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A guide for conducting nursing research at KUMC.
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2015 URL: http://guides.library.kumc.edu/nursing Print Guide RSS Updates

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Nursing Databases

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)
What Is It: broad selection of nursing and allied health citations
Key Features: links to full-text if available, email alerts available
Tutorial

PubMed
What Is It: searchable medical literature database covering selected international biomedical journals 
Information Provided: clinical and biomedical literature citations
Key Features: links to online full-text, clinical queries, email alerts are available
Tutorial

PsycINFO
What Is It:
compiled by the American Psychological Association, contains summaries of journal literature, dissertations and technical reports in psychology and related disciplines.
Information Provided: psychology and related disciplines
Key Features: create an account, email alerts available
Tutorial

ERIC
What Is It:
the world's largest source of education information. It is sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Education.
Key Features: comprehensive, easy-to-use, full-text database, hundreds of records added each week.
Tutorial

For a complete list, see Dykes Library databases

 

Quiz: My health sciences library experience is . . .





 

The library provides clinical and scholarly resources that are otherwise not available to you . . .



 

I have no fear of being accused of plagiarism or copyright infringement.




 

I search for various levels of EBP . . .





 

I feel confident with my skills in PubMed, CINAHL and other databases ___% of the time.





 

My evidence-based practice searching skills are ready to be applied to patient care.



 

You have 5 minutes to answer a clinical question. Which resource should you use?





 

When I use a database, I know its scope of content. I know how many items are included, what subjects are covered, what types of resources are included, the publisher's bias, etc.





 

I use Zotero, EndNote, Mendeley, or another citation management software programs . . .






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