Answered By: Kathryn Park Last Updated: May 13, 2015 Views: 35
The definitive nursing database is CINAHL, but we have others that cover nursing and medical issues as well.
To get started, go to our A-Z Databases: Nursing list. It's a good idea to select All EBSCO + CINAHL Nursing Databases because a lot more of the full text articles will be available.Just so you know, Health Reference Center Academic can be a great option and is very popular with students (see all links below).
- Once you've searched for you topic you will have the option to limit results to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals so that's the option I recommend.
- After limiting to peer reviewed, you may also want to limit to full text.
- Since articles can't be older than 5 years for nursing, you should also use the Publication Date option under Limit to.
- If there are hundreds or thousands of articles after these limits, click on all three of these to see your best subject option: Subject: Thesaurus Term, Subject: Major Heading and Subject. Review the subject options under each one and click on the one that comes closest to your topic. That should give your a more reasonable amount of articles to look through.
- And finally, don't forget to grab your APA style citation from EBSCO. It's a great time saver!
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