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Nursing - Denton: Nursing

Nursing research guide for Denton students, faculty, and staff.

Welcome to the Nursing Subject Guide - Denton Campus

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College of Nursing
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P.O. Box 425498
Denton, TX 76204-5498
940.898.2401 office
940.898.2437 fax
nursing@twu.edu

 

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Effective Searching must be planned and methodical. Below are suggested steps for searching.

1. Know your topic. (Background Information)
       
Dates, names, spellings, definitions, symptoms, etc.

2. List all the search terms for the topic you can think of.
       
Think SYNONYMS: Formal, Informal, and Technical

3. Ask yourself where might information on your topic be located. 
       Internet? Books? Newspapers? Journals? 

4. Choose your search tool.
      TWUniversal?  A Database?  Google?  Google Scholar?

5. Decide which information format you want.
      
Article?  Video?  Book Chapter?  Audio file?  Image?

6. Make a plan.
     Database  +  search terms X, Y & Z  +  peer-review

7. Explore your topic in several places. 
      Analyze your results. Which search terms work best?

8. Search again and again and again.
      Keep testing search terms in different databases.

9. Archive your citations in RefWorks.
      Let RefWorks create your Bibliography automatically.

10. Can't find what you are looking for?
      Ask the Librarian assigned to this Subject Guide for help.

Example Database Search for articles:

Database Search Example with Boolean

Example Google Scholar Search for articles:

Google Scholar Search example with Boolean

 

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Nursing Colloquium

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Special Research Guide below:

DFWHC Foundation

DFWHC Foundation

sponsor of Healthy North Texas

Elaine Cox
Contact:
Texas Woman's University
Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
Room 102C
304 Administration Drive
Denton, Texas 76204
ECox@twu.edu
940.898.3708

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