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Searching CINAHL

Searching CINAHL

  • CINAHL is an authoritative resource for nursing and allied health literature, as well as a source for qualitative information. Content will be useful for professionals, students, educators, and researchers.
  • This guide will help you to construct an advanced search strategy in CINAHL using keywords and subject headings. It will also advise on effective use of limits, and show you how to save and manage your results.
  • If you have any questions, feel free to contact your friendly Reference Team.

Preparing to search

Before you start your search:

  • Define your search topic and break it into significant concepts. For more info on how to handle this, please see our Search Tips Guide
  • You can find CINAHL by clicking on the databases link on the library homepage or click here: CINAHL