Category Archives: Nursing

CINAHL’s new feature

Having to find articles written by nurses is easier than ever thanks to two new limits you’ll find on CINAHL’s search screen – one for “First author is a nurse” and one for “Any author is a nurse.” Log into … Continue reading

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Nursing in the Storm – a powerful read

One of the highlights of my job is getting to review the carts of new books as they head to the shelves to await your interest.  Yesterday’s cart held a treasure I must share.  Denise Danna and Sandra E. Cordray … Continue reading

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Natural Standard

Nursing research almost always begins in the preeminent nursing database, CINAHL. Yet there are instances when exploring some of the Library’s other databases may be useful. Take the exploration of complementary and alternative therapies. In this case, Natural Standard might … Continue reading

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New Nursing Book Are Arriving All the Time

The Library is continually receiving new nursing books selected by your faculty and your librarian. Among the latest new arrivals: Assessing and Measuring Caring in Nursing and Health Sciences by Jean Watson, 2nd edition. The Globalisation of Nursing edited by … Continue reading

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Are DOIs driving you crazy!

The Nursing Program at Webster uses the APA citation style, and a new version – the sixth edition – was released this summer. It is encouraging folks to use DOIs (digital object identifiers). A DOI is a permanent number usually … Continue reading

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How is a student supposed to figure this Library-thing out on their own?

My best answer is that you don’t have to! Librarians are here to help – and not just in person. Feel free to contact the librarians at the Reference Desk (800-985-4279) or me directly! We all do a fair amount … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams Wilkins Nursing Journals coming soon online

I know you are all great searchers in CINAHL, but I know there is also a lot of frustration when the full-text of an article is not available.  Interlibrary Loan is a great (free!) service, but sometimes your needs are … Continue reading

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News from your librarian

As I work to roll out a new nursing page for the Webster University Library homepage, watch this space for updates from me on new resources, service updates, and generally useful information for nurses.

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