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Nursing: Evidence-Informed Practice Search Module - Basic

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Module 2: Basic searching using keywords (Step 2 A)

Complete this module to learn how to plan a successful search in resources that can be searched using keywords. The module will take approx. 30 mins to complete, not including additional readings.

Video 1: Using the search strategy worksheet- KEYWORDS (21:49 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will help you plan your search so that you can more effectively search for the information you need. You will also learn about keywords and Boolean operators (AND, OR) which you can use to combine your keywords.

Video 2: Searching Google Scholar using KEYWORDS (1:42 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will show you how to search Google Scholar.

Video 3: Searching Scopus using KEYWORDS (2:24 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will show you how to search Scopus.

Video 4: Searching UpToDate using KEYWORDS (2:02 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will show you how to search UpToDate

Important: you must watch all four videos in order to complete the Search Basic Module.

Readings & Resources:

  • Practice Scenario;
  • Search Strategy Worksheet
More information:

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