NURS 3101

This webpage gives you an introduction to Nursing Research resources.

Anywhere Access

  • When you are off-campus, log in through Anywhere Access with your BlazeVIEW username & password to get into the databases.

Research Strategies & Tools

Library Databases

Recognizing the Research Article

  • What is a primary research article? 
    A primary research article reports on original research and findings. 
    Primary research articles have the following sections:
    • Abstract
    • Introduction/Literature Review
    • Methodology
    • Results
    • Discussion
    • References

Evaluate the Evidence

Retrieving the Articles

Finding Books and Other Materials

  • GIL-Find@VSUsearches for books and other materials by keyword, title, author, subject, and other fields.
  • GIL-Find Tutorial (guide)
  • GIL Universal Catalogexpands the Classic GIL@VSU catalog to search for and request books from all University System of Georgia libraries. GIL Express allows you to have those books delivered to any USG library within 3-6 days.
  • GIL Universal Catalog / GIL Express (guide)
    • The GIL Universal Catalog allows you to search for library books across the University System of Georgia.  GIL Express allows you to have those books delivered to any USG library within 2-5 days.
  • eBooks—the box on the left hand side of the page has links to eBooks by ebrary, EBSCOhost, and Safari.

Using APA Citation Style

Request Research Assistance on the Live Chat webpage

  • Live Chat: chat online with a VSU Librarian.
  • Text your question to a librarian at 229.234.1947.
  • Schedule a Research Consultation to work one-on-one with a reference librarian.
  • Phone the Reference Desk at 229.333.7149.
  • Visit the reference desk in person.