Western Libraries

Open Resources for COVID-19 Research

This guide provides a list of freely available online resources to support COVID-19 Research

Literature Search Strategies

CADTH Covid-19 Search Strategies

Medical Library Association COVID-19 Literature Searching

PubMed Supplementary Concept – COVID-19

Search Strategies for PubMed/MEDLINE, Google Scholar

PubMed search (source NLM):

((wuhan[All Fields] AND (“coronavirus”[MeSH Terms] OR “coronavirus”[All Fields])) AND 2019/12[PDAT] : 2030[PDAT]) OR 2019-nCoV[All Fields] OR 2019nCoV[All Fields] OR covid-19[All Fields] OR SARS-CoV-2[All Fields] OR HCoV-19[All Fields]

PubMed search for clinical studies & trials:

(((clinical studies or clinical study or clinical investigation* or clinical protocol* or trial*))) AND (COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV or severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 or SARS-CoV-2) 

Dentistry - Created by Natalie Clarioux, Librarian, Univesité de Montréal

*Can copy and paste & create own search alert in PubMed

((((((("Stomatognathic Diseases"[Mesh]) OR "Dentistry"[Mesh]) OR "Oral Health"[Mesh]) OR "Dental Facilities"[Mesh])) OR ((dentist* OR endodont* OR orthodonti* OR periodont* OR prosthodont*) OR (apicoectom* OR gingivectom* OR gingivoplast* OR glossectom* OR "mandibular advancement" OR alveolectom* OR alveoloplast* OR vestibuloplast* OR "root canal") OR (oral OR oropharyng* OR temporomandibular OR TMJ OR jaw OR jaws OR mandibular OR maxillofacial OR mandible* OR maxilla* OR "alveolar ridge" OR dental OR orthognathic OR tooth OR teeth OR occlusion OR malocclusion OR mal-occlusion OR odontolog* OR tongue* OR glossal OR buccal OR palatal OR palate OR palates OR labial OR lip OR lips OR gingiva* OR gingiviti*)))) AND ((((((("severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2"[Supplementary Concept] OR "severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2"[All Fields]) OR "2019 ncov"[All Fields]) OR "2019nCoV"[All Fields]) OR (((("covid 19"[All Fields] OR "severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2"[Supplementary Concept]) OR "severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2"[All Fields]) OR "2019 ncov"[All Fields]) OR "sars cov 2"[All Fields])) OR (("severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2"[Supplementary Concept] OR "severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2"[All Fields]) OR "sars cov 2"[All Fields])) OR (("wuhan"[All Fields] AND (("coronavirus"[MeSH Terms] OR "coronavirus"[All Fields]) OR "coronaviruses"[All Fields])) AND 2019/12/1 : 2030/12/31[Date - Publication])))