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How to Search Nursing Literature

A guide on bibliographic research in nursing


Woman using LaptopWelcome to the How to Search Nursing Literature guide!

In this guide you will find information on how to build a search strategy using PICO, what databases to use and how to search them, finding health policy, finding resources on nursing informatics, and citation management.

For information on how to find books and other materials on nursing please visit the:

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Logging-in from off-campus

  • If you are accessing library databases from off-campus, you will be prompted to log-in with your campus credentials. The same credentials you use to access Canvas, myFramingham, etc.
  • If you are having trouble with your log-in contact I.T. for help!