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Literature Search Services for Scientific Research

For scholars working on a research literature project, a comprehensive scientific literature search forms the foundation of their work. Identifying and studying previously published research literature helps authors get a deeper understanding of the subject and makes their study more effective.

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  • Get an expert to efficiently search and compile the literature you need to support your research
  • Customize the scope as per your requirement and budget.
  • Get a literature search expert to find the latest research, prepare evidence-based answers, do a systematic literature review in thesis, compile a list of relevant papers and summarize findings.

How our Scientific Literature Search Services work


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Our Technology does a real-time search to not just find you any expert, but the most suited ones for your subject of study.

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  • Choose the expert based on their fee and/or expertise in the field
  • Work with them closely to achieve perfect results
Our Comprehensive Literature Search Services

Literature Search Services offered by Editage will help you

  • Save time sifting through multiple databases for recent and relevant literature
  • Get a list of key published articles curated by an expert ensuring that you position your study more effectively
  • Identify possible gaps in previous research enabling you to provide a precise theoretical framework
  • Develop a strong understanding of your subject by giving you access to a large repository of screened literature
  • Assess the significance of your research and refine the scope of study before you embark on your writing journey

What you get with Editage’s scientific literature search service

A screened list of 50 published articles from validated databases

Best-suited subject area experts to help identify most relevant literature for your study

Expert views regarding the novelty of your research from published authors with advanced degrees

Supporting rationale by experts on how the curated literature will strengthen your research

Choose from 10000+ scientific literature search experts

PhDs across 1000+ specialized disciplines that can help you with secondary research, competitive analysis, or to research a specific product.

  • Kiranam Chatti

    PhD, Pharmacology and Toxicology University of Mississippi
    Biotechnology, Academic Writing
  • Michael Chen

    PhD, Psychology Stanford University
    Neurology, Academic Writing
  • Helen Mitchell

    PhD, Food Science & Technology University of Reading
    Food Science & Tech, Nutrition Science
  • Lisa Skipper

    PhD, Molecular Genetics University College London
    Genetics & Genomics, Neurology
2,000+Subject Areas Experts
across the globe is associated with us

Our Technology does a real-time search to not just find you any expert, but the most suited ones for your subject of study. We will shortlist and invite the most relevant and suitable experts for the project. We are typically able to put you in touch with freelancers within 48 hours.

3 Reasons why you should choose Literature Search Services by Editage
  • 20+ Years of academic publishing experience
    Publication experts at Editage have partnered with 800,000+ researchers over two decades and have a strong grasp of researcher needs at every step of their publishing journey, including scientific literature search, which sets the stage for ground-breaking research.
  • Choose from 10,000+ literature search experts
    Editage gives you access to a pool of 10,000 of the finest experts across 2,000 disciplines. You can choose experts based on your service requirements, your field of study, and the level of qualification you’re looking for.
  • Leave the search to our publication experts
    As a busy researcher, finding the right expert for your literature search can be tedious. With Editage’s Literature Search Services, not only will specialized freelancers help you develop an effective literature search, but our academic experts will also assist you in shortlisting the most suitable and relevant freelancers for your project.

Frequently Asked Questions

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    What is Kolabtree?

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    How much does it cost to hire a freelancer?

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    I need to hire an expert with a specific background, how can I achieve this?

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    The expert with whom I am working on this project is not responding to my messages. What can I do?

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    What are the different types of literature searches, and what timelines are associated with each?

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    What is the purpose of a scientific research literature search?

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    Who can use Editage’s literature search services?

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    How do I request a literature search?

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    How soon will I receive the results of my literature search?

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    How much does a scientific literature search service cost?

What our customers say about our literature search services

  • I contracted with a brilliant biostatistician and his team that not only completed my project before my deadline but also enhanced my analysis with th... Read more

    Robert Goldberg, , Co-founder,

    Center for Medicine in the Public Interest

  • The quality of experts available was excellent and we have typically found selection, bidding and hiring to be effortless.

    Alex Lucio, , Executive Vice President,

    3B Medical, Inc.

  • From start to finish, finding and collaborating with a freelancer on Kolabtree was an excellent experience.

    Alexandra Thompson, , Co-founder and CEO at,


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