Pathways to Nursing
A Guide to Library and Online Research in
Nursing and Allied Health

By Dennis C. Tucker and Paula Craig

" ... provides nursing students and medical paraprofessionals with a practical 'how to' guide to doing their research ... Pathways to Nursing is an indispensable addition to professional, academic (especially nursing school), and public library health & medicine library reference collections." —The Bookwatch

This timely book provides a foundation in library and electronic research in the fields of nursing and allied health. It explains essential sources and techniques that can be used by nursing students, healthcare researchers, and nurse practioners who need to gather information independently. Pathways to Nursing covers both physical libraries and online resources, showing how each can be used to its best advantage, and describes the six major components necessary to the development of information retrieval and utilization skills in this critical field.

Chapters and features include:

-The Library as a Physical Space

-The Library Catalog

-The Reference Collection

-Periodicals and Indexes

-Electronic Resources and the Internet

-The Research Paper

-A Review of the Process

-Further resources/bibliography/index

2004/128 pp/softbound

Pathways to Nursing
978-1-57387-192-1Regular price: $24.95Sale price: $22.46
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