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Article Databases: Ranked by Relevance
  • CINAHL with Full Text Restricted Resource
    The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) provides indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2.3 million records dating back to 1981. Includes full text for more than 610 journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1981.
  • Nursing@OVID Restricted Resource
    Subscriptions to 69 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins nursing journals containing scholarly and research articles published by Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research.   
  • Science Direct (Elsevier) Restricted Resource
    Access to full text of over 2,500 scholarly, peer-reviewed journals in the areas of: Biochemistry; Business and Management; Genetics and Molecular Biology; Chemistry; Immunology and Microbiology; Medicine; Psychology; and Social Science. Includes recently-accepted articles in press.
  • PubMed
    PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • Medline (EBSCO) Restricted Resource
    MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from approximately 5,400 current biomedical journals.
  • TRIP Database - Clinical Search Engine
    "Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care." It originates in the UK and is directed by Jon Brassey and Dr. Chris Price.
  • Nursing & Allied Health Database (Proquest) Restricted Resource
    Journal titles provide broad coverage of the Nursing profession.
  • Health Reference Center Academic Restricted Resource
    InfoTrac database for general health topics with some full text.
  • Health & Medical Collection (ProQuest) Restricted Resource
    ProQuest Health and Medical Complete™ combines the clinical research titles available in ProQuest Medical Library™ with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. ProQuest Health and Medical Complete provides in-depth coverage from over 1,500 publications with almost 1,300 available in full text and of these, over 900 include MEDLINE® indexing.
  • Sage Journals Online Restricted Resource
    More than 800 Sage journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. Browse list of available titles.
  • Taylor & Francis Group Journals Online Restricted Resource
    Nearly 1,000 journals in the social sciences and humanities published by the Taylor & Francis Group, including: Routledge, Garland, Psychology Press, and Taylor & Francis.
Additionally, search in Google Scholar .
  • Search for the journal title using the  A-Z Journals by Title list to verify the journals peer-reviewed status.
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  • R2 Digital Library Restricted Resource
    The R2 Digital Library is a leading eBook platform featuring a comprehensive selection of medical, nursing and allied health eBooks with an interface optimized for the health sciences workflow. Note: Single user access for all books.
  • ProQuest Ebook Central Restricted Resource
  • Nurse Theorists Video Series Restricted Resource
    This series explores the life work and stories of nursing's premier scholars. Each video features a modern theorist and includes video interviews in which the theorist discusses her life, the evolution of her work and its impact on nursing practice and education. Videos include a bibliography of each theorists' writings and a resource list of helpful websites and organizations.
Introduction to Library Resources
Evidence-Based Practice
Governmental Agencies
Nursing Theorists
Dictionaries and General Resources
  • The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
    Explore the menu options including Data by Topic and Key Issues. The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
  • MedlinePlus
    Explore Health TopicsDrugs & SupplementsMedical Encyclopedia, and more. Maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
  • Merck Manuals
    Searchable versions of these commonly used reference books are available:
  • NGC-National Guideline Clearinghouse
    "Public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines." U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
    Note: "...AHRQ's National Guideline Clearinghouse, will not be availiable after July, 2018. Federal Funding through AHRQ will no longer be availiable to support the NGC as of that date..."
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    For information about grant opportunities, select Funding & Grants from the top menu. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
  • National League for Nursing
    From the Quick Links drop down menus, select Research Data, Research Priorities and Research Grants among other options.
  • National Institute of Nursing Research
    Click on Research & Funding. Extramural and Intramural research are supported by NINR. The Extramural Research Program supports the work of scientists in universities, teaching hospitals, and other organizations outside NINR. The Intramural Research Program supports scientists at NINR on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
Women's Health
  • Women's Health
    Compiled from all branches of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • Race - The Power of an Illusion
    "The online companion to California Newsreel's three-part documentary about race in society, science & history." Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Note: Race - The Power of an Illusion (DVD) is available in our media collection. (Check availability)