Second Year Nursing: CINAHL
     October 6, 2008
          Robin Featherstone,
Research & Instructional Librarian (Nursing...
Places to go for help
• Call or email me (Robin) with nursing specific
  research questions or CINAHL problems
    rfeathe...
CINAHL Practice
•   Create an account
•   Find a known citation
•   Design a search from scratch
•   Save your work
•   Ge...
Step 1: sign in
↓




                  ← Step 2: select “Databases by Title”
Step 3: select
“C” (for
CINAHL) ↓
Step 4:
                 scroll
                 down
                 ↓




Step 5: select
   CINAHL→
Step 6: sign in to My
       EBSCOhost →
←Step 7: select
“I’m a new user”
Step 8: Enter your
          information...

          Doesn’t have to be your
          UWO username and
          passwo...
Done!

You now have an account
with EBSCO.

This means you can save
your searches and your
selected articles.
CINAHL Practice
•   Create an account
•   Find a known citation
•   Design a search from scratch
•   Save your work
•   Ge...
Find a known citation
Witcombe, B., & Meyer, D. (2006, December 23). Sword
  swallowing and its side effects. BMJ: British...
CINAHL Practice
•   Create an account
•   Find a known citation
•   Design a search from scratch
•   Save your work
•   Ge...
Design a search from scratch
• I am looking for articles about using gum to
  stop smoking

  o Searching one concept at a...
CINAHL Practice
•   Create an account
•   Find a known citation
•   Design a search from scratch
•   Save your work
•   Ge...
Save your work
• Saving your search vs. Saving your folder
• Printing your search strategy
• Printing, emailing, exporting...
CINAHL Practice
•   Create an account
•   Find a known citation
•   Design a search from scratch
•   Save your work
•   Ge...
←Step 1: Select the “Get it @ Western” button
←Step 2: Select “Go” to link to the full-
text of the article through our online
subscriptions.
The link should take you to
 the full-text of the article.

    Look for the PDF link →
which will open a version of
  the...
←If we don’t have an electronic version
available, try the UWO Catalogue to find
the call number for the print version
←Note the call number so that you can
find the print version in the library.
Robin Featherstone
            rfeathe@uwo.ca
       (510) 661-2111 ext: 86383
http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/nursing
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Cinahl Intro Oct 6 2008 For Second Year Nursing Students

  1. 1. Second Year Nursing: CINAHL October 6, 2008 Robin Featherstone, Research & Instructional Librarian (Nursing) rfeathe@uwo.ca (510) 661-2111 ext: 86383 http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/nursing http://uwonursinglibrarian.blogspot.com/ UWONursLibrarian (AIM)
  2. 2. Places to go for help • Call or email me (Robin) with nursing specific research questions or CINAHL problems rfeathe@uwo.ca (519) 661-2111 ext: 86383 • Try the reference help desk with access problems, password problems, etc... tayref@uwo.ca (519) 661-3168
  3. 3. CINAHL Practice • Create an account • Find a known citation • Design a search from scratch • Save your work • Get it at Western
  4. 4. Step 1: sign in ↓ ← Step 2: select “Databases by Title”
  5. 5. Step 3: select “C” (for CINAHL) ↓
  6. 6. Step 4: scroll down ↓ Step 5: select CINAHL→
  7. 7. Step 6: sign in to My EBSCOhost →
  8. 8. ←Step 7: select “I’m a new user”
  9. 9. Step 8: Enter your information... Doesn’t have to be your UWO username and password (but it might be easier to remember) Step 9: Submit ↓
  10. 10. Done! You now have an account with EBSCO. This means you can save your searches and your selected articles.
  11. 11. CINAHL Practice • Create an account • Find a known citation • Design a search from scratch • Save your work • Get it at Western
  12. 12. Find a known citation Witcombe, B., & Meyer, D. (2006, December 23). Sword swallowing and its side effects. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 333(7582), 1285-1287. Retrieved October 6, 2008, from CINAHL database. Ashton, J. (2007, December). Sniffing glue is still a public health problem in adolescence. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 61(12), 1037-1037. Retrieved October 6, 2008, from CINAHL database.
  13. 13. CINAHL Practice • Create an account • Find a known citation • Design a search from scratch • Save your work • Get it at Western
  14. 14. Design a search from scratch • I am looking for articles about using gum to stop smoking o Searching one concept at a time o CINAHL headings vs. keyword search terms o Using the search history o Combining concepts using AND o Limiting results
  15. 15. CINAHL Practice • Create an account • Find a known citation • Design a search from scratch • Save your work • Get it at Western
  16. 16. Save your work • Saving your search vs. Saving your folder • Printing your search strategy • Printing, emailing, exporting citations
  17. 17. CINAHL Practice • Create an account • Find a known citation • Design a search from scratch • Save your work • Get it at Western
  18. 18. ←Step 1: Select the “Get it @ Western” button
  19. 19. ←Step 2: Select “Go” to link to the full- text of the article through our online subscriptions.
  20. 20. The link should take you to the full-text of the article. Look for the PDF link → which will open a version of the article complete with page numbers (essential for quotations).
  21. 21. ←If we don’t have an electronic version available, try the UWO Catalogue to find the call number for the print version
  22. 22. ←Note the call number so that you can find the print version in the library.
  23. 23. Robin Featherstone rfeathe@uwo.ca (510) 661-2111 ext: 86383 http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/nursing
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