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William Osler Health System - Nursing: Training Sessions Tips and Tricks

Library Training Sessions - Tips and Tricks Series

PubMed Tips and Tricks

PubMed® is a free database that comprises of more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Please join us as the WOHS Health Sciences Library showcases tips and tricks on how to search this database efficiently and effectively. In this session you will learn about:

  • New PubMed Interface (released May 2020)
  • My NCBI
  • Keyword searching
  • MeSH
  • Phrase searching
  • Book shelf
  • Clinical Queries

CINAHL Tips and Tricks

CINAHL provides indexing of the top nursing and allied health literature available including nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association. Literature covers a wide range of topics including nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.  In addition, CINAHL Database provides access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals and book chapters. It includes full-text journals, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, research instruments and clinical trials. Please join the WOHS Health Sciences Library as we explore this nursing and allied health database. We will teach you how to effectively search for the quality information you need.  In this session you will learn about:

  • Basic and advanced searching
  • Keyword searching, Subject Headings and subheadings
  • Using Limiters
  • Concept searching
  • Accessing E-books
  • And many more.