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Information Literacy for Nurses

This Guide...

This guide will direct you to resources, tools, and research guides frequently used by nursing students and nurse researchers. It also teaches essential information literacy skills.

Questions about literature searching, library resources, or the research process? Contact your librarian!

Caitlin Maloy is the School of Nursing and Research Services Librarian with the Health Sciences Library.

You can also use the Health Science Library's list of librarians subject matter experts and the 24/7 chat option AskUs to contact a librarian.

The Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library serves the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Social Work. We also support UW Medicine and WWAMI.

We provide research and educational support to students, faculty, researchers, and practitioners.

Research QuickStart

Nursing Student Tools offers resources commonly used resources for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.

You can find eBooks, eJournals, literature databases, and toolkits at the Health Sciences Library website.