Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Friday July 21, 2017

Library Hours: 7:30am to 5:00pm

Eastern Michigan University Library

Using CINAHL/PubMed


CINAHL and PubMed are two of the most widely used databases in the Health Sciences. They are often searched for similar material, so this tutorial will present concepts essential to both. The content presented is broken down into small chunks, designed to accommodate the busiest schedules as well as provide easy reference.

To begin, click the next button at the bottom of the screen or if you would like to jump to a particular module, simply select one of the links below. If you cannot find what you are looking for or need more in-depth assistance, consult a librarian.


  1. Overview
  2. Navigating to Your Database
  3. How to Read a Citation
  4. Searching with Keywords
  5. PubMed Advanced Search Screen
  6. Searching with Subject Headings
  7. Limiting Your Search
  8. Locating Your Articles in the EMU Library