Last Updated: Jul 5, 2013
Below are the main databases for Nursing and Health Sciences. For more see the Databases by Subject page on the library website.
- CINAHL Complete
Indexing over 5,300 journals from the literature of Nursing and Allied Health, CINAHL Complete provides full-text access to more than a quarter (1,300) of them.
- Cochrane Library
A series of databases covering the literature of evidence based medicine. The best known of these is the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, which provides access to the full text of industry-standard systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
Other databases within the library provide index coverage of randomized control trials, methodological reviews, reviews of effects, technology assessments, and economic evaluations.
- 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.
Provides citations from over 5,400 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 free, publicly accessible version of MEDLINE produced by the National Library of Medicine. It contains the entire MEDLINE database, plus records in process of being added to MEDLINE.
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.