Jefferson’s subscription to the Cochrane Library recently expanded to include Health Technology Assessments. Unlike many of Scott Library’s databases, this indexes gray literature–not journal articles. Specifically, it indexes reports from members of the International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA).
Access HTA via Ovid.
HTA is produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), which provides a good introduction in their frequently asked questions.
If you’ve been listening, you know that we’re always urging you to click the blue “check JEFFLINE” buttons in database results for full text options.
Not this time.
Click “Complete Reference” to find the URL where the full report is housed. Some organizations provide access only for subscribers, but most are free. Frequently, you’ll need to hunt around the organization’s website to find it, but that’s the nature of gray literature.