Literature review as an initial study to explore the implementation of research that will produce a more comprehensive state of the art. The use of literature studies can analyze the relevance of the results of research conducted with previous research. Sources of literature review can be searched through various online databases. Through this training, the congregation practiced 3 ways of using online databases, namely Google Scholar, SpringerLink, and PubMed. The article search focused on the topic of hospital logistics information systems, as a form of characterization of the STIKES Dharma Landbouw Hospital Administration Study Program, Padang. The training was carried out through the zoom meeting application which was held on 31 May – 2 June 2021 with 120 participants. The training was carried out well, as evidenced by questions and answers and several participants who were willing to volunteer when conducting searches in online databases.
Keywords: literature review, online database, information systems, logistics, hospital administration