Free Online Databases to Find Evidence Published in Journals

PubMed “is a free resource that is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It comprises over 20 million citations for biomedical literature. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences.”

ERIC: Education Resources Information Center is “an online digital library of education research and information” sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed “to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research” and includes citations and summaries of published journal articles, reports and other documents. Some full-text articles are included. “aims to support evidence-informed decision making in public health by providing current [international] research evidence in a searchable online” database.