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Guide to selected print and electronic nursing and health sciences information sources available to SUU students, faculty and staff. For more information or help, contact Library Reference at 865-8040.
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Evidence Based Practice

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) or evidence based practice (EBP):

Evidence based practice relies on the premise that to make well informed decisions about practice, researchers need to access the best evidence about interventions. Evidence-based practice can be said to be an integration of the best research evidence from the literature, your own expertise and experience, and your clients' values and situation. (Sackett, 1996


Essential Research Tools

From the library website,, choose the Research button to access these essential research resources: 


Frequently Used Resources

Library Catalog 
Catalog of library-owned materials.

Find Databases by Subject
Browse through the research databases and e-resources by subject category. 

eJournal Finder 
Search by the TITLE of the journal, e.g. American Nurse to find which SUU databases have full text articles for this journal.

Course Reserves
Access items your professor has placed on electronic reserve.

InterLibrary Loan
Request articles and books not available at SUU. 

Google Scholar
Use Google Scholar to locate full text articles and books, including library-owned materials.


Off-Campus Access to Databases

All library databases are accessible from off-campus computers. When off-campus, after you click on a database you will be prompted to enter your SUU username and password. After this login you can access all the library databases without having to login again:



You can login to NetStorage, to access files you've saved to your campus F:/ driveLogin with your SUU Username and Password:

Nursing Librarian

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Richard Eissinger

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