Health & Life Sciences: Guides and Tutorials
Off-Campus Access via Proxy :
Learn how gain off-line access to Queen's online resources.
- List of Health & Life Sciences Databases
From this master list you can get to a database or click on "more info" to learn about it. Remember to investigate each database's 'help' or 'how to search' information to optimally utilize its search options.
- Locating Full Text Articles From E-Journals
- OvidSP training for Medline, EMBASE etc.
For Self-Run tutorials see the third box down on the right side of the screen.
- Ovid Hints and Shortcuts
- Ovid Exploding :
When searching with subject headings, 'Explode' a term to retrieve articles with it as well as any terms indexed below it in the subject heading tree.
- Ovid Focusing :
When searching with subject headings, 'Focus' a term to retrieve articles where that term is the major topic.
- PubMed - Bracken
A downloadable workbook for effective PubMed searching.
- Recommended Sites
A collection of tagged websites posted via del.icio.us
- del.icio.us tutorial
- How to Evaluate Internet Sites
A checklist to help you assess the quality and accuracy of Internet resources.
- RRS Feeds Information
- RSS & Internet Explorer 7
- RSS New Journal Alerts
- RSS Citation Alerts
- RSS New Articles for your Research Alerts
- How to Cite
How to cite publications using various style guides, including how to cite electronic resources.
- Avoiding Plagiarism
- RefWorks Guide
- RefWorks - Exporting from Ovid
How to export/import citations from Ovid databases into RefWorks.
- RefWorks - Exporting from Web of Science
- RefWorks - Exporting List
On the left side of the screen, see 'Getting References into Your Account' then 'Importing from Online Data Vendors' for a list of databases and how to export articles from them.
- Reference Manager
Organize references, cite while you write, generate bibliographies.
Last Updated: 08 June 2012