Welcome to the Research Literature Basics Tutorial

This tutorial provides an overview of academic research literature for nursing students. After completing the tutorial, you will have a better understanding of the types of scholarly sources and how to identify them, as well as how to determine whether a particular web-based resource is a reliable one.

For help finding information on a specific topic related to nursing and/or medicine, please either consult the Research Guide for Nursing or contact the Reference Librarian for Health Sciences for assistance.

To progress through the tutorial, advance through the navigational links on the left of this page. Let's test your starting knowledge by clicking on the "Pre Test" link from the previously mentioned navigational menu.