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Nursing Research Guide

A One-Stop Resource for Research Assistance

SHU Library Databases

  • You can find all the health sciences databases listed together on the library website in the Health Sciences section of our Databases by Subject listings. 

  • Don't limit yourself to using only one or two databases when you are researching. Make sure to at least start out with the library's three largest and most comprehensive health science databases -  CINAHLMEDLINE and Nursing & Allied Health Database. These major databases are linked below along with all the other library databases that are best suited to your particular research needs:

Free Online Databases

  • The following are quality search engines and other resources that you can access online for free  Be aware that in some of the search engines here (like Pubmed or Google Scholar), many of the articles will not be available in full text because of paywalls.

  • We request that you never purchase an article online for your research. Instead, please use the library's Citation Linker or Journal Finder to check and see if we have a specific article available in full text in our databases. If we don't have an item, you can request it through interlibrary loan