Nursing Research Guide
Welcome to the Nursing Research Guide. This guide is to assist students who are taking courses in the College of Health Professions, and can also assist students, faculty, and staff doing research in this area.
This Research Guide will provide information on the most relevant databases to search from, online periodicals we may subscribe to, and websites and open access options for this subject.
If you have questions or would like assistance with your research, please contact the Head Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
- American Nurses Association (ANA)
- American Public Health Association
- Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)
- Association of State and Territorial Health
- The Joint Commission (TJC)
- National Association of County and City Health Officials
- National Association of Local Boards of Health
- National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
- Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Coverage of most academic areas including business, social sciences, general academic, and general sciences.
This database provides full text and abstracts for nursing and allied health journals. Additional materials include evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons which provide concise overviews of diseases and conditions and outline the most effective treatment options.
Health and medical information from over 560 Journals and several thousand reference books.
A large database of open access peer-reviewed journals and articles.
Formerly LexisNexis, Nexis Uni provides access to more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including decisions of the Federal courts and the appellate courts of all 50 states.
A collection of journals providing information on psychology, psychiatry, mental health, etc.
Database containing journals with information on chemistry, computer science, physics, aeronautics, etc.
eBook titles ranging from general health topics, disorders, senior care, emotional health, and more.
A large collection of open access eBooks.
Collection of text from a wide range of academic disciplines.
Collection of eBooks with a wide range of subjects.
Browse all the subjects available within the journals from the American Chemical Society. Some of these articles. are open access.
Browse from these open access journals providing articles in the biology, health sciences, and medical fields.
Heart & Lung: The Journal of Cardiopulmonary and Acute Care, the official publication of The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses, presents original, peer-reviewed articles on techniques, advances, investigations, and observations related to the care of patients with acute and critical illness and patients with chronic cardiac or pulmonary disorders.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis is a journal that publishes research about applications of the experimental analysis of behavior to problems of social importance.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior is a medical sociology journal that publishes empirical and theoretical articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health and illness and the organization of medicine and health care.
PLOS One is an open access journal with over 200 subject areas across science, engineering, medicine, and the related social sciences and humanities. Browse subject areas and find articles from several topics within the health field including anatomy, cardiology, geriatrics, nutrition, pediatrics, pharmaceutics, and much more.
Rehabilitation Nursing is a refereed, award-winning publication and is the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN). The purpose of the journal is to provide rehabilitation professionals particularly rehabilitation nurses with quality articles whose primary focus is rehabilitation nursing, including areas of clinical practice, education, administration, healthcare policy, and research.
These SAGE open access journals provide free articles that are peer-reviewed and cover a wide range of subjects.
- Anatomy Videos – MedlinePlus
- Centers for Disease Control
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Healthy People 2030
- Medline Plus
- Merck Manual Online Medical Library
- National Academy of Medicine
- Public Health Foundation
- Public Health Image Library
- PubMed Bookshelf
- Reports of the Surgeon General
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
- Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN)
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- U.S. Government Accountability Office
- U.S. Office of Public Health and Science