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    Ovid® Discovery Quick Reference Card

    Opening an Ovid Discovery session Open your personalized Ovid Discovery URL, e.g. http://yourlibrary.ovidds.com

    The ODS home page displays. From here, you can access:

    Discover Use the Discover widget to search across all Ovid Discovery-indexed content enabled by your library, to find articles, book chapters, multimedia resources and other publications.

    Sort your full text search results by relevance or date by using the tools on the left. You can also limit your search results by subject, language, publisher, author and many other variables. Filter by whether results are full-text or have been peer-reviewed. When you select a filter, it refreshes the results and displays above the search box.

    You can also (depending on your setup) view results from additional resources that may be available in your library, e.g. UpToDate, Lippincott Procedures, Lippincott Advisor and VisualDx.

    Check the box next to one or more results to print, email and export them. Export options include EndNote, RefWorks and many more.

    Ovid Discovery uses a MeSH controlled vocabulary which serves as a thesaurus, and includes an American English/ UK English spell check system. Additional MeSH languages (e.g. French, Spanish, German etc) are also available.

    Ovid® Discovery Quick Reference Card

    Search Results

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    Ovid® Discovery Quick Reference Card

    Click Advanced Search under the search box to build a query using Boolean operators. Advanced Search includes filters such as Evidence Based Medicine and Open Access.

    Click on a search result to see the Results Detail page:

    From here, you can view the abstract, export the citation in several formats, search for the article in UpToDate or Google Scholar, or request that your library purchase the full text.

    Advanced Search

    Results Detail

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    Ovid® Discovery Quick Reference Card

    Search or browse for the name of the resource in your collections, within books, journals, etc.

    Search using one or more variables to find a citation. You can also search using DOI or PMID only.

    You can search journals, books and more. As you type in the Article field, a drop-down list of results displays:

    Article Finder

    Library eResources

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    Ovid® Discovery Quick Reference Card

    You can save your searches, bookmarks, and TOC Alerts.

    To save a search, select the star in the Discover search bar above your search results.

    In the My Profile section, you can then choose to receive an alert when new results are found

    To bookmark a search result, select the Bookmark star below it.

    To add a TOC Alert, in Journals search results, click Activate Journal Alert for the journal you want.

    My Profile