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Information Searching Skills Links to Training Tutorials
Information Quest IUON Library Catalogue Databases Internet
What is the ‘Catalogue’? <ul><li>Index to materials housed in the library </li></ul><ul><li>Links to free online ebooks </...
Databases <ul><li>Searchable online subscription DB’s: </li></ul><ul><li>~ Academic Search Premier </li></ul><ul><li>~ CIN...
Academic Search Premier <ul><li>ASP contains indexing for @ 8,200 journals with @5,000 in full text covering most subjects...
CINAHL <ul><li>The premier nursing journal DB, indexes @3,000 journals & contains 70 in full text. </li></ul><ul><li>Tutor...
Medline <ul><li>Includes abstracts and citations from </li></ul><ul><li>> 4,800 current biomedical journals.   </li></ul><...
EBSCO Visual Search
DynaMed <ul><li>A topical disease DB including EB Practice levels.  </li></ul><ul><li>http://support.ebsco.com/training/fl...
Freely Searchable Internet DB’s <ul><li>Scirus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the most comprehensive science-specific search engine...
PubMed <ul><li>a service of the  U.S. National Library of Medicine  that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE a...
PubMed <ul><li>http://www.library.health.ufl.edu/PubMed/PubMed2/overview.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mssm.edu/librar...
Boolean Logic <ul><li>AND ~ narrows  OR ~ broadens </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.ithaca.edu/library/course/expert.html </l...
Tips & Tricks <ul><li>Phrases  ( )  [ ]  “ “ </li></ul><ul><li>Wildcard  ? </li></ul><ul><li>Truncation  * </li></ul><ul><...
Internet Indexes <ul><li>DMOZ </li></ul><ul><li>HON </li></ul><ul><li>MedlinePlus </li></ul><ul><li>HardinMD </li></ul><ul...
Search Engines <ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Medstory </li></ul><ul><li>ReleMed </li></ul><ul><li>Healia </li><...
Diagnosing Websites <ul><li>Who </li></ul><ul><li>When </li></ul><ul><li>Where </li></ul><ul><li>Why </li></ul><ul><li>Wha...
Happy Searching! Ann Celestine  BA  MLS  AHIP Library Director International University of Nursing
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    1. 1. Information Searching Skills Links to Training Tutorials
    2. 2. Information Quest IUON Library Catalogue Databases Internet
    3. 3. What is the ‘Catalogue’? <ul><li>Index to materials housed in the library </li></ul><ul><li>Links to free online ebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Search by title, author, subject or keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Access IUON WebCAT online </li></ul><ul><li>Help tutorial and LC Classification Info. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Databases <ul><li>Searchable online subscription DB’s: </li></ul><ul><li>~ Academic Search Premier </li></ul><ul><li>~ CINAHL </li></ul><ul><li>~ Medline </li></ul><ul><li>~ DynaMed </li></ul>
    5. 5. Academic Search Premier <ul><li>ASP contains indexing for @ 8,200 journals with @5,000 in full text covering most subjects. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// support.ebsco.com/training/tutorials.php </li></ul>
    6. 6. CINAHL <ul><li>The premier nursing journal DB, indexes @3,000 journals & contains 70 in full text. </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials: </li></ul><ul><li>http://support.ebsco.com/training/flash_videos/CINAHLBasicSearching.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hscl.ufl.edu/help/CINAHL/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://support.ebsco.com/training/flash_videos/CINAHLAdvancedSearching.html </li></ul>
    7. 7. Medline <ul><li>Includes abstracts and citations from </li></ul><ul><li>> 4,800 current biomedical journals. </li></ul><ul><li>Search using variety of interfaces: </li></ul><ul><li>PudMed [free online] </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCO [subscription] </li></ul><ul><li>Ovid [subscription - not at IUON] </li></ul>
    8. 8. EBSCO Visual Search
    9. 9. DynaMed <ul><li>A topical disease DB including EB Practice levels. </li></ul><ul><li>http://support.ebsco.com/training/flash_videos/DynaMed-Black_Cohosh.swf </li></ul><ul><li>http://support.ebsco.com/training/flash_videos/DynaMed-Carpal_Tunnel_Syndrome.swf </li></ul>
    10. 10. Freely Searchable Internet DB’s <ul><li>Scirus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet, Scirus searches over 415 million science-specific Web pages. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.scirus.com/srsapp/aboutus/#top </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. PubMed <ul><li>a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. </li></ul><ul><li>PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/pubmed.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/viewlet/mesh/searching/mesh1.html </li></ul>
    12. 12. PubMed <ul><li>http://www.library.health.ufl.edu/PubMed/PubMed2/overview.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mssm.edu/library/tutorials/pubmed.html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// video.google.com/videoplay?docid =-6596500669670012150&q= PubMed+searching </li></ul>
    13. 13. Boolean Logic <ul><li>AND ~ narrows OR ~ broadens </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.ithaca.edu/library/course/expert.html </li></ul>
    14. 14. Tips & Tricks <ul><li>Phrases ( ) [ ] “ “ </li></ul><ul><li>Wildcard ? </li></ul><ul><li>Truncation * </li></ul><ul><li>Tilde ~ </li></ul><ul><li>Boolean operators </li></ul><ul><li>AND, OR, NOT +, pipe |, - </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.searchengineshowdown.com /features / </li></ul>
    15. 15. Internet Indexes <ul><li>DMOZ </li></ul><ul><li>HON </li></ul><ul><li>MedlinePlus </li></ul><ul><li>HardinMD </li></ul><ul><li>NOAH </li></ul>
    16. 16. Search Engines <ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Medstory </li></ul><ul><li>ReleMed </li></ul><ul><li>Healia </li></ul><ul><li>MammaHealth </li></ul><ul><li>Kosmix </li></ul>
    17. 17. Diagnosing Websites <ul><li>Who </li></ul><ul><li>When </li></ul><ul><li>Where </li></ul><ul><li>Why </li></ul><ul><li>What </li></ul>
    18. 18. Happy Searching! Ann Celestine BA MLS AHIP Library Director International University of Nursing
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