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Bachelor of Science in Nursing Research Guide

A research guide to find BSN resources from the EFSC Libraries

Information Cycle

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Step 4: Where to look?

Reference Books: give you a general overview of a subject. 

Books give a broad, thorough treatment of a subject.

Periodical Articles provide information that is focused, usually from a contemporary point of view. Usually the most current source of scholarly medical information.

Web Pages can include all information types. Since web publication is fast, use it for very current information. 

Media Resources provide visual and auditory details which can not be captured in written text.