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Nursing Capstone: Library session

Learning objectives for this class

After our library session, you will be able to:

- Use  the CINAHL Subject Headings in CINAHL and/or the MESH headings in PUBMED

- Successfully use Boolean operators AND and OR.

- Brainstorm/discover alternate terms for the same variable

- Use the search history to combine sets if you choose

- Actively read abstracts to determine the relevance/suitability of an article for your purposes