Cinahl Search Examples Ppt

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Examples of searching the CINAHL nursing and allied health database on EBSCOHost

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Cinahl Search Examples Ppt

  1. 1. CINAHL® ( Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature ) <ul><li>CINAHL ® is the most comprehensive, authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. CINAHL® provides indexing for thousands of journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains millions of records dating back to 1982. (Adapted from EBSCO host ® at http://www.ebscohost.com/cinahl/ ) </li></ul>
  2. 2. CINAHL KW Search <ul><li>Steps in Keyword Search: </li></ul><ul><li>Type in keywords: bariatric surgery and anesthesia </li></ul><ul><li>Add limits to search: </li></ul><ul><li>Publication years: 2002-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Select “peer reviewed” </li></ul><ul><li>Click “search” to perform search </li></ul><ul><li>Keyword Search Screen: </li></ul>
  3. 3. CINAHL KW Search Results <ul><li>Results screen features: </li></ul><ul><li>16 peer reviewed articles retrieved </li></ul><ul><li>Each article citation shows: article title, author(s), journal title, issue and pages. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on article title to see more details (select title #1) </li></ul><ul><li>Search Results Screen: </li></ul>
  4. 4. CINAHL KW Search Results #1 <ul><li>Details of Search Results #1: </li></ul><ul><li>Major fields in record: </li></ul><ul><li>Article title </li></ul><ul><li>Author(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Source </li></ul><ul><li>Publication type </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract (if present) </li></ul><ul><li>Print, email, save, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Search Details Screen: </li></ul>
  5. 5. CINAHL KW Search Return to Results <ul><li>Look at features in item #1: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Add to folder” – allows creation of a folder containing selected results </li></ul><ul><li>Clicking on “360 Link to Full Text” – allows access to the full text article, or to order the article </li></ul><ul><li>Search Results Screen -- features: </li></ul>
  6. 6. CINAHL KW Search Click Full Text in Results #1 <ul><li>Detailed Information on Full Text Options: </li></ul><ul><li>Complete citation of article at the top </li></ul><ul><li>Statement of no electronic holdings for this article </li></ul><ul><li>Request digital delivery of this article </li></ul><ul><li>Then, click on link to order article </li></ul><ul><li>Full Text Information Screen: </li></ul>
  7. 7. CINAHL KW Search Ordering Article #1 <ul><li>Steps to Request Full Text Article: </li></ul><ul><li>Select home institution </li></ul><ul><li>Enter Access ID and PW </li></ul><ul><li>Click “submit” </li></ul><ul><li>Review article details </li></ul><ul><li>Enter date “needed by” </li></ul><ul><li>Click submit </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK </li></ul><ul><li>Article ordered </li></ul><ul><li>Article will be delivered via </li></ul><ul><li>e-mail </li></ul><ul><li>ArticleReach Service: </li></ul>
  8. 8. Author and Journal Title Searching <ul><li>Author searching is performed by typing in the author’s last name, followed by the first and middle initials, and then selecting AU (author) field from the pull-down menu. </li></ul><ul><li>Journal title searching is performed by typing in the journal title abbreviation, or the full journal title, and then selecting the SO (journal title) field from the pull-down menu. </li></ul><ul><li>After these initial search steps, limits can then be selected just as in KW searching. </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy A. Wilmes, Nursing Librarian Liaison 8/25/08 </li></ul>

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