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MSN 501-80 Advanced Nursing Research


This course guide is specifically tailored to MSN 501-80. The purpose is to provide students who are enrolled in the course with tools to help them succeed in the research process within the framework of Evidence Based Practice (EBP). 

Information Literacy Competency Standards for Nursing

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) published the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education that is organized under six concepts:

  • Authority Is Constructed and Contextual
  • Information Creation as a Process
  • Information Has Value
  • Research as Inquiry
  • Scholarship as Conversation
  • Searching as Strategic Exploration

In addition to the overarching Framework, there are Information Literacy Competency Standards for Nursing.