Nursing Theory and Theorists

This guide will help students research nursing theory and theorists at the Chamberlain Library


You may need to find original works from notable nursing theorists or apply a theory to nursing practice. One of the best places to find information about these theorists and their theories are in eBooks. Below are some eBooks available from the library on this topic. Usually with these eBooks, each chapter covers a theory or theorist. These eBooks will give you background information on the theorist(s) and/or the details about the theory. You can find additional eBooks on this topic by doing a search on the library homepage. 

Here are some example search statements:

"nursing theorists"
"nursing theory"

The rest of the guide will provide information about finding original sources for a theory and ways to find articles that apply a theory.  

General Overviews

Specific Theory Types