Nursing 331 Class Presentation (Powerpoint)

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  • Take the students through an example of this on the board. Use: The image of nursing in the media.
    Image- portrayal, portrayed, depiction, representation, represented. Nurses- Nursing, Nurse. Media- television, radio, movies, movie, tv, cinema, film, internet.
  • Show diagram on board, put together search using operators
  • Peer reviewed- experts in that field review article for inaccuracies, incorrect assumptions, incorrect conclusions, etc.
    Why important? When writing a scholarly paper it is important to use content reviewed by experts in that area in order to get the best conclusions for your paper
    -Examples- Trade Journals, Newspapers, etc.
  • Nursing 331 Class Presentation (Powerpoint)

    1. 1. with CarissaTomlinson, MLIS Nursing 331 Library Resources
    2. 2. Introductions Carissa Tomlinson, MLIS Nursing Library Liaison ctomlinson@towson.edu 410-704-3359 http://pages.towson.edu/ctomlins/nursing.html
    3. 3. How can I help you? In class sessions to learn how to use resources Phone help (410-704-3359) Chat help (go to my website for chat box) One-on-one appointments Help at the reference desk Nursing subject web pages If I am not available, please contact Sarah Crest
    4. 4. Text a Librarian Text 66746 Start your question with askcook Example: askcook is the library open Monday? If you think you will use this service in the future, text them your class & section number now Example: askcook nurs331.001 & save askcook in your contacts list!
    5. 5. & texting ByNemo’sgreatuncleatwww.flickr.com/photos/maynard/
    6. 6. Why the Library is Important? We are here to help you succeed! We have a lot of resources you can not access on the free web. Having good research skills is not only important while in school, but is also crucial for success as a nurse. Good research skills help you: Keep current in trends in nursing Stay abreast of the latest medical and nursing standards Locate patient education materials Train other nurses and staff Much more!
    7. 7. What we are going to cover today How to formulate a search Peer review Library website overview Searching for articles on a topic. Hands on database practice: CINAHL Plus w/ Fulltext MEDLINE via EBSCO HealthSource: Nursing/Academic Searching for a particular article Using the Journal List APA Citations What you need to know
    8. 8. Formulating a Search After you choose your research topic you will need to: Narrow / Broaden a search Identify the key concepts in the topic and identify the best search terms to describe those key concepts Consider synonyms/ alternative spelling for those search terms Formulate your search utilizing those search terms, their synonyms and alternative spellings along with the correct database operators.
    9. 9. Formulating a Search Boolean AND OR  NOT Truncation
    10. 10. Peer Review What does Peer Review mean? Why is it important? Examples of peer review and not peer reviewed Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed Scholarly journals (mostly)- journals must say that their articles are reviewed by an independent panel of experts. (Often located in their editorial statements or in their Instructions for Authors) Lucky for you, you can usually limit your search to peer reviewed articles. Trade Journals (industry) Newspapers Magazines Journals (sometimes)
    11. 11. Let’s Get Searching! Open your browsers to the library’s home page: http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/

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