Information, support and resources for evidence searching using Ovid

Ovid allows searches thousands of full-text journal articles, eBooks and database resources, offering medical, nursing, and allied health content.


How to run a literature search of Medline, EMBASE and other medical databases using the Ovid interface.


Ovid SearchAccess the Ovid search platform – you will need an NHS OpenAthens account to sign-in.
Ovid Tools and Resources – MEDLINE GuideA guide to the features and functionality of MEDLINE on Ovid.
Ovid PICO ResourceSupporting materials for PICO searching on the Ovid platform.
Ovid Training VideosA collection of training videos, including many on searching.

Last updated: November 2, 2021