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Searching Ovid Databases

A guide to searching the Ovid platform.

To get the most out of Ovid and use some of its features such as saving searches and creating automatic alerts you will need to create a personal Ovid account. It's free, you just need to register. It's best practice to use your university email to set up your account. Your Ovid account can be used with all the databases so you only need to register once. 

  1. Click on My Account, at the top right hand corner of the home page:PsycINFO - My Account link
  2. This will take you to a log in page:

    PsycINFO - My Account login

  3. Click Create Account, fill in all the required fields and click Create. Now you can explore some of the extra features available to you.

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