Nursing: Find Articles

Searching for Articles in Nursing

Nursing practice encompasses a wide range of knowledge that can include pharmacology, social services, psychology and behavioral sciences, management, and a host of other subject areas. Tips on accessing professional journals and library databases are provided on this page.

Featured Resources

Featured Databases

Featured Journals 

Allied Health and Other Health Resource Databases

Search Tips and Keyword Examples

Keyword Search

  • Don't enter the search as a complete sentence.
  • Type just the individual words that describe the concept you are looking for. 
  • Use Boolean logic (AND/OR/NOT) to combine keywords.
  • Use synonyms to find more articles.
    • Teenager, Adolescent, Adolescence, Youth
    • Man, Male, Masculine
    • Heart, Cardiac
    • Sports injuries, Baseball injury, Basketball injury, etc.

Use Available Database Limiters 

  • Click the box for Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed).
  • Select a date range.
  • Browse the other search options/tools to specialize your search.

Database Demonstration: CINAHL with Full Text

Consumer Health Databases

Health Databases in Spanish