Databases for systematic reviews and comprehensive reviews

This is a version of the LibGuide I started while employed at Temple University Health Sciences Library from July 2015-September 12, 2022. I plan to maintain it here going forward.

PubMed Resources

  • PubMed Clinical Queries Evidence Based Medicine and Systematic Review quick search to find answers to clinical questions.

SR Search Building Tools

Citation Managers


  • PsycNetSearch and access over 5.4 million records across all of APA’s electronic resources.
  • LILACSScientific and technical literature by Latin America and Caribbean authors.
  • African Index MedicusAccess to African Health Information
  • Public Health Database This link opens in a new windowProQuest Public Health offers core literature for the study of public health, including biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, and behavioral sciences.
  • ERIC [via U.S. Department of Education] This link opens in a new window
  • TRIP Database  (Turning Research Into Practice) is a free medical database providing access to high quality clinical research evidence. TRIP Pro is the enhanced version containing over 100,000 systematic reviews, medical images and videos, millions of full-text articles, and advanced searching.
  • Global Health Archive
    Global Health Archive provides information on international health, biomedical life sciences, non-communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene, and much more. Coverage is from 1910 to 1972.
  • Transplant Library -Transplant Library is developed by the “Peter Morris Centre for Evidence in Transplantation” and provides access to all evidence-based publications on all aspects of organ transplantation.
  • Epistemonikos Provides rapid access to systematic reviews in health and primary studies that have been included in a systematic review.
  • NeuroBite (Formerly PsycBite) Catalogues studies of cognitive, behavioral and other treatments for psychological problems and issues occurring as a consequence of acquired brain impairment (ABI).
  • OTseekerOccupational Therapy systematic evaluation of evidence.
  • SpeechBiteSpeech pathology database for best interventions and treatment efficacy.
  • CARDS-Computer Access to Research on Dietary SupplementsDatabase of federally funded research projects pertaining to dietary supplements since 1999.
  • PDQ-EvidencePDQ(“pretty darn quick”)-Evidence facilitates rapid access to the best available evidence for decisions about health systems.

Grey Literature

Systematic Reviews


  • AORN eGuidelines+ AORN eGuidelines+ is a descriptive and comprehensive guidelines collection that reflects evidence-based practices for the perioperative RN in a range of topics that support both patient and worker safety.

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