for this session is that having introduced key terminology around bibliographic searching and modeled the power search approach, you will be able to return to these interactive, self-directed learning notes and practice power searching on your own.
Understand Google Scholar
Articulate a thesis / search topic
Basic PsycINFO search: the right tool for right job
Concept of peer-review
Nature of scholarly communication
Subject (thesaurus) terms / keyword terms
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There is no "right" or "wrong" way to search through library resources and other Discovery Tools,
but there are ways to search more effectively with more precision.
Your best measure of your success could be answering "yes" to:
Did I find what I needed to answer my inquiry ?
...and how do I know?
Sample inquiries* see tab 11 for sample power searches of these inquiries
For my CRR, I am looking at the impact of hospital leadership on patient quailty of care.
Example 2 :
I need to find scholarly articles regarding the leadership role of nurses as pertains to access to health care.