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A guide to resources and research in nursing. See also, for evidence based practice

Job Resources


Finding that first job can be a challenge regardless of the field. Here are some sites and resources that might help:

Available Resources

Many of the databases you rely on for scholarly information are proprietary (UWF has to pay for them based on the number of students that use them). Once you graduate, you are always welcome to come back and use our library's resources - in fact we would love to see you again and find out how you are doing in the "real world." Just remember that when you are no longer a student, remote access to our databases will not be an option.

Fortunately, many hospitals and health facilities have their own libraries and there is always the local public library. Even if these libraries do not have all you need, they often offer interlibrary loan services.

Don't forget to use the open access resources listed on the Open Education Resources tab. These will remain accessible to you.

Continuing Education

As I said before, we'd love to see you again! Even if you have moved away from the area, thanks to the convenience of online education, you can always sign up for a course to update your skills and knowledge.

You may even want to do this by using the open courseware available from many prestigious colleges and universities that provide their resources free of charge. Although it may not add to your credentials, it is a great way to absorb current educational offerings. Check the Open Education Resources tab for names and links.

For example,  American Nurses Association provides continuing education online modules:


If you need funding to pursue great ideas, check these options: