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Library Research Guides


Provides resources, strategies and information on conducting research in nursing.

Building a Search Strategy

  • Develop 'answerable question' using PICOT
  • Search one term or concept at a time
  • OR together synonyms
  • AND for joining concepts together
  • Consider limits for publication types, age, human, and evidence-based
  • Critically appraise articles retrieved
  • Revise search if appropriate

Searching for Nursing Literature

Specific Evidence-Based Resources

Additional Databases and Resources