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  • Health Sciences Student Resources: Nursing Students: An introduction to the key library resources and databases available to nursing students. 
  • Resources for Nursing Students in Research Courses: A focus on research databases and information to help nursing students and nurses. Additionally, this guide highlights videos by Dr. Shaneyfelt in the Critical Appraisal Tutorials tab, which are helpful in understanding how to critically appraise research.  

For assistance with literature reviews and other research projects, please contact Sherry Morgan, our Clinical & Graduate Research Librarian, at