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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 Kathryn.Rose@nau.edu if you would like more help.

 

How to Search in CINAHL

 

Request Full Text Articles

If the articles you need do not have  full text, you can request that the Library obtain electronic copies for you as a free service.

* Go to "Document Delivery Services," located at the right of the Library homepage.

* Select your appropriate institution, NAU or CCC.

* Select "Article" under "Make Requests" and fill in article citation information.

 

Nursing Databases

Articles and Research:

  • nau.gif Academic Search Complete - Find articles with EBSCO tools on many academic topics, including nursing.  Can limit by date and peer reviewed journals.
  •  CINAHL Complete | Find articles with EBSCO tools on many nursing and allied health topics.  Can limit by date and peer reviewed journals.  More Info 
  • nau.gif Clinical Evidence (BMJ) Find clinical evidence.
  • nau.gif Cochrane Library (Formerly EBM Reviews)  Find systematic reviews.
  • nau.gif JAMAevidence  - Content for the evaluative process of helping clinicians identify the best available evidence.
  • nau.gif Medline (EBSCOhost) - Medline content with EBSCO tools to find information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. 
  • nau.gif Medline PubMed - Public Medline website with links to electronical journals NAU subscribes for information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.
  • MedlinePlus Health Information - Find background information on many health topics
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse - A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
  • nau.gif OvidMD Plus - Search clinical evidence with results linked to UptoDate, Clinical Guidelines, Ovid MEDLINE and other sources. 
  • nau.gif UpToDate - Evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource for  point-of-care decisions.

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Find Evidence for Clinical Questions

  • nau.gif OvidMD Plus - Search clinical evidence with results linked to UptoDate, Clinical Guidelines, Medline articles and other sources.
  • nau.gif UpToDate - Evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource for  point-of-care decisions.
 

Find Guidelines

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Citing Sources

Vidcast: APA Formatting: the Basics - Purdue OWL

APA Citing Resources

 

Academic Programs & Course Support

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

Contact Info

928-523-6831

Kathryn.Rose@nau.edu

Librarians@nau.edu

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Find Systematic Reviews

  • nau.gif  Cochrane Library - The Cochrane Library provides high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, including access to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Tip to limit to Systematic Reviews: Click on Advanced Search, key in key concepts, limit to Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
  • nau.gif  Medline PubMed - Tip: Click on "Clinical Queries", key in search.  If there are reviews, you will see them in the middle under "Reviews." 
 

Find Books

Book Resources:

  • Stat!Ref
  • WorldCat - Find citations of books owned by libraries in the U.S. and in the world. Librarian tip: Click on "Request It" to request a book.

Search for books and other materials in the Cline Library Catalog:

Try the Advanced Catalog Search to find materials by format, publication year, language, and more.

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