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  • How do I search PubMed more effectively?
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    PubMed is one of the best places to search for anything health and medical related. It is a big place with lots of articles so here are some tips to navigate and be more effective: Understand that PubMed has a built-in categories list (MeSH = Medical Subject Headings) that organizes all of the articles in … Continued

  • How do I find qualitative and quantitative nursing articles?
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    Key Tips: Qualitative Research- used to explore and understand people’s beliefs, experiences, attitudes, behavior and interactions perhaps through focus groups or in-depth interviews. It generates non- numerical data, ex. a patient’s description of their pain rather than a measure of pain. Often a case study, a survey, or interview Quantitative Research- generates numerical data or … Continued

  • How does the ALICE Catalog’s advanced subject search work?
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    Sample Subject Searches This kind of search uses standardized words and phrases, from the Library of Congress, to describe the contents of items in ALICE. By doing Subject searches, you can often get more relevant results than you can from Keyword searches. A topic sports medicine Subject terms can have subdivisions, with or without punctuation: … Continued

  • How does the ALICE Catalog’s advanced title search work?
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    Sample Title Searches A book Use as much of the title as you know: Gone with the wind Entering a partial title, such as just Gone with, will find all items whose title begins with those words: Gone with honor, Gone with the Windsors, etc. A periodical title journal of canadian studies newsweek new york times … Continued

  • How does the ALICE Catalog’s advanced periodical title search work?
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    Sample Periodical Title Searches Use this kind of search when you know the exact titles of magazines, journals, newspapers, annuals, and other publications that are issued at regular intervals—online, print, and microform. Do not use it for books published in a series; use a simple Title Search instead. A magazine Time National Geographic A scholarly … Continued

  • How do I find a permanent/persistent link to an article in PubMed/MEDLINE?
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    One thing to know, PubMed is a free database that anyone can use. It is ran by the National Library of Medicine and is a government-funded tool. So the link at the top of your screen when you are searching PubMed is, technically, a permanent link and includes the article’s PMID. A PMID is an … Continued

  • How do I find a permanent/persistent link to an article in an EBSCOhost database?
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    To link to an article in an EBSOhost database, including ArticlesPlus, click on Permalink under Tools and then copy the URL that appears at the top of the page.

  • How do I find a specific journal through the library website?
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    If you want to search multiple journals at the same time, ArticlesPlus or a subject database is the way to go. But what if you want to search one specific journal? This video will show you how to search for specific e-journals using ALICE, the library catalog. If you are unable to view this video, … Continued

  • How do I find who has cited an article using Google Scholar?
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    Want to find out who has cited an article or book? This is called “cited reference searching” and this video will show you how to do it using Google Scholar. Be sure to also check out how to find the full text through Google Scholar from off campus. If you are unable to view this … Continued

  • How do I find a permanent/persistent link to an article in HeinOnline?
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    If you want to link to an article in HeinOnline, click on the link icon at the top right of the page above the article (highlighted red in the image below). You can then copy the persistent URL (highlighted in green below).  To ensure off campus access to the article, prefix the library proxy URL … Continued

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