Welcome to the Nursing Research Tutorial Guide
This guide is designed to help you understand how to use CINAHL Complete to find quantitative and qualitative research articles for your nursing research literature review paper.
Basic CINAHL Searching
EXERCISE: Search CINAHL Complete and send yourself an email with an APA citation and the full text of a nursing research article published in the last 5 years. Do you want to know if it is correct? Then, forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will review it and respond if you include your OKCU email address.
Too many articles? - try these search limiters - Flash screencast
Too few articles? - try these search strategies - Flash screencast
EXERCISE: Conduct a search in CINAHL Complete for music therapy and pain with these advanced search limits:
Compare your results screen to check your work.
Review article descriptions to identify original research, and quantitative or qualitative research methods
EXERCISE: Complete this guided practice identifying quantitative and qualitative original research articles.