Work through the tutorials below to learn how to use the library databases to find the highest quality articles for your case study assignment! Several of the tutorials have a non-graded quiz at the end, so be sure to watch the entire video.
1. Nursing Peer Review (Quiz Attached)
2.Database Login For Students
3. Introduction to Databases Video
4. EBSCO Nursing Tutorial (Quiz Attached)
6. Components of an APA Citation
7. Research Help for Nursing Students
8. Writing Help
If you have any questions, please attend one of our open Collaborate sessions below, where IRSC Librarians will be on hand to answer questions about using library resources.
Click on the link at the listed time to join the session. All you need to ask questions is a keyboard!
Logging into Blackboard Collaborate:
At the time listed above, click on the link. You will then be brought to a page where you can download the Blackboard Collaborate program. Follow the instructions to install and open the launcher. If you have any problems, email Mia Tignor at firstname.lastname@example.org. You might want to enter the room 15 minutes before the stated time to accommodate computer issues.
Remember, you can always ask any of the IRSC Librarians for help at any point in the semester. Scroll to the bottom of the page for contact information.
To get to the databases, start at www.irsc.edu
Click Libraries on the bottom left
Click Find Articles
Click Databases by Subject
Login to the databases.
The database login screen looks like this.
Your Borrower ID is your student ID.
Your PIN is your 4-digit birthdate (MMDD).
Here is a short introduction to remind you how to log in to the databases.
Indian River State College has a wealth of online resources to help you complete your research, but do not hesitate to ask a librarian if you need help on a specific project or class.
Click on the librarian for contact information. For virtual students and those students at the Dixon Hendry or Chastain campuses, email any librarian to be connected with personalized research assistance.
Dr. Akos Delneky