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Cinahl Basics

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Learn the basics of searching CINAHL on the EbscoHost platform at the University of St. Thomas.

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Cinahl Basics

  1. 1. A Doherty Library Information Literacy Tutorial
  2. 2. GoalsI. Understand the CINAHL Advanced Search pageII. Understand the basics of MeSH (Medical Subject Headings from MEDLINE)III. Read an article recordIV. Understand EBSCOHost tools and tutorialsV. Get library help
  3. 3. Selects MeSH matches for your termsLimits!
  4. 4. GoalsI. Understand the CINAHL Advanced Search pageII. Understand the basics of MeSH (Medical Subject Headings from MEDLINE)III. Read an article recordIV. Understand EBSCOHost tools and tutorialsV. Get library help
  5. 5. heart attack What is the MeSH term for heart attack?
  6. 6. Check the “Major Heading” box to getarticles primarily about that subject.
  7. 7. GoalsI. Understand the CINAHL Advanced Search pageII. Understand the basics of MeSH (Medical Subject Headings from MEDLINE)III. Read an article recordIV. Understand EBSCOHost tools and tutorialsV. Get library help
  8. 8. If no PDF FullText, click “USTCheck Availability” Major Subjects, Minor Subjects.Things you can Descriptivesearch for with Abstract.AdvancedSearch!
  9. 9. GoalsI. Understand the CINAHL Advanced Search pageII. Understand the basics of MeSH (Medical Subject Headings from MEDLINE)III. Read an article recordIV. Understand EBSCOHost tools and tutorialsV. Get library help
  10. 10. Cool Tools!
  11. 11. Cool Tools!
  12. 12. Cool Tools!Sign up for RefWorks atlibrary.stthom.edu to saveand format your citations!
  13. 13. GoalsI. Understand the CINAHL Advanced Search pageII. Understand the basics of MeSH (Medical Subject Headings from MEDLINE)III. Read an article recordIV. Understand EBSCOHost tools and tutorialsV. Get library help
  14. 14. Go to askus.stthom.edu to get help using library resources

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