A single online destination for seamlessly accessing and working with premium online journals, books, and databases from the world's leading publishers
OvidSP is the world's leading information search, discovery, and management solution providing professionals in science, medicine, and healthcare all over the world with a single online destination for seamlessly accessing and working with premium online journals, books, and databases from the world's leading publishers.
Additionally, it offers you research productivity tools so whether you're managing large scale, document–intensive projects or making time–sensitive, evidence–based decisions, OvidSP delivers the flexibility, speed, and efficiency you're looking for:
This innovative platform is designed to save you time and maximize your research productivity, by offering: a variety of search styles; an intuitive interface; customizable and flexible work productivity tools, a dedicated work area for managing and organizing critical research findings; and unique add–on tools for extending your research activity beyond OvidSP. That means you can spend more time focused on your research, stay ahead of advancements in your field, and work the way you want to work.
Now Featuring OvidOpenAccess — Immediate, Unrestricted Access to Full–Text
Immediate and unrestricted access, via OvidSP, to thousands of full–text resources from peer–reviewed and scholarly international journals
Today's medical and scientific professionals — whether they're involved in research or clinical practice — require easy access to research material that's published everywhere in the world so they can keep up–to–date on the latest theories and practices and improve healthcare outcomes. That's why the Open Access publishing model — which enables the free and fast flow of important papers, studies, and articles – is so critical to the research life cycle.
With OvidOpenAccess, all institutional subscribers to OvidSP can offer their users an opportunity to discover relevant Open Access material alongside their subscribed Ovid content in a single integrated search — at no additional cost. This freely available content is displayed in a separate and easily identifiable search results set.
Plus, users can use save and export their OvidOpenAccess search results into a project or folder in My Projects!
Whether you're a first–time Ovid customer or an experienced user, Ovid's training and help options can make using Ovid products smooth and efficient.
Ovid offers novice, intermediate, and advanced workshops to help you and your organization get the most out of your Ovid experience. Our web-based sessions give you the opportunity to learn new features and navigation techniques. We also provide access to online tutorials and training tools to help you refine your search skills on Ovid.
To see a full list of training opportunities, visit our Training & Support section.
"OvidSP is by far the best search platform out there."
Medical Librarian"Basic Search is a great feature for getting a snapshot of the literature on a particular topic and for identifying records whose terms can be used in an Advanced Search."
Public Services Manager at a Health Sciences Library"Multiple search modes allow for our users to utilize whichever interface they feel most comfortable with and which provides them with the best results. The ability to email search results has been the most popular tool amongst our heaviest users."
Information Resources Specialist at a Technical Library"The most helpful feature is flexibility! Users and professional searchers alike will appreciate being guided through the mapping process, selecting terms as appropriate, seeing the search steps immediately, and obtaining new results from different combinations."
Associate Curator for Public Services at a Medical Center
Increase your patrons' awareness and usage of the available content your library subscribes to on Ovid. Don't start from scratch; we have the available resources in the Ovid Librarian toolkit to market your library. Additionally, get some hot topics and search recommendations from your peer librarians.
Visit the Ovid Librarian Toolkit.
The Ovid Resource Center is your first stop for fast answers to a wide variety of marketing, training, and customer support questions.
Visit the OvidSP & Ovid Universal Search sections for the latest platform news, marketing material, FAQ's, reference guides, and more. Many of them have been translated into other languages for our international customers.
As we continue to upgrade OvidSP with new features and functionality, we'll continue to revise existing materials and create new ones.
Visit the Ovid Resource Center.