CINAHL – Part 2. Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. A search scenario:. Let’s say you are interested in researching teaching methods for nontraditional education. The topics to pull out and find “CINAHL headings” for are as follows: Nontraditional education
Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
Let’s use the CINAHL headings to get our search results.
Check mark, Suggest Subject Terms. Type your first term in the first row box. Click on, Search
Education, Non-Traditional, is a good option. Sometimes there are multiple options and all can be check marked. Sometimes clicking on Next, will allow you to view more options. For this search we’ll just use one.
Click on Search,
term and limiting to Research Articles brings this down
to 20. If you are trying this search your results could be
different. These databases are regularly updated.
Probably limiting to research articles will ensure that most are peer-reviewed, but to be sure, you can also limit to Peer-reviewed. Click on Show More again and check mark Peer Reviewed.
Now you are
down to 16!
from the blue
Folder that you can then print out, email or save.
Copy and paste the title or the author and search for the dissertation in Dissertations & Theses, another IWU database. Many of these are available in their entirety.
If you find the “perfect” citation, then look to see what subject headings were used to search further using CINAHL headings. Click on the title link to see the full citation.
You can click on the subject heading to go to more
articles about Semi-Structured Interview.