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Trial of CINAHL (Cumulative index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) database

This is a reminder that there is only two weeks left of the library’s free trial on CINAHL Complete. Please give it a try and send us your feedback at library or x5161.

The library is conducting a trial of the CINAHL database starting now through ending September 9 and we need your help.

The version we are testing is CINAHL Complete which includes a fair amount of full text. If we decide to purchase CINAHL, this may not be the version we go with.

Please give it a good try and send us feedback as to your experience regarding its usefulness. For example, does it give you more than you can get on Ovid Medline or Nursing@Ovid?

This feedback will be instrumental in determining whether or not we try to subscribe to it.

Access to CINAHL is at

If you access it from offsite, please enter the following:

Username: contact library

Password: contact library

It is recommended that you watch the below tutorials before you start searching CINAHL:

EBSCO Seaarch Engine Tutorial: Introduction to EBSCOhost

CINAHL Support Center for tutorials on searching CINAHL:

· Basic Searching

· Advanced Searching Techniques

· CINAHL (Combines Basic & Advanced Searching)

· Using CINAHL/MeSH Headings (looks a lot like Ovid)

When in CINAHL, there will also be a Help tab on the upper right side of the screen for additional assistance.