Search multiple databases simultaneously in EBSCO (recommended):
Choose the databases listed above.
("Choose Databases" link is next to word "MEDLINE' above the search boxes)
You may also limit your results:
Also see: Evidence-Based Optometry and Ophthalmology links below.
Keyword searching (the default in any database)=
To find MeSH terms:
Here is a link to a tutorial on searching PubMed using the MeSH database.
Another tutorial on combining search terms using MeSH.
And a tutorial on applying subheadings and other features of the MeSH database.
---Search HPD Library databases online;
---Search Journal Finder by journal name to find e- journals
---Use the HPD Library Catalog to locate print or e- journals
---Use the HPD Library Catalog to locate both the print and ebooks
---Browse the bookshelves in HPD Library using the call numbers to find books grouped by subject
2. PLAN YOUR SEARCH:
Read background information to find search terms:
Identify search terms:
Selecting your articles:
3. Ask your Liaison Librarian for help at the BEGINNING of the research process!
1. Discarding resulting articles by searching for article titles that exactly match your topic.
2. Searching with topics that are too narrow or too broad.
3. Missing citation pearls.
4. Forgetting to save search terms that produced good results in Your Folder.
Keep your topic general until you have performed the research.
Articles that are published in peer-reviewed or refereed journals are recognized as scholarly contributions to their academic or medical field. You can identify peer-reviewed journals by searching for the journal title in Ulrich's Periodical Directory.
Every database has this option:
Setup an account on each database you search.
The first time you will need to create an account. Helpful hint: use your nova email username and password for this account to help you remember the login information.
After you create an account, you can add articles to your folder or save your searches.
For EBSCOhost databases: choose Sign In to create your account. For PubMed choose My NCBI to create your account.
|Sense Organs||WL 700-710|
|Parts of the Eye||WW 202-290|
|Refraction, Errors of Refraction||WW 300-320|
|Corrective Devices||WW 350-358|
|Neuromuscular Mechanism||WW 400-460|
|Problems associated with Eye Diseases||WW 475-480|
|Occupational, Traumatic Ophthalmology||WW 505-525|
|Age Groups||WW 600-620|
|Clinical Departments, Units||WW 200-225|