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Finding journal articles: a basic guide. Use CINAHL to find journal articles on specific subjects. From Queen’s Online homepage go to “My Library”. Click on “Library Home”. Click on “Online Resources”. Click on “Find Database” and log in. Click on “C”. Scroll down and click on “CINAHL”.

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Finding journal articles a basic guide

Finding journal articles:a basic guide

Use CINAHL to find journal articles on specific subjects


Finding journal articles a basic guide

From Queen’s Online homepage go to “My Library”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Click on “Library Home”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Click on “Online Resources”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Click on “Find Database” and log in.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Click on “C”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Scroll down and click on “CINAHL”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Follow the links to CINAHL.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Let’s find journal articles on maintaining patient dignity during nursing care.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Type in the first term and click on “Search”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

This brings up the first term and other related terms.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Click on scope note to get more information about the term.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Tick the term or terms you wish to search for and click on “search database”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

This brings up a list of journal articles on the subject of nursing care. We now need to search for our second term, but first we must clear the search box.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Type in the second term and click on “search”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

The database gives us the preferred term for dignity. Tick the box and then click on “Search Database”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

We now need to combine these two terms to retrieve all journal articles on patient dignity during nursing care. First clear the search box.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Tick the terms to be combined and then “Search with AND”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

We now have a list of 57 journal articles on maintaining patient dignity during nursing care. Scroll down to see the articles.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Move the curser over the magnifying glass symbol to see the abstract of the article


Finding journal articles a basic guide

If the article looks relevant click on “Add to Folder”. Repeat this process until you have plenty of articles to choose from. Remember, not all articles will be available through Queen’s.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Click on “Folder View”.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Click on “QConnect” to see if the journal article is available, or even better is available electronically!


Finding journal articles a basic guide

This article has no e-access. Click on QCat holdings to see which libraries take the journal.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Click on location.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Make a note of the library you wish to go to and the shelfmark of the journal.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Tick the box (we will print these references out later).


Finding journal articles a basic guide

This journal is available electronically.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

But we are linked to the journal home page, not the article. We need the reference to find the article. Again close the windows and return to folder view and tick box to print off later.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

This article is available electronically.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

We are linked straight through to the article. Click to see full text.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Read the article and if it is suitable, print.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Return to your folder, and print off remaining references to find which library the journals are located in , or follow references to print electronically.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Other useful information


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Create an account to save your articles to for later use.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

Use “Narrow Results” and “Limit Results” to refine your search.


Finding journal articles a basic guide

HELP!!!!

Further assistance is available by selecting the Help button from the top right hand corner of the database pages.

Or contact your librarian Brenda Allen

email [email protected]

tel 028 9097 2717

or call in the Biomedical Library, MBC


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