Last Updated: Jan 29, 2013
Below are the main databases for Nursing and Health Sciences. For more see the Databases by Subject page on the library website.
- CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Provides indexing for 3,000+ journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. Includes access to free Continuing Education Modules and Evidence-Based Care Sheets.
- Cochrane Library
A collection of databases that include full-text systematic reviews, as well as other sources of information such as other systematic review abstracts, technology assessments, economic evaluations, and individual clinical trials.
- Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, as well as the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets.
Although some full-text articles are available, this database is mostly comprised of citations and/or abstracts from over 4,800 current biomedical journals covering all areas of medicine.
- Nursing & Health Sciences: SAGE journals online
Includes the full text of 26 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, encompassing over 46,000 articles and up to 128 years of backfiles.
The National Library of Medicine's version of MEDLINE with indexing and abstracting for millions of articles.
Below are some more databases for Nursing and Health Sciences that may be particularly useful to those pursuing graduate studies. For a complete list of Nursing and Health Sciences databases see the Databases by Subject page on the library website.
- PubMed Clinical Inquiries
Includes a clinical query and a systematic review search.
- PubMed Mobile
A list of PubMed searches for handhelds including a Medline/PubMed search, a PICO search, askMedline, and Disease Associations.
- Web of Knowledge
Provides access to the world's leading citation databases, with coverage from nearly 9,300 of the highest impact journals worldwide, including Open Access Journals. Current and retrospective coverage in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, with coverage dating back to 1965.