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Library Services &
Resources for
Nursing Students
Kristy Padron, MLIS
FAU Libraries
Knowledge is Power!
Nursing knowledge is attained through
various means and sources:
• Experience and Education
• Nursing ...
Knowledge is Power!
• As nursing students, you are entering a
community where your knowledge and
experiences will intersec...
• Health information is always changing.
• New treatments or protocols replace
what was standard care.
• Research and prof...
Orientation Goals
Nursing students will be able to…
…identify services & information
resources at the FAU Libraries.
…loca...
Welcome to the FAU Libraries!
• Library Services
• Your Owl Card
• FAU Libraries Online:
–Off Campus Connect
–CINAHL
–LibG...
FAU Libraries
Locations:
• Boca Raton
(Building 3)
• Davie
(Broward College)
• Jupiter Campus
• Harbor Branch
Oceanographi...
Library Services
Service Desk:
• Borrow Books
• Library
Account
Reference:
• Assistance
with library and
its materials
• R...
Library Services
Computing Areas:
• PCs with MS Office:
o Word
o PowerPoint
o Excel
• Internet Access
• WiFi
Don’t forget
...
Library Services
Copiers & Printers:
• Pay-per-use basis
• Use your print
account to pay
(http://fau.edu/print)
Library Services
Study Areas:
• Individual
• Group study
(minimum 2
people)
• Quiet areas
We are open late Sunday – Thursd...
Your Owl Card
• Owl Card: Your
School ID and
Library Card
• Uses:
o Borrow Library
Materials
o Log onto Library
Account & ...
Your Owl Card
• Activate it by calling
the Boca campus
Circulation Desk:
(561) 297-6911.
The FAU Libraries Online
Available at www.fau.edu/library
The FAU Libraries Online
The Libraries offer many online services.
• Library Catalog
o Books & eBooks
o Streaming videos
o...
The FAU Libraries Online
Off Campus
Connect
(EZproxy):
• Log on using your
FAU Net ID or Owl
Card Number, and
then Verific...
The FAU Libraries Online :
CINAHL
CINAHL: A main source
of Nursing articles
Directions:
1. If off-campus, log
onto Off Cam...
The FAU Libraries Online:
LibGuides
LibGuides:
Online guides to
reputable
information
sources for
various subjects
Nursing...
The FAU Libraries Online :
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
• Provides books, articles
and other library
materials that are not
ava...
The FAU Libraries Online :
Interlibrary Loan
• Register and create an
ILL account.
• Publication information
is needed for...
Events & Workshops
• Workshops on
research topics
& library
resources.
• Lectures &
discussions.
• Art & cultural
events.
...
Assistance
• Reference:
1st Floor Library (Bldg. LY3)
(561) 297-3785
• Ask a Librarian
(Chat, Email, or Text)
www.askalibr...
Good luck this semester!
Kristy Padron, MLIS
FAU Libraries
kpadron@fau.edu
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Library Services & Resources (CINAHL) for Nursing Students (August 2017)

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Updated August 2017. Information for nursing students on library services such as ILL, Find it at FAU, and CINAHL.

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Library Services & Resources (CINAHL) for Nursing Students (August 2017)

  1. 1. Library Services & Resources for Nursing Students Kristy Padron, MLIS FAU Libraries
  2. 2. Knowledge is Power! Nursing knowledge is attained through various means and sources: • Experience and Education • Nursing Theories • Sciences: Clinical, Biological, and Social
  3. 3. Knowledge is Power! • As nursing students, you are entering a community where your knowledge and experiences will intersect with research and theory of the nursing profession. • The FAU Libraries support your endeavors through the following: – Information Sources – Services and Assistance
  4. 4. • Health information is always changing. • New treatments or protocols replace what was standard care. • Research and professional-level information about new or emerging topics, populations, or areas of nursing are mainly communicated through scholarly, professional publications.
  5. 5. Orientation Goals Nursing students will be able to… …identify services & information resources at the FAU Libraries. …locate sources of assistance in the Libraries.
  6. 6. Welcome to the FAU Libraries! • Library Services • Your Owl Card • FAU Libraries Online: –Off Campus Connect –CINAHL –LibGuides –Interlibrary Loan • Events & Workshops • Assistance
  7. 7. FAU Libraries Locations: • Boca Raton (Building 3) • Davie (Broward College) • Jupiter Campus • Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
  8. 8. Library Services Service Desk: • Borrow Books • Library Account Reference: • Assistance with library and its materials • Research help
  9. 9. Library Services Computing Areas: • PCs with MS Office: o Word o PowerPoint o Excel • Internet Access • WiFi Don’t forget your Flash/USB Drive!
  10. 10. Library Services Copiers & Printers: • Pay-per-use basis • Use your print account to pay (http://fau.edu/print)
  11. 11. Library Services Study Areas: • Individual • Group study (minimum 2 people) • Quiet areas We are open late Sunday – Thursday during the semester!
  12. 12. Your Owl Card • Owl Card: Your School ID and Library Card • Uses: o Borrow Library Materials o Log onto Library Account & other online library services o Building entry after 10:00 p.m.
  13. 13. Your Owl Card • Activate it by calling the Boca campus Circulation Desk: (561) 297-6911.
  14. 14. The FAU Libraries Online Available at www.fau.edu/library
  15. 15. The FAU Libraries Online The Libraries offer many online services. • Library Catalog o Books & eBooks o Streaming videos o …and more! • Off Campus Connect o Authenticates users off campus for access to licensed or subscription-based FAU library resources. EZproxy Check your personal or work computer’s configurations to verify access.!
  16. 16. The FAU Libraries Online Off Campus Connect (EZproxy): • Log on using your FAU Net ID or Owl Card Number, and then Verification Number as indicated.
  17. 17. The FAU Libraries Online : CINAHL CINAHL: A main source of Nursing articles Directions: 1. If off-campus, log onto Off Campus Connect. 2. At the Libraries’ home page, select “Indexes/Databases.” Indexes/ Databases
  18. 18. The FAU Libraries Online: LibGuides LibGuides: Online guides to reputable information sources for various subjects Nursing LibGuide: libguides.fau.edu/ nursing-boca
  19. 19. The FAU Libraries Online : Interlibrary Loan (ILL) • Provides books, articles and other library materials that are not available at the Libraries. • ILL also sends and requests materials from one FAU campus to another. • Make a request online through the Libraries home page.
  20. 20. The FAU Libraries Online : Interlibrary Loan • Register and create an ILL account. • Publication information is needed for any requested library material, such as: – Title – Author – Publisher – Publication Location – Year of Publication
  21. 21. Events & Workshops • Workshops on research topics & library resources. • Lectures & discussions. • Art & cultural events. See our library home page!
  22. 22. Assistance • Reference: 1st Floor Library (Bldg. LY3) (561) 297-3785 • Ask a Librarian (Chat, Email, or Text) www.askalibrarian.org/fau • Individual Research Consultations www.tinyurl.com/consult-orient • FAU Libraries: www.fau.edu/library
  23. 23. Good luck this semester! Kristy Padron, MLIS FAU Libraries kpadron@fau.edu

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