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If you're just starting out as a nursing student and need to learn the background and fundamentals of the subject, the following can help:
To search all of Schewe's databases, use the following:
These databases will be the best bets for starting your research in Nursing. All databases are available for use on or off campus (IC or Single Sign On log-in may be required). If you are having trouble finding articles, see our Finding Articles guide, or ask a librarian for help!
CINAHL with Full Text
This nursing and medical database contains over 500 full-text allied health journals, and also includes indexing for more than 3,000 health journals. In addition to nursing science, this database will be useful to those studying biology, psychology, and other health-related disciplines.
Nursing & Allied Health (Gale OneFile)
This nursing and allied health database includes over 10,000,000 articles from the nursing, medical, and allied health fields. This database is ideal for nursing or physician's assistant students.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
The health information database provides full-text access to nearly 300 peer-reviewed journals, and also includes bibliographic citations from almost 500 other journals.
Health & Medicine (Gale OneFile)
This health science database contains over 2,500 full-text periodicals and eBooks, and is designed to give student researchers current and comprehensive information about a range of health issues. It also includes multimedia content, much of which is devoted to live surgeries!
This health and medical database is a full-text only version of PubMed. This means there are fewer articles to search, but all are immediately available.
This health and medical database provides over 25 million bibliographic citations having-to-do with biomedical and life science topics. While there isn't a lot of full-text content in PubMed, it is the best medical database in the world.
The best place to find books about nursing is in the Schewe Library Catalog or in the library on the shelves primarily in the 610 - 619 range on the upper level. There are also many resources available online as eBooks. If you are having trouble finding more books, see our Finding Books guide. Here are some suggested titles:
You can find reliable and high-quality videos on a variety of topics below:
You can find reliable and high-quality nursing videos on the following topics:
Here are some websites which might be helpful for a nursing student:
For help citing in the APA format, which is often used in nursing, consider using Schewe Library's APA citation guide:
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