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Nursing

Nursing resources and subject guides for faculty and students

Search strategy worksheet

Use this worksheet to create your search. Using it will result in more successful searching! Bring it to your meeting with the librarian.

General Search Tips

"MeSH is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary used for indexing articles for MEDLINE/PubMed. MeSH terminology provides a consistent way to retrieve information that may use different terminology for the same concepts." (National Library of Medicine).

Getting started

Use the following guide and take the quiz!

Searching Cinahl - Ebsco

CINAHL provides comprehensive coverage of the English language journal literature related to nursing and the allied health disciplines such as medical records, physical and occupational therapy, medical/laboratory technology, respiratory therapy, and so on. Selected journals are also indexed in the areas of consumer health, biomedicine, and health sciences librarianship.

Searching Ovid

OvidSP is a search platform that allows you to access and search multiple databases, including Medline, EMBASE, and PsycINFO.

Searching ERIC - Proquest

Proquest is a search platform that allows you to access and search multiple databases, including ERIC.

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