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  • Nurs1221 Steel Fall07

    1. 1. Chambers Library Introduction to Nursing Tonya L Holt Reference & Instruction Librarian
    2. 2. Library Resources <ul><li>Find Articles (Databases) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for articles in periodicals (journals, magazines and newspapers) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Find Books (UCO Catalog) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for materials located in our library (books, DVD’s, government publications, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Databases <ul><li>Search for articles in periodicals </li></ul><ul><li>Paid subscriptions not available on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible on and off campus </li></ul>
    4. 4. Remote Access Login Screen : Appears when you click on a database off campus Jane Student’s UCOnnect ID is jstudent Jane’s birth date is June 17 th , 1987. Her default PIN is 061787 . Asterisks (*) will appear when you type your PIN
    5. 5. CINAHL Find Articles (Databases) > Databases by Subject > Nursing <ul><li>Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Citations & abstracts to articles in scholarly nursing and allied health journals </li></ul><ul><li>One of many EBSCOhost Databases </li></ul>
    6. 6. Effective Searching <ul><li>Have a topic in mind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>treatment options for restless legs syndrome </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Think of keywords to describe your topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Restless legs syndrome - RLS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treatment - therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combine keywords for best results </li></ul>
    7. 7. Boolean Operators <ul><li>Use and to narrow your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Restless legs and treatment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restless legs and therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combine synonyms using or to broaden your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Restless legs or RLS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treatment or therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nest terms in parentheses to for specific results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( Restless legs or RLS ) and ( treatment or therapy ) </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Truncation <ul><li>Truncate keywords with an asterisk * for alternate endings </li></ul>Therap* -y -ies Treat* -s -ing -ment -ments
    9. 9. Academic Search Premier Find Articles (Databases) > Academic Search Premier <ul><li>Contain articles from journals, newspapers and popular MAGAZINES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use this to find popular MAGAZINE articles for your assignment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>One of many EBSCOhost Databases </li></ul>
    10. 10. More Health Databases (EBSCOhost) Find Articles (Databases) > Databases by Subject > Nursing <ul><li>HealthSource: Nursing/Academic Addition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles from popular and scholarly journals in all areas of medicine, health care and allied health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive full text </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Medline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarly citations and abstracts on all health related topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World wide coverage </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Other Useful Article Databases Find Articles (Databases) > Databases by Subject > Nursing <ul><li>PyschInfo (EBSCOhost) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citations and abstracts to articles, books and other materials pertaining to psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SocIndex (EBSCOhost) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full text and citations to articles, books and conference papers in sociology </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Biography Resources <ul><li>Biography Reference Bank </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full text of over 111,000 biographies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find Articles (Databases) > Databases by Subject > Biography </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reference Collection – 1 st floor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contains many books with biographical information </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. UCO Library Catalog <ul><li>Does NOT search for articles </li></ul><ul><li>Searches for materials located in this library (books, government documents, periodicals, DVD’s, CD’s, etc.) </li></ul>

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