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Table 3 Bibliographic databases

From: Palliative Care Evidence Review Service (PaCERS): a knowledge transfer partnership

DatabaseDatabase platform
Cochrane CENTRALWiley
Health Management Information CentreOvid
The Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence-Based Practice DatabaseOvid
ScopusThomas Reuters
Web of ScienceClarivate Analytics
Supplementary Sources
Google Scholar – Citation tracking via Google Scholar is carried out depending on the time available.
Electronic Table of Content of Key Journals (search minimum of two journals for last two years in relation to appropriate subject area). Key journals to hand search are selected by the requester.
Grey Literature – Websites relevant to the topic area are searched, e.g. National Cancer Research Institute, The National Gold Standards Framework (GSF) Centre in End of Life Care, The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), INVOLVE Evidence library, European Association for Palliative care and Google.