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Hm475 research tips

  1. 1. HM475 Research Tips<br />Elaine Settergren, M.L.I.S<br />Online Librarian<br /><br /><br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Resources<br />Ebooks<br />Databases<br />Types of sources<br />APA Citation<br />
  3. 3. Healthcare Management Resources<br />Ebooks<br />Databases<br />Journals/Magazines<br />Websites<br />More!<br />
  4. 4. Ebooks<br />Library Catalog<br />Guide:<br />
  5. 5. Databases<br />Health<br />CINAHL Plus with Full Text<br />Health Reference Center Academic<br />Health Source: Nursing and Academic<br />Nursing & Allied Health Source<br />More!<br />Business<br />ABI/INFORM Complete<br />Business Source Premier<br />
  6. 6. Scholarly? Trade? Popular?<br />Audience <br />Author<br />Purpose<br />Range of credibility <br />
  7. 7. Scholarly<br />AKA: Scholarly/Academic/ Peer Reviewed<br />Audience : scholars, students, professionals<br />Author : scholars<br />Purpose : research findings<br />Credibility?<br />
  8. 8. Scholarly<br />Very credible<br />Leff, B., et al. (2009, Aug). Guided care and the cost of complex healthcare: A preliminary report. American Journal of Managed Care, 15(8), 555-559. Retrieved from CINAHL Plus with Full Text.<br />
  9. 9. Trade<br />AKA: Professional<br />Audience : professionals, students<br />Author : professionals, often connected with an organization<br />Purpose : keep professionals up-to-date, “how-to”, practical advice<br />Credibility?<br />
  10. 10. Trade<br />Very credible <br />LaBrake, K. J., & Pokrandt, H. S. (2010, Oct). Using the Medicare cost report to improve financial performance: The Medicare cost report can help you analyze costs and compare your organization against your competition.  Healthcare Financial Management, 64(10), 72-79. Retrieved from Health Reference Center Academic.<br />
  11. 11. Popular<br />Audience : anyone<br />Author : anyone<br />Purpose : varies<br />Credibility? <br />
  12. 12. Popular<br />Credibility varies widely<br />Kunes, E. (2010, Nov). The diet everyone's talking about. Health (Time Inc.), 24(9), 10. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier.<br />
  13. 13. Types of sources<br />Scholarly<br />Trade <br />Popular <br />
  14. 14. APA Citation<br />Don’t forget in-text and references<br />Avoid plagiarism and give credit<br />Cite when you use other people’s wordsor ideas<br />Use a guide<br /><br />
  15. 15. Thanks!<br />Questions? Comments?<br />Contact the Online Librarian:<br />Elaine Settergren<br /><br /><br />