Nursing Research Guide

Finding Evidence-Based Information

 

Start on FDU’s homepage, www.fdu.edu, open “Web Shortcuts” dropdown box at left: Select “Libraries”.

 

1)     To find books, go to Search Library Catalog

 

Select Location for books in “Giovatto Library” or  “E-Books” to access online

 

2)     To find scholarly articles, go to FDU Online Library

The following resources are helpful for the literature review assignment:

CINAHL Plus with Full Text         CINAHL Headings

Cochrane Library                       MESH Headings

Medline                                     MESH  Headings

 

3)     To find a scholarly article, select “peer-review” where it allows you to

If full text of the article is not available, go to Journal Locator and select Title Equals

If is still not available, go toGoogle Scholar

If not available, then fill Interlibrary Loan Request Form @ FDU Library web page

 

Nursing Websites:

PubMed *located in web resources on library web page

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality                   www.ahrq.gov/data/

The National Guideline Clearing House                            www.guideline.gov/

Joanns Briggs Institute                                                  www.joanabriggs.edu.au/

 

4)     To cite your references, go to www.knightcite.com       

Prepared by Michael Liss, liss@fdu.edu   

January2013                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

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