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KU Medical Library - Embase Guide

Embase Search Results

Search Results

After your search runs you will see your search results in the main portion of the screen, underneath the number of results it is returning. You should also see above that your search history for this session; this will disappear when you close Embase, but you can save your search in your personal Embase account if desired.

On the left are the many filters that Embase offers to help you narrow down your search including things like study type, gender, and age. Note that some of these filters, like study type, have many options that are only partially show. To see the full list of study types, click +More at the bottom of the list. Some filters, like sources and gender has graphical elements that can be selected by clicking on them. 

Article Citation Information

The default results view allows you access various information for each indexed article, though you can see the full record for each by clicking the title for an article.

Image of Embase article information

On the right you will see links for the following:

  • Export: Save this citation in your bibliographic management tool of your choice. (See the Exporting Citations tab.)
  • Send: Email the citation to others or yourself.
  • Add to Clipboard: Temporarily save the citation to a folder. Note, that this folder will empty when you close the current session of Embase until you save the folder to your personal Embase account.
  • Print: Print out the citation.
  • Similar records: Embase will show you citations that are similar in topic to this article. This is helpful if you find an ideal article--you will not have to run an entirely new search.
  • Search by author(s): Find other articles by the author or authors of a piece. Author names in the abstract are hyperlinked to allow you to search for other works by that author too. Below that is a link for "author addresses" which will show you each author's affiliation.

Below that are keywords for the article and author(s), the article's assigned Emtree terms, and its field tags including DOI and PMID (PubMed identifier number that is unique for each article indexed in PubMed).