HSCI 511: Introduction Health Administration Library Resources

Professor Janet Reagan

Assignment for HSCI 511 is due September 27 , 2013.  Assignment is worth 5% of your grade.

HSCI 511Exercise - Chapter 2 of your text provides an overview of the roles of managers, the traditional and current perspectives of the work of managers, and the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of successful managers.  In recent years several researchers have investigated the role of emotional intelligence in effective management. 

Locate at least four (4)articles and one (1)book on emotional intelligence in the management and / or health sciences data bases, and print out a copy of one of the articles.  

Submit the list of 4 articles and 1 book with the required information and a copy of the full text of one article of the five items.

Read the article you are submitting before class and be prepared to discuss emotional intelligence.

Identify five (5) items on emotional intelligence and managers in health related and/or management databases and list the items using APA format.

Annotate whether item is available

  • online, if yes, which database?
  • in print in CSUN library, if yes, what call number and floor ?
  • if item(s) are not available, online or in print, indicate how you would get this on interlibrary loan (check WorldCat for items availability)
  • retrieve a copy of one (1) article, print it out and attach it to your annotated bibliography.

The following topics are pointed out in the library session:


  • Research Strategies: A Five-Step Guide -- tips for how to get started, find sources, write, and cite


  • Databases by Subject to identify useful databases. Most databases offer Find Text find text image link for each record which helps you identify if CSUN owns the item. If CSUN does not own the item, it will offer a link to the ILL loan service.




  •  CINAHLPlus(EbscoHost) -has controlled vocabulary ( subject headings), has citation tools for help with APA style .
  • Health Reference Center Academic (Gale) and General OneFile (Gale)- has controlled vocabulary ( subject headings), has citation tools for help with APA style .



  • ABI Inform (Proquest) - has several health administrations journals, helps with how to cite



  • Library Catalog to find books and journals on your topic.  

Register for CSUN's Interlibrary Loan

Citing your sources:

Many of our databases as well as the Find Text find text image menu (click More options, then save citation information) offer help in How to cite.

Library also has extensive help at Citing Your Sources

Registered students also can open a free Endnote web (now called EndNOte Basic)  account


Citing your sources EndNote Web

  • Learn how to sign up and use Endnote Web . You can import bibliographic records from a variety of resources to create your own personal database of articles, books, websites.  Use EndNote Web to collect, manage, and create a bibliography or works cited list from your citations.

Registration is free while you are a student.  First time, to sign up for your EndNoteWeb account, you can connect directly to http://library.csun.edu/restricted/endnote.scr. In addition to asking Marcia Henry and other librarians  for help, Endnote Web will  also answer your questions about installing the Cite While you Write plugin for Microsoft Word on your own computer. If you install Cite While You Write plugin on your own computer in your MicroSoft Word, be sure to set Preferences so it goes to the url:


on your own computer you can put in the working email address you used to sign up with EndNoteWeb, your password, and check Keep me logged in.

Tutorials for Endnote Web are provided at library.csun.edu/FindResources/i-Endnoteweb

Endnote Web technical support's telephone number  is (800)336-4474 


 Call Monday-Friday 6:00am-5:00 pm (Pacific Coast Time) Cite While You Write for Microsoft Word

Citation Formatting Tools

Scholarly Journals (Peer-reviewed/Referreed)

Image of American Journal of Philology
  • Authors are authorities in their fields.
  • Authors cite their sources in endnotes, footnotes, or bibliographies.
  • Individual issues have little or no advertising.
  • Articles must go through a peer-review or refereed process.
  • Articles are usually reports on scholarly research.
  • Illustrations usually take the form of charts and graphs.
  • Articles use jargon of the discipline.