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  • Bi Nsg203

    1. 1. @ Your Library! NURS203 <ul><li>Beth Transue, Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>AIM: MessiahLibrarian, AIM: BoolibMessiah </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>x3810 </li></ul>
    2. 2. Searching <ul><li>Define Concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Use Searching Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Select Database </li></ul>
    3. 3. Concepts <ul><li>Determine keywords and subject terms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the difference between keyword and subject? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Topic </li></ul><ul><li>Database bibliographic record </li></ul><ul><li>Subject thesaurus in database </li></ul>
    4. 4. Boolean: AND AND Record must contain BOTH words Use for searching for different concepts
    5. 5. Boolean: OR OR Record can contain EITHER word Use when searching for similar concepts
    6. 6. Boolean: NOT NOT Record CANNOT contain word Use to eliminate words with different meanings
    7. 7. Databases and Other Resources <ul><li>National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine – NIH website </li></ul><ul><li>Murray Catalog - books </li></ul><ul><li>CINAHL – Nursing articles </li></ul><ul><li>PubMed – Medical articles </li></ul><ul><li>Religion Index – religious articles </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.messiah.edu/murraylibrary/ </li></ul>
    8. 8. NCCAM <ul><li>National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health </li></ul><ul><li>Good place to START for overview </li></ul><ul><li>http://nccam.nih.gov/ </li></ul>
    9. 9. Murray Library Catalog <ul><li>Find: books, videos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(NOT journal articles) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.messiah.edu/murraylibrary/ </li></ul>
    10. 10. CINAHL <ul><li>Database of journal articles related to nursing and other allied health fields </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.messiah.edu/murraylibrary/indexes/nursing.html </li></ul>
    11. 11. PubMed <ul><li>Database of articles related to the medical field </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinated by National Library of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>FREE, even when not at Messiah! </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pubmed.gov </li></ul>
    12. 12. Religion Index <ul><li>General religious topics </li></ul><ul><li>Use when searching for articles discussing Christian worldview of particular topic </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.messiah.edu/murraylibrary/online_resources2.html </li></ul>
    13. 13. Evaluating Resources <ul><li>ESPECIALLY for Alternative Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher/Author </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Affiliation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal knowledge </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. If Time…. <ul><li>Determine topic, keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Select website or database </li></ul><ul><li>Search with keywords </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find subjects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refine search with keywords, subject, Boolean </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Find relevant articles, books, webpages </li></ul><ul><li>Report back to group (searching strategy, satisfaction with results?) </li></ul>

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