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Online Nursing: Databases

Finding Articles by Topic or Journal Title

Consult these databases to find journal articles on specific topics.

To locate journals by their title, use the Online Journal Portal. 

Click this link to view a brief tutorial regarding how to use the Online Journal Portal.

Nursing Databases

CINAHL covers a wide range of topics including nursing, and 17 allied health disciplines. 

Click here to view a brief tutorial regarding Evidence Based Care Sheets available through CINAHL.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care.

Cochrane Clinical Answers provides clinically focused entry points to research from Cochrane Systematic Reviews. Each Cochrane Clinical Answer contains a clinical question, a short answer, and an opportunity to "drill down" to the evidence from relevant Cochrane reviews.

Health Reference Center Academic supports research in health studies through periodicals and reference book content. 

MEDLINE is an authoritative database containing citations and abstracts from biomedical and health journals.

PubMed offers citations and abstracts covering the fields of biomedicine and health, life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.

Ovid Emcare is a new scholarly nursing and allied health database focusing on clinical practice.

  • If using an Ovid database, begin with Ovid Emcare, which includes access to more journals than Ovid Nursing Database

Ovid Nursing Database includes articles and citations from Ovid nursing journals and MEDLINE.

Science Direct serves as an access point for thousands of journals, articles and book chapters.  See this document regarding Science Direct articles.

Additional nursing databases are available on the library's website.

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