What is it about?

This article looks at the tools available to you to extend your search beyond the major bibliographic sources. The article identifies the type of literature you can find and which tools are suitable to use to find them. It aims to help you to broaden the scope of your search to find more relevant material. There is a warning about predatory journals and the need to take a critical approach to material that has not been peer-reviewed

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This article looks at the tools available to extend your search beyond the major bibliographic source. The article identifies the type of literature you can find and which tools are suitable to use to find them. It aims to help you to broaden the scope of your search to find more relevant material. There is a warning about predatory journals and the need to take a critical approach to material that has not been peer reviewed.

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I hope users find this article informative and that it expands the scope of future searches to their benefit.

Mr Matt Holland
NWAS NHS Trust

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This page is a summary of: Where to now? Searching beyond Medline, Journal of Paramedic Practice, February 2021, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/jpar.2021.13.2.81.
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