Locating and Appraising Research
Identify electronic database search strategies (e.g.,CINAHL, PubMed)
Locating and evaluating sources of evidence
Write a 3-5 page (not including the title and reference pages) paper
APA formatted paper with an introduction and conclusion.
APA headings for each section of the paper
At least 3 peer reviewed articles
Step 1: Research
Interview a librarian or nursing scholar on methods for locating and appraising heath and other relevant research literature and electronic database search on strategies.
You may want to base this research on your idea for your Capstone Project.
Step 2: Consider
Write a quality appraisal of the Library and resources.
What did you learn?
How do you locate and evaluate sources of evidence?
Which electronic database would you use most and what types of search words would you use?
What are the strengths?
What are the weaknesses?
Is it adequate? Why or why not?
Step 3: Write
Write a paper that addresses the questions above