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Choosing & Using Library Databases

The main thing to remember is that not all the databases have the same interface or content so your search strategies will be different. Click in the thumbnail images below to access the relevant videos and guides.

If you cannot find what you need from the databases below, the Library has more databases listed at https://libguides.singaporetech.edu.sg/az.php


How to search AccessPhysiotherapy for textbooks, procedure and exercise videos, images, and self-assessment tools. 

(video duration - 3.19 mins)


How to search PubMed for citations of published articles in biomedicine and health. Includes the MEDLINE database, as well as links to full text.

(SIT Library LibGuide)


How to search the CINAHL cumulative index for journal articles in nursing and allied health. Full text also included.

(video duration - 3.18 mins)


How to search PsycARTICLES for full text journal articles in psychology, behavioral sciences, and related disciplines. 

(ProQuest LibGuide)


How to search Cochrane for systematic reviews, controlled trials, clinical answers, and more. Includes a new PICO search.

(video duration - 2.51 mins)

 


How to search Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Source - Basic for full text journal articles in orthopedics, physiology, nutrition, sports exercise, physical therapy and more.

(video duration - 2.51 mins)

 

 


How to search Ovid - Basic for journal articles in the health sciences. Full text included. Select the option to include the Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence-Based Practice database in your Ovid search.

(video duration - 0.31 mins)

 

 


How to search Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Source - Advanced for full text journal articles in orthopedics, physiology, nutrition, sports exercise, physical therapy and more.

(video duration - 2.38 mins)

 


How to search Ovid - Advanced for journal articles in the health sciences. Full text included. Select the option to include the Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence-Based Practice database in your Ovid search.

(video duration - 0.42 mins)

 

 


How to search ScienceDirect for journal articles and eBooks in chemical engineering, chemistry, computer science, engineering, finance, food technology, health sciences, hospitality management, and more. Full text included.

(ScienceDirect guide with no sound)