Research Support Platform


Research support platform
connecting researchers and experts

Work with our expert group

We help researchers embark upon evidence-based research based on our experience with information retrieval and expertise in health and medicine, drug data, and patent data.

Reduce research time

We save researchers time and support the completion of reliable research by searching the existing literature with high sensitivity, understanding the article submission process, and more.

Access expertise

Connected-U provides experience and know-how regarding efficient information retrieval.

Search consulting

Consulting for literature searches using evidence-based research

Systematic literature review

Keyword selection and CORE DB search assistance for individual researchers, etc.

Clinical practice guidelines

Keyword selection by key question and database search

Prior research data

Search previous research data according to the subject of research

R&D projects

Search existing research data about specific R&D projects

Education service

Utilization of academic research information service and support for training in thesis writing

How to search health care databases

  • PubMed Basic and Advanced courses
  • Other academic databases

Literature guidelines for systematic reviews

  • Systematic search strategy for systematic reviews or meta-analyses
  • Importance of keyword selection and search
  • CORE DB search methods (including practice)

How to use a reference manager

  • Information collection, management, and sharing; thesis writing methods
  • Data collection methods
  • Style Editing

Patent search

  • Understanding intellectual property rights
  • Introducing patent information and search methods

Understanding article submission guidelines

  • How to write a bibliography
  • Understanding article submission guidelines

Journal Consulting

With ME service


Manuscript editing

Proofreading manuscript format as well as reviewing and revising references according to journal submission guidelines


Publication ethics evaluation

Review of publication ethics like copyright, authorship, conflict of interest, etc.


Reference training

Education on how to write references and how to use a reference manager


Journal consulting

Database registration support (domestic and foreign) and consulting

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User reviews

Check out reviews from users in various fields

Medical school professor

For a systematic review and meta-analysis, the assistance of an information retrieval professional is absolutely necessary.
We appreciate your professional search results and comments.


Thank you for your professional medical database search results and comments.

University lecturer

The lecturers teach very well and have good delivery skills.
Thanks for the useful lecture.

Graduate student at a pharmacy school

It was a good lecture about Core DB and how to use them.

Pharmaceutical company employee

We would like to have this special lecture later at our institution.
Thank you.

Executive of a Medical Academic Association

Connected-U has been very helpful for developing clinical guidelines by conducting both PICO selection and data search. In the future, I would like to continue requesting the literature search service for the clinical guidelines that our society develops.


Research Support Platform

Research support platform connecting researchers and experts
Search consulting for existing data using evidence-based research

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