For general information about program guidelines and videos about searching for articles in nursing, see the Literature Reviews guide.
Health Science Databases
The databases below contain varying levels of evidence. Ranging from expert opinions to systematic reviews and meta analyses, these health sciences databases are the best place to start your search. Most of the information in these databases has been peer-reviewed, but most articles have not been evaluated by experts to determine the strength of the evidence. This is called unfiltered information.
CINAHL® Complete is the world's most comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, providing full text for more than 1,600 journals. Content coverage includes 50 nursing specialties, speech and language pathology, nutrition, general health and medicine and more.
Provides the most comprehensive, accurate and detailed 3D models of the human body. This database covers anatomy for every region of the body plus specialized titles that focus on muscle function, injuries and more.
Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine includes information created specifically for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers, and health care professionals. This database is the perfect resource for up-to-date information on a complete range of healthcare topics. (This database is provided under the Library Services and Technology Act grant through the Florida Electronic Library.)
Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health includes full-text titles cited in CINAHL to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management. Nursing and Allied Health helps nursing professionals working in the field as well as students studying a nursing-focused curriculum. (This database is provided under the Library Services and Technology Act grant through the Florida Electronic Library.)
Covers all areas of medicine, including clinical medicine, experimental medicine, dentistry, nursing, health services administration, nutrition, and much more. Includes the MeSH thesaurus. (This database is provided under the Library Services and Technology Act grant through the Florida Electronic Library.)
Ovid delivers key medical, nursing, and pharmacy full text manuals, guides, and textbooks from a variety of publishers to clinicians' desktops through the Books@Ovid database. Books@Ovid offers the complete text of these sources in a highly interlinked and easily navigated graphical interface, giving quick access to crucial diagnostic, research, and reference information.
Complete evidence-based practice content set from the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) via OvidSP.This range of resources includes over 3,000 records across seven publication types: Evidence Based Recommended Practices, Evidence Summaries, Best Practice Information Sheets, Systematic Reviews, Consumer Information Sheets, Systematic Review Protocols, and Technical Reports.
Ovid MEDLINE uses a different search interface than PubMed. Updated daily, MEDLINE on the Ovid platform offers novice and expert searchers seamless and up-to-the-minute access to over 23 million of the latest citations and abstracts from more than 5,600 biomedicine and life sciences journals.
PubMed comprises more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
The R2 Digital Library is a web based database available from Rittenhouse Book Distributors. It offers fully integrated and searchable medical, nursing and allied health source book content from key health science publishers, on a web based platform. AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS ONLY
(UpToDate is only available to Graduate Nurse Practitioner students and Nursing faculty.) UpToDate is a peer-reviewed clinical decision support tool specifically designed to answer the clinical questions that arise in daily practice. It covers over 8,500 topics in 17 medical specialties and includes more than 97,000 pages of text, plus graphics, links to Medline abstracts, more than 385,000 references and a drug database.
Psychotherapy.net produces and publishes the best training videos in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction treatment. Use this Netflix-style videos streaming subscription service featuring faculty-selected videos.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests In Print, produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments.
PsycARTICLES®, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Coverage spans 1894 - present.
Produced by the American Psychological Association, this abstract & indexing database is the world's larger resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Over 2,000 journals available, some with coverage dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries.