Nursing Undergraduate

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Nursing Undergraduates
Lee Seok Hong
Nursing Resource
Librarian
[email protected]
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Nursing Undergraduate box
Outline
1. Information literacy and Learning Outcomes
2. What are references and citations?
3. Searching for Scholarly, Quality information in
Library Resources:
a) [email protected] – One-stop, Google-like
search of NUSL resources
b) CINAHL database
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Formulate a search strategy
How to search
How to find full-text
How to cite using APA citation style
Use EndNote software to cite in APA style instantly
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What is Information Literacy
CILIP* have defined
information literacy as:
"Information literacy is
knowing when and why you
need information, where to
find it, and how to evaluate,
use and communicate it in
an ethical manner.”
*Chartered Institute of Library and Information
Professionals (CILIP) (UK)
http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/advocacy/learning/informationliteracy/pages/definition.aspx
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Evaluate : Some Criteria for Evaluating Information
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Authority – Is the author credible?
Accuracy – Are the facts accurate?
Objectivity and purpose – Is the author biased?
Peer Review – Has it been reviewed by peers?
Timeliness – Is the information up-to-date?
Suitability – Are you the intended audience?
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Library Resources have scholarly and academic value—
a) [email protected] – One-stop, Google-like search of NUSL
resources
b)
-- specialised database for Nursing
information
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Ethical : Avoid Plagiarism | Give Credit
• Avoid Plagiarism –
Using Another’s Ideas without Due Acknowledgement
– NUS Honour Code
– See NUS video on Academic Culture: http://emodule.nus.edu.sg/ac/
• Give Credit – Quote the source of your
information
– Use a pre-formatted style to quote the source of your
information : a.k.a references or citations
– Common style used in Nursing : American Psychological
Association (APA) citation style
• E.g. Lipson, C. (2008). Doing honest work in college : how to prepare citations,
avoid plagiarism, and achieve real academic success (2nd ed). Chicago: University
of Chicago Press.
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Learning Outcomes for
NUR1104 Professional Issues & Practice
Library Session
(as required by your lecturer)
1. understand electronic databases
scope and content
2. identify appropriate search terms
3. develop a search strategy
4. perform a literature search by
keyword, subject, title and author
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What is a Citation / Reference?
Essential / Minimal
information about a work that
make it possible to identify
and locate it.
Example:
Timby, B. K. (2005). Fundamental
nursing skills and concepts (8th
ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott
Williams & Wilkins.
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Example of a Book Citation
Timby, B. K. (2005). Fundamental
nursing skills and concepts (8th
ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott
Williams & Wilkins.
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What is a Journal?
“A journal, or periodical, is a
publication which is produced
on a continuing basis, for
example weekly, monthly,
quarterly, annually. Some
journals are published
irregularly.”
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Journal Volume Numbering
e.g. Singapore Nursing Journal : a
quarterly publication
2007
2008
2009
Vol. 34
Vol. 35
Vol. ??
No. 1 (Jan)
No. 1 (Jan)
No. 2 (Apr)
No. 2 (Apr)
No. 3 (Jul)
No. 3 (Jul)
No. 4 (Oct)
No. 4 (Oct)
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Example of a Journal Article Citation
Brammer, J. D., & O'Brien, A. P.
(2007). From shadow to mirror
image: baccalaureate nursing
clinical education at NUS.
Singapore Nursing Journal,
34(3), 24-28
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Learning Points
1. What is information literacy?
2. What are References?
3. Searching for Scholarly, Quality information in
Library Resources:
a) [email protected] – One-stop, Googlelike search of NUSL resources
b) CINAHL database
–
–
–
–
–
Formulate a search strategy
How to search
How to find full-text
How to cite using APA citation style
Use EndNote software to cite in APA style
instantly
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Library Search: FindMore vs. LINC
FINDMORE
LINC
• Searches LINC & more
• Covers books, eBooks, journal
articles, newspaper articles,
online thesis & more
• Covers most but not 100% of
our articles & E-Resources
• Good for known item
search
• Covers books, DVDs, music
scores
• Cannot be used for journal
or newspaper articles
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[email protected] / LIBRARY PORTAL EXERCISE
To Search for:
Click on:
1. Recommended
Books / Readings
(RBR)
1. In IVLE, click “NUR1117” or
NUR2114. See “Texts and
Readings”, OR
2. On library homepage, click on
“RBR” tab, and enter IVLE module
no.
2. [email protected]
a) topic search
b) article search
a) Find articles on a topic: “nursing
communication skills” – “full-text
online”
b) Find specific article: “From shadow
to mirror image: baccalaureate
nursing clinical education at NUS”
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Practice 1
Go to Findmore @NUS Libraries at:
http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg
Find an online journal article on
the topic nursing ethics. State
one article title.
Retrieve the full article (PDF)
from the online journal.
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Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health
Literature
• CINAHL is a specialised database / search engine
that contains information (or “citations” /
“references”) on publications about nursing. This
information includes author, title, publication
year, summary/abstract
• Some Full-text (the actual document) is available
in PDF format  Library subscription
• Contents of CINAHL may not be searchable in
Google Scholar
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1. Define/Given search topic
2. Identify relevant database (s) for the
subject
– For Nursing
• e.g. CINAHL or PubMed
3. Construct search statement
4. Run the search
5. Refine search if necessary
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Topic
Discuss the ethical issues of
nursing care for the dying
Concepts
Keywords
Search
Statement
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ethical
ethics
ethically
…
nurses
nurse
nursing
…
dying
“terminally ill”
hospice*
…
ethic* AND nurs* AND
(dying OR “terminally ill” OR hospice*)
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1. Go to Library Portal
http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg
2. Click on Databases tab. Search for cinahl
3. Right-click and Add To Favourites –
Favourites bar folder
4. Click on CINAHL …
5. Campus Login
(or Off-campus…)
6. I Accept
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1. Keyword (topic) Search
a) Sort results by relevance
b) Finding Full-text (PDF)
c) Viewing Search results – cite in APA
style
2. Known item search
Search for an article that discusses first year
nursing students, written by the author
Grealish L in the journal Contemporary Nurse
a. AU Author – enter surname first (e.g. Grealish L)
b. SO Publication Name: enter Contemporary Nurse
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Too Few Results?
•Click on Find Similar Results in
CINAHL
•Use a truncation mark * to find
variants of a word (e.g. analy*)
•Identify more synonyms and
keywords
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Too Many Results?
•Identify more specific keywords
(e.g. immunization instead of
public health)
•Limit the search results to particular
options (e.g. published after 2005)
•Reduce the number of keywords
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Library Proxy Bookmarklet
A Favorite (or BookMark) that is added to your Web
Browser
While in external journal websites (e.g. Google
search),
Click on this BookMarklet to Login Seamlessly via
NUS Libraries to Access Full-Text
How to add Library Proxy BookMarklet to your Browser
See demo on YouTube
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Introduction to EndNote
A software that:
• stores and organizes citations
• inserts citations into a Word document
• format references in a predefined citation style
EndNote video
To learn how to download and use: http://libguides.nus.edu.sg/endnote
Technical queries
(e.g. installation issues):
call NUS IT Care at 6516 2080
or email [email protected]
Look out for NUS
Libraries’ EndNote
workshops in Sep
(see above website
for Training
Schedule)
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