Understanding the differences between Medline via PubMed and CINAHL

Prior to starting a search, it is essential to choose the most appropriate database for the topic. Medline and CINAHL are the principal resources for a literature search in nursing.

To better understand the different characteristics of each database, and when to use one or the other, take a look at our new guide: MEDLINE VIA PUBMED VS CINAHL.

To organize a training session on either of these databases, please contact your hospital librarian.

Published July 30, 2013.