ERIC Number: ED516647
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
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Pathways to Nursing: A Guide to Library and Online Research in Nursing and Allied Health
Tucker, Dennis C.; Craig, Paula
Information Today, Inc.
This timely book provides a foundation in library and electronic research in the fields of nursing and allied health. It explains essential sources and techniques that can be used by nursing students, healthcare researchers, and nurse practitioners who need to gather information independently. Pathways to Nursing covers both physical libraries and online resources, showing how each can be used to its best advantage, and describes the six major components necessary to the development of information retrieval and utilization skills in this critical field. Chapters and features include: (1) The Library as a Physical Space; (2) The Library Catalog; (3) The Reference Collection; (4) Periodicals and Indexes; (5) Electronic Resources and the Internet; (6) The Research Paper; (7) A Review of the Process; and (8) Further resources/bibliography/index.
Descriptors: Nursing, Health, Research, Libraries, Catalogs, Reference Materials, Periodicals, Indexes, Online Searching, Internet
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners; Researchers
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