Easy Searching in PubMed Updated Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Presented by Mark D. Puterbaugh Information Services Librarian And Malinda Shannon Research Assistant Warner Memorial Library Eastern University St. Davids, PA 19087
We are searching for article information about distance education and nursing. The results list provides over 5,000 hits. Searching in PubMed
Choosing the Limits link provides one means of reducing this number to a manageable and relevant size. We can select articles from nursing journals and in English to set a limit on the results. Setting Limits and Searching in PubMed
The limiters reduced the number of results on our list to reflect articles from only nursing journals. Setting Limits and Searching in PubMed A list of suggested searches is presented to the right of the results list.
Working with Results in PubMed Select a title to view the article information.
Working with Results in PubMed Once selected an abstract of the article appears. To the right of the abstract, related articles are suggested. Some of these are links to full-text available on the Internet or PubMed Central.
Working with Results in PubMed Results with full-text available through PubMed Central provide a link to the article.
If you choose to look at the article information another link is provided to the full-text on the information page. Working with Results in PubMed
Selecting the link will display options for the available article. Working with Results in PubMed
Working with Results in PubMed When full-text is not available check the Library’s A to Z Journal List on the website. The Library may own the journal in paper or in electronic format.
Can’t find the article in the Library or Online then use Inter-library Loan. A form is available on the Library’s website. Working with Results in PubMed The Librarians can request the article through FirstSearch, Rapid ILL or through Docline. Be sure to have the journal title, article title, and the author’s name. Any other information is useful, but these are the basics that the Library must have to request an article.