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Evidence-Based Practice Research in Nursing

Information and resources for research in Evidence-Based Practice


You can find nearly everything in the AU Libraries' collection including books, journal articles, audiovisual materials and more using OneSearch, the AU Libraries' discovery tool. You can access OneSearch from the Libraries' home page. Enter your search terms into the OneSearch  search box (the default selection) and all content that the Libraries have access to will be searched.  You can also select  Databases & More to search in specific databases for information, or you can select Guides & Tutorials to search for instructions on finding information on specific topics. To search for specific journal titles or to limit your search in other ways such as by title, author or subject, or to retrieve only journal articles or only books, click on Advanced Search to the right of the search box.

Searching for Journal Articles

Your professors will require that you find and cite journal articles for your Nursing research assignments. There are several ways to go about searching for journal articles. You can search for a specific journal title in the Advanced Search screen by selecting the Title Field from the drop-down menu on the left and entering the name of the journal into the search box. You must also restrict your Material Type on the right to Journal Titles:


You can also search for articles on a a specific subject by selecting Subject from the drop-down menu on the left and restricting your Material Type on the right to Articles: