Student Resources

Nursing students, explore important resources to help you on your path to success.

College of Nursing

Explore Nursing Scholarships

Visit PNW’s scholarship database to search for scholarships dedicated to students in the College of Nursing.

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College of Nursing

Connect with Your Advisor

Academic advising is a collaborative process where you and your advisors are partners in ensuring your academic success.

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Nursing Resources

The Nursing Computer Lab is located at the Academic Testing Center in CLO 112.  It is open for student computing needs when formal testing is not occurring.

PNW Library Research Guides
The PNW library research guides are the best place to get started on your research. Library guides contain online tutorials and specific information on relevant resources.

Here are some recommended resources for your coursework.

Evidence-Based Practice Websites

Evidence-Based Practice Tools

Resources for Primary Research Articles and Systematic Reviews

  • Databases accessible from the List of Databases tab on the library’s home page.
  • Primary Research
    • CINAHL with Full Text: CINAHL contains full-text and many more abstracts for over 3,800 journals from 1981 to the present.
    • Health Source: Nursing: Health Source Nursing contains full-text access to over 500 nursing publications and abstracts from an additional more than 800 publications.
    • Medline: Citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
    • ScienceDirect: Full-text from over 20 scholarly nursing journals
    • Wiley Online Library: Full-text from over 50 scholarly nursing journals
  • Systematic Reviews
    • The Cochraine Library: The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain evidence, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials. Available through PNW library databases.
    • Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database: The JBI databases include the JBI Library of Systematic Reviews, Best Practice Information sheets, Evidence Summaries and Evidence Based Recommended Practices. Available through PNW library databases.

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Other Resources