Blaisdell Medical Library
Subject Specialist Librarian
This guide points to short tutorials about health sciences information resources for faculty, students, researchers, clinicians, and staff. Key databases are covered, as well as the steps necessary to access information from the UC Davis Library.
NCBI offers both an in-depth training module and a variety of quick tours of how to search PubMed. This will help you get started, as well as tailor your search at a more advanced level.
A more advanced tutorial from Bruce Abbott, one of UC Davis’s own medical librarians, on how to customize PubMed for your use.
|Selecting a Search Modality|
|Advanced Search: Mapping|
|Advanced Search: Keyword Searching|
|Refining Search Strategy with Limits|
|Managing Search Results|
|Printing search resultsts|
|Emailing Search Results|
|Export Search Results|
|Downloading chapters from Books@Ovid|
|My Workspace – Saving Searches|
|My Workspace – Alerts|
|EBP PICOT Research on Ovid Part 1|
|EBP PICOT Research on Ovid Part 2|
And this tutorial is an excellent resource from another library.
From Britain’s National Health System: Medical Literature Searching Skills
Introduction to Searching – 2:37 min
Refining Research Results – 3:29 min
Selecting & Exporting – 3:08 min
Additional tutorial videos can be found on CABI’s website under Product and Platform User Guides, Global Health on CAB Direct.
Tour of Web of Science – 5:37 min
Web of Science Cited Reference Search – 2:49 min
Many thanks to Francis Francisco for assistance with web content development and migration.