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You've found the Guide to resources for biomedical researchers! 

Here's an overview of what you'll find in this guide:

  • Articles & Books
    Tools to help you find and access articles, books and other resources from the Library.
  • Find & Manage Data
    Tools and resources to help you locate sources of research data and to manage your own data.
  • From Duke
    Find out what is available at Duke, including supportive offices and software.
  • Funding
    Resources to help you find and manage funding for your research.
  • Writing
    Tools to support the writing process.
  • Collaborate & Share
    Collection of social networks, and tools for sharing your researcher and working with others.
  • Alerts
    Have information come to you to save you time!


Share Your Experience: Food Provided!

The Medical Center Library & Archives and Duke Office of Clinical Research are looking for early career researchers (graduate students, post-docs, residents, fellows, junior faculty) to share their experience as a researcher in either focus groups or individual interviews.

If you would be interested in participating, please email

By responding to this request, you do agree to being contacted again via email, but may decide not to participate in the future at any time.

Upcoming NIH Public Access Policy Classes:

Currently we have no NIH classes scheduled; however we are happy to meet with individuals and provide 1-on-1 help.  You may also view our entire calendar of classes.


    Timely Tip

    Biomed SearcherThe Medical Center Library & Archives is pilot testing BioMedSearcher, a new tool that searches across biomedical sciences databases and resources.


    Basic Features

    • Searches across many different biomedical sciences resources
    • Returns results in one search page
    • Presents results according to relevancy ranking
    • Allows users to limit to more specific topics or resources
    • Includes major biomedical databases such as PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science
    • Includes specialized databases such as CINAHL, Biosis, and Engineering Village
    • Searches the NCBI Entrez collection including Gene and Genome

    Advanced Features

    • Search by categories of resources – Basic Sciences, Medicine, and Nursing
    • Choose one or several categories
    • Select one or several resources to search
    • Choose the fields, years, etc. to be searched

    Please try this new approach to searching and give us your feedback on how useful it is.

    Emily Mazure, MSI, AHIP

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