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University Libraries - Article Databases

Nursing

Top Databases

  • CINAHL Complete

    Coverage of the literature in nursing and allied health care areas.

  • PubMed-Medline (with USC links)

    Premier database of worldwide biomedical literature including research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services.

  • Joanna Briggs Institute EBP (Evidence Based Practice) Database

    Covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties and includes a unique suite of information that's been analyzed, appraised, and prepared by expert reviewers at the JBI so you can integrate the world's best evidence into your research. It includes evidence summaries, evidence-based recommended practices, best practice information sheets, systematic reviews, consumer information sheets, systematic review protocols and technical reports.

  • Cochrane Library

    Provides reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care.

Additional Databases (alphabetical)

  • Academic Search Complete

    Covers all subject areas.  Has a mix of magazines and journals, including many that are peer-reviewed.

  • Annual Reviews

    Provides full-text access to critical review articles that synthesize the primary contributions in the areas of biomedical, physical, and social sciences.

  • Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in . . .

    Does not include impact factors but you can find acceptance rates, manuscript guidelines, and review process information for journals.  Search by topic areas, words in journal name, acceptance rate, type of review process, or publisher.  Directories for the fields of:

    • Business (Accounting, Economics & Finance, Management, Marketing)
    • Computer ScienceBusiness Information Systems
    • Education (Educational Curriculum & Methods, Educational Psychology & Administration, Educational Technology & Library Science)
    • Psychology & Psychiatry
    • Nursing and Health Administration
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video (Volumes I and II)

    Streaming video for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.

  • Dissertations and Theses

    Contains citations,abstracts and possibly full text for over 2 million dissertations and theses. The database accepts over 90 percent of doctoral dissertations in North America.

  • Drug Facts and Comparisons

    Covers more than 22,000 Rx, almost 6,000 OTC, and orphan and investigational drugs.

  • Essential Evidence Plus

    Searchable evidence-based medical information for clinicians.

  • HAPI - Health and Psychosocial Instruments

    Index to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, rating scales, etc.) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.

    To see if we have the sources,  search our Ejournals and library catalog.

  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

    Provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on nursing, allied health fields, and many medical disciplines. Patient education sheets from Lexi-PAL Drug Guide also included.

  • Medline (OVID)

    Contains citations, with abstracts, to worldwide biomedical literature including research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services.

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

    Combines two related reference works: Mental Measurements Yearbook and Tests in Print.

    Mental Measurements Yearbook (coverage is from Volume 9 forward, updated monthly) offers descriptive information and critical reviews of more than 2,000 commercially-available standardized English-language educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement and intelligence tests.  Earlier print volumes available in Thomas Cooper Library, Reference Z 5814 .P8 B932.

    Tests in Print is a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. Volumes of Tests in Print from 1961 to present are also available in Thomas Cooper Library, Reference Z5814.E9 B8.

  • Micromedex

    In MICROMEDEX 2.0 you’ll find information on drugs including:  identification (by imprint code or description), interactions, comparisons, pricing, and IV compatibility.  You can also search for the toxicity of drugs, household products, chemicals and other substances.

     Click on Care Notes System for easy-to-understand information written for lay people about aspects of patient care, medications, and health.

  • Nursing Resource Center

    Designed for nursing students, the Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts.

  • PsychiatryOnline

    PsychiatryOnline is an online portal featuring DSM-5,  Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV-TR®),  DSM-IV-TR® Handbook of Differential Diagnosis and Cases from DSM-IV-TR® Casebook and Its Treatment Companion

  • PsycINFO

    Premier database for psychology and related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, education, social work, law, criminology, social science, and organizational behavior.

  • Web of Science

    Indexes thousands of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Also has cited reference searching and ways to refine and analyze your search results. Includes three indexes: Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1956 to present), Science Citation Index Expanded (1899 to present).