Library OneSearch is a good starting point for your research. It contains books, ebooks, academic journals, etc...
It offers a more general search than the article databases recommended below and is ideal for exploring assignment topics and getting background information from books and ebooks.
Associate Professor, Nursing Librarian
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The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) is a full-text database for nursing and allied health journals from 1937 to present. Includes access to scholarly journal articles, dissertations, magazines, pamphlets, evidence-based care sheets, books, and research instruments. How to Export to RefWorks / CINAHL tutorials
Medline via Web of Science
MEDLINE is the premier database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It contains over 20 million records of journal articles in the life sciences, with particular emphasis on biomedicine. Coverage: 1950-present. How to export to RefWorks
Web of Science
Web of Science provides access to Science Citation Index (SCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and Arts and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI). These indexes contain references that have been cited in other articles. You can use these citations to perform cited reference searches (locate articles that cite an earlier publication). How to export to RefWorks.
Need articles in psychology or counseling? Use PsycINFO! It's a great resource and is published by the American Psychological Association. How to export to RefWorks
Complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness are included here. Many articles are available full-text. Thanks to MeL. How to export Alt-Health Watch to RefWorks
For a complete list of databases, please visit Databases > Nursing.
- Problem formulation - which topic or field is being examined and what are the component issues?
- Literature search - finding materials relevant to the subject explored
- Data evaluation - determining which literature makes a significant contribution to the understanding of the topic
- Analysis and interpretations - discussing the findings and conclusions of pertinent literature
Free downloadable textbook - Literature Reviews for Education and Nursing Graduate Students
Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.
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