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

Tutorial for online medical terminology class

Seraching Databases


MEDLINE with Full Text Search Boxes


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.


Assignment Benchmark

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