Health Sciences Library Nursing Orientation

Quiz

1. What can you find at the Health Sciences Library (HSL)?

A. Help desk
We have that, but a whole lot more, too.

B. Group study rooms
We have those, but a whole lot more, too.

C. Librarians
We have them, but a whole lot more, too.

D. Group study rooms
We have those, but a whole lot more, too.

E. All of the above
Correct!
 

2. What does PICO stand for?

A. Patient, Intent, Concern, Outcomes
Sorry. To find this answer, rewatch part 2 of the guide.

B. Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcomes
Correct!

C. Privacy, Intent, Comparisons, Outline
Sorry. To find this answer, rewatch part 2 of the guide.

D. Public, Intervention, Comparisons, Outline
Sorry. To find this answer, rewatch part 2 of the guide.
 

3. Which database specifically covers literature pertaining to nursing and allied health?

A. CINAHL
Correct! CINAHL will be a great tool for you during nursing school.

B. PubMed.
Sorry. PubMed has a lot of nursing and allied health literature, but it is a general biomedical database.

C. Google Scholar
Sorry. You'll probably find a lot of nursing and allied health literature with Google Scholar, but you'll be sifting results for a long time.

D. Web of Science.
Sorry. Web of Science has a lot of nursing and allied health literature, but it isn't specialized for it.

E. EMBASE
Sorry. EMBASE has a lot of great nursing and allied health literature, but is more of a general biomedical database.
 

4. How should I search for education?

A. (Education)
Sorry. Parentheses group your synonyms together.

B. "Education"
Sorry. Double quotes help databases keep words next to each other.

C. Ed*
This will get you too many words that begin with ed- try again.

D. Educat*
Correct!

E. "Education*"
Sorry. Double quotes keep multiple words together, and asterisks do not work inside quotes.
 

5. True or false? Synonyms in a search are connected with the word AND.

A. True
Sorry.  AND goes in between different parts of your topic. 

B. False
True!  Connect synonyms with OR- OR gives you MORE options.
 

6. If you are on the HSL's homepage, how can you request help from a librarian?

A. My library account
You'll be able to renew books and see what you've got checked out, but no librarian. Try again.

B. PubMed
Lots of great articles, but no readily available librarians. Try again.

C. News & Events
You'll find great information about the goings on at HSL, but you won't be able to reach a librarian here. Try again.

D. Spaces
You'll find great information about room reservations, but no librarians. Try again.

E. Ask A Librarian
Correct!

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