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Scott Memorial Library
1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Resources for Nurses

Featured Resource: Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection (from the National Library of Medicine)

Research and Evidence-Based Practice Resources: Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP Model & Guidelines (2012)
· Implementation & Translation

AHRQ: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
History of Nursing Resources
InterTASC Information Specialists' Sub-Group Search Filter Resource (search filters designed to retrieve research by study design or focus)
KT Clearinghouse (formulating answerable clinical questions)
Lippincott's Nursing Center
National Institute of Nursing Research
National League for Nursing Education Research Priorities
National Library of Medicine: Introduction to Health Services Research - A Self-Study Course
Nursing Ethics Network
Rand Topics: Health & Healthcare

Databases | Guidelines | EBP Books & Journals

Direct Links to Databases: AccessMedicine & Harrison's
CareNotes/DrugNotes (Internet)
Cochrane & EBM databases
DARE (Database of Abstracts of Review of Effects)
Google Scholar for Jeffersonians
Natural Medicines
PubMed Health
Psychiatry Online
Stat!Ref (Now including NCLEX-RN podcasts!)
Trip Database
Virginia Henderson International Nursing Research Library

Library/CTL Services for Nurses Nursing e-books
All books (Library catalog)
Nursing journals | All Journals A-Z
CTL workshops
Grants Information Service
     Books on Funding/Proposal Writing (2003 - present)
Images & Multimedia
Posters & Graphics
RefWorks (citation management)

Recommended Websites Cochrane Nursing Care Field Podcasts
Guide to nursing licensure (requirements in Pennsylvania and other states)
Jefferson School of Nursing
NAHRS 2012 Selected List of Nursing Journals
Professional Associations

Certification Prep Did you know? Preparation materials for key critical care certifications are available at Scott Memorial Library. Stop at the 2nd floor Service Desk to ask for packets on these courses:
  • Pediatric CCRN review course
  • Neonatal CCRN review course
  • Adult CCRN review course
  • PCCN certification review course

NCLEX Prep See the full list of NCLEX review materials in print and electronic form.

Patricia Wynne
Associate University Librarian for Information & Clinical Support Services.

Scott Memorial Library
1020 Walnut Street,
Room 201C
Philadelphia, PA 19107
fax: 215-923-3203

Contact Pat and the Information Services staff for assistance with Library resources.