This week we will focus on finding what you need in PubMed, Google Scholar, PsycINFO, and other databases.
Do you login to NCBI to use MyNCBI, SciENcv, or MyBibliography? Do you submit data to NCBI? If so, you’ll want to read further to get a first glimpse at some important changes to NCBI accounts that will be coming this year.
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Streamline your access to full text. To do this, log into My NCBI by clicking on the username in the upper right hand corner of the PubMed homepage. From there, go to Account Settings.
In your Account Settings, click on the link for NCBI Site Preferences.
Under PubMed preferences click on Outside Tool and select Albert Einstein College of Medicine from the list of institutions.
Clinical Study Categories use a specialized search method with built-in search filters that limit retrieval to citations reporting research conducted with specific methodologies, including those that report applied clinical research. See Clinical Study Categories filters for the filter search strategies.
To find citations using the Clinical Study Categories:
Click Clinical Queries from the PubMed homepage
2. Enter your search terms in the search box
3. Click Search
4. Select a Category: Therapy, Diagnosis, Etiology, Prognosis, or Clinical Prediction Guides
5. Select a Scope: Narrow (specific search) or Broad (sensitive search)
6. Preview results in the Clinical Study Categories column
7. To view the results in PubMed, click the "See all" link below the results preview
Here are some tips to make the most out of Google Scholar.
See our Google Scholar guide for more.
In Google Scholar, access your settings by clicking on the menu icon on the left hand side of your screen.
Set your library link to Albert Einstein College of Medicine to get easier access to full text.
EndNote and RefWorks users can set up their results to display links to import to their citation library. To do this, click on Search Results and go to Bibliography Manager.
Use advanced search options to focus your results.
Looking for a psychological test or measure to use with a particular patient or population? Find it using PsycINFO's advanced search.
1) type your key terms into the search box.
2) select "Tests & Measures" from the dropdown menu in the "Any Field" box and click "Search"
3) You will get a list of results of articles and book chapters in which the authors have used tests and measures.
4) click on the title of any result and scroll down to the Tests & Measures section and you will see a list of research instruments that were used. When there is a doi link next to an individual test, clicking on it will send you directly to the detailed summary page in APA.
For more tips see our PsycINFO guide.
Covidence is a web-based tool that will help you through the process of screening your references, data extraction, and keeping track of your work. It is particularly useful for researchers developing a systematic review, meta-analysis, or clinical guideline.
The D. Samuel Gottesman Library is excited to offer an unlimited institutional license to Covidence to the Einstein/Montefiore community.
In Covidence, you can:
You can create your personal sign-in information for Covidence before or after joining the institutional subscription.
To request access to the institutional account, you must use your current institutional email address (no Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, etc.).
Faculty and students at Einstein and the Ferkauf School of Psychology, as well as faculty and residents at Montefiore, should follow these steps:
Jacobi residents and faculty should contact the library to request access.
The Library provides access to a wealth of databases beyond PubMed. Here are a few you might not know about. Explore!