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NUR 343 - Nurse as Consumer of Research

Researching for NUR 343

Watch a short video for searching tips and to sharpen your skills. Learn about the parts of a scholarly article. For more information, click on the Nursing Research Module tab.

CINAHL Basic Search, from EBSCO

CINAHL Subject Searching

OVID Nursing Database

Primary and Secondary Sources

Parts of a Scholarly Article

Use RADAR to Evaluate Sources

Use the criteria RADAR to evaluate sources. Ask yourself the questions associated with each area of Relevance, Authority, Date, Appearance and Reason. Using the criteria will help you determine if the source you have found is suitable for your research needs.

Use RADAR criteria to evaluate sources: Relevance, Authority, Date, Appearance, Reason

Information and graphics used for RADAR were adapted from
Jane Mandalios (2013). RADAR: An approach for helping students evaluate 
Internet sources. And from Western Libraries of Western University.