The UCSF Library has the following resources available for clinical nurses across UCSF Health. Resources and support for ZSFG nurses can be found here.
Literature and systematic reviews
The Education and Research Librarian Team teaches best practices for literature and systematic reviews. See our Systematic Review Guide for more information.
The Education and Research Librarian Team can answer direct patient care questions from clinicians. See our Nursing Guide for more information.
Nursing Certification and Clinical Advancement
The Education and Research Librarian Team teaches best practices for literature searching. The UCSF Library also provides resources to support nursing certification and clinical advancement such as practice exams, BLS/ACLS/PALS. See our Nursing Guide for more information.
Trainings and Workshops
The Education and Research Librarian Team provides an ongoing series of workshops for all UCSF faculty, students, and staff on general research tools and best practices: Reference Managers, PubMed for Clinicians, Pivot, Super Searching, etc. See our Workshop Calendar for more details.
The UCSF Library is unable to provide the following support*:
- Support for quality improvement (QI) projects hospital-wide
- Ensuring hospital-wide policies, procedures and guidelines are updated with the latest and best evidence
- Provision of weekly current awareness updates on nursing quality indicators in support of hospital-wide Nursing Performance Improvement
- Participation in UCSF Health-wide councils, including UCSF nursing councils supporting Magnet and evidence-based care
- Support for hospital-based EBP fellowships that promote the use of best evidence to improve nursing practice and patient care
- Participation in the activities of the UCSF JBI Centre of Excellence, promoting best evidence and research across the institution and globally. Please note: The UCSF Medical Center has access to JBI. Contact UCSF.INEx@ucsf.edu for more information.
- Participation in planning and implementation of new nursing websites
For additional services, contact UCSF.INEx@ucsf.edu.
*Resources and support for ZSFG nurses can be found here.