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Finding articles in Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition


Finding Research Articles in Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

To find scholarly research articles, perform the following steps in Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

  1. Click on the Advanced Search link to the right of the magnifying glass icon near the search fields on the HS:NAE landing page.
  2. On Advanced search screen enter your search terms: The first in this example is "clinical practice guideline" and the second is "pressure ulcer" can type out the Boolean Operators or use the dropdown selecters. Here the AND boolean is being used.
  3. Next locate and click the "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals limiter.

  4. Now click the Search button

On the results page you can:

    • Your resuults will display in the center column.
    • Refine your results by using filters/limiters in the left hand column.

      Basic limiters like "Full-Text",
      Publication Date, and Source Type
      are present.
      Curated subject heading limiter Limit by publication title

When you find an article that interests you:

    • To preview an article, you can mouse-over the  icon. A small window will appear You'll see the article's abstract, subject headings and citation information.

    • Click on the icon to access full-text of the article.
      Tip: If you have a choice to use a PDF or an html version of an article choose the PDF for accurate page numbers!

    • If a full-text version of your article is not available, click on the Full-Text Finder icon to search for your article in other linked databases.
    • If there is no online access, don't forget to double-check Periodicals by Title to see if the Library has a print subscription.
      If the library does not have access to an article in any form, copy the citation information into the online Interlibrary Loan form.
    • If you make an EBSCO account, you can make folders and organize your research. Place articles in folders by clicking the icon and following the prompts!
    • If you are looking for additional material that the EKS does not possess, feel free to check to identify material for ILL.

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