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Searching the Nursing Literature

Searching the Nursing Literature Overview

Description and Navigation: This guide introduces you to the MCHS Library website and how to effectively access, search and find the most reliable literature using effective search strategies. 

Examples include demonstrations of 3 search options and the advantages of each one: MCHSL Search, Clinical Search and Advanced Search.

There are also examples of how to effectively search single databases including CINAHL and PubMed.

To get started, click on the "MCHS Library Search Options" tab located on the left navigation menu to begin learning how to search the literature using 3 unique search options.  

Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library Orientation

Visit the MCHS Library Video Orientation to become familiar with the MCHS website and offerings.

Please Note: The tutorial includes visual examples of searches using screenshots as well as brief videos for reinforcing content.

Library resources work best when using Google Chrome browser.



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