JBI Resources on Ovid
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Content and tools that will help your institution implement evidence–based practice.


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About JBI Resources on Ovid

  • Overview
  • JBI Content Database
  • JBI Tools
  • JBI Membership
  • Training
  • Librarian Toolkit
  • Additional Information

Advance Healthcare Delivery

Healthcare professionals and institutions strive to provide the highest quality of care to their patients based on the latest evidence from research, healthcare professional expertise, and patient preference.

Help them achieve this goal with content and tools from the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) — one of the world's leading evidence–based practice (EBP) organizations — only on Ovid!

JBI's evidence–based practice model is considered a benchmark in the healthcare industry — encouraging healthcare professionals to implement effective evidence–based practice program to provide the best possible patient care. Available on both Ovid and Nursing@Ovid, JBI EBP Resources offer:

  • Content and tools that will help your institution implement evidence–based practice
  • Systematic reviews, recommended practices, evidence summaries, and more
  • Evidence to inform clinical practice — derived from JBI's Global Collaborating Centers in over 40 countries
  • Summarized research in a format that is easy to locate, understand and distribute to your staff
  • Tools designed to help EBP policy and practice manual development based on evidence
  • Critical appraisal skill development using a tool to guide you through the steps
  • Resources designed to help assess quality of research

Looking to get JBI EBP Resources for your institution? View the various product offerings and add them to your cart, an Ovid representative will follow up shortly.

Are you a small institution or group practice? Visit shopjbi.com to find out how you can get a cost–effective solution to meet your organization's needs.

Want more information? Download the JBI EBP Resources factsheet:
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Global, Current & Relevant Evidence

A unique suite of information–helping your healthcare professionals integrate evidence into their practice.

  • Evidence Summaries — Literature reviews that summarize existing international literature on common healthcare interventions and activities
  • Evidence–Based Recommended Practices — Database of procedures based on the best available evidence, that describe and/or recommend practice on various clinical topics
  • Best Practice Information Sheets — Series of information guideline sheets produced specifically for practicing health professionals
  • Systematic Reviews — Comprehensive systematic reviews of international research literature completed by trained JBI reviewers
  • Consumer Information Sheets — Standardized summaries, designed just for consumers of healthcare (resident/client, relatives, care provider)
  • Systematic Review Protocols — Documents background information and the plan for conducting a systematic review
  • Technical Reports — Documentation of all aspects of the development of Best Practice Information Sheets

Smaller specialty segments are also available for Aged Care, Burns Care, Cancer Care, Pediatrics and more.

Tools You Can Use

Access to eight easy–to–use tools to help on every step of evidence–based practice implementation.

Research Tools

  • JBI TAP (Thematic Analysis Program) — Support researchers in small–scale qualitative studies execution
  • JBI CAN–IMPLEMENT — Practical guide to assist in adaptation of existing guidelines for local use

Appraisal & Implementation Tools

  • JBI Journal Club — Create your own Journal Club and keep up to date with the latest research in a social and relaxed environment
  • JBI RAPID (Rapid Appraisal Protocol Internet Database) — Learn how to critically appraise individual research papers using a standardized checklist
  • JBI SUMARI (System for the Unified Management of the Assessment and Review of Information) — Develop, conduct and report on systematic reviews of multiple research papers

Quality Improvement Tools

  • JBI PACES (Practical Application of Clinical Evidence System) — Easily conduct efficient, time saving, evidence–based clinical audits and change practice

Point of Care Tools

  • JBI Manual Builder — Build an evidence-based clinical manual tailored to the information needs of your organization
  • JBI Pamphlet Builder — Assemble evidence-based information pamphlets for your patients/clients on a range of health topics

Want more information? Download the JBI EBP Resources factsheet:
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Complete the JBI Program Interest form if you're interested in becoming a JBI Member. A JBI representative will be in contact with you shortly. This program is solely governed by the Joanna Briggs Institute.

JBI Membership Program

Using evidence has its benefits! As an added benefit to all JBI subscribers, institutions or individuals who opt–in to the JBI Membership program receive many exclusive benefits from the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) — a leading source of evidence–based information worldwide.

By becoming a member, you will join thousands of other individuals and organizations from across the world who have committed to achieving an evidence-informed approach to care. We hope you take advantage of these special offers.

JBI Membership Program Factsheet


Get the Most Out of JBI EBP Resources on Ovid and Nursing@Ovid

Whether you're a first–time Ovid customer or an experienced user, Ovid's training and help options can make using Ovid products smooth and efficient.

Ovid offers novice, intermediate, and advanced workshops to help you and your organization get the most out of your Ovid experience. Our web–based sessions give you the opportunity to learn new features and navigation techniques. We also provide access to online tutorials and training tools to help you refine your search skills on Ovid.

To see a full list of training opportunities, visit our Training & Support section.

The Librarian's One–Stop Shop on Ovid

Increase your patrons' awareness and usage of the available JBI EBP resources your library subscribes to on Ovid. Don't start from scratch; we have the available resources in the Ovid Librarian toolkit to market your library. Additionally, get some hot topics and search recommendations from your peer librarians.

Available in the Librarian Toolkit:

  • Tools and widgets to add to your library pages or intranet
  • Buttons and screensavers for your library portal
  • Customizable flyers, email templates and posters
  • Hot topics that your peers are reading
  • Expert search recommendations in health science, life science, psychology, engineering and more

Visit the Ovid Librarian Toolkit.

Get More with Ovid Resource Center

The Ovid Resource Center is your first stop for fast answers to a wide variety of marketing, training, and customer support questions.

Visit the Ovid & Nursing@Ovid sections for the latest platform news, marketing material, FAQ's, reference guides, and more. Many of them have been translated into other languages for our international customers.

As we continue to enhance Ovid platforms with new features and functionality, we'll continue to revise existing materials and create new ones.

Visit the Ovid Resource Center.