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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Home

This guide is designed to assist DNP students in their research and capstones.

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In this research guide, you will find information and resources to support your doctoral work.  

You can also meet with a librarian to refine your search techniques, learn about library resources, and much more. Appointments are available in person or via phone or web conference.

You can contact the Library Service Desk for immediate assistance or schedule an appointment with a librarian for an in-depth, one-on-one session.

Important Services


Search the library catalog to see if we have any e-books on your topic.  Type the topic or title you're looking for into the search bar.  Under Format, select "E-books."

For more information on e-books, check out our Simmons E-books guide

Article Databases

The library provides access to many different databases, or collections of articles.  These are the best places to search the literature for your research projects.  See the Articles on Your Topic page of this guide for more information.

Interlibrary Loan

Looking for a book or article that Simmons doesn't have?  Log into your Interlibrary Loan account and request it!  Books will be mailed to you, and articles & book chapters will be shared electronically.

Help with Research

Need help?  There are lots of ways to get help from a Simmons librarian.  

If you have a quick question or need help right away, chat, email, or call us.

We're also happy to schedule virtual research appointments with you via phone, chat, skype, or whatever method of communication works best for you. 

Make a Research Appointment and work with a librarian to:

  • discuss and narrow your topic
  • refine your searching techniques, and
  • choose the highest-quality information to use.

Librarians are here to support your learning and research, and to make finding information a straightforward and friendly process. Feel free to make an appointment with your subject specialist, or choose "No preference" to see all librarians' availability.

Submit Your Project to the Archives

Submit your completed DNP project to University Archives

See the Publishing Your Research page of this guide for more information about disseminating your research.