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NUR 1050

Introduction to Professional Nursing

CSM Library Resources

Welcome to the library guide for NUR 1050: Introduction to Professional Nursing!

In this guide, you will find:

  • Tips for evaluating information
  • Suggested library databases and search terms
  • eBook recommendations
  • Links to other resources (such as websites)
  • Help for citing sources in APA format

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Virtual Services
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Librarians also teach information literacy skills to help you:

  • Understand different types of information sources, and appropriate contexts for different sources
  • Critically analyze and evaluate information in multiple formats
  • Build your research skills in order to find, evaluate, use, and create information

Library Guides

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Our library guides all follow a similar format, with a menu on the left side of the page linking to pages on different topics.

Subject Guides

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Citation Guides

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Other Guides

information about specific types of sources (such as empirical research), types of assignments (such as annotated bibliographies), general research help, and database tutorials

Suggested Guides for NUR Students