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NURS 4003 Research Utilization

Establishing a basic understanding & ability to utilize nursing research in practice.

Articles & Databases

Getting Journal Articles

The library’s research databases enable you to find articles, electronic books, reports, images, and more.

The content of each database varies:

  • Some materials are full-text and some are not.
  • Some materials are scholarly and some are popular.
  • Some databases cover almost every topic while others focus on a specific area.

Here, see a list of databases recommended for Nursing.

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Instantly Search Health-Related Databases

Using CINAHL and MeSH Headings

This tutorial from EBSCO will introduce you to the systems of subject headings used in the CINAHL and MEDLINE databases.

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Using Subject Headings

Note. From Using the CINAHL/MeSH headings feature in EBSCOhost, by EBSCO Tutorials, , YouTube ( Copyright by EBSCO.

Databases by Subject: Nursing

Although not necessarily an exhaustive list, the following databases are relevant to the subject of Nursing:

Multidisciplinary Databases

Study Materials

Nursing & Medical Databases

Medicine & Intervention

Cochrane Controlled Trials & Reviews

Mental Health & Psychometrics

Databases for Patients & Consumers

eBooks & Reference Works

Theses & Dissertations

Research Librarian