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

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The Nursing Informationist Team:

  • Jacqueline Freeman, MLIS
  • Gurpreet Rana, MLIS
  • Kate Saylor, MSI
  • Sara Samuel, MSI
  • Kathryn Vanderboll, MLIS

If you prefer, feel free to contact one of us individually.


Welcome to the Nursing Research Guide, the place to start your research with links to relevant library resources, including databases of journal articles, lists of eBooks and eJournals, and tips on finding evidence-based research.

Contact an Informationist if you need assistance with:

  • Building search strategies for finding relevant journal literature, including tips on broadening or narrowing your search
  • Citing your sources and managing your citations
  • Finding other library resources for research and scholarship, teaching, and professional development
  • Curriculum-integrated instruction 

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