Research Resources

Education

Implementation Research Toolkit
Organization: World Health Organization
Type: Online modules
  • Introduction
  • Understanding IR
  • Proposal Development
  • Research methods and data management
  • IR-Planning and Conducint IR
  • Communications and advocacy
  • Integrating IR into health systems

These modules really talk not only about doing the research, but actually implementing it into practice. A nice intersection of research/EBP. Focus is community, but it’s relatable across spectrum.

Kaiser Permanente Nursing Research Series
Organization: Kaiser Permanente Southern California Nursing Research
Type: Online Modules

Site provides an educational series is to assist nurses to be a consumer of nursing research and to evaluate the adequacy of research findings.

Research Methods Knowledge Base Website
Type: Website

Instructional site providing information on different types of research designs based on the question.

Joint Taskforce for Clinical Research Competency
Organization: Multi-Regional Clinical Trails Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard
Type: Website

Site is a multi organizational collaboration outlining a framework for clinical research trial competencies

Health Services Researcher Pathway
Organization: Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Type: Pathway

Health Services Researcher Pathway Nurse Professional Development Tool: Research Competencies (version 4.0 updated August 2020) a set of research competencies for nurses were developed by a research team supported by the BC Nursing Research Initiative through the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

National Institutes of Health Research & Training
Organization: National Institutes of Health
Type: Website

Training resources

National Institute of Nursing Research
Organization: National Institute of Health
Type: Website

Training resources

Research Courses
Organization: CITI Program
Type: Online Modules

Site provides multiple research course overviews, including how to present data and findings.

Resources/Tools

Library of PCOR Resources
Organization: Agency fo rHealthcare Research and Quality
Type: Website

Site provides a variety of resources including systematic reviews, databases of research grants, ongoing research projects, data and reporting tools

Trip Database
Type: Web based data base

Site provides tools for translating evidence and/or conducting research to move evidence into practice

Sigma Repository
Organization: Sigma Theta Tau
Type: Repository

Must register to use site. Provides information on access, has publications and multimedia resources on a variety of topics.

Health Services Research Training & Funding
Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Type: Website

Site provides AHRQ sponsored training opportunities; AHRQ funding opportunities and information on federal research policies

Sample Size Calculator
Organization: Creative Research Systems
Type: Website/calculator

Calculator for sample size and confidence interval; additional other research aids

The "R" Project for Statistical Computing
Organization: Statistics Software Program
Type: Website

Free statistical software for data analysis

Must register; site for statistical power analysis for Mac and Windows

Data Science Texbook
Organization: StatSoft Electronic Statistics Textbook
Type: Website

Free online statistics textbook

Eastern Nursing Research Society
Organization: Eastern Nursing Research Society
Type: Website

Organization of nurses promoting and supporting regional nursing research in the Eastern U.S.

National Institute for Nursing Research
Organization: National Institute of Health
Type: Website

Site provides information on training; funding; research outcomes

Purdue OWL
Organization: Purdue University
Type: Website

Site provides free writing; formating resources

Sigma Theta Tau
Organization: Sigma Global Nursing Excellence
Type: Website

Site provides access to Sigma repository, information on research grants; calls for abstracts; international collaboration

Southern Nursing Research Society
Organization: Southern Nursing Research Society
Type: Website

Organization of nurses promoting and supporting regional nursing research in the Southern U.S.

Midwest Nursing Research Society
Organization: Midwest Nursing Research Society
Type: Website

Organization of nurses promoting and supporting regional nursing research in the Midwest U.S.

Western Institute for Nursing Research
Organization: Western Institute for Nursing Research
Type: Website

Organization of nurses promoting and supporting regional nursing research in the Western U.S.

Translational Science
Organization: NIH Translational Science Resources
Type: Website

Training and educational resources for conducting translational science research

Implementation Science Research
Organization: NIH Implementation Science Research Resources
Type: Website

Training and educational resources for conducting implementation science research

Research Study Repository

ClinicalTrials.gov
Organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
Type: Registry

ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

Research Regulations

International Compilation of Human Research Standards
Organization: Health Human Services
Type: Standards for International Research

A listing of over 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines on human subjects protections in 133 countries and from many international organizations.

Office of Human Research Protections
Organization: Health Human Services
Type: Website

Federal guidelines for protecting human research subjects