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NURS 3374 - Research and Evidence-Based Practice: Use the Databases

CINAHL -- Find the database

Getting to CINAHL from the library homepage

CINAHL -- Select Terms

Selecting terms in CINAHL

Remember to use SUBJECT HEADINGS to help make searching easier. All citations in CINAHL are indexed.

CINAHL -- Limit Results

Applying limits to CINAHL search

PubMed -- Find the database

PubMed -- Construct the Search

Remember to check MeSH TERMS and use keywords.

PubMed -- Limit results

Scopus -- Find the database

Getting to CINAHL from the library homepage

Scopus -- Construct the search

Remember Scopus uses KEYWORD SEARCHING only.

Scopus -- Limit results

Remember to "Limit to" or "Exclude" once you have made your selections.