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CINAHL and Endnote Online: Tutorial

Introduction

This guide will take you through the basics of using the Nursing database CINAHL and provide an introduction to referencing software (specifically, Endnote Online).

From the Autumn Term of 2021-22, Endnote Online is recommended for students on taught courses at undergraduate or postgraduate level at the University of Birmingham.  Support for these students is provided by the Academic Skills Centre.

It covers planning and carrying out a literature search for journal articles on the database Medline.

Material includes:

  • Part 1: Planning a search
  • Part 2: FindIt@Bham
  • Part 3: CINAHL - literature searching on key database
  • Part 4: Endnote Online - - set up an account, export results from CINAHL, cite results in your work

Each Part includes a practical activity to reinforce what you have learnt.

The following also relate to literature searching:

 

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Acknowledgements

  • Some of the material on Endnote Online in this guide has been adapted with kind permission, from the Strathclyde University EndNote Online Libguide (in turn acknowledging Newcastle University, UK).
  • Screenshots courtesy of the suppliers concerned: products subscribed under license to University of Birmingham.

  • Clarivate Analytics for Web of Science and for Endnote Online itself
  • EBSCO for CINAHL 
  • Ex Libris for Primo search discovery tool (FindIt@Bham)

 

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