Locating and Appraising Research

Discipline: Nursing

Type of Paper: Essay (any type)

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 3 Words: 825



Identify electronic database search strategies (e.g.,CINAHL, PubMed)
Locating and evaluating sources of evidence

Write a 3-5 page (not including the title and reference pages) paper
APA formatted paper with an introduction and conclusion.
APA headings for each section of the paper
At least 3 peer reviewed articles
Step 1: Research

Interview a librarian or nursing scholar on methods for locating and appraising heath and other relevant research literature and electronic database search on strategies.
You may want to base this research on your idea for your Capstone Project.
Step 2: Consider

Write a quality appraisal of the Library and resources.
What did you learn?
How do you locate and evaluate sources of evidence?
Which electronic database would you use most and what types of search words would you use?
What are the strengths?
What are the weaknesses?
Is it adequate? Why or why not?
Step 3: Write

Write a paper that addresses the questions above