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Nursing Resources: A Self-Paced Tutorial and Refresher: Module 1: Beginner's Research Guide

An online instructional tool to orient users to the NYU virtual environment: books, databases, articles, more.

When you have completed this module, you should:

  • Recognize that information sources appear in various formats, using a variety of search tools for access
  • Understand that background information is often found in books, ebooks, review articles, and aggregated tools
  • Understand that the scholarly journal literature is organized and accessed via specialized databases, mostly subscribed via institutional login
  • Understand the basics of Boolean Logic and its relationship to developing a strategy for a literature search
  • Understand the legal, ethical and social issues surrounding the use of information, and the need to cite source material in a standard format


Click Forward  to go to Module 1.1.