In congruence with the declaration made by his excellence the president of the University of Jordan professor Adel Tweissi of the new vision of the University of Jordan as the first research University, The Faculty of Nursing pleased to launch the first Jordanian Data Base for Nursing Research (JDNR). The JDNR aims at documenting all nursing research studies concerned with issues related to nurses and nursing in Jordan. This data base includes information about Jordanian nursing research studies published since 1956 by both Jordanian and non Jordanian nurse researchers. This data base will facilitate the process of research utilization and production, access and dissemination of information and nursing knowledge. Further, the JDNR will assist researcher in general and nurse researchers in particular in identifying priority areas that need further investigation which will consequently improve nursing education and practice.