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Online Library Training

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

Learning Objectives

  • Developing keywords from a research question.
  • Describe criteria to determine appropriate quantity of articles for good information when performing a literature search.
  • Construct a search in a library database using keywords developed for a literature review.
  • Expanding or narrowing a search.
  • Describe how to expand or narrow a literature search.
  • Modify a search in a library database using alternative search terms, boolean operators, and advanced search limiters.
  • Construct a search in a library database using controlled vocabulary (MeSH, CINAHL Headings) focusing on specific research methods / measurements.

Instructions

  1. Log in to the video lesson software EDpuzzle with Google, using your Goshen College e-mail address
  2. Complete the video lesson Nursing Online Library Training -- Advanced Search Techniques
  3. Complete the guided tutorial Nursing Library Instruction -- Practice with Advanced Search Techniques

Log in to EDpuzzle

The library training lesson videos are powered by EDpuzzle, which require you to create a account and log in.

  1. Go the the EDpuzzle website, https://www.edpuzzle.com/
  2. Select the Log in button in the upper right hand corner
  3. Select "Student"
  4. Select the Google button
  5. A box from Google will pop up asking you to log in.  Select your Goshen College e-mail account.
  6. Optional: Once signed into EDpuzzle, you can add the class code for the library training videos.  Select Join Class, then enter the class code: enoazlu

Lesson -- Advanced Search Techniques

Complete the following video lesson: Nursing Online Library Training -- Advanced Search Techniques.  Log in to EDpuzzle with Google using your Goshen e-mail address.  Your professor will be notified when you complete the video lesson.

Tutorial - Practice with Advanced Search Techniques

Complete the guided tutorial Nursing Library Instruction -- Practice with Advanced Search Techniques. At the end of the tutorial, please download the certificate on the last page to yourself and send it to your professor.

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