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Nursing: Database Tutorials

Guide to Nursing & Allied Health research.

EBSCO Tutorials

EBSCO has produced online tutorials to help you use their suite of databases.  Most tutorials are available as Adobe Flash video or PowerPoint slideshow.  If you are using an iPad or iPhone, you might need to use the links labeled "slideshow". 

Flash is needed to run some tutorials if marked as such. Click here to get the Adobe Flash Player plug-in.  Also, depending on your browser, you may be prompted to download the PowerPoint slideshow in order to view it.

EBSCOhost Tutorials

  • Introduction to EBSCOhost  (4 minutes) 
  • (YouTube)
  • My EBSCOhost personal folder (3 minutes)
  • (YouTube)
  • CINAHL and MeSH Headings (3.5 minutes)
  • (YouTube) (slideshow)         
  • CINAHL Basic Searching (3 minutes)
  • (YouTube)  
  • CINAHL Advanced Searching (4 minutes)
  • (YouTube)
  • Consumer Health Complete (3 minutes)
  • (YouTube) (slideshow)

Please Note...

Video tutorials that require Flash may not be viewable if you are using iPad or iPhone.   

The PowerPoint slideshows, however, should be viewable on these devices.

Summon Search & Discovery

Introduction to Summon Search & Discovery Tool

Summon is MU Libraries' search and discovery tool that enables you to do a "Google-style" search for reliable content available via MU Libraries.  Summon includes all materials currently available via the Libraries be it online, print or electronic; article, book, or journal; or any other media format that is available in our holdings.  Summon is a great place to start your research.

PubMed Tutorials

The following Quick Tours are provided by NLM's PubMed.  The links below will open at their website.

PubMed's MeSH Database