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NUR 3165 - Nursing Research

This Libguide is designed to help UCF Nursing students enrolled in NUR3165 identify, understand, and effectively use relevant electronic sources, including eBooks and article databases.

Selected Databases for NUR3165

A number of databases support research in the health sciences.  For the full listing, from the UCF Libraries homepage click the "Databases" button, then under "Databases by Subject" select "Health, Medicine & Nursing", then "Nursing". 

The "Nursing Research: Getting Connected" tab under the "Home" tab of this Guide explains how to log in for access.

For NUR3165 you will primarily use the following databases, listed in alphabetical order:

Sage Research Methods

One database to use to find definitions and more information about research and statistical terms is our Sage Research Methods database 

Sage Research Methods contains full text book, journal, video, and reference content relevant to the exploration of research methods and concepts. Intended as a tool to aid student researches design methodologies, understand particular methods, identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Sage includes:

  • Nursing and Healthcare related Dictionary and Encyclopedic entries
  • Over 500 Streaming Videos (watch methods come alive with short video clips)
  • Little Green Books -- Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences
  • Little Blue Books -- Qualitative Research Methods
  • Method Map (visual exploration of the database)
  • Which Stats Test? (enter terms for your research design to narrow down the best statistical test)