Articles, which you can access through databases and through the library's catalog, will report on specific research done by scholars in the field. When you know your topic or research question, dig into articles for information that will support your ideas or answer your questions.
Try these go-to databases first for nursing research and nursing journals. Then explore the other tabs of this section for databases that focus on various aspects of health and medical research.
Nursing Journals@Ovid provides access to our subscription of the latest 5 years of a few key nursing journals and evidence-based practice resources. However, you can search more broadly within Ovid if you click on the link above the search bar to Change resources and add or switch to Journals@Ovid Full Text. You will then have articles in your search results that we don't have full-text access to. Don't ever pay for an article, and don't be discouraged if you see "Pay per view" articles. You can:
Questions along the way? Email your Reference & Instruction Librarian, Amanda, at email@example.com.
From additional scholarly-focused resources to databases geared more towards consumers, this broader set of databases will widen your search net.
These resources include systematic reviews, evidence-based guides and information sheets, and more. For more EBP resources and info, see the EBP Guide:
These databases cover medicine and the health sciences more broadly, or focus on related fields such as psychology/mental health.
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