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

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Contact us if you need assistance:

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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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Library Open Workshops

Need help using library resources for research projects or class papers? Don't know which citation management tool to use? Looking for funding? Check out our new series of mini, virtual (Zoom) workshops (20-30 mins):

Upcoming sessions:

  • Health Sciences Library Orientation
    Learn how to access relevant health sciences resources for your assignments and research! (Recording)
  • Finding Full Text
    Running into paywalls? Stuck tracking down dozens of pdfs for a literature review project? Learn how to efficiently find full text articles! (Recording)
  • Translating a PICO to Search Strategy
  • Keyword Searching in PubMed
  • Using Controlled Vocabulary: PubMed's MeSH
  • Keyword Searching in CINAHL
  • Using Controlled Vocabulary: CINAHL Subject Headings
  • A gift to your future self: Saving searches, alerts, and search documentation
  • Cited by and Reference Searching in Scopus
  • Getting Started with EndNote
  • Getting Started with Zotero

If you can't make it to a workshop, they will be recorded and posted on our "Library Resources for the Health Sciences" Canvas course .

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