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Howard University's Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library: Nursing Research Guide

Welcome to the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library (LSHSL) Guide to Resources for the College of Nursing. The purpose of this guide is to help you navigate through the many resources available to you through the LSHSL system and as well as those available freely online.

  • Assist you in navigating the literature resources
  • Assist you in managing your citations
  • Meet with you to provide research guidance


  • Serve as a guest instructor in class sessions on locating and evaluating information
  • Provide consultations for searching the literature and research
  • Create electronic alerts in areas of interest
  • Provide assistance in locating and literature searches for and in support of funding opportunities

If you need immediate help locating a resource, contact the library at or 202-884-1520.

Recent Faculty Publications

Alcindor, M. L., Alcindor, F., & Alcindor, M. A. (2022). Characteristics and outcomes of pregnant Black and minority ethnic women admitted to hospital with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection in the UK. Evidence-Based Nursing, 25(1), 36. 10.1136/ebnurs-2020-103380

Clare, C. A., Young, M., Nash, J., & Long, S. (2021). Contraception Utilization in Black Women via a Reproductive Justice Lens. Breastfeeding Medicine, 16(12), 935-937. 10.1089/bfm.2020.0391

Elekwachi, O., Wingate, L. T., Clarke Tasker, V., Aboagye, L., Dubale, T., Betru, D., & Algatan, R. (2021). A Review of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Immunizations for Elderly Adults. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health, 1210.1177/21501327211014071

Houston, P., Powell, E., Khan, J., Sultana, S., Kwagyan, J., Kharfen, M., & Rana, S. (2019). Thirty-Five Years Later: HIV Stigma in Washington, DC Health Care Workers. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(3), 344-351. 10.1097/JNC.0000000000000060

Jackman, K. -., Scala, E., Nwogwugwu, C., Huggins, D., & Antoine, D. G. (2020). Nursing Attitudes Toward Patients With Substance Use Disorders: A Quantitative Analysis of the Impact of an Educational Workshop. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 31(3), 213-220. 10.1097/JAN.0000000000000351

Lee, C., Szwak, J. A., Bastow, S., & McCarthy, S. (2020). Impact of a Nurse-Driven Diabetic Ketoacidosis Insulin Infusion Calculator on the Rate of Hypoglycemia. Journal of Patient Safety, 16(4), E255-E259. 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000647

McKie, C. A., & Laiyemo, A. O. (2020). Predictors of Quality of Life in Young Adults Diagnosed With Cancer. Clinical Nursing Research, 29(8), 587-597. 10.1177/1054773820928197

Murphy, N., Strong, C., & Jones, G. (2022). Flipped learning: A shift in graduate nursing education. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 34(1), 135-141. 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000581


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