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NRSG 785: Professional Writing: 1. Developing a Search Strategy

Even if you have some experience with literature searching, this library guide provides guidance on how to improve a search strategy and use databases efficiently.

About this Module

This series of short video tutorials is intended for nursing students and others who need an overview of databases and search strategies for locating literature from journals and other sources.   


  1. Identify appropriate sources for locating nursing and health sciences literature.
  2. Construct and refine efficient and effective database search strategies. 

Section 1: Keys to a Successful Literature Search