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Special thanks to Laura Downing at Arkansas State University for allowing us to use her LibGuide as a template.

What is Cochrane Library?

Cochrane Library

  • It is a leading source for peer reviewed systematic reviews in all areas of healthcare. 
  • It also publishes information on medical trials, mainly pulled from MEDLINE and EMBASE.  


This database is a convenient way to search for systematic reviews.  However, keep in mind there will be far fewer results for your search than in a database like PubMed.  There may only be one or two systematic reviews that apply to your research area.


Since we do not subscribe to the full text version of this database, all systematic reviews will need to be ordered via Interlibrary Loan.  You can access the form here:

Remember: Each database is different and sometimes it can be hard or frustrating starting your research. If you ever need help in navigating a certain database, the staff at the Research & Information Desk will gladly help!  Feel free to stop by or give us a call at (330) 941-3686.

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