Information Skills for Nursing Students

Information Skills for Nursing Students

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It is essential for nursing students to access current and reliable information to succeed in academic assignments and nursing practice, yet there are increasingly diverse information sources available, which can raise questions about the authenticity and reliability of information provided. This book presents a practical and clear guide to mastering information skills. It shows the reader how to effectively plan and implement a search for information and make judgements on the quality of the sources found. It also gives strategies for storage and retrieval of information, helping nurses to maximise the time they have available for keeping up to date.Having visited the BBC website, you can see how convenient a newsfeed can be; it is free, easy to access and current. Like email alerts, RSS feeds bring information to you rather than you having to go and find it. ... that I have subscribed to this feed and have added it to my Netvibes, so that I have easy access to all the latest news from the ... Ifyou do not want to sign up for a personal portal, Google ReaderTMfeed reader will enable you to create a website where your RSS feeds can beanbsp;...

Title:Information Skills for Nursing Students
Author:Kay Hutchfield
Publisher:SAGE - 2010-08-17


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