Courses: Databases


You will get an introduction to the most important medical literature database PubMed (Medline). By means of examples we will show you the structure and searching options of the databases.
Handout (PDF, 741 KB)


In addition to the approximately 5200 journals recorded in Medline, an additional approximately 1800 scholarly journals are evaluated, and annually approximately 250 conference reports are added.
In our course you will learn the search functions in EMBASE and the distinction to PubMed.

CINAHL, AMED and Psychological Databases

You will get an introduction to the CINAHL literature database (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature), AMED (the Allied and complementary medicine database) and other psychological databases.
Handout (PDF, 2227 KB)

Literature Research for Health Professions

This course will give you an overview of the information resources that are relevant in your field.
Handout (PDF, 556 KB)

Research Question Session for Nurses

Do you have specific questions about your literature search? Then come to our research question hour and form the program with your questions.
Handout Pubmed (PDF, 741 KB)
Handout CINAHL (PDF, 2227 KB)