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Boolean Operator Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders Apr 2015

Boolean Operator Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders

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This tutorial will guide you on what Boolean Operators are and how the different operators of And, Or, Not function will performing a search through the library databases or catalog. An interactive element of this tutorial will allow you to build your own Boolean Operators and test your knowledge of the subject matter.


Identifying Sources Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders Apr 2015

Identifying Sources Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders

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This tutorial is designed to help you through identifying the different types of sources you will use in your research and find at the library. Each section will cover different book, article, and website types with a quiz included at the end of each to test your knowledge of the subject.


Website Evaluation Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders Apr 2015

Website Evaluation Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders

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This tutorial will guide you on how to evaluate a website using the CRAAP test. CRAAP stands for currency, relevance, authority, accuracy, and purpose. Using this test you will be able to assess a websites content to determine if the information provided is appropriate for college level research. It will direct you on where to look for this information, from looking at when a webpage was last updated, checking external links, to identifying the top level domain.


Using Databases (Pubmed) School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins Apr 2015

Using Databases (Pubmed) School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins

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Abstract: This video introduces you to some of the places you can search for nursing literature, and how to use them. Using PubMed as an example, the video discusses some of the common tools of databases. Directed at undergraduate nursing students. One of five videos made for the SoN.


Creating Search Strategies For School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins Apr 2015

Creating Search Strategies For School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins

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Abstract: This video introduces you to some of the ways you can make sure you find what you’re looking for. Using PubMed as an example, we discuss broadening and widening a search. Directed at undergraduate nursing students. One of five videos made for the SoN.


Using Search Everything To Locate Journal Articles, Theresa A. Zahor Ms. Jan 2015

Using Search Everything To Locate Journal Articles, Theresa A. Zahor Ms.

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This tutorial demonstrates to our students how to use the Search Everything tab on our library home page to locate academic journal articles, limit the search results and focus a topic by expanding search terms.


Finding Books And Ebooks For Research, Theresa A. Zahor Ms. Jan 2015

Finding Books And Ebooks For Research, Theresa A. Zahor Ms.

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This tutorial demonstrates to our students how to find books and ebooks for their research. This sessions explains the result list in our library catalog as well as demonstrates how to locate and navigate through ebooks.


Locating And Analyzing A Swot Report, Theresa A. Zahor Ms. Jan 2015

Locating And Analyzing A Swot Report, Theresa A. Zahor Ms.

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This tutorial will show you how to use the library search box to locate SWOT Reports on a specific company. This demonstration covers analyzing components of a SWOT report so students can research the strengths, opportunities, weaknesses and threats to a company.


Using Cinahl For Nursing Research, Theresa A. Zahor Ms., James Macinick Jan 2015

Using Cinahl For Nursing Research, Theresa A. Zahor Ms., James Macinick

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This tutorial will show you how to search for articles on the CINHAL Plus with Full database. CINHAL (the Cumulative index to nursing and Allied Health Literature) is one of the most frequently used undergraduate nursing databases. Students will learn how to refine and limit their search results.


Finding Quality Sources With Google, Dawn Wing Jan 2015

Finding Quality Sources With Google, Dawn Wing

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This tutorial shows you how to find quality sources online by limiting search results to specific web domains using Google.