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good topic decide what kind of information you
need search for journal
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e-mail To find out what books we have in the
UConn Libraries, you'll need to search the library catalog,
Quick tips for searching HOMER
Book or video titles: omit the leading article. If you want to know whether the library has "A caring approach in nursing administration", you would select title search and type "caring approach in nursing administration"
Journal titles: again, omit the leading article.
Authors: type last name first. Example: nightingale florence
Keyword--relevance: type all the words you want in the record. Example: nursing theory history
Keyword--boolean: put AND between your topics. Put phrases in quotation marks. Example: "nursing theory" AND history
Suject--heading: can be good for exploring topics. This search will look for exact subjects designated by the Library of Congress or Library of Medicine
To find out what books are at the UConn Health Center library,
search the UCHC catalog,
To find out what books are at the National Library of Medicine, search the NLM catalog, LocatorPlus
We may not own the books you find in the UCHC or NLM catalogs. Visit the tutorial section on getting fulltext to find out how you can order books from other libraries.