Research Tools

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Health Services Research

Alan Reifman’s Collection of Practical Statistical Resources

Statistical resources, including tutorials and calculators

Creative Research Systems

Survey sample size calculator

Eastern Nursing Research Society

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

G Power calculator

A statistical power analysis tool for many different t tests, F tests, χ2 tests, z tests and some exact tests

Interagency Collaborative on Nursing Statistics (ICONS)

Promotes the generation and utilization of data, information, and research about nurses, nursing education,
and the nursing workforce

National Institute for Nursing Research

News, research and funding announcements, training opportunities and more

Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP)

Federal guidelines for protecting human research subjects

Purdue Publishing

Free resources from the Purdue Writing Lab

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society (STTI)

Nursing research library and resources

Southern Nursing Research Society

A site dedicated to the southern region’s nurse scientists goals of improving health outcomes through research

Statistics Calculators

Free statistical calculators


Free online statistics textbook

Virginia Commonwealth University Library

Getting started with research tutorials

Western Institute for Nursing Research

A diverse community of nurses with a shared commitment to advance nursing science, education, and practice to improve health outcomes in the Western U.S.