Nursing: Orientation


Welcome to UNC Chapel Hill!  As a researcher, you will find lots of resources and help through the Health Sciences Library.  Take a look around and see some of what we have to offer.  Be sure to check out our HSL New Users guide to get oriented to the library or check out our Library Orientation video!  For general information about program guidelines and videos about searching for articles in nursing, see the Literature Reviews guide.

Visit our Ask A Librarian page if you need assistance!

Accounts to set up

Library accounts

Database accounts

Citation managers

Citation managers can be helpful for collecting and organizing articles from multiple databases.  You only need to choose one citation manager.

Endnote Desktop (see How to Get Endnote)

Free at UNC
Faculty of 1000
Endnote Web (through Web of Science)

Not sure which to choose? Compare citation managers here.

For information about citation managers, visit our Citing and Writing guide.

Point-of-Care Apps & Websites

Selected Mobile Apps

For the full list of available apps and download instructions, visit our Mobile Health & Research Apps guide.







Selected Mobile Optimized Websites


Key Learning Modules

How do I start my search process?

For help developing your PICO/clinical question, visit the Forming Focused Questions with PICO page.

For help with the EBP process, visit the Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice guide developed by UNC and Duke.

How do I search?

Who can help with writing?

UNC Writing Center

Submit a paper for editing advice, meet with one-on-one about your paper, or take a course in academic writing, pronunciation, or presentation skills.

Explore the resources for those who speak English as a second language.


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