The Basic Course focuses on the skills necessary for accessing and using the Hinari resources including searching skills, the Hinari portal and PubMed searching.
Training files have been updated as of July 2017.
What is Hinari?
Module 1 - Research4Life background
Description of the Research4Life programmes, Do’s & Don’ts, technical requirements, types of journals, journal impact factor
Module 2 - Internet searching and website evaluation
Gateways, search engines & databases, Google vs. Scholar vs. PubMed, Boolean & advanced searching, evaluation of websites
Module 3 - Hinari portal
Background, find articles by journal title, subject, language & publisher, overview of e-Book access, other databases, reference sources & free resources
Module 4 - PubMed database interface
Connect/navigate in PubMed, search, display & send to options
Module 5 - PubMed filters
Publication date, language, age, type of article, field tag filters & more
Module 6 - PubMed search options
History and advanced search tool
Module 7 - Summon
Google like search tool for Hinari journals & e-Books, Summon vs, PubMed, search/preview features, export, print & email tools, refine search optionsDownload workbook activities