First Year Nursing Instruction

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Instruction given to first year nursing students at the university of western Ontario

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First Year Nursing Instruction

  1. 1. N1150, N1152 & N1153 Library Instruction Oct. 14 & 15, 2008 Robin Featherstone, Research & Instructional Librarian (Nursing) rfeathe@uwo.ca (519) 661-2111 ext: 86383 http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/nursing Today’s slides will be available at: http://uwonursinglibrarian.blogspot.com/
  2. 2. Agenda • APA tips – 5 mins • Scholarly articles discussion – 5 mins • CINAHL instruction – All the rest of the time
  3. 3. Really useful pages • Sample formatting (pg. 306 - 320) • In text citations – Quotations (pg.118) – Paraphrasing (pg. 207) • Reference list (pg. 215-281) – Journal article, one author (pg. 240) – Electronic copy of an article from a database (pg. 279) – “Nonperiodical” document on the internet (pg. 273)
  4. 4. Other helpful places... http://www.lib.uwo.ca/ ↓Essay Help
  5. 5. And ... http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/nursing/ ←APA Style Guide
  6. 6. APA Questions
  7. 7. Using scholarly articles for assignments • Scholarly articles are... 1. Written by people who know what they’re talking about professors, researchers, etc... 2. Edited by people who know what they’re talking about professors, researchers, etc... 3. Published by people who know what they’re talking about scholarly journals, associations, government agencies, etc...
  8. 8. Think...
  9. 9. Scholarly articles look like this:
  10. 10. NOT this:
  11. 11. And NOT this:
  12. 12. Using web-based sources • Think AUTHORITY – Who published it? Why? Be sceptics • Look for these: – .org – .gov • Not this: – .com
  13. 13. Searching Google
  14. 14. Searching CINAHL
  15. 15. Finding articles in CINAHL Start here: http://www.lib.uwo.ca/ Step 1: sign in (if you’re at home) ↓ ← Step 2: select “Databases by Title”
  16. 16. Step 3: select “C” (for CINAHL) ↓
  17. 17. Step 4: scroll down ↓ Step 5: select CINAHL→
  18. 18. Activity • Find CINAHL
  19. 19. Now, before we start searching, decide on search terms I am looking for information about...  the effect of acne on teen self-esteem  the relationship between alcoholism and child abuse  the prevalence of anorexia among female athletes
  20. 20. Isolate your concepts • Search: I am looking for information about Brad and Angelina.
  21. 21. Search strategy #1: OR • Brad OR Angelia
  22. 22. Search strategy #2: NOT • Brad NOT Angelia
  23. 23. Search strategy # 3: AND • Brad AND Angelia
  24. 24. Practice Search in CINAHL • I am looking for information about possible health benefits of eating chocolate and drinking red wine.
  25. 25. AND • Chocolate AND red wine
  26. 26. Activity • Search CINAHL for articles about chocolate and red wine
  27. 27. CINAHL Headings • Will TELL you which words to use in your search for the BEST results
  28. 28. Practice: Use the CINAHL Headings for our chocolate/red wine search 1. Browse for “chocolate” in the CINAHL Headings 2. Find the preferred term “cacao” 3. Select it and use it to search CINAHL 4. Do the same for “red wine”
  29. 29. Getting BETTER results • Keywords – chocolate = 324 results – red wine = 111 results • CINAHL headings – cacao = 405 results – wine = 392 results
  30. 30. Combine terms using the search history • Open your search history
  31. 31. S1 AND S2 = S3 1. Clear your search box 2. Select your two (wine and cacao) searches 3. Combine them using AND 4. Add them to the search box 5. Search
  32. 32. Activity • Use the CINAHL headings to search two concepts related to your assignment • Combine those searches
  33. 33. SAVE YOUR WORK! • Select “Save Searches/Alerts”
  34. 34. Create a My EBSCOhost Account • Select “I’m a new user”
  35. 35. Managing results • Limit your search if it is too large • Select Search Options
  36. 36. Activity • Limit your search result to articles published in the last five years.
  37. 37. Adding items to the folder ↑ Click ← Select “Add to folder” to “Folder select the articles you want View” to to read. see your selected citations
  38. 38. Use these icons to either print, email, save (as a web document), or export your citations ↙↓↘ ← Use the “Move To” drop-down list to move the selected citations to your new folder. ←↗ Create a new folder if you would like to save your citations to your MyEBSCO Host account
  39. 39. Get to the full-text using the Get it @Western button ← Select the “Get it @ Western” button
  40. 40. ←Select “Go” to link to the full-text of the article through our online subscriptions.
  41. 41. The link should take you to the full-text of the article. Look for the PDF link → which will open a version of the article complete with page numbers (essential for quotations).
  42. 42. ←If we don’t have an electronic version available, try the UWO Catalogue to find the call number for the print version
  43. 43. ←Note the call number so that you can find the print version in the library.
  44. 44. FINALLY.... Print your search strategy • Open your search history And select “Print Search History”↘
  45. 45. Robin Featherstone rfeathe@uwo.ca (519) 661-2111 ext: 86383 http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/nursing
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