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NUR 312: Home
This guide will assist you with your assignments for NUR 312.
Welcome NUR312 students!
This guide is populated with resources to help you with your NUR312 assignments. If you need any assistance finding or citing information, feel free to reach out to me. - Amy, your class librarian
Summon, our discover tool, searches most of the library's collection including books, articles, and more. Below are some suggestions along with a video and screenshot.
Summon is looking for results that match all the words you put in the search box. Try different phrases to describe your subject. You might have more luck searching for some words than others.
If you are not getting many results, try removing one of your search terms to expand your search.
If there are words that you want to show up together in a search result, such as "pet therapy", try searching for that phrase in quotation marks. Otherwise you will get results that just mention those words independently in a result such as an article on physical therapy for your pet.
By placing NOT in front of a word, Summon will remove any articles listing the word you listed. This can be helpful in removing articles you are not interested in seeing. For example, if you were looking for information on diabetes, but not diabetes in children, you could search for diabetes NOT children.
The limiters on the left-hand side will help you focus your search to the criteria you mark.
You will not see a login screen until you try to click on an item the library pays for.
You can login with your PA College email address and password.
Try right-clicking on the following image to open a larger version in a new tab.
Cultural Diversity in Health Care guide
Need more information? Take a look at the library's guide below.
This guide provides links to information as well as instructions on how to find information in the library about cultural diversity in health care.
There are various writing assistance options available through PA College.
Writing Assistance (in Starfish): Schedule an appointment for assistance in Starfish. You can select an available time that works into your schedule to meet with someone from our writing assistance team.
Grammarly: 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.
Smarthinking (in Blackboard): This is 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. In Blackboard, look for the Smarthinking box under your list of courses. See below for common questions of which option in Smarthinking to select.
APA help:Work with a Tutor or Career Coach -> Writing -> APA Formatting
Questions needing a nursing or health sciences content specialist:Submit My Writing -> Nursing Essays or Allied Health Essays (depends on subject area)
Help with grammar, mechanics, and formatting:Submit My Writing-> Grammar and Documentation Review
Help with a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation: Work with a Tutor or Career Coach -> Computers & Technology -> Microsoft PowerPoint
ESL support: You can schedule an appointment for ESL support in Starfish. In Starfish, look for Academic ESL Support on the My Success Network page to pick a day and time for your appointment.
If you have any questions or issues accessing any of these services, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org