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Nursing Research Guide

This guide provides help in find reliable nursing information and citing references in APA format


This is an SVC Library Resource Guide for Nursing Students


Quick Reference - APA Citations Guide Tutorial

Quick Reference - Research in Nursing Databases

The library databases highlighted below provide research articles on Evidence Based Practice and Nursing. 

For more research tips and help, see the Research tab on this guide

  • With each database the terms may be slightly different so be sure to check the subject headings or topics to get the best results.
  • Experiment with keywords and terms/terminology to get a variety of results.
  • For example:
    • "substance abuse" AND "evidence-based" AND nursing OR nurs* AND intervention 
    • "Pediatric HIV" AND treatment AND "evidence-based nursing"

Reminder: All databases are accessible from home using your mysvc/Canvas username and password.

Look for Evidence-Based practice sheets at the top of the search page

Search "nursing practice, evidence-based" or look under the "evidence-based care sheets" tab. This database has evidence-based practice in many of it's sections.

Try "evidence based" as one of the search terms

Try "evidence-based" as a keyword or "evidence-based nursing" as a subject term

Try "evidence-based" as a keyword or "evidence-based nursing" as a subject term

Try "evidence-based practice" as one of the search terms​​​​​

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