Evidence Based Practice

Resources, tips, and tools for evidence-based practice in health care

Acquire evidence via literature searching

Find and collect evidence to answer the question.

Construct search strategy from clinical question terms to acquire literature from research databases.

Pyramid of Evidence

Pyramid of Evidence. Dartmouth College and Yale University

Filtered Information

Systematic Reviews and



Critically Appraised Topics

ACP Journal Club is now a monthly feature of Annals of Internal Medicine. ACP Journal Club summarizes the best new evidence for internal medicine from over 120 clinical journals.


Guidelines (Critically appraised topics)

Background Information / Expert Opinion

Meta-Search Tools

Find Full Text

Most research databases include a Find It icon in your search results to discover full text opitons:

Find It icon which links to full text from U Libraries licensed databases.

Clicking on the Find It icon will direct you to full-text article options.When off campus, you’ll be prompted to log in with your uNID.

Note: If no full-text from U Libraries, then  “Request an Article  via ILLiad, our Interlibrary Loan services.  Create your EHSL ILLiad account, if you've not yet done so.

The tools listed below can also be used to find full text available on campus:

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