An Update on Biomedical Literature Search for Budding Research Scholars

  • Ahmad Najmi Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, AIIMS Bhopal
  • Farhan Ahmad Khan Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, JN Medical College, AMU Aligarh
Keywords: literature search, techniques



Literature search can be defined as systematic review of all scientific resources, both published and unpublished. Literature search is continuous process. It provides new ideas of research. It helps us to frame new research questions and to identify the knowledge gap. There are no straightforward rules for literature search. Each researcher has its own method of literature search. In this review article we shall discuss about various types and  sources of literature, steps and techniques of literature search which will serve as a quick guide for budding research scholars.


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Najmi A, Khan FA. An Update on Biomedical Literature Search for Budding Research Scholars. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2023Jan.30 [cited 2023May30];8(4):PH4-PH6. Available from:
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