If you’re new to the Walden Library, or just need a refresher on navigating the Library, please join us for this Introduction to Nursing Research in the Walden Library webinar. This webinar will cover the basics of using the Walden Library; as well as provide tips for finding what you need in the nursing databases.
Video: Introduction to Nursing Research in the Walden Library (YouTube)
Recorded June 2019 (39 min 39 sec)
Library databases that search for peer-reviewed articles cannot understand complex phrases like the topic: "the impact of nursing on health care quality as viewed through the Magnet professional practice model."
Instead, we need to break down the topic into just keywords and type each concept or keyword into a separate search box in the database as demonstrated in the search below.
What keywords should we use? The main ideas in the topic are:
Magnet professional practice model
However, even these phrases and words are too specific to get results in most of our Nursing databases. We need to be even broader and just use this combination of words: