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Nursing: Clinical Practice

Library resource guide for students in Nursing.

About This Page

Information needs change in a clinical setting.  Whether you're going out on a clincal placement or preparing to graduate, this page will identify resources you might want to take with you.

Resources include:

  • Mobile Apps
  • Free Online Resources
  • Entry to Practice Competencies

Free Online Resources

Free access to the following meta-search engines, databases, and clincal practice guidelines is available outside of McMaster University subscriptions.

Meta-Search Engines


Clinical Practice Guidelines


Transition to Practice Resources

Mobile Apps

 "Most Popular Devices" = iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Blackberry, & Android

  The resource is free.

   There is a cost associated with the resource.

 Content accessible through McMaster library subsciption

   Hover over for complete pricing information.



Drug Information

Evidence-Based Texts

Medical Calculation

Entry to Practice Competencies