High School Medical Problem Solving / Diagnosis & Treatment

Database Searching Tips

The following tips apply to database searching in general.  For tips on how to use Academic Search Premier or Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, go to the database help section. 

PubMed Searching Tips

Library Databases

When you need more in-depth knowledge about a medical topic, journal literature is usually the best choice. Journal literature provides both current and specific information on a variety of topics. Journal literature is usually found in a database or index.

Searching HSPLS

To search the Hawaii State Public Library System databases:

1. Visit https://www.librarieshawaii.org/

2. Select Research > Search by topic > Health

3. Choose one of the health-related databases and log-in.

Note, your library card number = barcode on your library card and pin = last four digits of your phone number


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