Incorporating Gray Literature in an Evidence-Based Nursing Curriculum: A How-To Guide

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Librarians and educators have a unique opportunity to develop and incorporate gray literature instruction into nursing curricula, with specific focus on its definition, value, discoverability, and evaluation. This article presents a structured and hands-on approach to the collection of gray literature and its use in evidence-based nursing. Citation analysis provides empirical evidence identifying the types of such literature most used in nursing scholarship. Based on these findings, a method of gray literature instruction for nursing learners is established and presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)517-535
Number of pages19
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Library and Information Sciences

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