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University of Kansas Medical Center
This guide is to provide you with important and key nursing information sources. This guide will help you find information both available by Dykes Library and available on the Web for free. Click on the tabs above to explore the pages in this guide and to find out more information about these topics. Remember, contact me with questions!
Key Nursing Databases
These databases are your best bet for finding articles related to nursing.
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)
What Is It: broad selection of nursing and allied health journal articles and health care content
Key Features: links to full-text if available, email alerts available
What Is It: search-able medical literature database covering selected international biomedical journals
Key Features: links to online full-text, clinical queries, email alerts are available
What Is It: compiled by the American Psychological Association, contains summaries of journal literature, dissertations and technical reports in psychology and related disciplines.
Key Features: create an account, email alerts available
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
What Is It: an excellent tool for finding information about health care and other academic disciplines.
Key Features: add KUMC to your Google Scholar account to search and connect with our holdings
For a complete list, see Dykes Library databases