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IPC 322: Searching for information

This page has some information that will help you with your NUR 322 course.

Logging into library resources (OpenAthens)

In order to use library resources, you will need to login.  New: PA College and Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health users can use their respective credentials to login to library resources.  A separate OpenAthens account and password is no longer necessary.

Suggested eBooks

These eBooks cover different learning theories and teaching tools.

Warning: Some of our eBooks have a limit on how many people can view them at the same time.  If the book is unavailable, try again later.  If you are done with the book, please make sure close out of it so that others can access it.

Searching for articles

Try searching Summon, our library discover tool, to find information for this assignment.

 

Try right-clicking on the following image to open a larger version in a new tab.

 

Limiters in Summon are on the left-hand side.

 

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APA help

Need help with APA formatting, references, and citations?  Check out the library's APA guide: http://pacollege.libguides.com/APA  You can also schedule an appointment with a librarian in Starfish.

Writing assistance

Picture of people working together over a piece of written work.There are various writing assistance options available through PA College.

  • In person: Check out this Academic Support calendar for drop-in tutoring sessions with faculty and workshops, including writing assistance.
  • Virtual: Click here to access Smarthinking, an online tutoring service that provides on-demand tutoring in math, biology, A&P and more.  There is also an option where you can submit your writing to get feedback.
  • Feedback as you write: Grammarly automatically detects grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes in your writing.  The Learning Commons provides access to the premium version of Grammarly, which you can find more information on here.
  • ESL support: You can schedule an appointment with an ESL tutor in Starfish.   In Starfish, look for My Success Network on the menu (three lines on the top left-hand corner) to pick a day and time for your appointment.
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