Struggling to Improve Our Understanding of Nursing Student Information Needs. A review of: Gannon‐Leary, Pat, Graham Walton, Raffik Cader, Julie Derbyshire, and Ann Smith. “Use of Evidence by Nursing Students: An Interdisciplinary Study.” Library & Information Science Research 28.2 (Mar. 2006): 249‐64.
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Published: 01 Jun 2007 Journal: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (issn: 1715-720X, Copyright policy)
<b>Objective</b> – To identify the sources used by student nurses when undertaking a health needs analysis of particular client groups, and to determine students’ ease in accessing source materials.<br><b>Design</b> – Case series, incorporating citation analysis and focus groups.<br><b>Setting</b> – Honours Nursing Studies program (Adult Branch), Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.<br><b>Subjects</b> – Citation analysis: 40 students undertaking health needs analysis assignment. Focus groups: 2 groups of 8 students.<br><b>Methods</b> – Subjects for the citation analysis were not randomly selected. Citation analysis was performed and refer...