Full Text Database: Nursing

Databases: Nursing



Academic Search Complete
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Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more. 

  • Nearly 6,600 active full-text journals and magazines
  • Nearly 6,000 active full-text peer-reviewed journals
  • More than 4,000 active full-text peer-reviewed journals with no embargo.

Academic Search Premier offers access to video content from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency. Videos relevant to the search terms appear in a carousel in the result list. With footage from 1930 to the present and updated monthly, this collection of more than 60,000 videos covers a wide variety of topics.

The Medical Literature Guide. AMEDEO has been created to serve the needs of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, other members of the health professions, and patients and their friends. They can easily access timely, relevant information within their respective fields.
American Libraries
The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by MicrosoftYahoo!The Sloan Foundation, and others. 2,700,329 E-books
BioMed Central
For over 15 years, we have been making scientific research freely accessible and discoverable through partnerships, innovation and collaboration with the scientific community. Dedicated to open research, we now publish over 290 quality peer-reviewed journals in Biology, Clinical Medicine and Health.
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
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The industry’s most widely used business research database, Business Source Premier features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines.

  • Nearly 1,200 active full-text journals and magazines
  • Nearly 700 active full-text peer-reviewed journals
  • More than 310 active full-text peer-reviewed journals with no embargo

Business Source Premier offers access to video content from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency. Videos relevant to the search terms will appear in a carousel in the result list. With footage from 1930 to the present and updated monthly, this collection of more than 60,000 videos covers a wide variety of topics.

Canadian Libraries
Welcome to the Canadian Libraries page. The Toronto scanning centre was established in 2004 on the campus of the University of Toronto. From its humble beginnings, Internet Archive Canada has worked  with well over 50 institutions, in providing their unique material(s) with open access and sharing these collections the world over. From the Archives of the Sisters of Service to the University of Alberta, IAC has digitized approximately 522,741 unique and special collections.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
CINAHL PLUS with Full Text (EBSCO)
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This is the definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals. With CINAHL Complete, users get fast and easy full-text access to top journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and more. Take a few minutes to evaluate all that CINAHL Complete has to offer and you’ll see why hundreds of thousands of nurses and allied health professionals rely on this essential resource.

CINAHL Complete provides broad content coverage including 50 nursing specialties, speech and language pathology, nutrition, general health and medicine and more.

Full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL Database

  • Indexing for more than 5,400 journals
  • Searchable cited references for more than 1,500 journals
  • Full text dating back to 1937
  • More than 5.5 million records
Clinical Trials
(Free) is a Web-based resource from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). It provides patients, family members, health care professionals, researchers, and the public with access to information about clinical studies on a wide range of diseases, as well as information on the availability of experimental drugs by expanded access (or “compassionate use”). This information is provided and updated by the study sponsor or investigator. Listing of a study on does not reflect endorsement by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). enables visitors to search for studies by disease or condition; drug, device, or other interventions (e.g., medical procedure); recruitment status; study location; and many other study characteristics. As of May 25, 2017, lists information about 245,500 clinical studies and expanded access in all 50 states and 200 countries.
Community Texts: E-Books
676,054 E-Books from different countries.
Directory of Open Access Journals
DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

  • 9,436 Journals
  • 6,824 searchable at Article level
  • 123 Countries
  • 2,494,043 Articles
Directory of Open Access Repositories
OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories worldwide, over 2600 listings.
Search 15,000 + Drugs, diseases & procedures through
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ERIC contains more than 1.6 million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more. In addition, it provides an education-specific thesaurus that includes controlled vocabulary to help users find what they need. 

  • More than 1.6 million records
  • Links to more than 631,000 full-text documents
  • An education-specific thesaurus containing over 11,700 terms
Free Books 4 Doctors
More than 368 books available online, free and in full-text.
Free Medical Journals
More than 5,088 journals, some free and the rest with 12 month embargo.
Gutenberg E-books: Nursing
Project Gutenberg offers over 54,943 free e-books: choose among free e-pub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
GRAY’S Anatomy ONLINE version
The edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings—many in color—from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn.
HighWire Press. Free Online Full-text Articles. Stanford University
HighWire Press is the largest archive of free full-text science on Earth! As of 3/25/15, we are assisting in the online publication of 2,434,604 free full-text articles and 7,659,003 total articles. There are 6 sites with free trial periods, and 82 completely free sites. 170 sites have free back issues, and 344 sites have pay per view!
Human Anatomy Online
This manual was developed to facilitate learning of human anatomy. A central goal of the manual is to allow greater efficiency in the use of students’ time in the laboratory, as well as in preparation and review.
Images From The History of Medicine
Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) provides access to over 69,439 images in the collections of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S National Library of Medicine (NLM).
Information on World Demographics
With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

Three priorities guide our work with countries to end poverty and boost prosperity for the poorest people. Helping create sustainable economic growth, the surest path out of poverty. Investing in people, through access to health care, education, water and sanitation, and energy. Building resilience to shocks and threats that can roll back decades of progress.

Information on Countries from Around the World
2010 World demographics by country
Inner Body: Your Guide to Human anatomy Online
Explore the human body like never before! With hundreds of interactive anatomy pictures and descriptions of thousands of objects in the body, will help you discover what you want to know about human anatomy, right here at your fingertips.
Medical Dictionary
Type the word that you would like to find. If you’re not sure of the spelling, type the first few letters, followed by an asterisk (*).
Medical Encyclopedia
The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.

The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Call 911 for all medical emergencies. Links to other sites are provided for information only — they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites.

Medline Full Text (EBSCO)
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This database provides full-text for many of the most-used biomedical and health journals indexed in MEDLINE. Many journals are available with no embargo, allowing doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers to access to the information as soon as it is published.

  • Full text for more than 1,300 journals with cover-to-cover indexing
  • Full-text coverage dating back to 1949

Search citations from more than 5,600 current biomedical journals indexed in MEDLINE

Medline Plus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information anytime, anywhere, for free.
MedlinePlus: Drugs, Herbs, and Supplements
Learn about your prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more.
MedlinePlus: Health Topics
Read about symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention for over 1000 diseases, illnesses, health conditions and wellness issues. MedlinePlus health topics are regularly reviewed, and links are updated daily.
MedlinePlus: Videos
Watch health videos on topics such as anatomy, body systems, and surgical procedures. Test your knowledge with interactive tutorials and games. Check your health with calculators and quizzes.
Univadis: A Trusted Medical Reference
A free service, exclusively for healthcare professionals.

  •  Get the fastest synthesis of the best and latest clinical literature
  • Keep up with business news affecting your practice in minutes
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest drug news and safety information
  • Access in-depth clinical research from partners such as JAMA and The Lancet
The National Academies Press
The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academy of Sciences to publish the reports of the National Academy of SciencesNational Academy of Engineering,Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council.The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative information on important matters in science and health policy. We offer more than 8,500 titles in PDF format. All of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book.
National Center for Biotechnology Information
The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. It search across 68 databases, including PubMed, Books online and the National Library of Medicine Catalog
NIH Intramural Database 
The NIH Intramural Database collects and disseminates information about research being performed in the Intramural Programs of the Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health.
National Institute of Mental Health
The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIH is made up of 27 Institutes and Centers, each with a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems.
National Institute of Nursing Research
The mission of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is to promote and improve the health of individuals, families, and communities. To achieve this mission, NINR supports and conducts clinical and basic research and research training on health and illness, research that spans and integrates the behavioral and biological sciences, and that develops the scientific basis for clinical practice.

Nursing research develops knowledge to:

  • Build the scientific foundation for clinical practice
  • Prevent disease and disability
  • Manage and eliminate symptoms caused by illness
  • Enhance end-of-life and palliative care
National Library of Medicine Online Books, Archive and Videos
Digital Collections is the National Library of Medicine’s free online archive of biomedical books and videos. All of the content in Digital Collections is freely available worldwide and, unless otherwise indicated, in the public domain. Digital Collections provides unique access to NLM’s rich, historical resources.
Nursing Directory: Nursing Organizations
Nursing Directory. National and State Associations
OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster includes more than 30 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,500 contributors.
Physicians’ Desk Reference
Welcome to PDR+ for Patients

Search or browse the over 2,300 drug guides by drug name to view trusted, reliable drug guides written for the patient and available on demand. 

 The PDR®, the most recognized drug information reference available in the U.S.

PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
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ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health SourceTM provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. This versatile database is designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions. ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 1,050 titles, with over 875 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,300 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields.
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This esteemed collection from the foremost publisher in psychology provides access to the full spectrum of research in the field—from cutting-edge research from preeminent scholars, to the historical underpinnings of the behavioral and social sciences. With current journal coverage and historical content dating back more than a century, PsycARTICLES is an indispensable resource for researchers, educators, and students alike, and a must for any core collection.

  • More than 180,000 full-text articles from more than 100 journals, each employing a meticulous peer-review process
  • All APA published scholarly journals
  • Coverage for most journals from Volume 1, Issue 1
  • Articles in PDF or HTML formats for easy navigation and downloading
  • Journals from the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group
Content: 1218 Scientific journals and 552,574 full text articles from Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal
Regional Business News (EBSCO)
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Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources. 

  • Full-text for more than 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications
  • Full-text coverage dating back to 1990
RxList is an online medical resource dedicated to offering detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs. Founded by pharmacists in 1995, RxList is the premier Internet Drug Index resource. Acquired by WebMD in 2004, our knowledgeable staff at RxList continuously reviews and updates the site with articles written by pharmacists and physicians and data provided by credible and reliable sources like the FDA, Cerner Multum, and First Data Bank, Inc., to ensure the most accurate and beneficial information is provided.
SciELO – Scientific Electronic Library Online is a model for cooperative electronic publishing of scientific journals on the Internet. Especially conceived to meet the scientific communication needs of developing countries, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean countries.
Springer Open
The SpringerOpen portfolio has grown tremendously since its launch in 2010, so that we now offer researchers from all areas of science, technology, medicine, the humanities and social sciences a place to publish open access in journals and books. Publishing with SpringerOpen makes your work freely available online for everyone, immediately upon publication, and our high-level peer-review and production processes guarantee the quality and reliability of the work.
TOXNET Databases
Toxicology Data Network. Your resource for searching databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases
Find evidence fast. Trip is a tool for you to find and use high-quality clinical research evidence.
Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
The UMLS integrates and distributes key terminology, classification and coding standards, and associated resources to promote creation of more effective and interoperable biomedical information systems and services, including electronic health records.
United States Census Bureau
The Census Bureau’s mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation’s people and economy. We honor privacy, protect confidentiality, share our expertise globally, and conduct our work openly.
Universal Library E-Books
The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning facilities and personnel. The Internet Archive has contributed 100k books from the Kansas City Public Library along with servers to India. The Indian government scanned the appropriate books. The Internet Archive has performed automated conversion of these scans into this collection.
The Visible Human Project. From National Library of Medicine
The Visible Human Project® is an outgrowth of the NLM’s 1986 Long-Range Plan. It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed. The male was sectioned at one millimeter intervals, the female at one-third of millimeter intervals.
WebMD has created an organization that provides on the Internet credible health information, supportive communities, and in-depth reference material.
WHOLIS is the World Health Organization’s library database. WHOLIS indexes all WHO publications from 1948 onwards and articles from WHO-produced journals and technical documents from 1986 to the present. Thousands of WHO publications and technical documents in digital format are already available online through WHOLIS.
Wiley Open Access
Wiley Open Access journals are supported by a network of authoritative journals and societies as well as internationally renowned editorial board members. All research articles published in Wiley Open Access journals are immediately freely available to read, download and share. Wiley Open Access publishes a number of online journals across biological, chemical and health sciences.