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Introduction to HSE Library Services: Find a journal or a journal article using Search e-library

Introduction to HSE Library Services

Searching eLibrary - What Is It?

Using Search E-Library, you can search for:

  • a specific E-book
  • published articles on a particular topic
  • a specific article
  • a specific journal

You can search by keyword, title or author or use the following options:

  • Basic Search (search for eg headache')
  • Advanced Search (search for eg headache AND nausea)
  • PICO (P = Problem/Population; I - Intervention; C = Comparison; O = Outcome)

*For full-text access, you must log in using your OpenAthens account details or via the eLibrary link on the homepage*

Attend one of our training sessions to find out more!

How Do I Search for a Specific Article ?

Select Search E-Library  on the lirary website

Using the main search box

  • Enter the title of the article you are looking for into the search box and select 'Search'
  • Results are displayed on screen
  • Full text options or an 'Article request form' will be available

Results can be filtered by:

  • Publication Date
  • Source Type
  • Subject
  • Language

Attend one of our training sessions to find out more!

How Do I Search for a Specific Journal ?

In  Search E-Library:

  • Select  Journal Finder from the menu at the top of the screen 
  • Enter the title of the journal you are looking for into the search box
  • Select 'Search'
  • If available, a link is provided to access the journal
  • You can also search by subject or by ISSN/ISBN
  • Or browse by discipline - choose from the list at the bottom of the page
  • From your results, you will be able to see the full-text date range available

Attend one of our training sessions to find out more!

National Health Library & Knowledge Service. Health Service Executive. Dr. Steevens' Hospital, Dublin 8. Tel: 01-6352555/8. Email: hselibrary@hse.ie

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