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UMass Amherst Libraries


General guide for library research in Nursing

Using UMass Libraries Website Discovery Search

Here are two brief tutorials on how to get started using the UMass Amherst Libraries Discovery Search

Selecting & Using Keywords

This video from Winona State University provides tips on how to get keywords from your research question and start your search.

This video from Northwestern University Libraries focuses on using synonyms for your keywords and combining keywords for your search.

PubMed for Nurses

From the National Library of Medicine: "This tutorial was created specifically to help nurses efficiently find literature using PubMed. Its concise, targeted content consists of five videos with exercises to test your knowledge. The tutorial was designed to be completed in less than 30 minutes."


CINAHL Advanced Search

From EBSCO, the vendor who provides CINAHL: "This tutorial demonstrates the advanced searching features of the suite of CINAHL databases on EBSCOhost."