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Barwon Health Library Service: Nursing eResources

Evidence for Excellence

Nursing Resources

Search our Library Catalogue, or Library Fast Finder for both print and online journals and books, as well as full text articles          

Search our A-Z eJournals and eBooks List for eJournal or eBook titles

Register for Journal eTOC Alerts to keep up to date in your area of interest 

Please contact us if you require any information or assistance with accessing or using these resources

Nursing eJournals

Nursing Research Databases

All Nursing Research Databases
All Research Databases

Key Nursing Research Databases


ClinicalKey Nursing  

UpToDate Anywhere 

Nursing Advisor  Always consult PROMPT

Nursing Procedures Always consult PROMPT

JBI: Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database

Nursing Mobile Apps

Download any of the following apps so you can search for information while you're on the go...

See our Clinical Apps guide for more resources 
Select an option below for more information...



CKN helps you quickly access evidence-based, peer- reviewed information.

  1. Register a user account while you are on a Barwon Health network.
  2. Download freely from iTunes (iOS) or Google Play (Android).
  3. Choose the ClinicalKey for Nursing option.
  4. Login into the app using your CK registration email and password.



Access all of the Therapeutic Guidelines from your mobile device.


  • lactmedapp LactMed from the National Library of Medicine will help you find information about drugs / supplements and breastfeeding. Available for iOS and Android devices.




MIMS apps contain up to date information about Australian approved medicines.

  1. Register via Clinicians Health Channel.
  2. You will be sent an activation email. Select the Activate My Registration 
  3. Download the App.
  4. You will need to request access to iMIMS/MIMS. Select your preferred mobile version  .
  5. You will be redirected to the MIMS request form.
  6. Enter your CHC email address and click Proceed. This will register you for MIMS and you will be sent a Token Number.
  7. Open iMIMS and login with your Registered email and password.  Use the  Token Number to finalise the login.


Nursing Adviser from Lippincott Solutions provides instant  evidence-based content at the point of care. Available for both iOS and Android devices. You must self-enroll to obtain access to the mobile app. See instructions.



To access on your mobile device:

  1. Register a free UpToDate account while you are on the Barwon Health network
  2. Download the app free
  3. Sign into the app with your UpToDate registration username and password.

To access on your mobile device:

  1. Register for your UpToDate account on a Barwon Health network computer
  2. Download the free app from your app store
  3. Sign into the app with your UpToDate registration username and password.

  • RCH Emergency Nurse Practitioner The free app provides in-depth guides on paediatric assessment, common diagnostic findings, and important red flags to observe for in practice. Download the free App free for either iOS or Android devices.