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Nursing Online Library Training

Lessons for learning about the Good Library and its various resources and services for online nursing students.

Welcome

Welcome to the Harold and Wilma Good Library

Goshen College - Good Library 2015

Welcome online students!  The librarians and staff of the Good Library are eager to serve you throughout your time at Goshen College.  This collection of Library Training lessons are to help you become familiar with the resources and services the library offers you as an online student.  Each lesson includes a interactive online video, and may include a follow up tutorial.

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Library

  • Identify key nursing resources
  • Locate the library website and nursing research guide
  • Contrast WorldCat Discovery, CINAHL, and MEDLINE

Lesson 2: Using the Library Catalog

  • Construct a search in Catalog using keywords
  • Modify a search in Catalog using search limiters

Lesson 3: Primary & Secondary Sources

  • Compare the types of articles found in peer reviewed journals for nursing

Lesson 4: Basics of CINAHL

  • Produce a downloaded PDF file of an applicable and relevant nursing resource
  • Compose an interlibrary loan request for an article.

Lesson 5: Nursing Resource Types

  • Compare the types of articles found in nursing research literature: primary resource, reviews, and editorials.

Lesson 6: Contacting a Research Librarian

  • Locate contact information for a librarian in a specific subject.
  • Compose a research question request to a librarian.

Lesson 7: CINAHL Headings

  • Construct a search in CINAHL using CINAHL Headings focusing on specific research methods / measurements.
  • Modify a search in CINAHL using search limiters and Boolean operators.

Lesson 8: Basics of Cochrane Reviews

  • Define a systematic review, and compare systematic reviews to academic journal articles.
  • Survey reviews in Cochrane Library using topic limiters for specific interventions.

Librarian

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Subject Areas:

Biology, Chemistry, Informatics, Mathematics, Nursing, Physics

Contact:
(574) 535-7424