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NUR 455 Course Guide: Getting Help

If you need help....

There are several ways to get help with database searching/finding articles for your SSP.

1. Contact Heidi: I can meet with you in-person or remotely via Zoom, chat, or the phone! Remember to plan in advance if you want to set up an appointment to get extra help from Heidi. Not all of your group members will need to attend (although you're certainly all welcome to) - it may be easier to schedule a time for just one or two of you to meet with her. Heidi's contact information can be found on the right-hand side of all of the pages of this guide.

2. Ask A Librarian: If Heidi is away, or you need help immediately - you can use the MSU Libraries' Ask A Librarian Service. You can chat with a librarian 24/7, call our helpline, send an email, or visit the Reference Desk in the Main Library.

3. Find Help Online: Most databases have robust "Help" sections - look around the database interface for a link that says "Help" or "Support". Often, there are great tutorials, FAQs, screenshots, etc. You can also try searching YouTube or Google for database searching help. Searching for things like"CINAHL tutorials" OR "CINAHL Searching" will most likely retrive some pretty decent results.

Need help? Contact me!

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