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Nursing resources and subject guides for faculty and students

As of September 1, most Library branches, including the stack areas, will be accessible to current McGill students, faculty, and staff. Visit the hours webpage for a full listing of opening and service hours.

Further to Quebec government and university directives, procedural masks will continue to be required in all Library branches. For more information, please visit Library services & spaces re-opening.

On this guide you will find resources to help you find the information you are looking for, to help you answer questions about patient care, and to help you conduct your research.

Additional Nursing Subject Guides:
Nursing Clinical Practice Subject Guide: Go here for help learning about evidence-informed practice, finding skills & videos and information about licensure and certification.
Nursing Research Subject Guide: Go here to learn about knowledge synthesis, and help writing (including using APA style), citing and publishing.
Nursing Patient Education & Consumer Health Subject Guide: Go here for help finding or creating materials for patients.

Covid-19 preprints

Search for preprints on the topic of Covid-19

These can all be easily searched for preprints by keyword (though you may want to try different keyword combinations):

Contact the nursing liaison librarian

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Francesca Frati
Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering (Relocated to the McLennan-Redpath Library Complex during the Schulich closure)
(514) 398 1277
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Subjects: Nursing

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Please complete the Ask & Search modules before attending a clinic if you require help with searching the literature.

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Online Health information aid

The Online Health Information Aid:

  • provides tips and resources on searching, evaluating, and using online health information;
  • aims to improve skills and confidence in finding trustworthy health information online, enabling positive outcomes while reducing negative ones;
  • was developed based on research evidence and co-designed with users;
  • ultimately, supports lifelong learning and empowers people to participate in their own health care.

Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Our Medical Library colleagues at the University of British Columbia have produced an excellent and comprehensive resource guide on all aspects of the current coronavirus pandemic for the public, patients, and health professionals.

If you need to speak to a health professional for advice, call 1-877-644-4545. For more information about McGill's response to the pandemic consult

Click to search by type of evidence

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