- Find relevant information
- Evaluate its credibility
- Apply it to practice
The Ascension Wisconsin Librarians know that nurses are busy with patient care and find it difficult to make the time to dedicate to research and reviewing the information.
The solution? Talk to your Ascension Wisconsin Librarian! Your Librarians:
- Are expert literature database searchers
- Are knowledgeable about the EBP process
- Have the time, talent, and resources to help you incorporate EBP into your practice
Take a look at the nursing literature that supports partnerships with librarians:
Eresuma, E., & Lake, E. (2016). How do I find the evidence? Orthopaedic Nursing, 35(6), 421-423. doi:10.1097/NOR.0000000000000299
Stielstra, J. (2014). Hospital librarians to the rescue...Hastings, C., Fisher, C.A., Searching for proof: Creating and using an actionable PICO question. NURS MANAGE 2014 aug; 45(8): 9-12. Nursing Management, 45(10), 8-8. doi:10.1097/01.NUMA.0000453940.77781.ab
McGrath, J. M., & Brandon, D. (2014). Searching the literature is not for the faint of heart! Advances in Neonatal Care (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins), 14(4), 229-231. doi:10.1097/ANC.0000000000000111
Attwood, C. A., & Wellik, K. E. (2012). Collaboration, collegiality, and cooperation. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 16(5), 487-490.
Newland, J. (2012). Celebrating medical librarians. Nurse Practitioner, 37(10), 5-5. doi:10.1097/01.NPR.0000419301.77137.1a
Määttä, S., & Wallmyr, G. (2010). Clinical librarians as facilitators of nurses' evidence-based practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19(23), 3427-3434. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03345.x
Miller, L. C., Jones, B. B., Graves, R. S., & Sievert, M. C. (2010). Merging silos: Collaborating for information literacy. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 41(6), 267-272. doi:10.3928/00220124-20100401-03
Krom, Z. R., Batten, J., & Bautista, C. (2010). A unique collaborative nursing evidence-based practice initiative using the Iowa model: A clinical nurse specialist, a health science librarian, and a staff nurse's success story. Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice, 24(2), 54-59. doi:10.1097/NUR.0b013e3181cf5537
Hallyburton, A., & St John, B. (2010). Partnering with your library to strengthen nursing research. Journal of Nursing Education, 49(3), 164-167. doi:10.3928/01484834-20091118-04
There’s plenty more literature (from other sources) that illustrates the importance/advantages to including your librarian in finding evidence-based research. Your Librarian is always happy to provide you with literature!