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CINAHL Introduction

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This slide show will show you the basics for navigating CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) through HACC's Libraries.

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CINAHL Introduction

  1. 1. CINAHL Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
  2. 2. CINAHL Perform Keyword searches here. Add special limiters here (full text, scholarly, date ranges, and more…
  3. 3. CINAHL <ul><li>These “limiters” let you search for articles: </li></ul><ul><li>Published within certain dates. </li></ul><ul><li>About a particular group of people (women, children, animals…) </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarly Journals only. </li></ul><ul><li>Age groups </li></ul><ul><li>Type of research. </li></ul><ul><li>Much more… </li></ul>
  4. 4. CINAHL Use checkbox to find ideas for similar or related words and phrases Use “drop-down” menus to choose a particular place to search (title, author, etc.). (Not required, but helpful.) Enter most important search words here. (click add row if you have more words to search on.
  5. 5. CINAHL Limiters Results list…
  6. 6. CINAHL Limiters: You may continue to limit the articles after the search, if you still have too many…
  7. 7. CINAHL Some articles in the results list will have full-text, while others will not. If no full-text, please look for that journal in our Journals A-Z list (or consult a librarian!). Click on the article title to get more information…
  8. 8. CINAHL Article citation page Link to the full-text article (if available). Printing, emailing, citing help, etc.
  9. 9. CINAHL Journal information (name, volume & issue, date, pages Additional information about article (continue scrolling for more..)
  10. 10. CINAHL Additional information about article, including abstract (summary) of the article.
  11. 11. CINAHL Printing, emailing, citing help…
  12. 12. CINAHL “ PDF” version of a full-text article. Be sure to use the print option at top-left for printing.
  13. 13. CINAHL What if there is no “full text”?
  14. 14. CINAHL You will need to use HACC Library’s Journals A-Z list to check whether the library can access that journal through another resource. If Library cannot find the journal needed, request the article through Interlibrary Loan.

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