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Joanna Briggs Institute

How to search Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) EBP database

Learn about JBI database and how to access from the Library home page

Use keyword search

Search using keywords. Use the drop down menus to limit searches by type of publication, or by subject area.

JBI search screen, type keywords and select publication type and subject area


Refine results

Use the Results Tools to filter your search to specific date range, and other limits.

Results tools window - select date range to search by the last five years


Manage results

Access the full text, and print email or export your results.

click on the PDF to access full text



Under the 'EBP Tools' tab, JBI provides tools to support evidence based practice, e.g. SUMARI, a tool for appraising systematic reviews. Create an Ovid personal account to access tools.

EBP tools drop down menu

Further instructions from Ovid

The JBI EBP database on Ovid / OvidWoltersKluwer (YouTube)