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SR resources for Librarians: Search Filters

Some search filters have been validated and others have not, while others may be dated even though they were validated at one time - always use your judgment when considering whether or not to use a particular filter.


Search filter collections:

Animal Filters (Medline & Embase)



not (exp animals/ not humans/)


Embase (Ovid): 

not ((exp animal experimentation/ or exp models animal/ or exp animal experiment or nonhuman/ or exp vertebrate/) not (exp human/ or exp human experimentation/ or exp human experiment/)))

Exclude Medline Records in Scopus

AND NOT  ( ( PMID ( 1* )  OR  PMID ( 2* )  OR  PMID ( 3* )  OR  PMID ( 4* )  OR  PMID ( 5* )  OR  PMID ( 6* )  OR  PMID ( 7* )  OR  PMID ( 8* )  OR  PMID ( 9* ) ) ) 

Information about the source of each filter included in the excel files below is indicated at the top of the worksheet. The files may include multiple filters from different sources, please be sure to check the tabs for individual worksheets.