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Research Guides

Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses

This course is offered by the VCU Health System Department of Education and Professional Development.

5 Basic Rules of Doing a Good Search

When it comes to searching there are some basic principles one should adopt in order to develop a systematic approach that will enable one to be successful regardless if you are doing a simple or more complex search.  After watching the following videos you will should understand what the five basic rules of searching are how to incorporate them into your search. 

Power Points below are not complete and are intended to help you take notes, etc.  

Tutorials for Other Useful Databases

Search Process

Bibliographic Managment Software Tutorials

Click on links below to go to page with links to videos and handouts.