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A guide for finding nursing resources and information

Welcome to the Nursing research guide! It's often hard to know where and how to get started in the research process, or the process of searching for literature. This guide will provide a variety of starting points for you as you move through the process. Remember, it's a process! You can always feel free to contact Dr. Birch (Library liaison to the Nursing programs) or either of the other two librarians if you get stuck along the way. 


Highlighted Sources:

Clinical Nurse Specialist 2020 Survey: The Role of the CNS

Health Care Forecasting

Health Policy for Health Care Professionals

Man-Up: A Practical Guide for Men in Nursing

Men in Nursing article

Nursing by the Numbers

Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control

National Institutes of Health/National Library of Medicine


Scopes & Standards

The NNU Library has copies of the Scopes and Standards" series for various nursing specialties. These copies may be found in both the Main Collection (2nd floor) and the Reference Collection (main floor) of the Learning Commons. You may find excerpts online, but the full version will be available in print. Items in the print collection of the library (both main and reference) will have a call number beginning with R (e.g., RT85.5.A43). If it's in Reference, the call number will be preceded by "Ref."  If you need assistance locating an item you may ask for assistance from someone in the Research/Writing Help Office (Room 133, near the Reference Collection), or the Learning Commons Service Desk.

Advanced Registered Nursing Scope of Practice

Call for Action: Nurses Lead and Transform Palliative Care (2017)