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NUR 5213 - Teaching & Learning Principles of Nursing Education

What are Databases

  • Research tools that help you find articles in journals, magazines, or newspapers, or other information sources like books, videos, and maps.
  • Some focus on a kind of source (like newspaper articles); most of ours focus on scholarly research in a specific academic field.

(Ruth Szpunar at DePauw University)

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SBU University Libraries may be able to acquire a dissertation from another library in the U.S. on your behalf.  Many times scholars will publish a piece of their dissertation as an abbreviated article in a journal.  Dissertations typically consist of firsthand research accounts, and can be a great addition to a literature review.