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Nursing: MSN/DNP



Welcome to the Medical University of South Carolina Libraries!!

First, today is not the last or only day to connect with us. We are all here to support you in attaining your educational and research goals. If there is anything we can do to assist you with navigating the library’s website or resources, please do not hesitate to ask. We are here to help.

The goal for today’s session is to introduce you to Resources that will be helpful throughout your educational journey.

Lastly, please complete all of the evaluations at the end of our scheduled time to help us improve future sessions.

I hope you enjoy Charleston and MUSC! See you at GRADUATION!!!

Get Started:

 These accounts are essential to the work you will find and do in this program.

  1. Image result for IlliadIliad- Interlibrary Loan (ILL) account to request materials that we do not provide instant access to without paying.  Click Document Delivery on the left for more information.
  2. ScopusScopus- the LARGEST database we have!! You can not create this account once you leave Campus.
  3.      ProQuest Health Administration-   is designed to provide a wide range of topics, including hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business management, personnel management, ethics, health economics, and public health administration.
  4. Pubmed/PubMed - Clinical biomedicine database
  5. EBSCOHost Image  EBSCOHost Platform of 35 databases which includes- Cinahl (Includes nursing and allied health journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and more. ) and Psycinfo(Includes psychology-related journal article citations, book chapters, dissertations, and more. )
  6.  Citation managers: go here, Citation Managers, An Overview,  refworks logoor
  7.  Access MedicineCollection of ~75 ebooks as well as multimedia, drugs, patient education, guidelines, and more.
  8. ClinicalKey Nursing ClinicalKey Nursing- a clinical search engine (if you created a Scopus account, skip this step)
  9. Image result for webex  WebEx OR Zoom  Image result for Zoomare video conference systems that we will communicate at a distance. 
  10.  Image result for ebraryebrary- one of many ebook platforms
  11.  Image result for browzineBrowzine- a service to browse, read and stay current with particular journals
  12. To Get articles click Icon for Medical University of South Carolina in all databases.


By the end of this Orientation you will:

  • Know who and where to go to when you need help

  • Be introduced to Databases/ Platforms as places to find research and clinical literature

  • Which accounts to create to get you off to a good start