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Research Support

Guide to help individuals begin their research.


Steps To Begin Your Research

1. Identify topic
2. Search the literature for past & present research
a. Comprehensive Searching
b. Looking for collaborators in your area?
Try this Research In View
c. Clinical Trials
d. NIH RePORTer (Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools)
e. AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality) Grants Online Database
3. Organizing your research – Reference/Citation Managers
a. RefWorks
b. EndNote
c. Mendeley

RefWorks Tutorial

PubMed - My NCBI