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Nursing Resources: JBI COnNECT (Joanna Briggs Institute)

Search a wide range of databases in one central location to find evidence to inform your practice. You can access summarised research in a format that is easy to locate, understand and distribute to others or single research papers. 

Resources available:

  •        JBI databases (including the JBI Library of Systematic Reviews, Best Practice Information sheets, Evidence Summaries and Evidence Based Recommended              Practices)
  •        JBI Library of Systematic Reviews
  •        External databases (including the Cochrane Library, PubMed)


Find resources designed to help you assess the quality of single research papers. Learn to pose relevant questions about the feasibility, appropriateness, meaningfulness and effectiveness of an intervention or professional activity.

Resources available:

  • Critical appraisal (RAPid)


Find resources designed to help you to develop organisational policy and practice manuals based on the best available evidence and programs to evaluate the effectiveness of those systems.

Resources available:

  • Practice manuals (JBI Evidence-Based Manual builder)
  • Clinical audit (PACES)
  • Prevalence data (POOL/COOL)
  • Networking (C.H.A.I.N)
  • Consumer pamphlet builder

Please note that for some of these resources you will need a username and password, which your teacher will provide.