Literature Search Request Form

We can carry out your literature search for you using advanced search techniques and a combination of databases, providing you with the information to answer your research questions, saving you time.

The service is freely available to all clinical and non-clinical MFT staff and academic staff based at MFT.

We will endeavour to carry out your search within 48 working hours.

To help us carry out an effective search using appropriate search terms and databases, please provide us with as much information as possible about your search topic.

The provision of full-text articles is not part of this service. Full-text articles may be available in print or electronically.

Please check our catalogue.

You can also request articles as part of our Interlibrary book and article request service.

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The selected library will receive and process your request.

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Purpose of request

We do not carry out searches for the purpose of course assignments/dissertations/theses. Instead we offer one to one training where we can work through your question with you.

Please click here to book a one to one training session.


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Enter your clinical or research question, or key words in the box below:

One search per form only.

Enter the terms (synonyms and related words) to be used in the search:

If you have already identified any relevant papers, please list in the box below:

Limits on search

Select all that apply:

Years covered (inclusive): From    To  

English language only

Human only Adult only Male only Female only Other

Age range: From   To  

Delivery Method

Results will be delivered to you by email.


To prove you are human, please select the correct answer from the menu:

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Results of databases and/or internet searches are subject to the limitation of the database(s) and websites searched. Results of searches are also limited by your search request. It is the responsibility of the requester to determine the accuracy, validity and interpretation of the search results. By submitting this request you are acknowledging that you have read this disclaimer and that you acknowledge the limitations of database/internet searching.