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NURSING 150 - RESEARCH PROJECT

SUBJECT OF YOUR RESEARCH TOPIC: ________________________________________________________________________

Use 4 sources that will help with your research. Locate a journal article through the database ProQuest Nursing
Journals and complete the three summary sections. For question # 2, use the online catalog to find a book in the
circulating collection. For question #3, find a reference book for additional information on your topic. For question
#4, do a search in PubMed on your topic and fill in the complete citation. Finally, a list of books in the Reference
Collection is attached for your information.


1. ProQuest Nursing Journals: Select the “Advanced” search option. Locate a scholarly article in this database.
    Limit the article to the last five years. Use Topic Guide to focus your search. Attach a copy of this article.
   __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
   (title)
   __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
   (author(s), last name first)
   __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
   (publication title)
   __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
   (date of publication)                                 (vol.) (issue)                              (page number)

   __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
   (Document ID #)                                       (database name)                             (date retrieved)

   Purpose of Article (Including the nursing diagnosis):




   Supporting Ideas (Author’s main points and patient care process):




                                          Allegany College of Maryland Library

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 Conclusions (Author’s results, conclusions, and /or recommendations):




                                      (attach extra sheets if necessary)


2.     Circulating Collection: Locate a book in the Circulating Collection by searching your topic in the
       Library Online catalog. Go to the Simple Keyword Search screen and type in your topic words. Click
       on the title selected and fill in the form below.

       ____________________________________________________________________________________
       (title of book)

       ____________________________________________________________________________________
       (author -last name first)

       ____________________________________________________________________________________
       (place of publication)              (publisher)                   (year published)

       ____________________________________________________________________________________
       (location)                          (call #)                            (status)


       Evaluate this book, or a chapter of this book. Would the information be useful when working with
       patients? How could you use it?




                                       Allegany College of Maryland Library

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3.     Reference Book: Cite one book from the Reference Collection on your topic.
      (Refer to the attached list as a guide.)

      ______________________________________________________________________________________
         (title of book)                                             (complete call number)

     _______________________________________________________________________________________
         (title of article or section)                               (page numbers)




4. PubMed: Use PubMed, a database produced by the National Library of Medicine, to find one article on your
   topic. Go to Web Sites for Students from the Library’s home page, click on Health, click on
   Medline/PubMed. Click “Limits” under the search box. Select:

                                         Published in the last: 5 years
                                         Humans or Animals Human
                                         Languages              English
                                        Subsets                Nursing journals

                                    You do not need to print out this article!

      _____________________________________________________________________________________
     (author (s), if any…last name first)

     _____________________________________________________________________________________
     (title)

     _____________________________________________________________________________________
     (FROM-full title of journal)            (date of journal) (vol.)(issue)     (page #’s)

     _____________________________________________________________________________________
      (PMID #)                                                       (date retrieved)




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