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Last Updated: May 24, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Recommended Databases

To access databases from off-campus, please click the off-campus login icon next to the database you'd like to use.

  • CINAHL  Icon
    Index, abstracts and full-text of the literature of nursing and allied health. This is the best choice for Nursing students.
  • Ovid Nursing Community College Basic Journal Collection (on-campus access only)
    This collection features full-text articles from 5 core nursing journals: AJN, Home Healthcare Nurse, Nursing, Nursing Critical Care, and Nursing Made Incredibly Easy. When the search screen loads, you have 3 options. "Your journals @Ovid" limits your search to just our subscriptions (the core nursing journals mentioned). If you select "all" or "journals @Ovid full-text", your search will include other nursing journals which will NOT be full-text (citations/abstracts only). Off-campus access to this resource is not available.
  • MEDLINE with Full Text  Icon
    Index, abstracts and full-text of journal articles in the health sciences.
  • Health Source : Nursing/Academic Edition  Icon
    Provides nearly 590 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.
  • Health Source : Consumer Edition  Icon
    Provides consumer health information on various topics, including general health, nutrition, sports medicine, and childcare.
  • Consumer Health Complete  Icon
    Provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Users can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
  • Academic Search Complete  Icon
    Provides full text for nearly 5,300 scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study. This is a good starting point for research.
  • Alt HealthWatch  Icon
    Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

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