Brandel Library Nursing Databases

Scholarly Nursing Databases:

CINAHL:  Nursing is the core context; some full-text articles; primarily scholarly articles and trade publications.  

Medline: Form of PubMed, the government index to all medical research articles; mostly citations and abstracts.

Ovid Nursing: Full text of articles from over 50 peer-reviewed nursing journals.

Specialty Databases:

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy: Series of anatomy lessons on video using unembalmed human specimens to illustrate anatomical structures.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: Full text articles, as well as protocols focusing based on evidence-based medicine. Note to users: the number of people who can use this database at the same time is limited. If you are unable to log on, please try again later.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: search the full-text of thousands of reference works and encyclopedias across a variety of subjects.

Lexis-Nexis Academic: News, legal, business, medicine, full-text information. Includes New York Times and other major newspapers full-text

Nursing Reference Center: Data about anatomy and physiology, diseases and conditions, drugs and treatments.

Nursing Education in Video: Videos cover the fundamentals of nurse training with demonstrations of technical procedures and complex patient interactions.

Primal Pictures Anatomy and Physiology Online: highly accurate, three-dimensional anatomy models, which focus on individual organs, regions of the body, and anatomical systems.

Proquest Business Collection: Check for information about the health care industry.  Full-text of a variety of scholarly journal articles and trade publications. Includes the Wall Street Journal in full-text. 

SAGE Premier: Full-text of 485 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

STAT!Ref: Full-text of several authoritative nursing reference books.  Download the app for smartphones, tablets, and iPads.

Up to Date: Provides topic overviews that synthesize the most recent medical research to provide evidence-based recommendations for clinical practitioners. Medical professionals can earn CME credit for searches in this database.