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SHIRP: Find Articles (Databases)

Homepage for the Saskatchewan Health Information Resources Program (SHIRP)

Find Articles

Databases provide comprehensive coverage of research published in the medical, nursing and allied health literature

Cancer Literature in PubMed

Clinical Queries in PubMed (contains filter for finding systematic reviews)

OVID Healthstar

Federal Science Library (Government of Canada)

SHIRP Citation Finder - use to find out whether SHIRP has the article you need; you already know the full article citation (title, journal, year, volume, issue, page number).

Article Request Form - if you know the article is not in the SHIRP collection

PubMed Citation Finder - use to locate an article in PubMed

MESH Subject Headings 2017 - a browser to find the preferred search terms for your search.

i.e. you want to find out about the condition of deep vein thrombosis. Typing this term into the MESH Subject Heading Browser, you find that the preferred MESH term is venous thrombosis. You can use deep vein thrombosis if you like but it is considered a narrower term and you might not find as many results.

CINAHL Advanced Searching Tutorial - a 3:45 YouTube video from the publisher

MEDLINE Basic Search Tutorial - a 10:00 YouTube video from the Publisher

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Citation Finder

If you know the citation information (title, author, journal, volume, issue, year, page number or combination), use the citation finder to see whether or not SHIRP has the article in its collection.

You can also use a PMID (from PubMed) to locate articles, without adding in another other citation information. 

Citation Finder