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Getting the Most Out of CINAHL: MyEBSCOhost Account

An overview of using CINAHL to find information on nursing and allied health disciplines.

What is My EBSCOhost?

In CINAHL, you can create a free My EBSCOhost folder which will enable to you to do the following:

  • Save citations
  • Save searches
  • Receive search alerts
  • Receive journal alerts
  • Share citations

Items will remain in your My EBSCOhost folder until you remove them.

Create a My EBSCOhost Account

Follow the instructions below to create your free My EBSCOhost account.

  1. Click the Sign In link. EBSCOhost displays the Sign In screen.
  2. Click the Create a New Account link. EBSCOhost displays the Create a new account - Personal Account screen.
  3. Complete the fields on the Create a New Account screen and then click Save Changes. If all the information is accepted, EBSCOhost displays a message informing you that your account has been created.
  4. Click Continue to complete the account creation and log in to your My EBSCOhost account.


  • Record your user name and password immediately after you create it. Due to its privacy policy, EBSCO Publishing is unable to obtain and give out user ID and password information.
  • The email address you enter when signing up will be used to notify you of expiration of alerts as well as changes to alerts.

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