Trial Now Available: Joanna Briggs Institute Database

Attention Nursing & Health Studies Students and Faculty:

A 30-day trial of the Joanna Briggs Institute database, open to the UM community, is now available through Tuesday, May 5.

The trial offers full access to the database, including the following resources:

  • Evidence based recommended practices
  • Evidence summaries
  • Best practice information sheets
  • Systematic reviews and systematic review protocols
  • Consumer information sheets
  • Technical reports


For questions about using this resource, or to provide feedback about its potential usefulness for your research and teaching, please contact Nursing Librarian Vera Spika at

Mango Languages

The University of Miami Libraries have started a 1-year pilot of the Mango Languages program.  Mango offers online, conversation-based instruction in over 40 foreign and over 15 ESL courses taught in native languages. Mango offers remote access and free mobile applications so that tutorial can be accessed anytime.

Click on “courses” from the main page to start learning a language.