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Scan Webpages for Relevant Words with Ease Using the Firefox Multi-Highlighter

By Cindy Schmidt Have you ever scanned a page of PubMed search results or RefWorks records looking for relevant items?  If so, you know how much time it can take to spot the words that indicate relevance or irrelevance. The Firefox Multiple-Highlighter Add-on can save you time and prevent eye strain.  To use the Multi-Highlighter: […]

April 24, 2017

Search tips: New Embase search form

By Roxanne Cox Embase has a new and easy to use quick search form with multiple search lines that let you restrict your search to specific fields, such as title, journal name, country of journal, country of author, conference name and many other useful fields.  The new search form easily allows limiting retrieval to evidence […]

February 16, 2017

Search tips: searching for data sets

By Emily Glenn Several discipline-specific resources are available to guide you through various search facets to discover relevant data. However, if you are just getting started with a topic, your search for data sets may be more fruitful if you start within a data bank. Data banks are large repositories of data sets on specific […]

December 19, 2016

Search tip: searching instruments in CINAHL

By Alissa Fial CINAHL has field codes, which assist individuals to focus their search. One of these field codes is Instrumentation.  Instrumentation can be used when looking for a particular measurement tool (e.g. Patient Health Questionnaire) or when you are looking for research instruments or scales by a certain topic (e.g. depression). As always, access […]

November 14, 2016

Search tips: Finding population health resources

By Teri Hartman Need help finding population health information resources, data, or funding opportunities? Interested in locating public health literature and guidelines? Give Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce a try. Known by its shorter name of PHPartners, you can search using keywords. Results include PHPartners Topics, Tutorials, News items, External Public […]

October 11, 2016