The Alverno Library is a gateway to information on the health beliefs and practices for cultures and countries worldwide.
Looking for websites?
Best websites: Nursing > International Health
The resources in this LibGuide are especially useful for completing the N250 Global Perspective Assignment and the N450 Culture Assessment. Use the tabs located about this box for information specific to both assignments
Search with synonyms. For example, if you are investigating the economic perspective of an issue you could try searching with any of the following terms: economy, poverty, income, uninsured, wealth...
Need more synonyms? Click here to access a worksheet for the N250 Global Perspective Assignment.
Not Sure Where to Start?
Google Scholar is an excellent tool for finding scholarly journal articles. Click here to access Google Scholar or use the search box on the Alverno Library homepage to find articles available on the "free" web or in the library's subscription databases.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the premier resource for global health information. The WHO website provides detailed information on many aspects of healthcare for countries worldwide. It includes information on health topics, data and statistics, and numerous publications on important healthcare issues.
CINAHL is found on the Alverno Library's Databases by Subject or Databases A-Z page and provides access to a wide range of articles published in the nursing and biomedical journals. Not finding what you need? Try searching multiple databases to increase the number of articles found.
Tips for Database Searching
1. Search with synonyms
2. Look for the journal subset
3. Search multiple databases
Tips for Annotated Bibliographies
1. Use NoodleTools
2. Use Purdue's OWL
Need an example? Try this sample annotated bibliography.