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NSG 330: Professional Issues and Trends

Search strategy tips

  1. Brainstorm search terms, begin Strategy Worksheet.
  2. Use your terms in the Le Moyne databases recommended to you for finding articles.
  3. Wherever you search, take advantage of the databases' limit-setting features.
  4. When you have some good choices, pay attention to:

                Keywords                  Subject Category          References          Cited by

CINAHL (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature)

Spotlight on PubMed

PubMed is a great database to begin your searches. 

  • Be sure to use the Le Moyne PubMed link so that you can connect to full text articles from your search results!
  • Create a free myNCBI account to save your search strategies and preferred results.

The short tutorials below are a great way to learn PubMed basics!