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Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing, Centre for Professional Nursing Education

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Assignment Guidelines

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Annotated Bibliography Steps

Article Selection: 

  • Select an intervention or program evaluation study published in a peer-reviewed journal.
    • Use the Library's Ulrichsweb Database, the Directory of Open Access Journals (, or journal website to confirm.
    • Review the Research Types handout linked below for brief definitions.
  • Database selection: Explore several databases, e.g. CINAHL, PsycINFO, SocINDEX, Nursing & Allied Health (Proquest), Proquest Public Health
  • Database search tip: Review & use database specific subject headings; Each database has its own controlled vocabulary. 

Summarize & Contextualize:

  • Describe intervention and / or method used in program evaluation 
  • Situate the source in context of other studies or other interventions 
  • Be succinct! Try to combine multiple ideas within single sentence(s)

Evaluate & Assess: 

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