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Indiana University School of Medicine

Searching Skills

Controlled Vocabulary, PubMed, and Ovid

After reviewing this video, you should be able to: understand the difference between keywords and controlled vocabulary, know when to use keywords versus controlled vocabulary, and list the differences between PubMed and Ovid interfaces when it comes to using controlled vocabulary.

Google, Wikipedia, and Accessing Full Text

After reviewing this video, you should be able to: determine the best times to use Wikipedia and Google, and successfully access full text articles via Google Scholar.