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Nursing: Basic Library Information
This research guide has information intended for students doing a paper or project in the nursing field. Resources include both reference and circulating books, links to article databases, and recommended web sites
Basic Library Information
Online Healthcare Guides
Nursing Care Plans
What is a Library of Congress Call Number and how do you read it?
Library of Congress Classification
This is a brief list of the Library of Congress subject designation for call numbers.
How to Read a Call Number
A summary of how to read Library of Congress call number.
Anatomy of a Library of Congress Call Number
Simple explanation of how a Library of Congress call number is designated.
Library of Congress call number tutorials
Call Number Game/Tutorial
This interactive tutorial works like a game. You can keep retrying the call number arrangement until you get it right. Explanations are included.
Arrange the books!
Very short, basic interactive tutorial.
LC Call Number Quiz
A five question quiz - be careful! If you see two call numbers that should be reversed, you want to be sure to click on the one on the right.
LoC Classification Game created by Carnegie Mellon University
This tutorial can be tricky - it's timed and requires you to move along fast! Only recommended for those who feel very comfortable with the Library of Congress classification system.
How to use the Nash Library online book catalog
Searching the Nash Library catalog
A short presentation on the basics of searching the library catalog and interpreting the results.
Scholarly vs. Popular Articles
Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals
This is a 3.12 minute video from the Peabody Library at Vanderbilt University that discusses the major differences between a scholarly journal and a popular magazine.
Copyright and Plagiarism Basics
A three-page guide to basic information about copyright law, fair use, and plagiarism.
Copyright Overview - Purdue University
A simple page that gives a brief outline of what is copyright. Links to other sources of information are included.
Use the slider on the right side of the screen to see is an item is still covered under copyright.
Citations: What information do you need and what style format do you use?
APA Cheat Sheet: How to create an APA citation
A simple two-page document that shows the basic elements and format for an APA citation.
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