Request an Evidence Search

EvidenceSearch4U logoWe can carry out searches on your behalf to identify journal articles, guidelines, systematic reviews and other material to help meet your requirements. You'll need to become a library member before you can use this form.

Please note that we don't carry out evidence searches to support coursework, but we are happy to offer training on how to search.

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Please allow three working days minimum for a completed evidence search. If you need it quicker than this, please contact us directly to discuss your timescale. Requests for searches for systematic reviews will take longer - please refer to our Systematic Review Support guide for more details.

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English language only

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Do you think there is much published information available on this topic?

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A few (under 10)Several (10-20)A substantial number (20+)

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We will process your personal information using the KnowledgeShare system to provide this service. For more information about how your information is used, visit the KnowledgeShare privacy policy. The search results will be made available either via the KnowledgeShare system, or on our website so other people can benefit, but your name will not be shared.