Please note: Children’s Wisconsin recently made a security software change and access to many of MCW Libraries’ electronic resources from the Children’s Wisconsin network is currently blocked. MCW Libraries is aware of the situation and is currently testing new models of access. To access resources blocked on the Children's Wisconsin network, login with your OpenAthens credentials or register for an OpenAthens account here.
These videos are meant to introduce fundamental concepts related to searching for medical information.
This video talks about the kinds of references that are cited in scholarly works and will provide tips for performing literature searches for different types of references. Learn about searching for seminal and supporting works using Google Scholar and other databases. Find out how Scite.ai will help you to evaluate seminal works and learn more about our Guided Literature Search guide.
Learn how to turn your research topic into an answerable clinical question. With the parts of PICO defined, you'll be ready to start searching the databases.
Understand the purpose and structure of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), and learn how to create better searches with MeSH.
Learn how to use the pieces of your PICO question to create a search in PubMed. This video shows how to use the advanced search area and Boolean operators in order to create a quick search in PubMed.
Learn about PubMed search details, results filters, and advanced search techniques.