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NURS 303 Foundations of Professional Nursing: Library Resources

Tips on how to do the research for your assignments.

How To Use This Guide

This guide has been created to support the curriculum of NURS 303: Foundations of Professional Nursing.

The guide refers to the two most commonly used databases in nursing and provides tips to help complete the course assignments:

  1. Using Databases to Find Articles - tips to help you identify articles on your topic
  2. Finding Peer Reviewed Articles - tips on determining if an article is peer reviewed
  3. Getting the Articles - instructions on how to get the full text of articles once you've identified them in databases
  4. Handling Citations - tips and tools to help you manage your citations and format them in APA style

The links below lead to other helpful resources that are general to research in any setting.

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