Learn to Search

Introduction

Searching in the library can be intimidating at first but it does get easier as you learn your way around the library. This guide is designed to help you locate important sources in the Chamberlain Library.

How to Search

Step by Step

1. Start from the search box on the library homepage.

2. Enter your keyword(s) into the search box.

Keyword search example for wound care prevention in nursing from Search Everything box on the library homepage

3. Log into the Adtalem Sign In page with your student portal login credentials (D# and password).

4. Use the limiters under Filter Results to meet the requirements of your assignment.
Example: Select Peer-Reviewed Journals and Articles, and enter the publication date range to limit to peer-reviewed articles published within the last five years.

Search Everything search for wound care prevention in nursing search results

5. Access the full text of an article from the search results by clicking on Available Online.

Available Online link for full text access from Search Everything search results for wound care prevention in nursing

I'm Stuck. What Next?

Visit the Get Research Help page to see ways to receive help, which includes chat, text, email, and appointments.