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Boolean operators


Examples of Vancouver referencing style  |Make sense of referencingIn-text and reference list examples of the Vancouver method  on p 34+  | Characteristics of the method on p 10.

How do I do my assignment? To find, access and use information effectively,
use the Step-by-Step Guide.

Find information: Search strategy| Find articles | Find full text articles

Use information responsibly:   Plagiarism | Turnitin | Referencing

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Authors of academic texts always need to acknowledge the sources they use for their research.

Follow the link below to learn why you need to reference, when and how you should provide references. The book covers the Harvard, APA and Vancouver methods and the footnote system.

Guides and turorials for using specific databases

Training 2022: Your library online, services, spaces & resources

Welcome to this session and guide which serve as introduction to your online library and resources to better equip you when you gather information for your assignment as PG Dipl Addiction care (2022-12845-778) student.

Online Books, Clinical Key,  Advanced Search;
Compile a search string
Databases: Pubmed (practical demo) Scopus,PsychArticles, Sabinet Reference, Africa Wide.

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Example: Search string format using boolean logic

  stress  AND  (job OR work OR "clinical ward*")  AND ("mental health worker" OR  addiction care nurs*)

_____ AND  ( ___ OR ___ OR____ )  AND  ( ____ OR ____ )

Worksheet for search strategy: practical example

Key databases for Medicine & Health Sciences

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