Conducting a Library Search

 

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Instructions
The choice of Boolean terminology can markedly affect your search returns. Select a topic related to your area of practice, and select two scholarly databases to find information on the topic. Describe the search. What key words did you use? How many articles did your initial search yield? How did you narrow or expand the search? How many articles did you find once you narrowed or expanded the search? Summarize the results from the search. (I really don’t care what the topic is about as long it pertains to nursing…although the topic is not really what the teacher is looking to learn about, the instructor wants to know about the search.) Utilize Cinahl and Medline databases.
This question discusses the principles of conducting a library search. Two Course Outcomes are addressed in this discussion question:
Course Outcome 3: Apply research principles to the interpretation of the content of published research studies
Course Outcome 4: Analyze data from relevant sources, including technology, to inform the delivery of care.
In this week’s lesson the concept of Boolean logic is introduced as a way to conduct library searches. The choice of Boolean terminology can markedly affect your search returns.
FYI: All sources have to peer reviewed and not older than 5 years old. Rubric entails that a unique perspectives or insights gleaned from personal experience or examples from health care field. ** Also make sure that APA is 6th edition!
Only 2 references needed, please use the below URL for 1 of the 2 references and then use another of your choice.
http://web.b.ebscohost.com.proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/ehost/detail/detail?sid=041fa0e0-0453-4498-89d5-1592ce1f9d8d%40sessionmgr107&vid=0&hid=116&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#AN=105245827&db=rzh
This URL will bring you to a log in the DSI# is D40265280 and the password is 198806
The Title of the Article is “Conducting efficient literature searches: strategies for mental health nurses.”

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