The TDR, in partnership with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, United Nations Development Programme, & the World Bank, has developed an extensive toolkit that covers all areas of research from developing a proposal to conducting research to analyzing and disseminating findings.
Part of NIH, this website includes many resources for nurses doing research, including a lengthy list of additional resources.
Books at Milner Library
Advanced Nursing Research by Ruth M. TappenAdvanced Nursing Research: From Theory to Practice, Second Edition is a graduate-level text takes a practical approach to preparing research proposals and carrying out research studies. The Second Edition will continue to focus on the conduct of research with an emphasis on the connection to evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and the use of aggregate data. The outstanding feature of this text is its reality-based approach to the actual conduct of research. Complex topics are addressed in a readable manner and the author brings her own current experience and anecdotes about conducting a wide range of research studies to lend a real-life element to the text. The text reflects current practice and current thinking about research and integrates qualitative and quantitative methods, including emerging mixed methods.
Publication Date: 2015-08-28
The Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarly Project by Katherine J. Moran; Dianne Conrad; Rosanne BursonOne universal requirement for any Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) candidate, regardless of the institution they attend, is the successful completion of a Scholarly Project. The Doctor of Nursing Scholarly Project: A Framework for Success is the first resource of its kind to guide students in completing this requirement. This text develops a process and framework for completing the Scholarly Project in an effective and efficient manner. It focuses on important aspects of the scholarly project, such as: * Formulating a meaningful scholarly project * Selecting appropriate committee members * Working effectively with the committee * Understanding how professional collaboration positively influences the final product * Developing a project plan and writing the project proposal * Understanding potential research implications, and the importance of communicating and disseminating the results of the project * Emphasizing how research contributes to evidence-based practice (EBP) in nursing This accessible text helps DNP students through every step of their Scholarly Project. It includes action plans recommending next steps, concept maps highlighting the stages of the DNP Scholarly Project, interviews with practicing DNPs, and sidebars from thought leaders and experts from the field to help readers make the most of their Scholarly Project.
Publication Date: 2013-02-21
A Nurse's Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Your Dissertation or Capstone by Karen Roush; Sigma Theta Tau International Staff (Contribution by)Felling overwhelmed with the mere thought of writing your dissertation or capstone project? Wondering how to begin and where to find the time? You are not alone. Earning your advanced degree is an extraordinary accomplishment, but completing those final stages can feel like a daunting task to candidates. A Nurse's Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Your Dissertation or Capstone is a straightforward how-to guide. This book is intentionally concise because, let's be honest, the last thing a busy candidate needs is another unwieldy, doorstop-sized book. Packed with practical steps and tools, this book will help you plan, document, organize, and write your dissertation or capstone. Don't go it alone; let author and fellow dissertation survivor Dr. Karen Roush help you get from square one to DONE. Book jacket.
Publication Date: 2015-04-01
Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance by Alan Glasper (Editor); Colin Rees (Editor)Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance is perfect for nursing and healthcare students, as well as newly qualified practitioners and anyone looking for a refresher or introduction to research. Covering a broad range of topics gathered under key sections, this essential book combines informative diagrams and images to provide memorable information for students on one page, and accessible, clearly written text on the facing page. It includes information on a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods, the process of gaining ethical permission, conducting research with special groups including children, and successfully conducting reviews of the literature. Key features include: Clear and informative full colour illustrations throughout An emphasis on need-to-know research information for busy students and healthcare staff A wide range of research methods, currently used in modern healthcare research An impressive line-up of specialist and well-known experts in the field of health and nursing research This book provides quick access to the principles and reality of research and its implementation within the education and practice environment. It is essential reading for anyone in health service education and service settings with limited time who need to draw on research evidence.