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Library resources and content to support nursing evidenced-based practice and research.
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Find Articles

To find articles in nursing databases explore different nursing databases. Select a database located on the right in this guide under "EBP Step Two".  Another option is to start at the Library homepage.  Under "Search Articles" select subject, "Health and Human Services" from the menu. Click on "Show Databases."

* To search in a database, scroll down and click on the title of the database. If you want to search across multiple health EBSCO databases, select CINAHL Complete. Click on "Choose Databases" above the CINAHL Plus search box and add other databases,  such as Medline and Academic Search Complete.

* Enter your key words or consider using Subject Headings specific to the database.

* Choose items relevant from your search results.

* After finding relevant articles, click on full text links. 

* Contact if you would like more help.


How to Search in CINAHL

Utilize different tutorials such as the ones below:


CINAHL Tutorial - EBSCO 2 minute tutorial 

Finding the Full Text

Most articles identified in the databases will have an abstract and then if available a link to the full text.

  • Look for a PDF or HTML link in the description of the article.
  • If you do not see a link to the full text, use the Check for Full Text link, it may be available in another database.
  • If it is still unavailable Click on Request It and we will get a digital copy for you. It's free! 

You can request any article that we do not have the full text to regardless of where you got the information from through our Request Materials service!



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The purpose of this LibGuide is to support you in your NUR 390W course learning outcome to:

  • Utilize electronic databases and resources of the Cline Library to efficiently and effectively search, locate and evaluate desired research-based evidence.

Nursing and Healthcare Library Databases

Articles and Research:

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Find a Practicing Guideline

To find a practicing guidline an excellent place to start is:

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How Do I...

Discover the answers to Frequently Asked Questions here.


Find Books

To find books go here.

Need to find an edited book, go here.


Academic Programs & Course Support

Contact Kathee Rose, Librarian, for the College of Health and Human Services

Contact Info


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How to Find an Article If You Have the Citation

Search for a specific article with known citation details.


PubMed Tutorial


Citing Sources

Citing Resources


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