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Nursing Orientation

PubMed Introduction

PubMed is an excellent database for searching for medical information, including information related to nursing. Unlike many of our other databases, PubMed does not link out to full-text or interlibrary loan. Once an article of interest has been found, try searching for it via our list of publications (use the title of the journal).

Alternatively, you can try searching for the article using our Dragon Discovery Service. If an article can't be found in full-text, it can still be requested via interlibrary loan.

PubMed for Nurses Tutorial

This tutorial was created specifically to help nurses efficiently find literature using PubMed. Its concise, targeted content consists of five videos with exercises to test your knowledge. The tutorial was designed to be completed in less than 30 minutes.

PubMed For Nurses


The Basics of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) in MEDLINE®/PubMed® 

 An exploration of how Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are used for indexing MEDLINE records in PubMed. This tutorial is intended for PubMed searchers.