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Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. Training video - 3 minutes. CINAHL covers 800 nursing and allied health journals and other selected biomedical journals. Includes nursing and allied health journals, publications of the American Nurses' Association and the National League for Nursing, nursing dissertations, and other biomedical journals.

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source GALILEO logo from ProQuest
Includes more than 280 full-text/image journals in nursing and allied health, 1988 to the present.

AltHealth Watch GALILEO logo
"This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports... Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine." -- from the Publisher

Cochrane Library This eminently useful collection is comprised of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews as well as several other databases, all covering evidence based medicine. Find the tutorial here.

MEDLINE with Full Text GALILEO logo from EBSCOhost
Created by the National Library of Medicine, Medline is the premiere medical database. Ebsco's version includes full text for nearly 1,200 of the 5,264 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Search results can be limited by type of research, reviews, and case reports when using the Advanced Search mode.
MEDLINE can also be searched in the NLM's PubMed database which includes "in-process" records for articles that have not yet been entered into MEDLINE. PubMed also covers a broader range of journals, but does not provide full text articles as Ebsco access does.

HealthSource Nursing/Academic Edition GALILEO logo from EBSCOhost
Covers nearly 850 journals from many medical disciplines and provides links to full text articles from nearly 600 scholarly journals. To include alternative & holistic sources in your search, select AltHealth Watch from EBSCO's database menu. It covers 160 publications including a small number of peer-reviewed journals.

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Databases - General

Research Library GALILEO logo from ProQuest
Provides full text for over 1,700 scholarly journals and general magazines. All subjects.

Academic Search Complete GALILEO logo from EBSCOhost
A scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that searches a total of 10,900 publications including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Full text is provided for 5,300 journals.


Citing Medicine from the National Library of Medicine.

Encyclopedias & Reference

Merck Manual GALILEO logo
Merck manuals provide detailed information on virtually all disorders, complete with discussion of symptoms and current therapy. Three Merck Manuals are provided: The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 1999; The Home Edition providing medical information in everyday language; and The Merck Manual of Geriatrics, 2000.

Journals - access holdings by clicking titles

Subscriptions are subject to change. Additional titles of potential interest to the field are available. For complete, current journal holdings, and online access info, search the Journal Locator.

Your Journals@OVID
A collection of searchable full text nursing journals.

Web Sites

Selected Books in Lane library

Reference Books
Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment REF RC 71 .A14 2005
Diseases and Disorders: a nursing therapeutics manual RT51 .S66 2007
Diseases: A Nursing Process Approach to Excellent Care REF RC 55 .D558 2006
Encyclopedia of Bioethics REF QH332 .E52 2004
Encyclopedia of Health Care Management REF RA971 .E52 2004
Encyclopedia of Nursing Research REF RT81.5 .E53 2006
Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly EasyRT41 .F864 2007
Merck Manual of Diagnosis & Therapy REF RC55 .M4 2006
NCLEX-RN 250 New-format QuestionsRT55 .N435 2007
Professional Guide to Signs & SymptomsREF RC69 .P77 2007
Qualitative Research in Nursing: advancing the humanistic...RT81.5 .S78 2007
Circulating Books
Advanced Practice Nursing: an integrative approach RT82.8 .H355 2005
Basic Steps in Planning Nursing Research RT81.5 .B74 2006
Best Practices : a guide to excellence in nursing care RT85.5 .B475 2003
Case Studies in Nursing Ethics RT85 .V4 2006
Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses... RT42 .R78 2006
Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal & Utilization RT81.5 .P63 2006
Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice RT51 .B78 2006
Career & Licensure
Resumes for Nursing Careers RT 86.7 .R45 2007
Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification Review REF RT82.8 Z46 2004
Critical Care Certification: Preparation, Review... REF RT120.I5 A39 2006
NCLEX-RN Review REF RT55 .N87 2006
NCLEX-RN-Exam Practice QuestionsRT55 .R577 2006
Nursing NCLEX ReviewREF RT55 .N87 2006
Saunders Q & A Review for the NCLEX-RN REF RT55 .S485 2006

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