The TMC Library - Health Sciences Resource Center Logo

Medical Literature Online Search Requests

Professional Librarians are available to conduct literature searches on a medical topic or verify a list of citations for your research. The average turn-around time for literature searches is two business days per request.

Literature Search Fees

TMC MembersNon-TMC Members
Initial Consultation/Bibliography (1st hour)no charge$60.00
Each additional hourno charge$20.00

Systematic Reviews

Reference Librarians offer their unique expertise in identifying and extracting information while preparing a systematic review. Systematic Reviews services are free of charge to all TMC Member Institutions.

Search Consultations

We also offer search assistance with medical databases and can schedule personalized online search consultations by appointment.

What help can I get when I meet with a Librarian?

  • defining an appropriate research question
  • selecting the appropriate database to perform a comprehensive literature search
  • designing a search strategy to retrieve relevant information
  • locating methodology filters for systematic reviews
  • reviewing updates of the literature search throughout the project

How can I request a search or a systematic review?

Contact:
Beatriz Varman, MLIS, AHIP
Search Services Librarian
beatriz.varman@exch.library.tmc.edu or 713.799.7169

Or complete this online form.

Please provide your contact information and a brief description of your search. A Reference Librarian will contact you as soon as possible.