looks at the various changes, improvements, and new features of the OvidSP interface as compared with the old OvidSP search interface.

Available:

Getting Started with Ovid

This tutorial covers how to access Ovid, how to select databases to search on the Ovid platform, and gives a brief overview of the Ovid Main Search Page.

Available:

Formulating Your Questions Using PICO

Good literature searches begin with well-built, focused answerable questions. This tutorial teaches how to formulate such a question using the popular PICO model.

Available:

Medical Subject Headings

This tutorial teaches how to run effective searches in Ovid SP using the Medical Subject Headings.

Available:

Combining and Limiting Searches

This tutorial teaches how to combine and limit searches in the Ovid SP interface to obtain more relevant search results.

Available:

Ovid SP Search Result Display

This tutorial gives an overview of the Ovid SP search result display, and teaches how to save, email, and print search results from Ovid SP. It also covers how to find article full text in Ovid SP using the Yale Links service.

Available:

Exporting Ovid Search Result to EndNote

This tutorial teaches how to export search results from Ovid SP to EndNote, a desktop citation management application.

Available:

Exporting Ovid Search Result to RefWorks

This tutorial teaches how to export search results from Ovid to RefWorks, a web-based citation management application.

Available:

Saving Searches in Ovid SP

This tutorial teaches how to save your search strategy (or search history) to allow automatic re-run in the future.

Available:

Creating AutoAlerts and RSS Feeds in Ovid

This tutorial teaches how to set up AutoAlerts and RSS feeds using the Ovid SP system.

Available:

Ovid MEDLINE Database Guide

Official field guide of MEDLINE from Ovid.

Available:

PsycINFO Database Guide

Official field guide to PsycINFO from Ovid.

Available:

Ovid Field Guide for HaPI

Official field guide for HaPI from Ovid.

Available:

Ovid Field Guide for AMED (Allied and Alternative Medicine)

Official field guide for AMED.

Available: