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NURSING: Research Guide | Find Articles for Nursing Foundations

Research help and resource suggestions for research in Nursing.

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Amanda Walch
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In This Section

illustration of a nurse clipboardIn this section, you'll find:

  • Tips for finding articles for your Nursing Foundations article summary assignments


Search Planning

If you want a more detailed walkthrough of a search strategy, try this Search Plan Worksheet:

Articles for Nursing Foundations

double arrow pointing rightStart with: Nursing Journals @ Ovid

This database provides access to the latest 5 years of AJN: The American Journal of Nursing, Journal of Nursing Administration, MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, Nursing Research, and Nursing.


double arrow pointing rightThen, branch out to other databases

If you don't find an interesting and relevant article in Nursing Journals @ Ovid, try branching out to other health and nursing databases.

magnifying class iconTIP: Use "nursing" as a search term

  • Since your articles have to come from nursing journals and be relevant to nursing practice, using nursing as a keyword in these broader databases will help focus your results.
  • Try nurs* as a search term, too, for more variations of the word (nurse, nursing, nurses, etc.)