Welcome to the NUR 101 guide! If you'd like help with your assignment for this class, please don't hesitate to reach out to your librarian, Jen Bonnet (firstname.lastname@example.org). I'd love to work with you!
1. Start by going to Advanced Search, and entering a topic of interest to you.
2. Apply limits relevant to your assignment, like:
3. Run your search.
4. Scroll through your results and see what sparks your interest or suggests new ways to search on your topic.
5. Check out these tips for reading and understanding research articles as you complete your article review.
Not sure if the journal article you've found is peer-reviewed?
Below, you'll find an example of how to cite a journal article in APA style. First you'll see the elements that are required of the citation, followed by an example of what it looks like for an actual work. If you're not sure how to cite something, look at the APA 7th Edition Guidelines, ask your instructor, and/or ask a librarian!
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number(issue
number), pages. https://doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyyy
Peters, A., Lotfinejad, N., Simniceanu, A., & Pittet, D. (2020). The economics of infection prevention:
Why it is crucial to invest in hand hygiene and nurses during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Journal of Infection, 81(2), 318–356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.04.029
Note: there may not be an issue number or a doi assigned to an article you find, so leave them out if they do not exist.
Here's more on citing journal articles from the APA website.
Reach out to your Nursing librarian, Jen Bonnet, at email@example.com, with your research questions! I look forward to working with you.
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