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Grey Literature: Conference Proceedings

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Conference Proceedings

Conference Proceedings are Bibliographic Databases with Conference Indexing and Abstracting

Conference Proceedings Resources:


CINAHL Complete

CINAHL Complete is another database that is only accessible to the general public. 

Find Conference Proceedings by going to Limit your results > Publication Type > Proceedings


Embase, like most of the databases, on this list, is only available to TCU Students/Faculty/Staff. 

To get to conference proceedings on this database, under the Advanced Search, click on Pub. types and select:

  • Conference Abstract
  • Conference Paper
  • Conference Review

Nursing & Allied Health Database

Nursing & Allied Health Database is only accessible to TCU Faculty/Staff/Students.

To find conference proceedings, go to the Advance Search, under More search options and Document type select: 

  • Conference 
  • Conference Paper 
  • Conference Proceeding


PubMed can be found, for free, on the internet. However, if you would like to search within TCU's library holdings, please click the link above and go directly through PubMed from the TCU Library.

To find Conference Proceedings through PubMed or Medline, you will want to search using the MeSH Subject Heading "Clinical Conference" [Publication Type]. 

Web of Science

Web of Science is only accessible to TCU Faculty/Staff/Students.

To find conference proceedings, go to the Advanced Search, search using the following field tag: CF=Conference

Use: CF=(Keyword)

Example: CF=nurse