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NURS 3110: Finding subject headings

Information for nursing students enrolled in NURS 3110

For CINAHL

  • Click on CINAHL Subject Headings (in top tool bar)
  • Enter your concept (one word or a short phrase)
  • Click browse
  • Look at the resulting list to see if anything looks relevant,
  • click the yellow box in the column under Scope for a definition
  • You may have to try different words or phrases or you may find there are no relevant subject headings

For Medline (EBSCO)

  • Click on MeSH 2022 (in top tool bar)
  • Enter your concept (one word or a short phrase)
  • Click browse
  • Look at the resulting list to see if anything looks relevant
  • click the yellow box in the column under Scope for a definition
  • You may have to try different words or phrases or you may find there are no relevant subject headings

For PsycINFO

  • Click on APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms (in top tool bar)
  • Enter your concept (one word or a short phrase)
  • Click browse
  • Look at the resulting list to see if anything looks relevant,
  • You may have to try different words or phrases or you may find there are no relevant subject headings

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CINAHL

Screen shot of CINAHL Headings Link

 

screenshot of CINAHL Headings

Medline (EBSCO)

Screen Shot of Medline MeSH Link

 

 

screen shot of Medline MeSH headings

PsycINFO

Screen Shot of PsycINFO Thesaurus Link

 

 

screenshot of PsycINFO thesaurus