How did the library homework assignments go?
Questions/comments about or suggestions for improvements of the three library assignments?
The Canvas assignments are:
Julie’s goal to have the CINAHL and PubMed Canvas learning activities be available to you throughout the program to refer back to for instructions, as needed.
Julie's Search Tips
Refer to the Nursing Theories and Models web page, or the page with Introduction to Nursing Theory page (with theory-oriented bullets), as needed
I suggest searching in the databases below by using these strategies below to search for your clinical area and nurs* theor*.
Example: pediatric oncology and nurs* theor*
(Optional) If you want to search for the theory or theorist, search with these strategies:
Databases listed below: EbscoHost databases | Web of Science | CINAHL | PubMed | (Optional) ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global | (Optional) WorldCat
Search across CINAHL, MedLine (PubMed), and other databases as the same time.
Please see the illustrated instructions of how to search across the EbscoHost databases is located online at http://guides.lib.uw.edu/bothell/EbscoSearching
The steps are listed below:
Web of Science. Science, social sciences, and arts and humanities citation indexes.
CINAHL. How-to guide, and the UW Health Sciences Library guide. Also, see the Searching CINAHL learning activity in Canvas for more CINAHL information. From EbscoHost, unlimited users. Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature.
CINAHL search words and phrases that might apply:
Searching CINAHL by the name of the theory.
PubMed (Publicly accessible - but some full text is UW restricted). Help guides: Quick Start Guide, and Tutorials. Also, see the Searching PubMed learning activity in Canvas for more PubMed information. National Library of Medicine's search service to access over 27 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line journals), and other related databases.
Try the "Julie's Search Tips" listed at the top to search in PubMed .
PubMed search words that might apply today:
(Optional) ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. Includes citations for dissertations ranging from 1743 to those accepted last semester from around the world; represents the work of authors from over 1,000 North American graduate schools. Includes 2 million+ full text dissertations published from 1997 to the present. Citing a dissertation in APA format.
Examples of searches:
Searching to discover different types of formats:
Google or Google Scholar search engines. Search for the name of the theory. Google is the largest World Wide Web search engine. The goal of Google Scholar is to limit to scholarly web sites. Sources include peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. About Google Scholar.
Wikipedia. Search for the name of the theory. Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free content encyclopedia project. It is written collaboratively by volunteers from all around the world. Most of the articles can be edited by anyone with access to the Internet, simply by clicking the edit this page link. In every article, links will guide you to associated articles, often with additional information. About Wikipedia.
Searching in Google.