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School of Nursing Research Guide   Tags: nursing  

A guide for conducting nursing research at KUMC.
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2014 URL: http://guides.library.kumc.edu/nursing Print Guide RSS Updates

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My health sciences library experience is . . .





 

I search for various levels of EBP . . .





 

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





 

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





 

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




 

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

 

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 . . .





 

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

 

Nursing Databases

Nursing Research 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

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
What Is It: provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines
Key Features: limits to nursing, peer-reviewed sources


Nursing & Allied Health Source

What Is It: database offers complete information from leading nursing and related publications, many with full text.
Key Features: coverage 1986-present

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

For a complete list, see Dykes Library databases 


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