Research Guides

NURS 3212

Anywhere Access

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

Research Strategies & Guides

Find the Evidence using 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
  • VSU Peer Review Guide

Retrieving the Articles

  • Getting Electronic Journal Articles Full Text (Odum Library Guide)
  • Locating bound & current print journals in Odum Library
    • Bound periodicals are located on the 1st floor of Odum Library.
    • Current periodicals are located on the 1st floor of Odum Library.  Don't forget to lift up the shelf if you are looking for previous months' issues.
  • Use ILL- Odum Express to request articles, or books, not owned by Odum Library.
  • Distance students, defined as students living outside Lowndes county and not taking any courses on-campus, may request articles located in print at the library and books through ILL-Odum Express. Visit the Document Delivery FAQ page for more information.

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

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