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Medical Terminology Research Project: 3: Search Examples and Full Text

Tutorial for online medical terminology class

Seraching Databases

MEDLINE, CINAHL, SPORTDISCUS or HEALTHSOURCE EXAMPLE:

MEDLINE with Full Text Search Boxes


PROQUEST EXAMPLE:

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Advanced Search

Finding Full Text

The easiest way to find full text is to look for a link that says PDF Full Text when you conduct your search.  If there is none but you see a Full Text Finder button, click through to find the article in another database.Sample Result with Full Text Finder Button


If the full text is not available and you see a Request this item through interlibrary loan button, click through to request the article from another institution. Login using your name and YSU ID#. Allow approximately one week for article to be emailed to you.

Sample Result with "Request this item through interlibrary loan" Button

Step 3

Use the examples on the left to put your general topic into the search engine that you chose.

Use the full text examples to get copies of your articles.

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Assignment Benchmark

At this time you can search for your topic in the databases that you chose!