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1 Slides uploaded to: --> Library Instruction & Tips -- > Nursing Undergraduate box Lee Seok Hong Nursing Resource Librarian Nursing Undergraduates

2 1.Information literacy and Learning Outcomes 2.What are references and citations? 3.Searching for Scholarly, Quality information in Library Resources: – One-stop, Google-like 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 2 Outline

3 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) literacy/pages/definition.aspx 3

4 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? Library Resources have scholarly and academic value — – One-stop, Google-like search of NUSL resources b) -- specialised database for Nursing information Evaluate : Some Criteria for Evaluating Information 4

5 Avoid  Plagiarism – Using Another’s Ideas without Due Acknowledgement –NUS Honour CodeNUS Honour Code –See NUS video on Academic Culture: 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. 5 Ethical : Avoid Plagiarism | Give Credit

6 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 6

7 7 Sample of a reference list (From Duhig (2002) : Achenbach, T. M., McConaughy, S. H., & Howell, C. T. (1987). Child/adolescent behavioral and emotional problems: Implications for cross-informant correlations for situational specificity. Psychological Bulletin, 101, Barret, R. L., & Robinson, B. E. (2000). Gay fathers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Carr, A. (1998). The inclusion of fathers in family therapy: A research based perspective. Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 20, Kaslow, N. J., Kaslow, F. W., & Farber, E. W. (1999). Theories and techniques of marital and family therapy. In M. Sussman, S. K. Steinmetz, & G. W. Peterson (Eds.), Handbook of marriage and the family (pp ). New York: Plenum Press. Phares, V. (1992). Where's Poppa?: The relative lack of attention to the role of fathers in child and adolescent psychopathology. American Psychologist, 47, Phares, V. (1997). Psychological adjustment, maladjustment, and father-child relationships. In M. E. Lamb (Ed.), The role of the father in child development (pp ). New York: Wiley. Phares, V., & Compas, B. E. (1992). The role of fathers in child and adolescent psychopathology: Make room for daddy. Psychological Bulletin, 111,

8 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. What is a Citation / Reference? 8

9 Timby, B. K. (2005). Fundamental nursing skills and concepts (8th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 9 Example of a Book Citation

10 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.” 10

11 e.g. Singapore Nursing Journal : a quarterly publicationSingapore Nursing Journal Vol. 34Vol. 35Vol. ?? No. 1 (Jan) No. 2 (Apr) No. 3 (Jul) No. 4 (Oct) Journal Volume Numbering 11

12 Brammer, J. D., & O'Brien, A. P. (2007). From shadow to mirror image: baccalaureate nursing clinical education at NUS. Singapore Nursing Journal, 34(3), Example of a Journal Article Citation 12

13 1.What is information literacy? 2.What are References? 3.Searching for Scholarly, Quality information in Library Resources: – One-stop, Google- like 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 Learning Points 13

14 Library Search: FindMore vs. LINC FINDMORE Searches LINC & more Covers books, eBooks, journal articles, newspaper articles, online thesis & more Covers most but not 100% of our articles & E-Resources LINC Good for known item search Covers books, DVDs, music scores Cannot be used for journal or newspaper articles 14

15 / 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. 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” 15

16 Journal Record in LINC Click and Login to access ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OLDER PRINT VOLUMES / ISSUES CURRENT PRINT ISSUES 16

17 Accessing the eBook/eJournal (Getting the Full-Text) Accessing the eBook/eJournal (Getting the Full-Text) Always Login via Library Portal to get Full-Text a.a. b.b. c.c. 17

18 18 Don’t know what “MD Books” mean? CodesWhat it Means Location e.g. MD Books CL Books MD RBR (Loans Desk) Click on the hyperlinked code “MD Books” to see location map (or see ?pid=211582&sid= ) ?pid=211582&sid= Status e.g. Available, On hold See ?pid=215642&sid=

19 Practice 1 Go to Libraries at: Find an online journal article on the topic nursing ethics. State one article title. Retrieve the full article (PDF) from the online journal. 19

20 C umulative I ndex to N ursing & A llied H ealth L iterature 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 20

21 Authoritative coverage –Indexes virtually all English-language nursing publications, including > 3600 publications in nursing and allied health disciplinesallied health disciplines –Includes full text for more than 760 journals, covering more than 600,000 full-text articles dating back to 1937 –Also includes health care books, dissertations, proceedings, professional practice standards, patient education materials, educational software and audiovisual materials in nursing 21

22 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 22

23 From the topic, identify key concepts & synonyms Combine concepts with 1.Brackets ( ) – which concept to process first 2.“ ” -- Quotation marks for phrases 3.truncation (*) | Wildcards : wom?n 4.Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) 23

24 Discuss the ethical issues of nursing care for the dying ethic* AND nurs* AND (dying OR “terminally ill” OR hospice*) Topic Search Statement Concepts Keywords 24

25 dying OR “terminally ill” OR … nurs*ethic* 25 AND

26 1.Go to Library Portal 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 26

27 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 27

28 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 28

29 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 29

30 To find similar articles: –Click on Find Similar Results (on the right), or –Click on subject which is hyperlinked View Full-Text –Click on PDF (if present), OR –Click on Libraries –Check NUS Libraries holdings 30

31 Citations can be: Printed ed Saved as File (in APA style) Cite / Export (in APA Style) Sorted (e.g. Date, Author, Journal/Source, Relevancy) Add to folder (save your search results in CINAHL) 31

32 32 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

33 Introduction to EndNote A software that: stores and organizes citations inserts citations into a Word document format references in a predefined citation style Technical queries (e.g. installation issues): call NUS IT Care at or EndNote video To learn how to download and use: Look out for NUS Libraries’ EndNote workshops in Sep (see above website for Training Schedule)

34 1.American Psychological Association. (2010). Concise rules of APA style (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.American Psychological Association. (2010). Concise rules of APA style (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. [Call number BF76.7 Con 2010 in Library Catalogue] 2.NUS Libraries  Library Instruction Online  How do I … Cite referencesHow do I … Cite references 3.Purdue University  APA Formatting and Style Guide ce/560/01/ ce/560/01/ More Reading on APA Citation Style 34

35 More Guides In the Library Portal, Click on: Subject guide to Nursing Resources Subject guide to Nursing Resources  Library Instruction & Tips  Nursing Undergraduates box Subject Guides Library Instruction – How to search Library catalogue and resources sg/libraryhelp CINAHL Search Guidehttp://support.ebscohost.com/cinahl/ 35

36 Remember … Ethical Use of Information Copyright regulations: One copy of not more than 10% or one chapter of a book One copy of one article in a journal issue No Systematic/Massive Downloading of Electronic articles Do not divulge / share computer accounts 36

37 We are here for You General Enquiries: Medical Library Information Desk Telephone : Chat with Librarians Website: 37

38 Click for Online Feedback on this library session 20 Aug 2014, 2pm 20 Aug 2013, 4pm 38


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