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Health Sciences Literature Reviews

Overview of the library's service and a listing of resources to get started with your review.

Health and Biomedical Library Services

Erika Sevetson, Director of Health and Biomedical Library Services
Andrew Creamer, Open Science Librarian
Lauren Fletcher, Medical Education & Clinical Engagement Librarian
Kelsey Sawyer, Health Sciences Librarian for Biomedical Research Support
Laura Haygood, Health Sciences Librarian for Public Health
Hilary Kraus, Health Sciences Librarian for Clinical Support


Departmental scope

The Health and Biomedical Library Services department at Brown University Library offers a variety of services to help you with your research.  To find out more information, or schedule a consultation, please contact our team at HealthSciences (at)  For upcoming library workshops, see the Brown Library calendar.

We can assist you with:

  • Research planning
    • Finding funding
    • Writing a data management plan
    • Finding data
  • Conducting research
    • Locating/identifying critical data sets
    • Providing rapid evidence searching and synthesis services
    • Conducting a comprehensive literature review / identifying appropriate review methodologies
    • Organizing citations
    • Analyzing and visualizing data
  • Publishing and sharing research
    • Compliance with funders' public access policies
    • Depositing research products into a repository
    • Getting a Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
    • Measuring the impact of your research