Students attending a National Student Nurses’ Association convention were asked to share on “survival” tip they would like to pass on to beginning students.
E. Perrin Edmunds LibraryNursing Orientation 2012 Nursing Resources
Nursing Resources E. Perrin Edmunds Library Northern Maine Community College • Library has books, journals, databases, ebooks & more What does the library have for you? Resources (physical & online) Help from librarians – Kim Ferguson & Gail Roy Group study rooms •Nursing LibGuide – All nursing sources on one page Find what you need when you need it No time to waste Let us help you be more productiveWe are here to help you succeed
Agenda You will need excellent time management skills Stay focused and positive and organized 1 Set your priorities 2 Keep up with your reading. Use the library.✓ 3 Ask for help and know that help is everywhere on campus. 4 Focus on now. No preworry. No postworry. 5 Look for stress reduction wherever you can find it. 6 Find humor. 7 Eat right, exercise, sleep, stay connected to friends & family.
Use the LibraryQuiet space to study withoutdistractions We are here to support your information and Many students find the library a research needs. We can show you ways to 1 great place to work. locate resources for your topics. We have a materials budget to buy items to support the nursing program. We also purchase itemsForm a Study Group based on your requests. We provide books, articles, DVDs, streaming videos that Study groups aren’t for everyone. complement your classroom learning. 2 Set and follow rules with your study group. Reserve group study rooms. The style used for citations in nursing professional papers and journals is APA.Get help with research and APA American Psychological Association (6th edition). The library can provide help with this. Ask librarians for help. 3
Your Library Card 14 digits on the bottom of your student ID card are used to access online resources off-campus Your card will give you user privileges at University of Maine PI and Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library Check out books, use wireless, study rooms (both have Sunday hours)
Library Confidentiality What happens in the library stays in the library Title 27 § 121: Confidentiality of Library Records Maine Statute §121. Confidentiality of library records Records maintained by any public municipal library, the Maine State Library, the Law and Legislative Reference Library and libraries of the University of Maine System, Maine Privacy Community College System and the Maine Maritime Academy that contain information relating to the identity of a library patron relative to the patrons use of books or otherAmerican Library materials at the library are confidential. Those Association records may only be released with the express Resolutions written permission of the patron involved or as the result of a court order. [2007, c. 67, §5 (AMD).]
Nursing ProgramLibrary maintains the college archives Your own footer
Locate Five Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles From Nursing JournalsWhat is peer-reviewed? What is a professional nursing How do I locate articles? journal?1 Peer review is the process 2 American Journal of 3 tLibrary Databases of subjecting an authors Nursing scholarly work, research, or Geriatric Nursing The major databases for ideas to the scrutiny of Pediatric Nursing the field of nursing are: others who are experts in American Nurse Today the same field, before a Journal of Gerontological CINAHL paper describing this work Nursing Ebsco Nursing Reference is published in a Center professional journal. ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health
APA is the Citation Style for NursingAPA Online APA Help Noodlebib1 2 Purdue OWL 3 Noodlebib is a citation Online Writing Lab software to help you with your citations See Owl @ Purdue Online bibliographic management program that allows users to create a personal Citation Chart database of references http://owl.english.purdue.ed and generate u/owl/resource/949/01/ bibliographies. Best to use this in APA Style Blog conjunction with the http://blog.apastyle.org/ APA style book and with online resources such as OWL @ Purdue.
What do we loan out?What would you like us to loan out? • Laptops • iPads, KindleFire, Nooks • Wii for campus events • Snowshoes, badminton, tennis • Books, ebooks, audiobooks • We have resources you need
What else do you need to knowAbout library services and resources • Nursing texts, journals, reserve articles as part of your suggested readings • Library has Facebook page • Twitter • Online nursing videos • You Tube • We purchase items you request
• Great place to study • Relax • Refresh • Take a breakGreat place to study. Quiet. Wi-fi. Sit near the windows. Food and drinks allowed.
Form a study group and reserve a room in the libraryGroup Study Room AReserve at the circulation desk
Form a Study Group and Reserve a Group Study Room in the library.Group Study Room B
Located between the Library and Academic Success Center. IT Department is just across the hall.Media Center
Important things to know Library and Media Center Save your work 1 Library and Media Center 2 are open the same hours. Save often Save in multiple locations Media Center computers Network have a program called Go Jump drive Back. Do not save Email file anything on the desktop. Google Docs When the computer shuts down, everything is put Save locally back to original state.
Study Groups Tips for a successful group Understand and accept the purpose or mission.1 Contribute ideas, information, opinions, feelings. Encourage other members to do the same.2 Listen intently. Demonstrate respect and support for other members.34 Help keep discussion relevant. Help summarize the major points.5 Give examples and share pertinent clinical experiences. Recognize conflict and controversy as potentially positive and refuse to see them as personal rejection.67 You are together to study. Refrain from other activities during the session.
Wellness Collection• Wellness LibGuide• http://northernmainecc.libguides.com/cont ent.php?pid=355995&sid=2911338• Student Health 101• Health, fitness, and wellness books, DVDs, magazines• Stress reduction workshops
Volunteer Request Let’s try something new• First year nursing student• Serve as library liaison for your class• What does this entail?• How can it help you and your class?• Looking for one volunteer to serve as the liaison between the library and level 1 nursing students
Survival Tips from students• Take care of yourself• Take care of each other• Take one day at a time• Take care of business