Using Library Search Tools (online)

By the end of this online session, you will know how to:

Basic Level (30 Mins)
• Find the library web pages on FH Pulse
• Access research databases
• Run searches using keywords
• Find articles
• Contact library staff

Intermediate Level (30 Mins)
• Find appropriate subject headings
• Combine subject headings and keywords to make complex searches
• Narrow your search using limits
• Find your article from a citation

Advanced Level (30 Mins)
• Use PICO to develop your search question
• Improve your search results with explode, major concept, wildcard, and truncation
• Find full text articles from outside the database

To make sure that you can use all of the resources included in this course, please use a Fraser Health networked computer.

Please note, this course uses sound. A private computer or headphones is recommended

Please contact Sarah Gleeson-Noyes for more information.

Fraser Health Staff.



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