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NUR 206 Scholarly Writing for the Healthcare Professional: Getting Started

Adelphi University Libraries

Begin your research at the Adelphi Libraries' website. Our Libraries offer online research help by appointment as well as on-site assistance in our Garden City, Hauppauge, Hudson Valley and New York City locations.

What Information Do You Need?

1. What is the specific question or problem you are investigating? 
2. What is a possible solution?
3. What kinds of publications will you be using?


Example: Does nutrition play a role in the prevention and control of pressure ulcers?

Finding the Information

Find books  and other materials in the library catalog OneSearch.

Find journal articles on your topic in the Libraries' Subject Databases.

Determine what kinds of publications you need (peer reviewed, English language, current - last 5 years)