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by Cindy Yonovich
What is a scholarly journal?
Web Sites--Community Resources
e-Books & e-Journals
Library Resources to use for your assignment—
Reference Databases & Books—
Handbooks, dictionaries, and encyclopedias online or in print
For overview information, definitions, historical perspective, and statistics
Sources include journals (many peer-reviewed) and trade publications
To find current, cutting edge information and research
Online information to identify, update and expand information about your topic
Evaluate each site carefully for credibility
Step 1-Identify basic info in reference databases
Merck Manual Professional
Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written for the health care professional.
Source for detailed information on periodicals (serials) of all types: academic & scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, & more.
Step 2-Find scholarly articles in article databases
Nursing and Allied Health (Gale)
Provides access to academic journals and other reference content covering all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration.
Nursing & Allied Health Database (ProQuest)
Broad collection of journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations.
Step 3-Web sites--community resources in Monroe MI
Monroe County MI
Government departments and offices info, including the Commission on Aging, the Health Department, Veterans Affairs, etc.
Area Agency on Aging 1B
A federally sponsored, non-profit agency responsible for services to Americans aged 60 and over in the local community.
Reinventing Michigan--Living Well, Aging Well
Information and services web page for senior citizens sponsored by the State of Michigan.
Ovid Nursing CC Extended Book Collection (Wolters Kluwer)
E-books for nursing & allied health fundamentals essential to the success of continuing education, practice, and professional development.
Ovid Nursing CC Extended Journal Collection (Wolters Kluwer)
Nursing & allied health online journals for nursing info and research essential to the success of continuing education, practice, and professional development.
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