Journals in the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) cover nursing, allied health, biomedical and consumer health journals, and include publications of the American Nursing Association, and the National League for Nursing. CINAHL has many features. Regular searches can be limited to “any author is nurse,” peer-reviewed, research article, etc. Many features include a thesaurus called CINAHL Headings which gives the correct format for major concepts/subjects. Then these can be limited using subheadings such as: methods, trends, drug effects, education. Other features are the evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons which cover many major health/medical topics. CINAHL is a good database to use to begin a search for nursing and medical articles and information.
A group has norms or roles, communication or coordinated action, cohesiveness and identification. Group process refers to what happens within groups – how members think, feel and act toward others in the same group. Intergroup relations refers to what happens between groups. This encyclopedia covers concepts of the social psychology of groups from across the spectrum on a global scale.
This database is ideal for searching journals and trade publications covering all aspects of business. Additional content includes financial data, ebooks, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses. Try this as a first step for business research. It also is an EBSCO product with their familiar search platform.
This volume provides an account and analysis of the key concerns of green criminology with numerous examples of crimes against the environment – toxic waste, wildlife smuggling, bio-piracy, the use and transport of ozone depleting substances through illegal logging and fishing, water pollution and animal abuse.
Social policy decisions shape societies and influence social justice and social change. The resources within this title include treatments of traditional social policy issues involving civil rights, children, education, housing, health, and welfare policy. Primary sources chosen provide overviews of policy issues and cover the development and implementation of social policy since the 19th century.
What is Lent?
Lent, the Christian season of repentance and remembrance, begins on Ash Wednesday, March 1st
- Why do Catholics fast and give things up during Lent?
- Why are there ashes on Ash Wednesday and palms on Palm Sunday?
- When does Lent end?
Find the answers to these and other frequently asked questions in this research guide.
This is an activity we introduced at one of our Engaging Our Digital Natives workshops last year. Since then, we’ve been told that many faculty have used this resource with great success.
– Use the slides to discuss how information is delivered in various formats. How do you determine which formats are the most reliable? Which formats are appropriate for academic research? What is the difference between scholarly and academic resources? Which are primary and which are secondary resources?
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