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Nursing Research Websites

  • AHRQ Nursing Research
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality information. Includes evidence reports, research funding, AHRQ resource links for nurses, etc.
  • Joanna Briggs Institute
    "International not-for-profit ... organisation specialising in Evidence-Based resources for healthcare professionals in nursing, midwifery, medicine, and allied health." Includes Best Practice Series database, JBI Library of systematic Reviews, Technical Reports, etc.
  • National Institute of Nursing Research
    Government agency "dedicated to improving the health and health care of Americans through the funding of nursing research and research training." Includes grant info, publications, podcasts, etc.
  • Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library
    Free online access to reliable nursing research and evidence-based knowledge. Search study abstracts and conference abstracts. Has contact info for principal investigators.

Selected Nursing Research Books in the Health Sciences Library

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Basic Steps in Planning Nursing Research: From Question to Proposal - Marilynn J. Wood & Janet C. Ross-Kerr
Call Number: WY 20.5 W877b 2011
7th edition

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Dictionary of Nursing Theory and Research - Bethel Ann Powers & Thomas R. Knapp
Call Number: WY 13 P888d 2006
3rd edition
Reference Book

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Encyclopedia of Nursing Research - Joyce J. Fitzpatrick & Meredith Wallace, editors
Call Number: WY 13 E563 2006
2nd edition

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Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice - Denise Polit & Cheryl Tatano Beck
Call Number: WY 20.5 P769e 2014
ISBN: 9781451176797
8th edition

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Instruments for Clinical Health-Care Research - Marilyn Frank-Stromborg & Sharon J. Olsen, editors
Call Number: WY 20.5 I59 2004
3rd edition

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Introduction to Nursing Research - Carol Boswell; Colleen A. Kvaska; Melinda Blackman
Call Number: WY 20.5 I6196 2011
ISBN: 9780763776152
2nd edition

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Measurement in Nursing and Health Research - Carolyn Feher Waltz, et al
Call Number: WY 20.5 W241 2010
4th edition

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Mixed Methods Research for Nursing and the Health Sciences - edited by Sharon Andrew & Elizabeth J. Halcomb
Call Number: WY 20.5 M685 2009

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Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice - Denise F. Polit & Cheryl Tatano Beck
Call Number: WY 20.5 P769n 2012
ISBN: 1605477087
9th edition

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Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice - Geri LoBiondo-Wood & Judith Haber
Call Number: WY 20.5 N9745 2014
ISBN: 9780323100861
With an emphasis on how nursing research is appraised and applied, this book offers a comprehensive introduction to the nursing research concepts and methods essential to today's evidence-based healthcare environment. Coverage includes clear guidelines for evaluating research and applying scientific evidence to practice, qualitative and quantitative research, appraising and critiquing research, critical thinking, and clinical decision making using research information.

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Nursing Research: Reading, Using, and Creating Evidence - Janet Houser
Call Number: WY 20.5 H842n 2012
2nd edition

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Understanding Nursing Research - Susan K. Grove; Jennifer R. Gray; Nancy Burns
Call Number: WY 20.5 G883 2015
ISBN: 9781455770601
6th edition

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Understanding Nursing Research: Using Research in Evidence-Based Practice - Carol L. Macnee & Susan McCabe
Call Number: WY 20.5 M169u 2008
2nd edition

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Writing for Publication in Nursing - Marilyn H. Oermann & Judith C. Hays
Call Number: WZ 345 O29w 2010
2nd edition

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